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Tanner Peters Named California League Pitcher of the Week
08/13/2013 12:52 PM ET
 
STOCKTON, Calif.-Following his near perfect game, Ports RHP Tanner Peters has been named the California League Pitcher for the week of August 5-11.

On August 9, Peters retired 25 straight Modesto Nuts batters, 14 via the strikeout before allowing a base hit, just two outs shy of a perfect game.

Peters has been a mainstay in the Ports rotation this season posting an 11-5 record, with a 3.84ERA. Over 143.0 innings he has struck out 132 batters and walked just 24. Since the All-Star break Peters has an impressive 3.12ERA with 56 strikeouts in 60.2 innings pitched while issuing 7 walks.

Peters was drafted by the Athletics in the 16th round of the 2011 draft out of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

The Ports open their final homestand of the season on August 20th vs the San Jose Giants. For promotions and ticket information, visit www.stocktonports.com

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