Woodbridge, VA --- Nationals' infielder Oscar Tejeda was awarded the Carolina League Hitter of the Week for the week of July 21-27. Tejeda is the third P-Nat to garner a Player of the Week award in the month of July after RHP Austin Voth took the honor on the pitcher's side two weeks in a row.
Tejeda hit .437 (14-32) over his award-winning week with six runs, seven RBIs, four doubles and two homers. His two home runs came on Sunday night against Carolina including the P-Nats first walk-off shot of the year. Tejeda was the first Nationals' player to take two balls out of the yard in the same contest in 2014. He also blasted a pair of home runs on the Saturday and Sunday before the beginning of the new award week in Salem.
Tejeda was promoted to Double-A Harrisburg immediately following his two-homer night. He and Voth are both Senators now after winning their respective awards.
The Potomac Nationals of the Carolina League play at Pfitzner Stadium in Woodbridge, Virginia, and are the Class-A Advanced affiliate of the Washington Nationals. The Potomac Nationals have claimed four Carolina League Championship titles (1982, 1989, 2008, and 2010) and eight division championships. Most recently, the P-Nats earned a 2013 Carolina League Northern Division pennant. P-Nats 2014 season tickets and mini plans are now on sale. Sponsorship opportunities for the 2014 season and beyond are available. Plan your corporate outing now for the 2014 season to see the future stars of the Washington Nationals at The Pfitz as the P-Nats offer discounted group rates and all-inclusive picnic options. Visit the P-Nats online at www.potomacnationals.com or call the Potomac Nationals Ticket Office at 703-590-2311 for more information!
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