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Jordan Westburg Takes Home Player of the Week Honors

Second Straight Shorebirds Player to Receive POTW Laurels
May 24, 2021

SALISBURY, MD - The Delmarva Shorebirds are pleased to announce that Jordan Westburg has been named Low-A East league Player of the Week for the week of games from May 18-23. Westburg is the second straight Shorebirds to have the honor bestowed on him after Gunnar Henderson took home honors

SALISBURY, MD - The Delmarva Shorebirds are pleased to announce that Jordan Westburg has been named Low-A East league Player of the Week for the week of games from May 18-23.

Westburg is the second straight Shorebirds to have the honor bestowed on him after Gunnar Henderson took home honors for the week prior.

The 2020 Orioles first-round pick (30th Overall), Westburg led the Shorebirds to a series win over the Carolina Mudcats at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. For the series, Westburg hit an astonishing .526 (10-19) with two doubles, a homer, and five driven in. Westburg also added two stolen bases. For the week, Westburg got on base at a .625 clip and had an OPS of 1.414.

Westburg had two hits in each game of the series as well, running his streak of consecutive games with two hits to eight along with an overall hitting streak of nine.

For the season, Westburg is slashing .400/.521/.636 with three homers and 18 driven while also picking up four stolen bases. Westburg is in the top-10 of numerous Low-A east categories including: AVG (.400, 2nd), RBI (18, 3rd), OBP (.521, 1st), SLG (.636, 6th), OPS (1.157, 1st), Hits (22, t-4th), Total Bases (35, 5th), and Runs (16, t-4th).

Westburg and the Shorebirds are back in action on Tuesday, May 25, at 7:05 p.m. in a battle for first place with the Lynchburg Hillcats at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium.

ABOUT THE DELMARVA SHOREBIRDS

The Delmarva Shorebirds were founded in 1996 and have been the Class-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles since 1997. The Shorebirds have won two South Atlantic League championships in 1997 and 2000 and were named the MiLB.com Minor League Team of the Year in 2019 after going 90-48 in the regular season. Based in Salisbury, Maryland, the Shorebirds are proud to represent the entire Delmarva Peninsula and have hosted two SAL All-Star Games in 1999 and 2011. The Shorebirds are owned by 7th Inning Stretch, LP, based in Stockton, California headed by Chairman Tom Volpe and President Pat Filippone.