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Orelvis Martinez Awarded Back-to-Back Player of the Week Honors

July 27, 2021

DUNEDIN, FL - Minor League Baseball announced earlier this week the Player of the Week winners for the week of July 20- July 25. For the second time in the Low-A Southeast League, the honor went to Dunedin Blue Jays infielder Orelvis Martinez for his performance in the series against

DUNEDIN, FL - Minor League Baseball announced earlier this week the Player of the Week winners for the week of July 20- July 25. For the second time in the Low-A Southeast League, the honor went to Dunedin Blue Jays infielder Orelvis Martinez for his performance in the series against the Lakeland Flying Tigers.

During the week, Orelvis Martinez led the league in SLG (.857), OPS (1.265), HR (3), RBI (7), XBH (6), and TB (18). Martinez became the first person to win back-to-back Player of the Week award, since 2017 in the Florida State League when Colby Lusignan won for the Jupiter Hammerheads. The Blue Jays prospect joins J.P. Arencibia and Aaron Matthews as the only Dunedin Blue Jays to win the award twice since 2005.

Orelvis Martinez continues to lead the league in HR (18), RBI (63), H (75), 2B (22), XBH (42), and TB (155). In all of Minor League Baseball, he sits T-11th in HR, 2nd in RBI, T-3rd in XBH, and 8th in TB.