Santos Named SAL Pitcher of the Week

Threw five perfect innings on Friday against West Virginia

By Lakewood BlueClaws | June 24, 2019 2:48 PM

The BlueClaws have their first SAL Player of the Week!

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After throwing five perfect innings on Friday against West Virginia, Victor Santos was named the South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week for the week ending Sunday. 

This marks the first time this season that a BlueClaw has been named either South Atlantic League Pitcher or Player of the Week. 

Santos, an 18 year old from the Dominican Republic who will turn 19 on July 12th, struck out five of the 15 batters he faced. 

On the season, he is 3-6 with a 3.16 ERA. In his last six appearances, he has allowed just five runs over 23.2 innings pitched with four walks and 25 strikeouts. 

Santos is next scheduled to pitch on Wednesday at Delmarva. The BlueClaws return home on Thursday night. Tickets are available by calling 732-901-7000 option 2 or online at BlueClaws.com

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