Cedar Rapids, IA - Kernels INF Jean Segura has been named the MWL Player of the Week for the period May 17-23. The Midwest League and Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM) announced the award on Monday morning.
Segura batted .435 (10-23) with a double, triple, home run and 5 RBI. He had a .519 on-base percentage; .696 slugging percentage and 1.214 OPS (on-base plus slugging percentage). He is the first Kernel to win a MWL weekly award since Jose Perez was named MWL Pitcher of the Week back on September 2, 2008.
Great Lakes pitcher Will Savage was named the MWL Pitcher of the Week for the same period.
The Kernels are in the midst of a seven game road trip with games at Beloit and Peoria and return to Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Friday, May 28th. Tickets may be purchased on-line at www.kernels.com, or by calling the Kernels Ticket Office at 896-7560. Ticket office hours are 10 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, and 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday.
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