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News & notes for the week of Monday, May 21

(Charleston RiverDogs)

By | May 28, 2007 9:28 AM ET


International League
Columbus' Michael Restovich has been one of the IL's hottest hitters. He batted .343 with 14 RBIs and hit all four of his home runs this season in the last 10 games. More

Pacific Coast League
Omaha's Craig Brazell has been cranking homers at an astounding rate. He leads the Minors with 20 home runs on the year and hit eight homers in the span of five games last week. More


Eastern League
Portland's Clay Buchholz, who went head-to-head with his idol Roger Clemens in Trenton on Wednesday, became just the second pitcher in Portland history to strike out at least seven batters in six consecutive starts. More

Southern League
Although Birmingham's Gio Gonzalez hasn't earned a win in his last five starts, he's continued to pile on the K's. The SL's strikeout leader struck out 12 in six innings on Thursday to raise his season total to 74. More

Texas League
Arkansas' Aaron Peel hit for the cycle on Tuesday, capping off the feat with the elusive triple in the fifth inning. More

Class A Advanced

Carolina League
Lynchburg's Jason Delaney is just one of a slew of Carolina League hitters tearing up the circuit this week. In his last 12 games, Delaney had 20 hits in 44 at-bats with 13 runs scored and 17 RBIs. More

California League
With yet another hot week, Lancaster's Bubba Bell reclaimed his place atop the California home run leaders with his 14th long ball of the season on Friday night. He also leads the league in RBIs, hits, extra-base hits, slugging percentage and runs scored. More

Florida State League
Brevard County's William Inman improved his ERA to 1.36 and stretched his FSL-leading strikeout total to 77 with 12 K's in six innings against Sarasota on Friday. More

Class A

Midwest League
Clinton's Kasey Kiker, a first-round pick in last year's draft, has been dominating in his first two starts of the year. He struck out 17 in 10 shutout innings last week. More

South Atlantic League
Charleston's Mitch Hilligoss stretched his hitting streak to 32 games on Saturday to cap off the week and has since brought it to 34 straight, one away from the SAL record, with a first-inning single on Monday, May 28. More

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