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RHP Shawn Semple Named Northeast League Pitcher of the Week

July 26, 2021

Bridgewater, New Jersey- The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, have announced that RHP Shawn Semple has been named the Double-A Northeast League Pitcher of the Week for July 20th through July 25th by Minor League Baseball.

Bridgewater, New Jersey- The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, have announced that RHP Shawn Semple has been named the Double-A Northeast League Pitcher of the Week for July 20th through July 25th by Minor League Baseball.

In his return to Double-A, Semple pitched the Patriots to a 10-0 victory over the Altoona Curve on Thursday. He allowed just two hits in six scoreless innings and struck out nine of the 21 batters he faced.

The Voorhees native becomes the fifth Patriots pitcher to earn MiLB weekly honors. Glenn Otto (two times), Janson Junk, and JP Sears have all been named previously.

About the Somerset Patriots

The Somerset Patriots are the New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate and develop today’s top minor league talent into the pinstriped superstars of tomorrow for MLB’s winningest team. The Patriots compete in the Double-A Northeast League and play their home games at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, NJ, where fans of all ages and levels of baseball fandom get to enjoy the unique experience that is minor league baseball.

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