Mike Ford Named FSL Player of the Week

16 May 2015: Tampa Yankees first baseman Mike Ford (40) during the Florida State League (Advanced Class-A) game between the Brevard County Manatees (MIL) and Tampa Yankees (NYY) at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Mark LoMoglio/Tampa Yankees (Mark LoMoglio/Yankees)

By Tampa Yankees | August 10, 2015 1:47 PM ET

Tampa, Fla. - The Florida State League named Tampa Yankees Infielder Mike Ford Player of the Week today. This honor was for games played August 3 - 9, 2015.     

           Ford played in six (6) games and collected 7 hits in 28 plate appearances for a .389 batting average. He had two (2) homeruns, three (3) doubles, scored seven (7) times, with six (6) RBI's. His OBP was .560 and his slugging percentage was .889. 

           This is the third year of professional baseball for the 2013 non-drafted free agent from Belle Mead, New Jersey. 

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