Rivero Named Carolina League POTW
Kinston Indians shortstop Carlos Rivero is the Carolina League Player of the Week. The 20-year-old Rivero hit .429 (12-28) during the last week of the regular season, hitting two home runs and racking up nine RBI. The Player of the Week Award caps off an amazing August for Rivero who hit .356 in the month with four home runs and 21 RBI. Rivero ends the season with a .282 batting average, eight homers and 64 RBI.Rivero is the fourth K-Tribe player to take Carolina League Player of the Week honors in 2008. Niuman Romero, Jason Denham and Cirilo Cumberbatch also grabbed the award earlier this season.