Akron Aeros outfielder Nick Weglarz has been named the Eastern League Player of the Week for the week ending June 28th. The 21-year old won the award for the second time this season after hitting .450 (9-for-20) with two doubles, four home runs, 12 RBI, five runs scored, six walks and a 1.150 slugging percentage in six games for the Aeros last week. The 6'3", 245 lb. slugger had at least one hit and drove in at least one run in five of the six games he played in last week, including going 2-for-4 with one double, one homer, four RBI and one run scored in a 5-2 win against Trenton on Tuesday night. Weglarz also reached base in each of the six games he played in last week and he has currently reached base in 22 straight games, which is the third longest streak in the Eastern League this season. The Stevensville, Ontario native is batting .261 for the Aeros this season and is currently ranked second in the league in walks (46), tied for second in RBI (55), tied for fourth in runs scored (46), ranked eighth in OPS (.899), tied for ninth in slugging percentage (.505) and ranked 10th in on-base percentage (.395). Nick was selected by the Cleveland Indians in the third round of the 2005 draft out of Lakeshore Catholic High School in Stevensville, Ontario.
Weglarz's Batting Line for the week ending June 28, 2009:
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