The Cleveland Indians today announced that Single-A Lake County INF CLAUDIO BAUTISTA has been named Indians Minor League Player of the Week for June 2-8.
Cleveland Indians today announced that Single-A Lake County INF CLAUDIO
BAUTISTA has been named Indians Minor League Player of the Week for June
2-8. The Indians Player of the Week Award recognizes an individual performance
from within the Indians Player Development System and is announced each Tuesday
through the end of the Minor League season.
20, hit .381 (8-21) with 2 doubles, 3 home runs, 5 RBI and a 1.296 OPS (.391
OBP/.905 SLG) in 6 games for the Captains this week. The 5-foot-10, 170-pound
infielder recorded 3 multi-hit efforts during the week, including his first
career 2-homer game in a 6-3 Captains win on Monday at Great Lakes. Bautista is
batting .282 over his last 10 games, going 11-39 with 4 home runs, 7 RBI and 6 runs
scored over that stretch. On the season, the right-handed hitting and throwing
second baseman ranks second on the Captains with 52 hits, and owns 10 doubles,
3 triples, 6 home runs and 25 RBI.
native of Nizao, Dominican Republic, Bautista originally signed with the Tribe
as a non-drafted free agent on May 18, 2011. He entered the 2014 season a
career .252 (137-544) batter across 3 short-season campaigns in the Indians
organization. In his first year with a full-season squad, Bautista has already
matched career-highs with 6 home runs and 25 RBI.