The Coastal Plain League announced today that Bryson Bloomer of the Savannah Bananas was named Hitter of the Week, while Jacob Corn of the Spartanburgers earned Pitcher of the Week honors for the eighth week of the CPL regular season (July 19 – July 25.) CPL Players of the Week are brought to you by Trackman Baseball, providing players and coaches next-generation analytical data all season long.
Bloomer, a junior at Murray State, held a scorching bat for the Bananas finishing with a .522 batting average across six games and 23 at-bats. In total he finished with two doubles, four home runs and 13 RBIs while scoring another 10 runs of his own. The infielder also drew four walks on the week to push his on-base percentage to .571 to go along with a 1.130 slugging and 1.701 OPS.
On the mound, Corn was in complete control during his start versus the Macon Bacon on July 24. The Western Carolina right-hander went seven shutout innings on the night, allowing only three hits and no runs while striking out 11 batters to earn the win. This marked both his longest and most successful outing of the season helping Corn to a 3.06 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 29.1 inning pitched with one week left to go.