The Coastal Plain League announced today that Marek Chlup of the Holly Springs Salamanders was named Hitter of the Week, while Kyle Luigs of the Savannah Bananas earned Pitcher of the Week honors for the second week of the CPL regular season (June 6 – June 13.) CPL Players of the Week are brought to you by Trackman Baseball, providing players and coaches next-generation analytical data all season long.

Chlup, a sophomore at North Greenville, was an absolute force at the plate in week two for the Salamanders, notching five extra base hits and a .462 batting average across 13 at-bats. In total he had one double, one triple and three home runs while driving in four and scoring eight runs. The outfielder found other ways to get on base as well, drawing three walks and two hit-by-pitches to push his on-base percentage to .611 to a go along with a 1.996 OPS and 1.385 slugging.

On the mound, Luigs continued his impressive season with yet another scoreless outing on June 11 versus the Macon Bacon. The Jacksonville State graduate earned the win in the close 1-0 victory, allowing only one hit and no runs or walks across six innings while striking out nine. His efforts pushed his season totals to a league-leading 21 strikeouts and a 0.60 ERA  after three starts thus far.

About Coastal Plain League:
The Coastal Plain League, brought to you by FloSports, is the nation’s premier summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 25th season in 2021, the CPL features 15 franchises playing in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. To date, the CPL has had over 1,650 alumni drafted and 142 alums make their Major League debut – including 2017 ALCS MVP, 2017 World Series champion, 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young award winner Justin Verlander, as well as 2017 NLCS MVP Chris Taylor. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok @CPLBaseball.