South Australian Curtis Mead continues to dominate in the current Minor League Baseball season, claiming the Low-A Player of the Week award for the second week in a row.
Playing for the Charleston RiverDogs, the Tampa Bay Rays organisation’s Low-A affiliate, Mead received the weekly award for another great week at the plate.
During the week of June 21-28, the RiverDogs played host to the Augusta GreenJackets and won five games in a six-game series. The side currently sit at the top of the Low-A East South standings with a 31-15 record.
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Mead started the week off well in the RiverDogs’ 7-5 win, amassing two hits that each transpired into becoming two-out RBI hits, one of which was a double.
Across the week as a whole, Mead had a batting average of .450, collecting nine hits including a three-hit game on June 25. Four of those nine hits were doubles, as he also totalled seven RBIs and four runs for the series.
Electric on the basepaths too, Mead stole second base during the June 28 matchup on his way to scoring one of his two runs in that contest.
The infielder leads Charleston in runs and runs batted, each at 29. Overall on the Low-A East division, Mead leads in hits (56) and doubles (19), is equal-fifth in RBIs (29) and is equal-fourth for batting average with .348.
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