07/06/2010 12:23 PM
COCA COLA PITCHER OF THE WEEK:
For the second consecutive week, the Coca Cola Pitcher of the Week hails from Brewster. Whitecaps starter, Andrew Gagnon, (Long Beach State) joins teammate Anthony Ranaudo as back-to-back winners of the award after putting together two dominating performances. Gagnon delivered seven shutout innings, striking out nine and surrendering only two hits in a 1-0 win over Hyannis. In his second start, he allowed only one run on five hits, while striking out eight in seven innings against Orleans. Gagnon has been one of the league’s brightest stars this season. He leads in wins (3) and strikeouts (27). He was also named to the All Big West second team last season, accumulating a team-leading 3.28 ERA.
COCA COLA PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Another Bourne slugger has been name Coca Cola Player of the Week, this time outfielder, Daniel Bowman, (Coastal Carolina). Bowman sits atop the Cape League with three home runs, all hit in the past week. Not just a big swinger, he batted .417 during the week and drove in eight runs, highlighted by a one-homer, five-RBI performance against Falmouth. Bowman was named a Freshman All-American and All-Big South second team in 2009 and continued his all-around success last season, slugging 15 home runs.