BC Powder Southern League Hitter and Pitcher of the Week Awards
(June 13 - June 19)
RAY SADLER – WEST TENN DIAMOND JAXX
West Tenn Diamond Jaxx outfielder Ray Sadler was named the BC Powder Southern League Hitter of the Week. Sadler hit .421 (8-for-19), drove in two runs and scored four times. The centerfielder smacked six extra-base hits with four doubles and two home runs. For the week, the 22-year-old had a .947 slugging percentage and a .500 on-base percentage. Sadler is ranked by Baseball America as the 28th best prospect in the Chicago Cubs’ organization. The Cubs selected Sadler in the 30th round of the June 1999 draft out of Hill (TX) Junior College. He resides in Waco, TX.
BC Powder Pitcher of the Week
TOM FARMER – JACKSONVILLE SUNS
Jacksonville Suns’ starting pitcher Tom Farmer was honored as the BC Powder Southern League Pitcher of the Week after an impressive win against the Greenville Braves on June 15. The righthander handcuffed the Braves for seven innings, surrendering no runs on one hit while striking out five and walking two. Farmer was originally selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 7th round of the June 2001 draft before being traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2002. He resides in Miami, FL.