Claw Digest Players of the Week: 5/7 to 5/13

Hitter of the Week
GoetzmanGranden Goetzman joined the Stone Crabs on Thursday and wasted no time making an impact on the field, leading the Stone Crabs offense for the week. Goetzman was 6 for 18 on the week with a double, home run and 8 RBI’s. He has hit safely in five of his six games with the Stone Crabs and enjoyed a perfect 4 for 4 night against Clearwater on Tuesday. Goetzman is hitting .333 on the season.

Pitcher of the Week
BordenBuddy Borden had big shoes to fill when taking over the number one spot in the rotation following the promotion of Blake Snell to Double-A. But he has done it well, giving the Stone Crabs two quality starts in two outings since being added to the starting rotation. The biggest of which came in the first game of Wednesday’s double header in which Borden tossed the second no-hitter in Stone Crabs history. A complete game no-hitter in which he only allowed three baserunners all game. Borden is now 4-1 with a 2.54 ERA and 24 strikeouts in 8 games this season.

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