Oviedo graduate A.J. Cole and Montverde graduate Francisco Lindor, were named Tuesday as the Advanced A Carolina League’s players of the week.
Cole, 21, who plays for Potomac Nationals is in the Washington Nationals organization, was the pitcher of the week. Cole 21, was 1-0 for the week, not allowing any earned runs and striking out nine batters in six innings.
Lindor, 19, who plays for the Carolina Mudcats in the Cleveland Indians’ organization, was the hitter of the week. He hit .500 (8-of-16) in seven games with a home run and two doubles, four RBIs and scored six runs. He also had his first career four-hit game and has reached base in 14 consecutive games. He is hitting .366 for the season.
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