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Yard Goats Pitcher Peter Lambert Named Eastern League Player Of The Month

Yard Goats Pitcher Peter Lambert Named Eastern League Player Of The Month

Former Hartford Yard Goats pitcher Peter Lambert was named the Eastern League Player of the Month for June, the league office announced Thursday.

Lambert finished June with a 5-0 record, 32 strikeouts and an ERA of 1.16 in 38.2 innings pitched. The 21-year-old from San Dimas, Calif., also recorded a WHIP of 0.70 and held opposing batters to .180 batting average. In addition to earning him player of the month honors, it also earned him a call up to The Rockies AAA team, the Albuquerque Isotopes.

Lambert, the third-best prospect in the Rockies’ farm system, according to MLB.com, allowed one earned run or less in each of his five starts in June, going at least seven innings in...

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