Steve Brown: jugador de la semana en Canadá

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Steve Brown Reyes el joven del barrio Swamp Ground de San Andres, fue elegido como jugador de la semana en la Liga Americana de beisbol, gracias su brillante presentación durante los primeros siete días con el equipo los Caps de Edmonton, Canadá.

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Caps CF Steve Brown is the NAL's player of the week.

Edmonton, AB – Edmonton Capitals centre fielder Steve Brown was selected as the North American League’s player of the week today thanks to a red-hot first seven days with the team.

Brown, a native of San Andrés Island, Columbia, joined the Caps on Sunday, June 12, after immigration delays forced him to miss the first two weeks off the season. He hasn’t missed a beat since his arrival, though, as he has a .450 batting average with four home runs and 11 RBI through five games.

About half of Brown’s offensive production thus far came during last Wednesday’s 20-8 destruction of the Chico Outlaws, as he hit two home runs, one of which was a grand slam, and went 4-for-4 with five RBI and five runs scored. The 25-year-old’s speed and defensive prowess have also made him the anchor for the Caps’ outfield.

The Caps (13-9) are currently three games into a seven-game series in Yuma against Jose Canseco and the Scorpions (7-14), with their second double-header in as many days scheduled for tonight.

The teams then head north back to Edmonton on Thursday to open a four-game series at TELUS Field. The series opener is another Thirsty Thursday presented by Hudsons Canadian Tap House and 100.3 The Bear, featuring $3 beer.

The upcoming home series also includes another edition of Saturday Night Movies presented by 96.3 Capital FM and Herbers Autobody & Repair, featuring a Simpsons marathon starting with “Homer At The Bat,” which includes Canseco, the Scorpions’ player-manager.


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Última actualización ( Miércoles, 22 de Junio de 2011 07:57 )