Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Arhart named VSBB Player of the Month for June

The bloggers at the Victoria Seals Baseball Blog (VSBB) are proud to announce that Josh Arhart has been named the VSBB Player of the Month for June. Arhart batted .316 in June with an impressive 6 homers and 22 RBIs in 23 games. He also showed great patience at the plate with 11 walks in his 76 at-bats and he is currently on an eight-game hitting streak. In addition to his offensive contributions, "Arrrrrrrhart" has been solid behind the plate for the Seals this season.

Third baseman Brian Rios finished a close second in voting. Rios posted a splendid .383 batting average for the month with 3 homers and 12 RBIs. He has registered at least one hit in 16 of his last 17 games and he is also on an eight-game hitting streak.

Terrence "T-Mac" McClain finished in third place in the voting on the basis of his .337 average, 4 homers and 16 RBIs during the month. He also chipped in with eight steals in eight attempts. McClain now stands fourth in the GBL in steals with 10 and he is seventh in the league in homers with a total of seven round-trippers.

McClain, who was named VSBB Player of the Month for May, remains in first place in the race for the Player of the Year award. The year-to-date standings are as follows:
  • Terrence McClain - 4 points
  • Josh Arhart - 3 points
  • Brian Rios - 3 points
  • Wilver Perez - 1 point
  • Brandon Villafuerte - 1 point