Jared Benash & Conor Burdian Named Sunset League’s Player & Pitcher of the Week

Jun 21 2022 06:48:20

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Pictured L-R: Jared Benash & Conor Burdian


Player of the Week: Jared Benash, Quakes Baseball Academy:

The Quakes Baseball Academy has begun Sunset League play 3-2, which has them in a four-way tie in second place, some 1.5 games back of the first-place Ventura County Bucs.

Jared Benash is off to a great start at the plate.

Benash in batting .583, going 7-12.

He has six singles, a double, two walks and two RBIs.

Benash has scored four runs, stolen one base and has an OBP of .643.

Benash had three hits apiece in wins over the Arroyo Seco Royals and the California Cage Rats.

Pitcher of the Week: Conor Burdian, OC Pirates:

The Pirates also have a 3-2 record, sitting 1.5 games back of the first-place Ventura County Bucs.

Burdian is off to a 1-0 start with a 3.00 ERA.

Burdian earned the win in a 4-2 victory over the league-leading Bucs.

He went six innings and allowed just an unearned run on five hits.

Burdian didn’t issue a walk and struck out six.

In two outings (nine innings), Burdian has walked two and fanned eight.