Brandon Rawe Tabbed USPBL Player of the Week
ROCHESTER, Mich. – Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers outfielder Brandon Rawe earned United Shore Professional Baseball League American House Player of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday. Rawe tied the single-game USPBL record with two home runs last Friday against the Unicorns.
In front of a sell out crowd, Rawe delivered two home runs and drove in five runs as the Beavers defeated the Unicorns, 11-5. The two teams combined for a league record seven home runs.
For the week, Rawe batted .455 (5-for-11), with a league-best three home runs, nine runs batted in, and 1.364 slugging percentage. He earned two walks and tallied an on-base percentage of .467.
A native of Charlotte, N.C., Rawe has helped the Beavers take over first place in the USPBL with an overall record of 19-15. Birmingham Bloomfield holds a 2.5 game lead over the Westside Woolly Mammoths in the West Division and 2.0 game lead over the Eastside Diamond Hoppers for the best overall record.
Games will take place Thursday-Sunday this week, including JJ The Field General Bobblehead Night on Thirsty Thursday, $15 All-You-Can-Eat Wings, Catholic Night at the Ballpark on Friday, along with metroPCS Fireworks Spectacular and the first-ever Teen Night in the Chevy Pavilion.
The World Famous ZOOperstars! are coming to Jimmy John’s Field on Saturday and Sunday.
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PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Week 1 (May 11-13) – Chris Mangus, 1B/DH, Eastside Diamond Hoppers
Week 2 (May 14-20) – Ethan Wiskur, OF, Westside Woolly Mammoths
Week 3 (May 21-27) – Jalin Lawson, 2B, Westside Woolly Mammoths
Week 4 (May 28-June 3) – Spencer Ibarra, OF, Utica Unicorns
Week 5 (June 4-10) – Carter Grote, INF/OF, Utica Unicorns
Week 6 (June 11-17) – Ryan Smith, OF, Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers
Week 7 (June 18-25) – Cody Brown, RHP, Utica Unicorns
Week 8 (June 26-July 1) – Dan Ward, 3B, Utica Unicorns
Week 9 (July 2-8) – Jimmy Latona, C, Utica Unicorns
Week 10 (July 9-15) – Jack Hranec, 1B, Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers
Week 11 (July 16-22) – Gunnar Buhner, INF, Eastside Diamond Hoppers
Week 12 (July 23-29) – Dan Ward, INF, Utica Unicorns
Week 13 (July 30-Aug. 5) – Brandon Rawe, OF, Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers