Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Brett Auerbach. In his professional debut this week, Auerbach started 3 games at 3 different positions (2B, 3B, C), had an average of .444 (4-for-9), an OBP of .615, with 2 doubles and 4 walks. He scored 5 runs, stole a base, and also threw out a base-stealer.
Runner-up this week is Kord Ferguson. At the USATF Golden Games, Ferguson posted a career-best of 63.75 meters on his first throw in the men’s discus competition, and went on to win the event.
Others of note:
Celia Jiménez Delgado scored the game-deciding goal for OL Reign, and was named NWSL Player of the Week.
Collin Sexton had a 29 point, 7 rebound, 7 assist game for Cleveland in an overtime loss to first-place Phoenix.
Kira Lewis had a 13 point, 4 rebound, 4 assist game off the bench for New Orleans.
Ricky Tarrant averaged 21.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 6.0 assists in 2 playoff games.
Cobie Vance hit .333 (6-18) with 2 walks, and started at 3 different positions.
Kyle Overstreet hit .375 (6-16) with 2 walks, 1 SB, and 5 RBI.
Thomas Burrows had 0 ER and 6 Ks in 4 innings of work.
Jake Walters had 1 run and 6 Ks in 4.1 innings.
Adam Morgan had 0 runs and 3 Ks in 2.1 innings.
Tommy Hunter threw 4 scoreless innings in back-to-back games in his New York Met debut.
Wade LeBlanc threw 3 scoreless innings with 4 Ks.
Jimmy Nelson had a 3 strikeout inning in his only appearance.
Lauren Stephenson won the US Women’s Open Southern Pines qualifier.
Dicky Pride finished 13th on a sponsor’s invitation at the Regions Tradition.
Jereem Richards finished 3rd in the men’s 200m at the Golden Games in a season best 20.20 seconds.