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Goldeyes' Alen named Player of the Week

Team Release

6/9/2014 4:05:55 PM

Winnipeg Goldeyes catcher Luis Alen was announced today by the American Assocation as the streak Player of the Week on Monday.

During the Goldeyes last road trip, with a four-game series in Sioux Falls and a three-game series in Fargo, Alen hit .500. He got at least one hit all seven games, and collected multiple hits in five of the contests. Alen recorded nine total RBI over the two series' as well.

Alen's performance helped the Goldeyes complete their first ever four-game sweep in Sioux Falls.

Alen became the second Goldeyes player to be named the Pointstreak Player of Week for the 2014 season. Tyler Kuhn received the honour on May 19 after an impressive opening week.

The Goldeyes open a three game series Tuesday night against the Grand Prairie AirHogs at Shaw Park at 7 p.m.