Lemurs Sweep Player of the Week Awards

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LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) - The Lemurs went six and one last week and that drew the attention of the American Association as they sweep the individual player of the week awards.

Leandro Castro was honored as the top hitter in the league for the week after hitting for a 459 average with three long balls, nine runs scored and eight driven in.

He leads the team in batting average for the season with a 387 average and 12 runs in only 13 games.

Castro is currently working on a ten game hit streak including a season high five hits in the Lemurs 12 to nothing win Sunday night.

Joining Castro is earning a weekly award is starting pitcher Barret Loux.

The big right hander earned his first two wins of the season last week throw a combing 13 innings giving up just one run while striking out 14 hitters.

Loux has been lights out since coming to Laredo making four starts with an era sitting at point seven two. A number the would lead the league if he had thrown enough innings to qualify.

The former Texas A&M Aggie makes it two weeks in a row where a Lemur has been named pitcher of the week as he joins Ryan Beckman with the honor.

Castro and Loux are the first teammates to win these awards in the same week this season.

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