week was highlighted by the Muckdogs' drive to first place and Adam Reifer's win
in the New York-Penn League All-Star Game.
Reifer received the victory in the All-Star Game after striking out two in a scoreless ninth. Outfielder Frederick Parejo hit a solo home run for the victorious NL squad.
Colt Sedbrook continues to hit the ball in his first go-round in pro ball. Sedbrook is batting .343 over his last 10 games to go along with five RBIs. Brett Lilley is reaching base at a .362 clip in 13 games. Chris Swauger is hitting .348 in August.
Arquimedes Nieto has allowed only two earned runs in his last 17.2 innings. Thomas Eager has given up one earned run in his last four appearances. In his last outing, Scott Gorgen struck out seven in five shutout innings.
Christian Rosa had only three hits in 16 at bats over the past week. All-Star Shane Peterson is hitting only .184 in the month of August. After a respectable July, Xavier Scruggs is hitting just .217 in June.
New York-Penn League
With a record of 37-23, the Muckdogs lead the Pinckney Division by half a game.
Sedbrook ranks third in on base percentage, eighth in hitting, and sixth in hits. Jose Garcia is eighth in runs and fourth in stolen bases. Despite his struggles, Shane Peterson still ranks fifth in the league in on base percentage.
Ramon Delgado and Arquimedes Nieto are tied for sixth in the league with five wins. Nieto's 1.28 is the league's second best. Adam Riefer still leads the league in saves.
Muckdogs continue their quest toward a division crown by hosting
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