Player of the Week- Luke May 

  Each week LAdugout.com will be choosing a player from the Dodger  system for outstanding performances during the previous week. The players are being chosen from those performing for Las Vegas, Jacksonville, Inland Empire and Great Lakes.

              It may have been a short week but Luke May certainly got a lot done in that time. Luke, now a catcher after having played both shortstop and the outfield previously, is currently with Inland Empire, the Dodgers' new California League affiliate which opened the season at High Desert.

     High Desert is located in Adelanto, Cal. and has a park that is often termed the most hitter-friendly in all the minors. Inland Empire certainly found it that way scoring 46 runs in four games of which it won three. And Luke may never want to leave.

    The 22-year-old from St. Louis actually went hitless in the opener, then proceeded to have three-hit games in the three that followed. He wound up going 9-for-18 including three home runs, one triple and three doubles, driving in nine runs. He now has a batting average of .500 and a slugging percentage of an incredible 1.278.

   Now, that's production.

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