Player, Pitcher of the Week- Abreu, Miller

Each week LAdougout.com salutes a player and pitcher from the Dodger organization for outstanding accomplishments. They are chosen from those with Las Vegas, Jacksonville, Inland Empire, Great Lakes, Ogden, the Gulf Coast Dodgers and the Dominican Dodgers. This week's winners:

Player Tony Abreu, 2b, Las Vegas. Abreu is awaiting a callup to the parent Dodgers and he's certainly doing the sort of hitting that will justify it.

Over the past seven games, he ripped 16 hits in 36 at-bats, a .444 clip with half of those hits being doubles.

For the season with Las Vegas, Abreu is batting .360 with two home runs.

Pitcher Justin Miller, rhp, Gulf Coast Dodgers. The Yankees wound up defeating the Dodgers two games to one for the Gulf Coast League title but that one game was a special one for Miller.

The sixth-round draft pick in June, Miller took over in the third inning and shut the Yanks down on three hits for seven innings. Noted for the 94-mph sinker he throws, he enduced 17 groundouts of the 21 he recorded. That against a very strong hitting team.

Since Miller's performance was in the playoffs, it isn't reflected in his season's record which is 2-1 with a 3.57 ERA.

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