‘Tee’s Garfield League Player of the Week
By SpaceCoastDaily.com // April 22, 2013
BREVARD COUNTY MANATEES
BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – The Florida State League announced today that Brevard County Manatees catcher Cameron Garfield was named the league’s player of the week for the period of April 15-21.
In seven games last week, Garfield hit .310 (8-for-25) with four home runs, seven runs batted in and seven runs scored. Garfield had a .393 on-base percentage and a .800 slugging percentage in those seven games. On April 16, he hit two homers in a win against Lakeland, including a two-run shot that tied the game in the eighth inning.
Garfield enters play on Monday, ranked second in the FSL in both home runs (5) and total bases (40). He is also fourth in the league with a .571 slugging percentage.
10-GAME HITTING STREAK
The 21-year-old from San Diego, Calif. currently leads the Manatees with 11 runs scored, 12 RBI and a .873 on-base plus slugging percentage. Garfield is also currently in the midst of a ten-game hitting streak.
He is in his fifth professional season and was drafted by Milwaukee out of the Murrieta Valley (Calif.) High School in the second round of the 2009 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
For more information about the Brevard County Manatees, call 321-633-9200 or go online to ManateesBaseball.com, facebook.com/manateesbaseball or follow the Manatees on Twitter at twitter.com/bcmanatees.