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Morning Report: Cole Tucker Wins Florida State League Player of the Week Award

Cole Tucker won the Florida State League Player of the Week award on Monday. Photo Credit: Tim Williams
Morning Report: Cole Tucker Wins Florida State League Player of the Week Award
John Dreker

Cole Tucker was named the Florida State League Player of the Week on Monday afternoon to the surprise of no one. Not only did he have 13 total bases in one game, he also extended his on base streak to 21 games by reaching in all five games he played last week. He put up a .435/.458/1.000 slash line in 24 plate appearances. Tucker already began to build his case for this week's Player of the Week award by driving in four runs on Monday night, extending that on base streak to 22 games in the process.

Bradenton is the team winning all of the Player/Pitcher of the Week awards this season. Indianapolis has had some terrific starting performances and Chris Bostick is among the league leaders in numerous categories. Alex McRae was strong in every game for Altoona and Kevin Kramer was one of th...

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John Dreker

John was born in Kearny, NJ, hometown of the 2B for the Pirates 1909 World Championship team, Dots Miller. In fact they have some of the same relatives in common, so it was only natural for him to become a lifelong Pirates fan. Before joining Pirates Prospects in July 2010, John had written numerous articles on the history of baseball while also releasing his own book and co-authoring another on the history of the game. He writes a weekly article on Pirates history for the site, has already interviewed many of the current minor leaguers with many more on the way and follows the foreign minor league teams very closely for the site. John also provides in person game reports of the West Virginia Power and Altoona Curve.

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