Nick Kingham and Will Craig Get Recognition for Their Strong Performances

Earlier this morning, we highlighted Nick Kingham and Will Craig in the title of our top performers article titled The 21. On Monday afternoon, their respective leagues handed them awards for their big weeks.

Kingham was named as the International League Pitcher of the Week for his outstanding performance on Thursday. He made it into the seventh inning with a perfect game intact, then finished with two singles and no walks over eight innings of work, striking out six batters.

Craig was named as the Eastern League Player of the Week. He had a power explosion at the plate, hitting five homers in the last week. He had three games with three hits, drove in a total of 12 runs and even drew four walks. He now has 11 homers on the season, which leads all Pirate minor leaguers.

More on each player in the article linked at the top.