PLAYERS OF THE WEEK (8/13 – 8/19)
BATTER OF THE WEEK: OF Chad Mottola put together a historic week for the Chiefs. Mottola belted two home runs Thursday in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre which were homers number 99 and 100 in his Chiefs career. Mottola became the second member of the century club joining Dutch Mele and his 111 career Chiefs home runs. Other than the longballs, Mottola had four two-hit games in five games played. Mottola went 8-for-21 (.381) with two doubles, a triple and two home runs with four RBI.
HONORABLE MENTION: OF John-Ford Griffin hit two home runs in the past seven days which were his 25th and 26th jacks of the season. With homer number 25 Griffin became the first Chief ever to register two 25 or more home runs seasons with the Chiefs. Griffin his 30 dingers back in 2005.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK: It hasn’t been a pretty week for Chiefs hurlers since the team has yet to pick up a win. But reliever Ryan Houston made two scoreless appearances. Houston threw three innings giving up only one hit and striking out one.