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Hurlbut named Red Wings Player of the Week


ROCHESTER -- Pitcher David Hurlbut has been named the Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel Player of the Week for June 26-July 2.
Hurlbut made two starts during the week, going 1-1 with 14 strikeouts in 13.1 innings pitched. He allowed just three earned runs in each of his starts: a win against Buffalo June 26, and a 3-0 loss at Lehigh Valley July 2. Hurlbut's 3.48 ERA is best on the Wings' staff, and seventh-best in the International League through games of July 2. He has pitched five or more innings in all but one of his 13 starts this season.
More on Hurlbut: 
In his seventh professional season after being selected in the 28th round of the 2011 Draft out of Cal State Fullerton...first full Triple-A season; appeared in one game for the Red Wings in 2015, and five games in 2016...struck out a career-best 11 batters 6/7/17 vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...helped secure the Southern League Championship in 2015, going 2-0 with a 2.08 ERA (3 ER, 13.0 IP) in two starts for the Chattanooga in the playoffs.
Stats: David Hurlbut player page

Batavia Downs Racetrack and Batavia Downs Gaming recognize the Red Wings Player of the Week each week during the regular season. Batavia Downs Gaming is a Video Gaming Center owned and operated by Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation in association with the New York Lottery. Western OTB is a public benefit corporation in the State of New York. 
2017 Player of the Week winners: 
April 6-16: P Jose Berrios
April 17-23: P Jason Wheeler
April 24-30: P Jose Berrios
May 1-7: C John Ryan Murphy
May 8-14: OF Zack Granite
May 15-21: P Alan Busenitz
May 22-28: INF/OF Niko Goodrum
May 29-June 4: INF/OF Niko Goodrum
June 5-11: P Nik Turley
June 12-18: OF Zack Granite
June 19-25: C Mitch Garver
June 26-July 2: P David Hurlbut