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Austin Athmann (West Michigan Whitecaps/Class A) - Athmann cracked the line-up in five games this week, batting 6-for-19 for the week with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored.
Matt Fiedler (Peoria Chiefs/Class A) - Fiedler made four appearances in the outfield for the Chiefs, ripping a double, driving in two runs, and scoring a pair.
Lucas Gilbreath (Grand Junction Rockies/Rookie) - Gilbreath returned to the hill on Monday, working his fifth start of the season, allowing three earned on seven hits in 5.0 innings, while striking out three.
Brian Glowicki (Eugene Emeralds/Class A-Short) - Glowicki came out of the Emeralds bullpen twice on the week, picking up one save in 2.1 innings while allowing just one hit and striking out two.
Tyler Hanson (Boise Hawks/Class A-Short) -Hanson continues to improve with each outing, tossing 2.1 scoreless innings with a pair of strikeouts on Monday for the Hawks.
Jordan Jess (Bradenton Marauders/Class A-Advanced) - The Pirates elevated Jess to Class-A Advanced and Bradenton this week. After a scoreless inning in his debut, Lakeland got to Jess for six hits including a home run on Monday. He had two strikeouts in 2.2 innings on the week.
-- Boise Hawks (@BoiseHawks) August 8, 2017
Ben Meyer (Jupiter Hammerheads/Class A-Advanced) - Meyer made two starts for Jupiter this week, allowing a season-high four earned last Friday night before following that with 6.0 innings and eight strikeouts against Charlotte on Wednesday.
Seth Rosin (Richmond Flying Squirrels/Double-A) - Rosin toed the rubber in three games this week, working 4.2 scoreless innings out of the Flying Squirrels bullpen, striking out two as he lowered his ERA by a run to 3.00 for the season.
Dalton Sawyer (Stockton Ports/Class A-Advanced) - Sawyer took the ball for one start this week, allowing two earned on five hits while striking out seven in 5.0 innings of work.
DJ Snelten (Sacramento River Cats/Triple-A) - Snelten worked a season-high 3.0 innings on Tuesday, striking out four without allowing a base runner. He needed just nine pitches to work a clean inning on Sunday against Omaha.
Tom Windle (Reading Fightin Phils/Double-A) - Windle entered in relief on three occasions, working 3.0 innings without allowing an earned run for Reading. He allowed just one hit and struck out two.
-- River Cats (@RiverCats) August 9, 2017
Nate Hanson (St. Paul Saints) - Hanson saw his 20-game hitting streak come to a close on Thursday night with his first 0-for game since July 16. In that stretch, he batted .385 (32-for-83) with eight doubles, four home runs, 17 RBIs, and 15 runs. He raised his OPS from .769 to .836 during his streak.
Dan Motl (Sioux Falls Canaries) - Motl played five games this week, going 4-for-13 against Texas with five RBIs, two runs scored, and a triple.
-- Minnesota Baseball (@GopherBaseball) August 7, 2017
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Gophers Head to Nebraska to Open B1G Play
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The Gopher Baseball team will head southwest to face the Big Ten Conference's defending regular season champion, Nebraska, to open league play this weekend in a three-game series in Lincoln.
Around the Bases with Alex Boxwell
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Gophers Claim Series Victory Over No. 9 TCU
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Minnesota split a pair of results on Sunday against Baseball America's No. 9-ranked team in the nation, TCU, claiming the series two games to one.