Jul 25, 2022

Crushers Jake Gitter is Frontier Leagues Player of the Week!

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LAKE ERIE’S JAKE GITTER AND JOLIET’S TREVOR CHARPIE TAKE WEEKLY AWARDS July 25, 2022 –

 

After a short week after the All-Star break, the Lake Erie Crushers went 1- 2 this week, their outfielder did not disappoint. While the Joliet Slammers, went 3-0, their pitcher excelled in his appearance. The Crusher’s Jake Gitter is this week’s Player of the Week while the Slammer’s Trevor Charpie is Pitcher of the Week. Jake Gitter had himself a weekend after having six hits, two runs scored, and six RBIs with two homeruns. He had at least one hit or more in the three games the Crushers played this weekend with his best game being against the Ottawa Titans on Saturday where he went 4-5 at the plate with two runs scored and six RBIs and two homeruns. Overall, his performance this week led to a .667 on-base percentage and 1.300 slugging percentage. Before coming to Lake Erie in 2022, Gitter played for Coastal Carolina earlier in the year where he played in nine games. In that season he had 19 hits, one homerun, and four RBIs. Before Coastal Carolina, he attended Northern Colorado for four years. His best season was in 2019 where he had 44 hits, five homeruns, 25 RBIs, and four stolen bases as well 21 runs scored. Charpie shined in his appearance this week. In his appearance against the Empire State Greys on Friday, he had nine strikeouts, allowed only one hit, no walks and no runs. Before coming to Joliet in 2020, Charpie played in the minor league system with the Tampa Bay Rays organizations. His best season was in 2017 with the GCL Rays where he had a 5-1 record with 27 strikeouts, 1.67 ERA, and only six walks. The Frontier League of Professional Baseball is an official Partner League of Major League Baseball and the largest of its kind in professional baseball. The Frontier League features 16 teams and has moved over 1,000 players to MLB (Major League Baseball) Teams in its 29-year history. Please visit www.frontierleague.com.

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