Mississippi's Kyle Kubitza Named Southern League Hitter Of The Week

For Week Ending July 6

Monday, July 7, 2014
Kyle Kubitza
Kyle Kubitza
- photo by Tim Evearitt

Stats

.435/.458/.696, 

6 Games, 

10-for-23 including 2 2B, 2 3B, 6 RBI, 3 R, 1 BB, 9 K, 1 SB

The Braves' No. 10 prospect is without a doubt enjoying his best professional season at the plate, as evidenced by his performance last week. He's collected at least two hits in four of his last five games, including a 3-for-4 game with two doubles, a triple and three RBIs on Wednesday against Huntsville. 

After batting .341 in both May and June, Kubitza has carried that momentum into July and now leads active Southern Leaguers with a .408 OBP and ranks fourth with an .895 OPS. Each of those would be full-season career highs if he maintains that pace.

Source: MiLB.com


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