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


PHOTOS: CFC Wins 2-0 Over Chivas U-23

Lee's Brooks, Noble Earn Top Seven Finishes At Division II Track Chanmpionships

Lee University’s Josiah Brooks and Christian Noble earned top-seven finishes in their events on the second day of the NCAA Division II Track & Field Championships at IMG Academy Track & Field Stadium.   Brooks began the day with a sixth-place finish in the triple jump final. The sophomore recorded a distance of 15.81 meters in his first jump. He was unable to ... (click for more)

Bradley Detectives Investigating Death Of 18-Month-Old Child; Foul Play Not Suspected At This Time

Detectives in the Bradley County Sheriff's Criminal Investigations Division are investigating the death of an 18-month old child that occurred Saturday evening.   Multiple phone calls into the 911 Communications Center led to patrol deputies responding to a residence on Lowery Street, N.E. Upon arrival deputies discovered a deceased child inside the residence, which ... (click for more)

Corker Says President Trump's 1st International Trip "Executed To Near Perfection"

Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Sunday praised President Donald Trump for his first international trip.   He said, “I spoke with President Trump at length this morning and told him that I could not be more pleased with his first international trip. The trip was executed to near perfection and it appears the president ... (click for more)

Silence Ain’t Golden Anymore

There are times – moments – in life that you never forget. That night in 1972, sleeping over at my buddy Bart’s house, was one of them. We had been to a middle school concert and his big brother was in the band (very cool stuff for a 14-year-old!) and as we lay on the floor in our sleeping bags in Bart’s room he said he wanted to play a record that his brother listened to. And, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Prove No Improvement

The startling news that this year’s standardized testing was wasted on graduating seniors across Tennessee is most unsettling. This week it was learned the test results, which were to represent 10 percent of our seniors’ final grades, was a total bust. Coupled with last year’s gargantuan testing failure – the whole effort had to be scrapped -- it is now becoming realized that for ... (click for more)