Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Correlle Prime Named PURE Performance Player of the Week
American Association Daily provides insights, features, and recaps of the action from around the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions. In today’s edition, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks infielder Correlle Prime as the PURE Performance Player of the Week for Week 2.
Correlle Prime Given PURE Performance Player Honors
The Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association announce that Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks infielder Correlle Prime has been named the PURE Performance Player of the Week for Week 2. Prime had an impressive week, hitting .522 to lead the American Association.
Prime made his impact known all week, playing in all six games for the RedHawks. He recorded hits in all six games, starting with hits in seven straight at-bats to begin the week. Prime opened the three-game set against the Chicago Dogs with two hits in two official trips to the plate on May 25, a 6-1 RedHawks victory. Prime homered, scored two runs, and drove home two while walking twice.
The next night he led the team in a thrashing of the Dogs, going 5-5 with three runs scored, a double, and two RBI. The infielder reached base in nine straight trips to the plate. The streak came to an end in the final game of the series, as Prime went 1-4 in a 5-1 loss. The RedHawks star was 8-11 with five runs and four RBI in the series.
The Houston Apollos came to town, and Prime picked up where he left off against Chicago, going 4-12 with two runs and two doubles in the series. The infielder opened the series with a 1-4 performance, scoring a run and hitting a double. That came in a 5-4 victory. On May 29, Fargo-Moorhead defeated Houston 5-1, and Prime continued his hitting streak, going 1-4. He finished the series with a 2-4 performance, hitting a double and scoring a run in an 11-3 victory over the Apollos on Sunday.
Prime was 12-23 with seven runs, a homer and four RBI in six games last week. He posted a .560 on-base percentage and a .783 slugging percentage, giving Prime an OPS of 1.343, third best in the American Association last week.
For earning PURE Performance Player of the Week, Correlle Prime will receive a check for $100 from PURE. He is the second RedHawks player to earn honors. LHP Kevin McGovern was chosen as Pitcher of the Week in Week 1.
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by Robert Pannier