Kansas City Monarchs IF Ryan Grotjohn 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 Kansas City Monarchs infielder Ryan Grotjohn as the PURE Performance Player of the Week for Week 13 of the 2021 American Association season.
Ryan Grotjohn Given PURE Performance Player Honors
The Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association announced that Kansas City Monarchs infielder Ryan Grotjohn has been named the PURE Performance Player of the Week for Week 13 of the 2021 American Association season. Grotjohn led the American Association with a .520 batting average in six games.
The Kansas City Monarchs began the week with a three-game series against the Sioux City Explorers. Grotjohn started the series going 2-3 with a run and a walk in a 3-2 victory. The next night, he was 2-2 with a double and a walk, and closed the series with a huge performance, going 5-7 with a double and four runs driven in in a 16-3 Monarchs victory. In the three-game set, Grotjohn went 9-14 with a run, two doubles, and four RBI.
The team then traveled to Chicago, where Grotjohn began the series going 2-5 with a homerun and two runs driven in. He went 1-4 in each of the final two contests of the series, driving in a run on Sunday. The Kansas City infielder went 4-13 the series with a run and three RBI.
For the week, Ryan Grotjohn went 13-25 with two runs scored, two doubles, a homer, and seven runs driven in. He also walked twice and was hit by a pitch.
For earning PURE Performance Player of the Week, Ryan Grotjohn will receive a check for $100 from PURE. Grotjohn becomes the first Monarchs player to earn Player of the Week honors. Right-hander Cody Mincey was named the PURE Performance Pitcher of the Week in Week 6
2021 PURE Performance Players of the Week
Week 1 – Jared Walker, Sioux City Explorers
Week 2 – Correlle Prime, Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
Week 3 – David Washington, Milwaukee Milkmen
Week 4 – Nick Gotta, Sioux Falls Canaries
Week 5 – Logan Landon, Sioux Falls Canaries
Week 6 – Adam Brett Walker II, Milwaukee Milkmen
Week 7 – Kevin Krause, Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
Week 8 – Danny Mars, Chicago Dogs
Week 9 – Josh Altmann, Lincoln Saltdogs
Week 10 – Osvaldo Martinez, Cleburne Railroaders
Week 11 – Ramon Hernandez, Cleburne Railroaders
Week 12 – Jeffrey Baez, Kane County Cougars
PURE is a company founded on passion, creating a line of products that are ideal for professional athletes, those looking to improve performance at home, work, or on the field, court, or rink, or for those who simply want to improve their health and wellness. Professional athletes in the NFL, NBA, Olympics, NASCAR, minor league hockey, minor league baseball, tennis and golf use these products to help give them an edge over their competition.
Learn more about PURE by following the link where you can also order a trial pack.
by Robert Pannier