MOORHEAD, MN – The American Association has selected Milwaukee Milkmen OF Adam Brett Walker III and Gary SouthShore RailCats LHP Trevor Lubking as the Pointstreak Batter and Pitcher of the Week, for the period ending June 27.
Walker batted .400 (12-for-30) with six home runs, 12 RBIs, eight runs scored and two stolen bases. His week included a three home run, seven RBI performance against the Kansas City Monarchs on June 24 in Milwaukee’s wild comeback victory. Walker, the reigning American Association Player of the Year, helped the North Division-leading Milkmen to a 5-2 record.
This season, Walker is leading the American Association with 15 home runs and is tied for the league lead with 42 RBIs. In 37 games he is batting .331 with 36 runs scored, 11 doubles, a .688 slugging percentage and an OPS of 1.052.
Lubking made one start for the RailCats last week and he made it count. June 25 against the Sioux Falls Canaries, Lubking pitched 8.0 innings and allowed two runs (one earned) on seven hits. He struck out a season-high 12 batters while issuing just two walks as the RailCats claimed a 7-2 victory.
In 2021, Lubking is 2-3 with a 5.36 ERA for Gary SouthShore. He has made eight starts and allowed 32 runs (28 earned) on 52 hits in 47.0 innings pitched. Lubking has struck out 52 batters, which is third in the American Association while walking only 15 batters.
Pointstreak is the official statistician of the American Association.