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Players of the Week

Player - OF Roman Quinn, Clearwater ... 7 G … Batted .414 (12-29), .485 OBP, .586 SLG,     6 R, 2 2B, HR, 5 RBI, 4 BB, 5 SB … Quinn earns Phillies Player of the Week honors for 2nd time in his professional career (other: 5/20-26/13) … Quinn led CLR with 12 hits as he batted .414 in 7 G … Quinn had a HR, 2 2B, 4 BB and was a perfect 5-for-5 in stolen base attempts … Quinn finished the week hitting safely in 11 of his last 12 games and was batting (.369, 17-46, HR, 3 2B, 9 BB, 10 SB during that time… Drafted in the 2nd round of the 2011 draft out of Port St. Joe High School (FL), Quinn was signed by Aaron Jersild.

Pitcher - RHP, Colin Kleven, Clearwater ... 2 G, 2-0, 1.38 ERA (2 ER, 13.0 IP), 5 BB, 7 H, 11 SO …  Kleven earns Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Week honors for the 2nd time in his career (other: 5/14-20/12) … The 6-foot-5 righty was posted 7.6 SO/9.0 IP (11 SO, 13.0 IP) over his 2 starts this week … A native of Kamloops, British Columbia, Kleven was selected by the Phillies in 33Rd round of the June 2009 draft out of R.E. Mountain High School and signed by Tim Kissner.

Lehigh Valley IronPigs - International League North Division… 53-63, 6th place… 4-3 for the week 3B/1B Maikel Franco hit .348 (8-23) with 2 HR … Franco finished July batting .343, 4 HR, 23 RBI and a .967 OPS in 25 games … OF Cam Perkins hit .348 (8-23), 2B, SB … Perkins finished the week riding a 6 game hitting streak … INF Russ Canzler batted .300, 3 HR, 3 3B … In 35 G with Lehigh Valley Canzler has 7 HR and 11 2B … Before being announced as PHI's starter on Wednesday, RHP David Buchanan went 7.1 innings and give up 1 run in his only start for LV … RHP Luis Garcia notched 2 saves giving him 18 for LV this season … RHP Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez was promoted from Reading (AA) and picked up the save in his first triple-A appearance as he tossed 1.0 scoreless inning, 8/2 vs DUR … RHP Sean O'Sullivan went 1-1 with a 2.40 ERA in 2 starts … In his win, 8/2 vs DUR he went 7.0 innings and allowed just a run … In his loss, 7/28 at BUF, he tossed an 8.0 inning CG, allowing 3 ER … RHP Tyler Knigge tossed 2.2 scoreless innings in relief.

Reading Fightin Phils - Eastern League Eastern Division… 49-67, 6th place… 3-6 for the week…  OF Zach Collier hit .294 (5-17) on the week and finished the week strong, going 4-9 with 3 HR over the weekend … 1b/DH Jake Fox had 8 H including his 15th HR of the year … OF Kelly Dugan had 8 H including 3 2B … OF Aaron Altherr hit his 9th HR of the season … RHP Kyle Simon threw 5.1 scoreless innings out of the bullpen this week, allowing just 3 H and no walks … Simon has not allowed a run over his last 12.1 IP … RHP Colton Murray appeared in 3 games this week and did not allow a run, he picked up his 2nd save of the year for Reading …  Murray has a 1.78 ERA in 37 games between Reading and Clearwater this year.

Clearwater Threshers - Florida State League North Division… First Half 17-51, 6th place… Second Half 19-24, 5th place…4-3 for the week Player of the Week OF Roman Quinn led CLR with 12 hits as he batted .414 in 7 G … Quinn had a HR, 2 2B, 4 BB and was a perfect 5-for-5 in stolen base attempts … Quinn finished the week hitting safely in 11 of his last 12 games and was batting (.369, 17-46, HR, 3 2B, 9 BB, 10 SB during that time) … 1B Chris Serritella batted .353 (6-17), 2 HR, 2 2B, 6 BB … C Gabriel Lino hit .313 (5-16), 2B, 3 BB (.421 OBP) … SS J.P. Crawford totaled 6 hits which included 2 2B as he stole 2 bases this week … Since 7/1 Crawford is batting .287 with 13 BB to just 10 SO in 29 games … 1B Art Charles (12) and OF Brian Pointer (11) each hit a HR for the Threshers this week … Before being announced as Reading's starter for Wednesday, RHP Aaron Nola picked up a win in his only start going 5.0 innings and allowing 1 ER on 2 H with 8 SO and just 1 BB … The 8 SO was a career-high to this point for Nola … In his first 7 professional games, Nola has totaled 30 strikeouts to just 5 walks in 31.1 innings … Pitcher of the Week RHP Colin Klevin went 2-0 in two starts … Klevin posted a 1.38 ERA (2 ER, 13.0 IP) with 11 SO … RHP Miguel Nunez made 1 start and allowed just 1 hit with 8 SO over 6.0 scoreless innings … RHP Jordan Guth allowed 1 ER over 6.0 innings in his only start … LHP Cody Forsythe picked up 2 SV in 3 appearances as he totaled 6 SO in 3.1 innings.

Lakewood BlueClaws - South Atlantic League North Division… First Half 27-42, 6th place… Second Half 17-26, 7th place… 3-3 for the week C Andrew Knapp hit .526 (10-19), 4 R in 5 games … OF Dylan Cozens batted .375 (9-24), 2B, HR & 7 RBI … Cozens finished the week leading LWD in HR (14) RBI (59) and SB (19) … C/1B Willians Astudillo batted .381 with 2 2B and a SB … Astudillo's average is now up to .315 on the season … OF Carlos Tocci hit a HR in back-to-back weeks … OF Sam Hiciano hit his 9th HR of the season … RHP Will Morris made 2 relief appearances and held the opposition scoreless over 6.0 innings … Morris walked just 1 batter as he struck out 11 … RHP Dan Child struck out 4 without allowing a hit over 2.0 innings of relief … LHP Joey Denato struck out 4 over 2.0 scoreless innings … LHP Yoel Mecias and RHP Yacksel Rios each allowed 1 earned run over 5.0 innings in their starts this week.

Williamsport Crosscutters - New York- Penn League Pinckney Division… 24-27, 2nd place… 3-4 for the weekOF Jiandido Tromp had 6 H this week including 2 HR and a 3B, he now has 11 HR and 11 SB in just 44 games this season … C Wilson Garcia hit .353 on the week with 6 H and 3 2B … RHP Edubray Ramos continued to dominate this week with 6.0 IP out of the bullpen, he did not allow a hit or walk, while striking out 6 … Ramos has not allowed a hit in his first 4 appearances (8.2 IP) since joining Williamsport, the Right hander has allowed just 1 run in 18.1 IP between the GCL Phillies and Williamsport … LHP Brandon Leibrandt allowed just 1 hit and struck out 6 over 6.0 IP in his only start this week, so far this year Leibrandt has allowed just 6 BB and struck out 40 over 37.2 IP … RHP Mitch Gueller went 2-0 in 2 starts this week, allowed only 2 R over 10.0 IP, he leads the team with 5 wins and has a 2.93 ERA in 9 starts …  RHP David Whitehead allowed just 1 unearned run over 6.0 IP in his only start this week, he has a 2.72 ERA over his first 9 starts … RHP Calvin Rayburn went a perfect 2-2 in save situations, he allowed just 1 H over 4.0 scoreless innings … RHP Matt Hockenberry struck out 6 and allowed just 1 H in 3.0 relief innings this week

GCL Phillies - Gulf Coast League Northwest Division… 22-18, 2nd place… 5-2 on the weekINF Tim Zier hit .400 with 6 H including 3 for extra bases this week … SS William Cucias hit .350 with 7 H and a SB this week … OF Carlos Duran hit .300 with 6 H on the week including 3 2B and 3 BB … OF Venn Biter had 6 hits including a 2B and 3B … 1B Luis Encarnacion had 5 H on the week including 2 2B … RHP Denton Keys went 6.0 scoreless innings allowing just 1 H and striking out 5 in his only start this week … RHP Nic Hanson threw 5.0 hitless innings as he continues he's rehab … RHP Seranthony Dominguez threw 4.1 scoreless innings, struck out 5 with no walks out of the pen this week …  LHP Austin Davis struck out 5 in just 2.2 innings pitched … RHP Kyle Bogese went 2-2 in save situations this week, striking out 5 over 3.1 innings … RHP Jared Fisher and RHP Nick Rodesky each picked up saves this week for the GCL Phils.

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