Pitchers & Players of the Week

Week 7

Week 6

Tristan Smith

Tristan Smith (Bourne/Clemson) held the Wareham Gatemen hit-less across five innings, while racking up eight strikeouts. The Clemson alum only allowed one runner to reach base, fueling a, 7-1, Bourne victory on July 24.

Travis Bazzana

Travis Bazzana (Oregon State) of the Falmouth Commodores, has been named the T-Mobile Player of the Week. Bazzana slashed .667/.739/1.167 for a 1.906 OPS in 22 plate appearances. Bazzana tallied four walks, three doubles, two home runs and nine RBIs. He recorded two hits in each of his four games played.

Bazzana’s week was highlighted by a historic performance in Falmouth’s, 27-2, win against Cotuit. He went 6-7 with six runs scored, two doubles, two home runs, 8 RBIs and a stolen base. Since 1901, no player in Major League Baseball has ever recorded a single game with six runs scored, six hits, and eight RBIs.

Janzen Keisel

Janzen Keisel is the Pitching Ninja, Cape League Pitcher of the Week for week six. The Cotuit pitcher made two appearances this week, dominating the competition in both. Keisel totaled nine-innings in his two outings, striking out eight batters and walking two. The Oklahoma State right-hander allowed just three hits in his nine shutout frames, lowering his ERA on the season to 2.50.

Jo Oyama

Jo Oyama (UC Irvine) of the Orleans Firebirds, has been named the T-Mobile position player of the week. Oyama slashed .519/.594/.963 for a 1.557 OPS in 27 at-bats. Oyama collected multiple hits in six of his seven games throughout the week. He also collected seven extra base hits, five walks and two stolen bases.

Oyama collected his first two home runs during the season in back-to-back games during the team’s doubleheader on July 21. He also hit his league-leading sixth triple of the season on July 20. He also collected two three-hit games on July 15 and July 21.

Week 5

Week 4

Reid Easterly

Reid Easterly (Harwich/Yale) is the Pitching Ninja Pitcher of the Week for Week Five. Easterly made two appearances for Harwich this week, tossing a total of seven scoreless innings. The two outings were the first two of the season for the Yale pitcher, who allowed just three hits in his seven innings. Easterly also struck out five batters in his pair of games.

Cole Mathis

Cole Mathis (College of Charleston) of the Cotuit Kettleers has been awarded the T-Mobile hitters of the week for week five of the Cape Cod Baseball League season. Mathis collected nine hits in five games throughout this span and also pitched three shutout innings in Cotuit’s, 5-0, run. Offensively, he also tallied two home runs, 12 RBIs and eight runs scored.

Caleb Lomavita

Caleb Lomavita (California Berkeley) of the Cotuit Kettleers has been awarded the T-Mobile hitters of the week for week five of the Cape Cod Baseball League season. Lomavita posted three, three-hit games, in a four-game span throughout the week. He tallied 10 hits in total. He also produced two home runs, 11 RBIs and two stolen bases. In the team’s, 18-0, win against Wareham on July 13, Lomavita had three hits, one home run, two stolen bases, three RBIs and three-runs scored.

Josh Bostick

Josh Bostick (Grayson College/Harwich) is the Pitching Ninja, Pitcher of the Week for week four. Bostick’s performance for Harwich this past week was an absolute masterclass. Bostick took the mound Friday night at Whitehouse, and spun six spectacular innings. Across those six frames, Bostick punched out seven, allowing just four-hits and one walk. The Grayson product’s performance lowered his season batting average against to .200, and he has struck out 21 batters in 18 innings of work.

Tyler MacGregor

Tyler MacGregor (Northeastern) of the Falmouth Commodores has been named the T-Mobile hitter of the week for week-four of the Cape Cod Baseball League season. MacGregor slashed .474/.474/.895 for a 1.369 OPS in 19 plate appearances. He tallied two home-runs and five RBIs.

MacGregor’s week was highlighted by back-to-back three-hit games against Bourne and Wareham, on July 1-2. He went, 6-10, total in his two games with a home run and two doubles. He also collected two hits in his next game against Cotuit, and a home run in the next game.

Week 3

Week 2

Smith Pinson

Smith Pinson (Kennesaw State/Y-D) has been named the Pitching Ninja, Cape League Pitcher of the Week for the third week of the season. In his lone start this week, Pinson went six scoreless innings, allowing just two hits without walking a batter. The Owl right-hander also struck out seven in the outing, picking up his first win of the summer.

Trevor Werner

Trevor Werner (Texas A&M) of the Brewster Whitecaps has been named the T-Mobile player of the week. Werner slashed .391/.423/.696 for a 1.119 OPS in 23 at-bats. Throughout the week, Werner tallied four doubles, one home run, and 10 RBIs and two stolen bases in his six games played throughout the week.

This week for Werner was highlighted by a 4-5 performance against Falmouth on Friday. In that game, Werner hit two doubles, scored one run, and drove in one. He also had a, 2-3, performance with two doubles against Chatham on June 25th.

Camron Hill

Camron Hill (Georgia Tech) of the Cotuit Kettleers was named the Pitching Ninja Pitcher of the Week for the second week of the season. Hill made two appearances for the Kettleers this week, totaling five innings pitched. In his five innings, Hill allowed just two base runners, one via a hit and one via walk. Of the 18 batters Hill faced, he struck out 10. The Georgia Tech product also picked up the win in Cotuit’s July 18th win at Chatham.

Derek Bender

Derek Bender (Coastal Carolina University) of the Bourne Braves has been named the T-Mobile player of the Week. Bender slashed .579/.636/.895 for a 1.531 OPS in 22 plate appearances. Bender tallied three extra base hits, three walks, four RBIs and three stolen bases in his five games played throughout the week. The Bourne Braves went, 4-1, in these five games and averaged seven runs per game.

Bender gave the fans in Bourne a show on Friday, June 23, as he hit for the cycle against the Hyannis Harbor Hawks. He also drew a walk and stole a base in that game. No player in Major League Baseball has drawn a walk and a stolen base in a game where they hit for the cycle since 1925, and only three players have done it since 1901. Bender joins Matt Shaw and Richie Shaffer as the only Cape League players to hit for the cycle since 2011. He also had 2 plus hits in four of the five games he played in, and reached base safely in all five.

Week 1

Matt Wilkonson

Matthew Wilkinson (Central Arizona College) of the Chatham Anglers was named the Pitching Ninja, Pitcher of the Week for the first week of the Cape League season. Wilkinson made one appearance for the Anglers, throwing five perfect innings of relief in Chatham’s, 2-0, victory over Orleans. The Chatham southpaw struck out eight of the fifteen batters he faced, picking up the win in the outing while allowing just one hitter to get a ball out of the infield. Wilkinson becomes the first Cape League pitcher to throw at least five perfect innings in their league debut since Brody McCullough (Wingate/Hyannis) on Opening Day 2022.

Ben Williamson

Ben Williamson (William & Mary) of the Hyannis Harbor Hawks has been named the T-Mobile player of the week. Williamson slashed .500/.545/.700 for a 1.245 OPS in his team’s first six games of the season. He tallied four doubles and two RBI in the first week of CCBL action. His performance led the Harbor Hawks to a West Division leading .794 team OPS to start the season.

Williamson collected multiple hits in four of the five games he appeared in this week. His week was highlighted by a 4-4 performance with a walk against Chatham on Monday. He also has three doubles in his last two games.