Delmarva Shorebirds Outfielder Jake Ring Wins Player of the Week Honors

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The Baltimore Orioles saw two of their outfield prospects take home league Player of the Week honors for the first week of the season as Low-A Delmarva Shorebirds outfielder Jake Ring was named South Atlantic League Player of the Week.

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Ring joins AA Bowie Baysox outfielder Cedric Mullins as O's prospects to win a Player of the Week honor for the season's first week.

Ring, 22, was selected by the Orioles in the 31st round of the 2016 MLB Draft and has gotten off to a hot start in 2017.

The Ingleside, Illinois native hit a robust .421 over his first nine games with one home run, seven doubles, three triples, 13 RBI and scored seven runs. He also posted a .450 OBP and a .842 slugging percentage.

Not surprisingly, Ring currently leads the South Atlantic League in several categories, including doubles (7), triples (3), RBI (13), extra-base hits (11), total bases (32), slugging percentage (.842) and OPS (1.292).

It wasn't just hit bat doing the talking either. Ring recorded two outfield assists during the season's first week as well. By my eyes, Ring has one of the best outfield arms in the entire organization.

A big congratulations to Jake, who picks up his first career Player of the Week honor!


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