Turks Player of the Week

Zach Little Runs His Way to Week 8 Turks Player of the Week - The Harrisonburg Turks willed their way into the playoffs this past week going 2-1 in their last three. The Turks started the week with two consecutive rainouts, including the first rainout of the season at Veterans Memorial Park, which pushed everything back a few days. The Turks concluded the weeks with a 12-3 thumping of […]
Austin Embler earns Week 7 Turks POTW - The Harrisonburg Turks came into the week with their backs against the wall and had to fight for their playoff lives. The Turks started the week on a four game winning streak storming back into the playoff picture and then dropped their last two of the week against Charlottesville and Strasburg. Now heading into their […]
Whelton Claims Second Turks POW Award for Week 6 - The Turks struggled through another week as they lost all four games this week. The Turks are sitting at 14-19 and two and half games out of fourth place and a playoff spot in the south. In a week that only saw four games there was limited action, however Brett Whelton impressed. Despite the team […]
Turks Player of Week 4 – Zach Little on Fire - The Harrisonburg Turks wrapped up their fourth week of play with a big win versus the Charlottesville TomSox. The win was a solid end to a 2-4 week that saw a four-game losing streak and a lot of tough breaks not going the Turks way. One of the big bright spots this week was Zach […]
Turks Player of Week 3 – Elian Merejo Shines Bright - In the third week of the season a lot of the Harrisonburg Turks’ bats came alive. From the likes of Zach Little inching his batting average to .311 and Kyle Johnson finding his swing. But none were as hot as catcher from Georgia State, Elian Merejo. This last week Merejo showed just how important he […]
Turks Player of Week 2 – Emblers’ Hot Bat Earns Him Honors - In a week that featured some wild finishes, some extra innings and true resilience the one constant and calming bat that helped the Harrisonburg Turks secure a few key wins was Austin Embler (UNC-Greensboro, senior). Embler just joined the team this week making his first start on June 11 vs. Covington at second base and […]
Turks Player of the Week 1 Whelton Opens Strong for Turks - In a week that began with a big hit to seal the Turks Opening Night win, Brett Whelton showed everyone his talent and potential. Just 19 years old, (He’ll be 20 on Saturday) the rising Junior from McNeese State posted three multi-hit games, drove in five runs and played solidly behind the plate. Whelton hit […]
Matt Young POTW 8 - Turks PoTW Week 8 Congratulations to RHP Matt Young (Oklahoma City) being named Turks Player of the Week 8. Young pitched well for the Turks in the final week of the season. In two starts Young threw 11 innings, took a no decision and a tough-luck 2-1 loss for an 0-1 record.   He allowed just 8 […]
Joe Lytle Player of the Week 7 - Congratulations to Joe Lytle in being named Turks Player of the Week 7. In four games last week, Joe Lytle (Oklahoma City) smacked eight hits in his 17 at-bats to record a .471 batting average. Three of Lytle’s eight hits went for extra bases, including a game-winning, three-run homer against the Front Royal Cardinals. With the […]
Jacob Ramos Player of the Week 6 - Turks pitcher Jacob Ramos fired four shutout innings and earned a victory last week to garner Turks Player of the Week honors. Ramos used a debilitating fastball and slider combination to strike out eight of his 15 batters faced, while allowing just two hits and two walks over that span. He’s been lights out in his last five […]
Bryan Arias Player of Week 5 - Congratulations to Bryan Arias for being named Turks Player of the Week 5.  Arias led the Valley League in home runs (2) and RBIs (7) last week and he did so in about a 30-minute span. The UTSA product mashed two long balls and seven RBIs in a 10-5 win over Winchester. Arias ripped a two-run blast in the first […]
Tony Beam Player of the Week 4 - Congratulations to Tony Beam for being named Turks Player of the Week 4. After a slow start to the season, Tony Beam has been tearing the cover off the ball the past three weeks. The right-handed swinger is hitting .455 with a team-leading five RBIs in the past seven days. Beam is an infielder’s nightmare as opposing […]