Mark Derlago’s big week with the Hartney Hoppers earned him the nod as the Pringles Sports Excellence South West Baseball League player of the week on Monday night.
At the plate, Derlago finished 5-for-12 for the week, scoring four runs and driving in three to help the Hoppers post a 2-0-1 record.
Meanwhile, on the mound, the former Brandon Wheat Kings captain worked 10 innings, scattering seven hits and two walks while striking out 14.
Derlago currently leads the league with 33 strikeouts over 20 innings and a miniscule 0.35 ERA.
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