Villanueva Named Pitcher of the Week

Elih Villanueva Bowie 2015Elih Villanueva (Luray 2007) threw a fantastic game on June 22nd, needing only 90 pitches to finish a complete game for Bowie against Trenton in the Eastern League.

For this effort, milb.com named Elih the Eastern League pitcher of the week. Jake Seiner put it like this:

Villanueva has been outstanding in the Eastern League this season, posing a 2.54 ERA in 10 starts, including a pair of complete games. The Orioles farmhand added a shutout to his stat line on June 22, going the distance in a 6-0 win over Trenton. Villanueva needed just 90 pitches to complete the gem, inducing 10 groundouts. He faced just five over the minimum.

Congratulations, Elih!

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