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Kernels pitcher earns player of the week honors

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The Midwest League announced today that Kernels pitcher Sam Gibbons has been named the MWL Pitcher of the Week for the second time this season.

Gibbons was dazzling against Clinton earlier this week, striking out 12 and allowing just one hit over 8 IP. The Kernels beat the LumberKings 2-0.

Gibbons is the eighth Kernel to earn player of the week honors this year, joining Tanner English, Felix Jorge, Stephen Gonsalves, Trey Vavra, Max Murphy and Keaton Steele.

The Kernels being a six game home stand tonight at 6:35 PM against the Peoria Chiefs with the gates opening at 5:30 PM. The current home stand continues through Saturday, August 29th.

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