Stockton OF WILL SIMPSON went 13-for-26 with five doubles, one home run and eight RBIs to earn California League Playeer of the Week honors. The 22-year old had four straight three-hit games against Rancho Cucamonga. On Tuesday, the 2023 15th-round draft pick went 3-for-4 with a home run.
Visalia RHP ALEC BAKER made three relief appearances against Fresno last week and was named Cal League Pitcher of the Week. The 2023 18th-round pick threw a total of 5 1/3 innings, allowing no runs, hits or walks while striking out eight. On Saturday, the 23-year old pitched three scoreless innings with no hits or walks and five strikeouts.