Santisteban Named PGCBL Player of the Week
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 | Categories:
ELMIRA, NY- The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League has announced that Christian Santisteban (Elmira) and a quartet of pitchers have received the first Player and Pitcher of the Week awards of the 2015 season.
Santisteban, who attends Manhattan College, hit .550 in the first week of the PGCBL season with 10 RBIs, tops in the league through the first week. Santsiteban had six RBIs on June 4 against Mohawk Valley, including a home run. His 10.35 Runs Created is tops on the league and his 1.490 OPS is in the league top 10.
This year at Manhattan, Santisteban hit .301 in 50 games (49 starts) with 28 RBIs and two home runs. The Miami, Florida-native also spent the 2014 summer with Elmira. In 43 games, the PGCBL All-Star hit .299 with three home runs and 33 RBIs.
Santisteban has proved essential to the Pioneers, and earned an incredible six RBIs during the Pioneers first win on the road against Mohawk Valley. The Pioneers are proud of Santisteban for achieving this honor, and know that many more are in the players future as he helps the team continue their season.
Santisteban, and the rest of your Elmira Pioneers, play this Wednesday, June 10th against the Newark Pilots at historic Dunn Field. First pitch is at 7:05. Come check the team out and receive free thunder sticks courtesy of Hilliard.