MEDINA’S NO-HITTER EARNS HIM PITCHER OF THE WEEK HONORS

MEDINA'S NO-HITTER EARNS HIM PITCHER OF THE WEEK HONORS

MOORHEAD, MN- The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that St. Paul Saints’ RHP Eddie Medina has been named this week’s Pointstreak Pitcher of the Week for the week ending June 2, 2019.

Medina earned the award after throwing the league’s first no-hitter of 2019 in a 5-0 win over the Cleburne Railroaders on May 31. In the outing, Medina allowed just two baserunners (one hit by pitch and one walk)  while fanning 10 batters. In 2019, the dominant righty is 3-0 with a 1.33 ERA in 27 innings pitched.

Medina began his professional career in 2013 with the Las Vegas Train Robbers of the PECOs league. Medina made his American Association debut with the now defunct Wichita Wingnuts in 2015. With the Wingnuts in 2015, Medina went 4-1 with a 3.50 ERA. The 29-year old spent one more season with Wichita before debuting with the St. Paul Saints in 2018 and posting a 9-5 record with a 2.80 ERA. Medina has spent his entire six-year career in independent baseball.

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