DURHAM, NC- The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Sioux Falls Canaries OF Brian Humphries (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Player of the Week for the week ending July 12.
The El Cajon, Calif. resident went 17-for-32 this past week in helping the Canaries pick up four wins. He notched three doubles, a pair of home runs and 11 RBI.
Humphries began his week with a 4-for-5 game on Monday against the Lincoln Saltdogs. In Sioux Falls’ 12-11 win, he collected a double, three RBI and two runs scored. A day later, the former Pepperdine University player was 2-for-4 against the Saltdogs, with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored in a 9-2 win. Humphries added another multi-hit game to his ledger on Wednesday with another 2-for-4 performance. One of the hits was a solo home run, accounting for the lone run of a 9-1 loss. After an 0-for-4 game Thursday, Humphries turned in a monster Friday game at the Gary SouthShore RailCats. He logged a 5-for-6 performance with an RBI as the Canaries won the series opener 7-6. A day later, Humphries was 1-for-4 in a 4-1 loss to the RailCats and American Association Pitcher of the Week Charle Rosario. Humphries bounced back on July 12, turning in a 3-for-5 game with a pair of doubles, three RBI and a run scored in an 8-1 win.
Humphries now carries a .321 average on the season with 12 doubles, a triple and five home runs. He has driven in 27 for the Canaries. This is Humphries’ first season in Sioux Falls after a four-year stint in the Colorado Rockies system. He was a Texas League All-Star in 2014 with Class AA Tulsa.
Sioux Falls opens a home series with the first-place St. Paul Saints at 7:05 p.m. Central time on Wednesday night at The Birdcage.
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