Pac-12 announces baseball Players of the Week
ARIZONA STATE’S GAGE CANNING NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UCLA'S GRIFFIN CANNING TABBED PITCHER OF THE WEEK
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Gage Canning, So., OF, Arizona State
• 5 R, 6 H, 5 RBI, .500 AVG
• Canning notched a hit in each of the games this week, including a 2-for-4, career-high four RBI performance in game one against Washington State.
• His three-run home run proved to be the cushion ASU needed to slip past WSU by a final of 6-5 and Canning is the only Devil to notch four RBI in a single game this season.
• The sophomore also played a crucial role in the team's eventual 5-4 walk-off, sweep-clinching victory over the Cougars on Saturday, as he was the only Devil to notch two hits in the game.
• Canning singled with two outs in the bottom of the ninth in a tie game and would score the eventual game-winning run. He also led the Devils in RBI (5) and runs scored (5) on the week.
• 107th all-time weekly-honor for Arizona State and first for Canning.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Griffin Canning, Jr., RHP, UCLA
• 12 K, 4 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0.00 ERA
• Tossed a complete game shutout at then-No. 18 Stanford on Friday.
• Tied career-high with 12 strikeouts for third time this season.
• First complete game shutout since April 15, 2016 at Washington.
• Did not allow a walk and just four hits in 9.0 innings of work Tied career-high with 9.0 innings pitched.
• 72nd honor for UCLA and second honor for Canning.
Player: JJ Matijevic, ARIZ; Jeffrey Mitchell Jr., CAL; Tim Susnara, ORE; Steven Kwan, OSU; Matt Winaker, STAN; Michael Toglia, UCLA; Frankie Rios, USC; Dallas Carroll, UTAH; Mj Hubbs, WASH.
Pitcher: Jc Cloney, ARIZ; Eder Erives, ASU; Erik Martinez, CAL; David Peterson, ORE; Jake Thompson, OSU; Jayson Rose, UTAH; Noah Bremer, WASH.
2017 PAC-12 PLAYER AND PITCHER OF THE WEEK