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Josh Reddick (Oakland Athletics) — Reddick had a red-hot weekend, going 3-for-4 with a home run Friday and 3-for-5 with the game-winning single Saturday. His average is up to .204 and he has one homer and four RBIs.

JB Wendelken (Winston-Salem Dash) —Wendelken struck out six and did not walk a batter in 6 1/3 innings last Monday against Wilmington. He gave up one earned run on four hits but did not get a decision. For the year, he is 1-1 with an ERA of 2.60. He has fanned 12 and walked two over 17 1/3 innings.

Jesse Whaley (Andrew College) — Whaley has pitched in nine games for the Tigers, going 0-2 with 16 earned runs on 13 walks and 12 hits in 8 1/3 innings while striking out four.

Andrew Martin (East Georgia State College) — Martin is 2-1, allowing 10 earned runs on 20 hits and six walks while striking out three in 14 innings for the Bobcats.

Kyle Ward (Georgia College and State University) — Ward (1-0) has appeared in 13 games, starting one, for the Bobcats, who are 26-11. Ward has struck out 19 and walked five while allowing 14 earned runs on 30 hits in 22 innings.

Alec Arnsdorff (Georgia Highlands College) — Arnsdorff, a freshman catcher, has played in 12 games and is 2-for-18 with one run scored and two RBIs for the Chargers.

Cal Baker (Georgia Southern University) — Baker is 1-for-14 in four games, getting his first hit Wednesday against College of Charleston. He has scored three runs.

Ryan Frederick (GSU) —For the season, he is 3-0 with a 4.60 ERA, striking out 25 and walking 12 while allowing 37 hits in 31 1/3 innings.

Eric Knox (Georgia Tech) — Knox, a freshman outfielder for the Yellow Jackets, is 3-for-9 with one double, one RBI and one run scored in nine games.

Dylan Griffin (Georgia Southwestern State University) — A freshman catcher, Griffin is 10-for-39 (.256) with six RBIs for the Hurricanes.

Zack Smith (Georgia Southwestern State University) — Smith is 2-5 in 14 games, allowing 30 earned runs in 44 innings. He has allowed 50 hits, walked 22 and struck out 34.

Spencer Harvey (Middle Georgia State College) — Harvey is hitting .273 (18-for-66) with four doubles and 12 RBIs.

Steven Vaughn (Missouri Southern State University) — A senior, Vaughn has appeared in 27 games and has registered six saves. He is 3-3 with a 2.61 ERA, having allowed 11 earned runs on 24 hits in 38 innings. He has walked 13 and struck out 33.

Austin Denney (Savannah State University) — Denney is 4-2 with an ERA of 3.65 for the Tigers. In 11 games, he has allowed 23 earned runs on 52 hits and 21 walks in 56 2/3 innings. He has 38 strikeouts.

Aaron Hoffer (SSU) — Hoffer is hitting .200 with one homer, four doubles and 12 RBIs.

Brandon Wallace (SSU) — Wallace has appeared in 11 games, giving up 14 earned runs on 23 hits and 10 walks over 12 1/3 innings.

Alexis Mercer (Armstrong Atlantic State University) — Mercer was 1-for-4 with two RBIs and two walks as the Pirates went 1-1 in the first two games of the Peach Belt Conference tournament. Mercer finished the regular season hitting .458 with 19 homers, 43 RBIs, 13 doubles, one triple and 45 runs. She was named the Peach Belt player of the week last week.

Courtney Jenkins (East Georgia State College) — The sophomore is 6-6 with an ERA of 3.19, striking out 66 while allowing 43 earned runs on 104 hits and 29 walks in 94 1/3 innings. She is also 22-of-78 (.282) at the plate with one homer, five doubles and nine RBIs.

Maddie Evans (Reinhardt University) — Evans is 5-for-17 with four runs scored and five RBIs in 17 games for the No. 10-ranked Eagles (37-8). Reinhardt will host the opening round of the NAIA World Series. The AAC tournament opens today in Kingsport, Tenn.

Katie Rietkovich (Reinhardt University) — Rietkovich is hitting .323 with 13 home runs, five doubles, one triple and 37 RBIs for the Eagles.

Shelby Zipperer (University of South Carolina-Beaufort) — Zipperer, a junior outfielder, is hitting. 277 with five doubles, five homers and 17 RBIs for the Sand Sharks (30-6).