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Josh Reddick (Oakland Athletics) — Reddick ended the week on a bit of a cold spell, going hitless in his return to Fenway Park against the Red Sox. He also suffered an ankle injury Sunday and is considered to be day-to-day. For the year, he is hitting .215 with one home run, one double, two triples and nine RBIs.

JB Wendelken (Winston-Salem Dash) — Wendelken had back-to-back rough outings, giving up 10 runs on 19 hits in 12 innings. He had given up just one home run in his first 28 1/3 innings but was touched for three Sunday. He is 3-2 on the year with a 4.46 earned run average. He has struck out 26 and walked just three while giving up 40 hits in 34 1/3 innings.

Jesse Whaley (Andrew College) — Whaley has pitched in 14 games for the Tigers, going 0-3 with 19 earned runs on 21 walks and 19 hits in 16 2/3 innings while striking out six.

Andrew Martin (East Georgia State College) — Martin is 4-2 with two complete games, allowing 37 earned runs on 74 hits and 31 walks while striking out 36 in 63 2/3 innings for the Bobcats.

Kyle Ward (Georgia College and State University) — Ward (1-0) has appeared in 16 games, starting one, for the No. 27-ranked Bobcats, who are 32-12. Ward has struck out 22 and walked eight while allowing 22 earned runs on 39 hits in 25 2/3 innings.

Alec Arnsdorff (Georgia Highlands College) — Arnsdorff, a freshman catcher, has played in 17 games and is 5-for-28 with a double and four RBIs for the Chargers.

Cal Baker (Georgia Southern University) — Baker is 3-for-28 in 10 games, starting eight of them. He has scored five runs and collected two RBIs.

Ryan Frederick (GSU) —For the season, he is 3-0 with a 4.07 ERA, striking out 31 and walking 14 while allowing 48 hits in 42 innings. He has appeared in 17 games, eight of them starts.

Eric Knox (Georgia Tech) — Knox, a freshman outfielder for the Yellow Jackets, is 3-for-10 with one double, one RBI and one run scored in 10 games.

Dylan Griffin (Georgia Southwestern State University) — A freshman catcher, Griffin is 14-for-50 (.280) with a double and eight RBIs for the Hurricanes.

Zack Smith (Georgia Southwestern State University) — Smith is 2-5 in 16 games, allowing 33 earned runs in 47 2/3 innings. He has allowed 55 hits, walked 24 and struck out 36.

Spencer Harvey (Middle Georgia State College) — Harvey is hitting .268 (22-for-82) with five doubles and 15 RBIs.

Steven Vaughn (Missouri Southern State University) — A senior, Vaughn has appeared in 30 games and has registered six saves. He is 3-3 with a 2.88 ERA, having allowed 13 earned runs on 27 hits in 40 2/3 innings. He has walked 15 and struck out 37.

Austin Denney (Savannah State University) — Denney is 5-3 with an ERA of 3.97 for the Tigers. In 13 games, he has allowed 29 earned runs on 67 hits and 22 walks in 65 2/3 innings. He has 42 strikeouts.

Aaron Hoffer (SSU) — Hoffer is hitting .245 with one homer, five doubles and 17 RBIs.

Brandon Wallace (SSU) — Wallace has appeared in 13 games, giving up 19 earned runs on 30 hits and 10 walks over 16 innings.

Alexis Mercer (Armstrong Atlantic State University) — Mercer finished the regular season hitting .458 with 19 homers, 43 RBIs, 13 doubles, one triple and 45 runs for the Pirates, ranked No. 3 in the NCAA Southeast Region. The Pirates are the No. 3 seed for the Southeast Region tournament.

Maddie Evans (Reinhardt University) — Evans is 5-for-20 with four runs scored and five RBIs for the Eagles (41-8). Reinhardt will, which won the Appalachian Athletic Conference tournament, will host the opening round of the NAIA World Series on May 12.

Katie Rietkovich (Reinhardt University) — Rietkovich is hitting .322 with 15 home runs, five doubles, one triple and 40 RBIs for the Eagles. She was named to the all-AAC team.

Shelby Zipperer (University of South Carolina-Beaufort) — Zipperer, a junior outfielder, is hitting. 303 with seven doubles, one triple, six homers and 24 RBIs for the Sand Sharks (38-10).