Thursday, April 7, 2011

Reds duo, Blue Jay's Arencibia receive Freehan catcher award for week one

The Cincinnati Reds had themselves quite a start to the season, continuing their come from behind ways of the 2010 baseball year, and it was their catcher, Ramon Hernandez, who hit a walk off 3 run HR as the Reds beat the Brewers on opening day.

 Ryan Hanigan, the other Reds catcher, went 5 for 7 over the weekend, and the duo are the co-winners of the Bill Freehan Award for the first week in 2011.

The American League winner is J. P . Arencibia, of the Blue Jays, who smacked the Twins pitching in the opening series, hitting .429, with 2 homers, and driving in 5 runs.

Who will be the award winning catchers for week 2?

Make sure to check back on Monday to place your vote for your pick as the Bill Freehan Catcher of the Week.

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