WINNIPEG, MB – Winnipeg Goldeyes’ centre fielder Reggie Abercrombie has been named the American Association’s Batter of the Month for July.
In 26 games last month, Abercrombie hit .343 with 23 runs scored, nine doubles, nine home runs, 23 RBI, and seven stolen bases. The Columbus, Georgia native’s July included Batter of the Week honours from July 11th-17th. On July 14th versus the Sioux City Explorers, Abercrombie hit two home runs to break the American Association’s all-time career record. Now 36 years of age, Abercrombie currently has 14 home runs for the 2016 season, pushing his record total to 93. The former Major Leaguer ranks fourth in the American Association in homers as of this week’s all-star break. In his last 18 games, Abercrombie is 34-for-76 (.447) with 19 runs, eight home runs, and 22 RBI.
The Goldeyes return to action Thursday, August 4th when they open a four-game series against the Gary SouthShore RailCats. First pitch from US Steel Yard is at 7:10 p.m. All the action can be heard locally on 93.7 FM CJNU and worldwide at www.cjnu.ca
The Goldeyes return home on Thursday, August 11th when they open a four-game series against the Wichita Wingnuts. Tickets for all Goldeyes’ home games are on sale now by calling 1-855-GOLDEYE, visiting www.goldeyes.com, or stopping by any Ticketmaster location, including the box office at Shaw Park. For information on season tickets, 10-Game Mini Packs, or group outings, call the Goldeyes’ office at (204) 982-2273.