BC Powder Southern League Hitter and Pitcher of the Week Awards
(July 18 - July 24)
DERNELL STENSON – CHATTANOOGA LOOKOUTS
Chattanooga Lookouts’ first baseman Dernell Stenson was named the BC Powder Southern League Hitter of the Week. Stenson hit .440 (11-for-25), drove in seven runs and scored six times. The Southern League All-Star smacked seven extra-base hits including four doubles and three home runs. For the week, the 25-year-old had a .960 slugging percentage and a .440 on-base percentage. The Cincinnati Reds claimed Stenson off waivers in 2003 and placed him on their 40-man roster. The Boston Red Sox originally selected Stenson in the third round of the June 1996 draft. He resides in La Grange, GA.
BC Powder Pitcher of the Week
JOSH HALL – CHATTANOOGA LOOKOUTS
Chattanooga Lookouts’ starter Josh Hall was honored as the BC Powder Southern League Pitcher of the Week after two impressive wins. The righthander picked up his first win of the week July 18 with a nine-inning complete-game victory over the Mobile BayBears where he struck out 13. Hall earned his second victory of the week July 23 with a solid seven-inning performance against the Birmingham Barons where he surrendered no earned runs on four hits. For the week, the 22-year-old pitched 16 innings, surrendering one earned run on eight hits while striking out 20 and only walking three. The Cincinnati Reds selected Hall in the seventh round of the June 1998 draft. He resides in Lynchburg, VA.