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Chris Cody named Atlantic League Player of The Week

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His sixth career complete game sewed it up, and Revolution starting pitcher Chris Cody was the ALPB’s Player of The Week for the period of May 28-June 2.

In a nine-inning effort at home vs. Long Island on June 2, Cody struck out 11 batters, a new single-game record for a Revolution lefty and his career high in a York uniform.  Cody scattered just six hits without a walk in a 7-1 win, his second complete effort as a Rev.

Cody started the week with a win at Bridgeport on May 28, and in two starts allowed just two earned runs and struck out 17 in 14.1 innings pitched.  Cody’s 24 wins with the Revolution since 2011 rank second in franchise history after Corey Thurman’s 55 wins, which he’s accumulated since 2008.

The full press release from the Atlantic League is after the jump:

York LHP Chris Cody named Atlantic League Player of the Week for May 28-June 2

York Revolution LHP Chris Cody earned a pair of wins, including tossing a complete game June 2, to earn Atlantic League Player of the Week honors for May 28-June 2.  Cody, a former 8th round pick by the Detroit Tigers in 2006, has spent time with the Milwaukee and Atlanta organizations in addition to his time in the Detroit system.

Cody made his first start of the week on May 28 at Bridgeport. He allowed a double and a single to let the Bluefish plate a run in the 1st, but was stellar the rest of the way, allowing just 5 hits over the next 4.1 innings. He finished with 5.1 innings pitched and one run allowed, while striking out six without walking a batter.

His second start of the week came on June 2 at home against Long Island, Cody did not disappoint. His only mistake came in the 5th when he allowed a solo home run to Ramon Castro, as he twirled a complete game, allowing just six hits in total and striking out 11 batters. His biggest threat came in the 9th, when the Ducks put together a pair of singles, but he got Adam Bailey to fly out to center field to finish off the complete game.

Cody is currently 2nd in the Atlantic League with 44 strikeouts, trailing only John Brownell of Long Island, who has 45. He is also tied for 2nd with 5 wins, 5th with 50.2 innings pitched and 6th with a 3.55 ERA.

-Paul Braverman

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