By John Leonard

Strasburg infielder Tripp McKinlay has been named the USA Signs Valley League Hitter of the Week!

From St. Johns River State College, McKinlay went 12-20 over the past seven days, with six runs scored, a double, three home runs, 11 RBIs, and two stolen bases. His slashline for the week is a robust .600/1.700/1.100!

For the season so far, he’s hit .375/.456/.594 in 64 at-bats, with 19 runs scored, five doubles, three home runs, 14 RBIs, eight walks, and nine stolen bases.

Honorable Mention

-Dilan Espinal, Winchester: 8-16, seven runs, double, home run, four RBIs, three stolen bases
-Tyler Robertson, New Market: 9-18, two runs, two doubles, home run, six RBIs, two stolen bases
-Aidan Nagle, Woodstock: 12-25, eight runs, two doubles, two home runs, eight RBIs, three stolen bases
-Paxton Tomaini, Covington: 8-17, four runs, three RBIs
-Samuel Tackett, Front Royal: 9-20, three runs, two doubles, three RBIs, four walks