Shuckers outfielder Joey Wiemer named Southern League Player of the Week

Biloxi Shuckers Outfielder Joey Wiemer has been named Southern League Player of the Week for his power surge against the Birmingham Barons.

Over the last six games at MGM Park, the second-ranked prospect of the Milwaukee Brewers accounted for a double, five home runs, eight RBI, eight runs scored, three walks, a hit by pitch, and two stolen bases.

A former fourth round pick out of Cincinnati, Weimer now leads the Southern League with 21 extra base hits and 78 total bases while hitting at a clip of .308.

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