The West Coast League’s Moss Adams Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week, as announced by league commissioner Rob Neyer, are Southeastern Louisiana senior-to-be first baseman Kyle Schimpf of the Port Angeles Lefties and future Central Washington pitcher Hunter French of the Yakima Valley Pippins for the week of June 4-10.
Schimpf led the first-place Lefties to 5-1 week. The left-handed hitting slugger went 6-for-18 with 9 runs scored, 2 homers, 6 RBIs and 3 stolen bases.
This past spring, Schimpf hit .249 with 10 doubles, 7 home runs and 45 RBIs for the Lions.
French made two appearances for the Pippins tossing 9 combined innings without giving up an earned run while striking out 10 and walking only one. He picked up a win in a June 8 home start vs. Bend where he twirled 6 solid innings in a 10-2 Yakima Valley victory.
Hunter French went 3-1 with a 4.05 ERA this past spring as a sophomore at Columbia Basin College in the NWAC.