Thornhill, Ontario — Ottawa Champions 1B Vinny Guglietti is the Can-Am League’s Batter of the Week for the week of July 8-14, as selected by PointStreak, the league’s official statistician.
In an abbreviated week due to the league’s all-star game Tuesday, Guglietti went 8-for-17 (.471) with a double, a triple and eight RBI as the Champions took three of four games from the first-place Sussex County Miners. Most notably, the native of East Haven, Conn., set a Champions franchise record with five hits to go along with four RBI in his team’s 18-15 victory Sunday.
Currently, Guglietti is hitting .275 with eight doubles and 23 RBI in 43 games for Ottawa. His five homers on the season are tied for the club lead. The 26-year-old is in his second season with the Champions and third in the Can-Am League, having split the 2015 season between Quebec and Garden State. He played collegiately at Quinnipiac (Conn.) College.
Can-Am League Batters of the Week
- May 20-26: 2B Trey Hair, Sussex County
- May 27-June 2: 2B Ryne Birk, Rockland
- June 3-9: 1B/C Joe Deluca, Trois-Rivieres
- June 10-16: OF Steve Brown, Ottawa
- June 17-23: 3B/SS Emilio Guerrero, New Jersey
- June 24-30: OF Alfredo Marte, New Jersey
- July 1-7: OF Alfredo Marte, New Jersey
- July 8-14: 1B Vinny Guglietti, Ottawa