Spokane Indian catcher Willie MacIver was named High A West Player of the Week on Monday May 17-23.
In six games against Everett last week, MacIver hit .421 with a slugging percentage of 1,000 and a base percentage of .560.
The former University of Washington star had a total of three home runs, seven RBIs, seven runs and four walks when Spokane won the series 4-2.
In addition to his clout, MacIver caught two potential base thefts in Friday’s 3-2 win against AquaSox.
The 24-year-old MacIver faces .246 / .358 / .491 in 16 games this season. His four homers are third in the league and his 12 RBIs are sixth. MacIver ranks eighth in slugging and twelfth in on-base plus slugging.
Brenton Doyle scored all three goals when he was on the base in Sunday’s 11-0 loss to Everett. It was his second triple accomplishment of the season. Doyle finished with two hits and a walk and continues to lead the team with a batting average of .294.
Doyle hit a homer with three runs and doubled in a 7-5 win on Saturday. Doyle has scored a goal in 14 of the 17 games he has played this season.
Around the league
There is a three-way tie between Everett, the Eugene Emeralds and the Vancouver Canadians for the leadership of the High-A West League with 12: 6. Everett has a league-leading running differential with plus-56.
The Indians start a series of six games in Eugene on Tuesday at 7:35 pm