HUNTSVILLE, ALA. – Huntsville Stars outfielder Chuckie Caufield was named the Southern League Hitter of the Week for June 14-20. He hit .455 (10-for-22) with three doubles, a triple and two home runs during that span, while knocking in 12 RBI. Prior to this week, he only had 7 RBI on the season.
On June 18, Caufield was 4-for-4 with 2 runs and 6 RBI, including a double and a three-run homerun. He was a triple away from hitting for the cycle. That game tied him with Taylor Green for the team record of RBI in a single game this season.
Caufield hit back-to-back home runs on June 17 and 18. He was one component shy of hitting for the cycle on both June 18 and 19, needing a triple and home run respectively.
The Stars are headed to Jacksonville to start a six-game series on Tuesday against the Suns. They return home next Tuesday, June 29 with a 7 p.m. start time.