Tribe minor-league notes: Aguilar honored, Frazier returning
Columbus first baseman Jesus Aguilar has been named the Indians Minor League Player of the Week.
Aguilar is batting on organization-best .417 and also leads the Clippers in home runs (three), doubles (four), RBI (eight) and runs scored (eight). He leads the International League in OPS (1.266) and has had two or more hits in six of the 10 games he has played. Aguilar began the year with an eight-game hitting streak.
The Indians have also announced that Clint Frazier, who has taken fifth overall in last year’s draft, has finished his rehab at extended spring training (left hamstring strain) and will be activated on Thursday for Lake County.
Infielder Luigi Rodriguez, who also had a hamstring strain, has also finished his rehab and will be assigned to Carolina.
Batting average: Aguilar (Columbus) .417, Grant Fink (Lake County) .353, LeVon Washington (Carolina) .346, James Roberts (Carolina) .344, Tony Wolters (Akron) .344
Home runs: Aguilar (Columbus) 3, Cody Ferrell (Lake County) 3, Nellie Rodriguez (Lake County) 3.
RBI: Grant Fink (Lake County) 9, Aguilar (Columbus) 8, Jeremy Lucas (Carolina) 8, Giovanny Urshela (Akron) 8.
Stolen bases: Ferrell (Lake County) 3, Gonzalez (Carolina) 3, Hankins (Carolina) 3.
Wins: 18 tied with one.
Saves: Louis Head (Carolina) 3, Trevor Frank (Lake County) 2, Mark Lowe (Columbus) 2, Enosil Tejada (Akron) 2.
Strikeouts: Shawn Morimando (Carolina) 12, Cole Sulser (Carolina) 11, Tyler Cloyd (Columbus) 10, Louis Head (Carolina) 10.