was the best pitcher in AAA Region VIII this week, leading St. James
. He won two games and struck out 13 batters.
DeShields was on fire this week, as he led the league with a .688 average with four RBIs. His St. James team went 0-1.
St. James' pitching staff dominated this week, allowing only 24 hits and 19 walks, both of which led the league. St. James has given up a mere 148 hits on the year, while striking out 156 opposing hitters. Preston Lane
is the leader in that category with 48 Ks on the season.
DeShields led the league with 11 hits this week for St. James. On the season, he's hitting .481 and ranks seventh in the league with 26 hits.