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Sands Earns Third Midwest PoW Award

If this keeps up, one of two things are bound to happen. Either the Midwest League is going to name the award after him or the Dodgers will moved him up the chain to Inland Empire. For the third time in four weeks, Loons outfielder/first baseman Jerry Sands has been named the Midwest League's Player of the Week May 5 through May 9.

Sands went ten-for-twenty-five (.400) at the plate last week, six of his hits were extra-bases and three were home runs. Sands blasted two of his homers on May 8 against eastern division leader Lake County. For the 2010 season, the 22-year-old leads the league in batting average (.385), slugging percentage (.844), runs scored (26), total bases (92), extra-base hits (24), home runs (1...

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