Designated hitter M.P. Cokinos of Lancaster is this week’s California League Offensive Player of the Week. He hit .545 (6 for 11) with two doubles, a hone run, five RBI and seven runs scored in a four-game sweep of Rancho Cucamonga.
Cokinos, 23, has played 47 games and its hitting .339 with 16 doubles, six home runs and 43 RBI.
Pitcher of the Week honors went to Shane Dyer of Bakersfield. He held High Desert to four hits and went seven innings in his only start of the week. He didn’t walk a hitter and struck out five.
Dyer, 25, is 2-0 with a 1.37 ERA in four starts for the Blaze, a Reds affiliate.