Tuesday, May 28, 2013

BayBears' Broxton, Barons' McCully snare SL awards

Mobile BayBears outfielder Keon Broxton and Birmingham Barons right-hander Nick McCully won the Southern League's weekly awards.

McCully gave up one hit over six shutout innings in a win Sunday at Jacksonville and has a 17-inning shutout streak. He's 4-1 with a 3.00 ERA.

Broxton was 10-for-25 for the week that ended Sunday with three home runs, eight RBIs and four runs scored. Broxton has a .233 average in 21 games.

The BayBears have had five award winners the last four weeks. McCully is Birmingham's first winner this year.

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