PERU – Peru State senior pitcher Eddy Tavarez Cabrera (San Cristobel, Dominican Republic)was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) Pitcher of the Week for the first time this season.
Tavarez Cabrera picked up his first win of the season after throwing a complete game and allowing just two hits in the Bobcats’ 5-2 win over Graceland (Iowa) in Heart action. The game was played in Joplin, Mo., due to all of the snow in Peru.
He allowed one unearned run and struck out 14 in his third outing of the year. His 14 K’s were a career-high for Tavarez Cabrera.
Tavarez Cabrera is now 1-1 on the season. He has allowed just ten hits and has struck out 24 in just 13.2 innings pitched.
This is Tavarez Cabrera’s second Heart Pitcher of the Week honor. He was recognized almost exactly one year ago at the same time.