Burgamy named Eastern League Player of the Week

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Burgamy named Eastern League Player of the Week

June 16, 2014 Updated Jun 16, 2014 at 8:57 PM EST

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Eastern League announced today that Binghamton Mets infielder Brian Burgamy has been named the league Player of the Week for the period of June 9 to 15. Burgamy hit .500 (12-for-24) during the stretch with three doubles, three home runs and nine RBI.

The highlight of Burgamy’s week came against the Akron RubberDucks on June 11. He launched a pair of three-run homers in a seven-RBI game. The veteran infielder capped his week by going 8-for-10 in a three-game series against the Erie SeaWolves.

Burgamy, playing in affiliated ball for the first time since 2008, was signed by the Mets as a Minor League free agent in February 2014. In 53 games with Binghamton this season, Burgamy is hitting .262 and shares the team lead with 10 home runs.

Burgamy and the B-Mets (38-31) enjoy an off day on Monday before opening a three-game series against the Richmond Flying Squirrels on Tuesday night at 6:35 PM. RHP Matt Bowman goes for Binghamton, while LHP Ty Blach takes the hill for Richmond.

(Courtesy: Binghamton Mets)

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