BINGHAMTON (WBNG) - As of April 30, 2017, the best hitter in the Eastern League wears No. 16 for the Binghamton Rumble Ponies. Peter Alonso leads the league in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and is tied for the lead in home runs (7).
Monday, the Eastern League named Alonso Eastern League Player of the Week. The Tampa, Florida native homered in four consecutive games and hit a league-best .545 this past week, helping Binghamton sweep Erie over the weekend.
Alonso and the Ponies are back in action Monday night at Akron. First pitch is set for 6:35 p.m.