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Aviators Yohel Pozo named PCL Player of the Week - July 17 to 23

July 24, 2023

LAS VEGAS AVIATORS® YOHEL POZO NAMED PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (JULY 17-23)

LAS VEGAS AVIATORS® YOHEL POZO NAMED

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (JULY 17-23)

(Las Vegas, NV) – July 24, 2023 – The Las Vegas Aviators® professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League, Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, today announced that catcher Yohel Pozo was named the Pacific Coast League Player of the Week (July 17-23). Pozo is the first Aviators player to receive the PCL Player of the Week in 2023!

Pozo appeared in six games against the Salt Lake Bees and batted .500 (13-for-26) with four doubles, home run, 10 RBI and seven runs scored.

He recorded four multiple-hit games against the Bees and was the first Las Vegas player this season to collect five hits in a single game: 5-for-6, double, 4 RBI, two runs scored on July 18. He was 3-for-3, double, HR, 4 RBI (July 20-GM#2-DH); 3-for-5, double, two runs scored (July 22); 2-for-5, double, 2 RBI, run scored (July 23).

Pozo helped lead the Aviators to a 4-games-to-2 series win against Sal Lake (July 18-23) and Las Vegas is 8-2 over its last 10 road games.

On the season, Pozo has appeared in 47 games and is batting .325 (62-for-191) with 16 doubles, eight home runs and 38 RBI. He has recorded 19 multiple-hit games: 15 two-hit games; 3 three-hit games; 1 five-hit game and has hit safely in 36 of 47 games.

Pozo recorded a season-high 10-game hitting streak from June 14 – July 4 and batted .302 (13-for-43) over that stretch.

The Aviators, 47-48 overall and 13-9 in the second half, will host the Sugar Land Space Cowboys, Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, in a six-game homestand from Tuesday-Sunday, July 25-30.