The New York-Penn League has announced that RHP Kyle Wilson has been named the NYPL Pitcher of the Week for the period of August 6th – 12th. Wilson is the 27th pitcher in Cyclones history to receive the honor and the first since LHP Gunnar Kines was tabbed as the NYPL Pitcher of the Week on July 16, 2017.
Wilson tossed 5.0 near-perfect innings in his lone start during the period for which he was honored. The righthander allowed just one walk and one hit batter while striking out 10 over his 5.0 shutout frames against the Connecticut Tigers on August 10th.
Over his last two starts the 21-year-old native of Ohio has tossed 12.0 shutout innings, allowing just three hits and two walks while striking out 18. For the year, he is 2-3 with a 3.38 ERA over his 40.0 innings on the mound.