Rochester NY -- UL alum and Rochester Red Wings infielder Chase Lambin has been named the Salvatore's Pizza/Donuts Delite Player of the Week for the period of August 1-7.

Lambin batted .409 (9-for-22) for the week with four RBI and three runs scored. On Aug. 7, Lambin extended his hitting streak to 12 games, which is the second-longest by a Wing this season.

More on Lambin:
The 32-year-old is in his 1st season with the Wings and the Twins system and his 10th in pro baseball...signed as a Minor League free agent 11/12/10...originally the Mets 34th round pick in 2002 out of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.

  • Hit safely 20 of last 22 g...32 for 85 (.376)...Since June 1: .313/.384/.460 w/ 12 2B, 3 3B, 5 HR & 33 RBI in 63 games
  • 2-3, HR, 3 RBI 6/1 vs. TOL; 2-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI 6/11 at TOL; 3-3, 2B, HR, 2 RBI 7/7 vs. LHV on 32nd b-day
  • 2010: Hit .252/.327/.414 w/ 15 HR & 58 RBI in 136 games for Syracuse---Nationals Triple A affiliate...led Chiefs in RBI, tied for team lead in HR, 2nd in doubles, hits, walks and total bases...selected to play for International League in the Triple A All Star Game
  • Spent the 2009 season playing for Bobby Valentine in Japan for the Chiba Lotte Marines

Previous winners
August 1-7: INF Chase Lambin
July 25-31: INF/OF Jeff Bailey
July 18-24: P Kyle Waldrop
July 11-17: OF Brandon Roberts
July 4-10: Pitchers Jeff Manship, Jake Stevens, Kyle Waldrop and Jim Hoey
June 27-July 3: OF Dustin Martin
June 20-26: INF Toby Gardenhire
June 13-19: INF Trevor Plouffe
June 6-12: INF Steve Singleton
May 30-June 5: 1B/DH Aaron Bates
May 23-29: RHP Kyle Gibson
May 16-22: LHP Chuck James
May 9-15: INF/OF Brian Dinkelman
May 2-8: INF Steve Singleton
April 25-May 1: OF Ben Revere
April 18-25: RHP Kyle Gibson
April 11-17: OF Rene Tosoni

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