KINSTON, N.C. – Down East Wood Ducks outfielder Yosy Galan has been named the Low-A East Player of the Week for the week of May 2 – 8.

Galan is the first Wood Ducks position player to earn Player of the Week honors after leading the Low-A East in batting average, slugging, OPS and total bases.

In total, Galan hit .550/1.000/1.571 with 11 hits, including two home runs, 20 total bases, and seven RBIs, over five games, all on the road against the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers. In addition to leading the league in batting average, slugging, total bases, and OPS, Galan finished second in home runs, on-base percentage (.571), RBIs, and hits. He started five out of the six games.

Galan started his week off going 5-for-5 including a solo home run, triple and single, just one double away from completing the cycle as the Woodies took the 9-3 win on Tuesday.

The Rangers signed Galan as a non-drafted free agent, in 2020 out of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Galan is in his first season with the Wood Ducks and second in the Texas Rangers organization.

The Wood Ducks play at home this week starting on Tuesday at 7 pm against the Lynchburg Hillcats through Sunday.

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