Single-A Frederick Keys starting pitcher Brian Matusz was selected as the Carolina League Pitcher of the Week for his performance from May 25 to May 31.
The 22-year-old left-hander tossed 14 scoreless innings in two starts on Frederick's recent road trip. Matusz allowed nine hits and struck out nine batters during that span.
Overall, the Orioles' first-round selection in the 2008 MLB draft is 4-2 with a 2.37 ERA in 10 starts for Frederick this season. Matusz leads the league with 60 2/3 innings and 69 strikeouts.
In four of his past five starts, Matusz has pitched at least seven innings. He was 2-1 with a 1.85 ERA in six games in May.