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Paco Figueroa earns Eastern League weekly honors

The Eastern League selected Paco Figueroa of the Double-A Bowie Baysox as the Player of the Week for April 19-25.

Figueroa batted .481 (13-for-27) with one home run, seven RBIs and eight runs scored during the week.

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The 27-year-old utility player is currently riding a six-game hitting streak, and he is hitting .351 with four doubles and eight RBIs in 14 games this season. He has hit safely in 11 of the 14 contests, including six multi-hit games.

Figueroa is the first Baysox player to earn the award since Nolan Reimold in September 2008.

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