Congratulations to Texas Rangers pitching prospect, Kumar Rocker, who was selected as the South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week for April 10-16.
Kumar was selected by the Rangers with the 3rd overall pick in the 2022 draft.
In his first start on April 11th, Kumar (W,1-0) went 5 innings giving up only 2 hits and striking out 8. He threw 53 pitches – 42 strikes – 11 balls!
In his 2nd start, he pitched 3 innings, giving up 2 hits, 1 walk and 4 strikeouts. Kumar threw only 38 pitches – 25 strikes – 13 balls.
For the week Kumar went 8 innings, allowing 4 hits, 1 walk and 12 strikeouts. Opposing hitters have a .143 average and a 0.63 WHIP against him.
Congratulations to Kumar from The Prospect Times!