Chicago, Ill. – July 5, 2022 – The Lake County Corn Dogs have swept the Northern League weekly awards, which were revealed by the league office on Tuesday morning.
Doug Loden (Oakland / St. John, Ind.) was named the league’s Player of the Week, while Ryan Troxel (Indiana Tech / Valparaiso, Ind.) was named the Pitcher of the Week.
Loden hit .600 (9-for-15) over four games this week, launching four home runs in a single week to tie the league’s single-season home run record with seven this year. He drove in 12 runs in four games while scoring six times and adding two doubles, two walks and two HBP as part of a monster week.
Troxel earned the win on Thursday at Southland by logging five shutout innings of two-hit ball in a 24-0 victory for the Corn Dogs. He walked one and struck out four while extending his streak to 23 2/3 innings without allowing an earned run this summer.
2022 Northern League Players of the Week
May 30 – Tyler Schultz, Lake County
June 6 – Dino Biggers, Joliet
June 13 – DeShawnte Carraway, Joliet
June 21 – Chris McDevitt, Southland
June 27 – Chris Baker, NWI (unanimous)
July 5 – Doug Loden, Lake County
2022 Northern League Pitchers of the Week
May 30 – Frank Plesac, Lake County
June 6 – Rex Stills, Lake County
June 13 – Justin Schassburger, Crestwood
June 21 – Matt Lelito, NWI
June 27 – Max Everaert, Southland
July 5 – Ryan Troxel, Lake County