On Monday Tanner Peters of the Stockton Ports was named the California League Pitcher of the Week for the week of August 5-11, 2013. Tanner is fresh off his start where he retired the first 25 batters he faced pitching 8.1 perfect innings. Tanner struck out a career-high 14 of the 25 batters he retired. Tanner has struck out 132 batters this season which leads the team and is 3rd in the California League. Tanner has been coming on strong lately as he has won his last 4 decisions raising his record to 11-4 on the season.
Tanner joins Raul Alcantara (July 8-14, 2013) as the only other Ports pitcher who has earned the Cal League Pitcher of the Week honors in 2013.