5/23 Whitenack, Flaherty win awards
Tennessee’s Ryan Flaherty and Rob Whitenack were named the Southern League Players of the Week for May 16-22. Flaherty leads the league with 46 RBIs and is second in home runs with 10. He entered Monday with a 10-game hitting streak. Whitenack is 4-0 with a 2.57 ERA since joining the Smokies on April 27. He struck out eight over two starts last week.
– Carrie Muskat