A pair of Biloxi Shuckers swept the Southern League weekly honors on Monday after the team clinched the South Division first half title on Sunday with a 9-0 victory over the Mississippi Braves.
Right-hander Brooks Hall has been named the Pitcher of the Week and center fielder Tyrone Taylor has been named the league's Player of the Week.
Hall went 2-0 last week, including the win Sunday in Pearl when he held the M-Braves scoreless in eight innings. He held Mississippi to just two hits and struck out five, walking one.
On June 8 in a 2-1 win over Mobile, Hall threw threw seven innings to pick up the victory. He gave up one earned run on three hits in the game.
Never miss a local story.
After struggling at times early in the season, Taylor broke through with a big week for the Shuckers.
He batted .423 during the week, had eight runs scored, 11 hits and had six extra-base hits. He also hit his first two home runs of the season and knocked in eight runs.
Hall is 7-3 with a 3.05 ERA in 12 starts this season.
Taylor is batting .277 with two homers and 27 RBIs this season.
The Shuckers play at Pearl at 7 p.m. tonight and host the Montgomery Braves at 7:10 p.m. on Wednesday to start a five-game home stand.