Biloxi Shuckers

Shuckers outfielder named Southern League Player of Week

Clint Coulter
Clint Coulter

Biloxi Shuckers outfielder Clint Coulter was awarded Monday for his hot start at Double-A.

Coulter has at least one hit in all seven of his starts with the Shuckers, earning him the Southern League Player of the Week honors on Monday.

Coulter was promoted to Biloxi from Single-A Brevard County (Fla.) on August 5 and he has batted .542 with a double, two homers, four RBIs and eight runs scored.

The 23-year-old begain his time at Biloxi by reaching base safely in six consecutive at-bats, including a 4-for-4 stretch at the plate. He also scored the first five times he reached base.

Coulter, who was a 2012 first-round draft pick, is on a seven-game hitting streak, dating back to his final game at Brevard County. He is 14-of-29 with eight runs scored during that stretch.

Coulter has homered in back-to-back games, going deep against Jackson, Tenn., on Saturday and Sunday.

Biloxi plays at Jackson, Tenn., at 7:05 p.m. Monday night and returns to Biloxi for a 6:40 p.m. home game against the Mobile BayBears on Wednesday.