Express 1B Flick earns VBL weekly honor

Strasburg Express first baseman Ryan Flick is the Valley Baseball League D-BAT Player of the Week for the preceding week’s games from June 4-13.

He is the first recipient this season, selected from candidates nominated by coaches and VBL media relations staff.

Flick, a 6-foot-3, 225-pound junior from Tennessee Tech and Bluff City, Tennessee, helped Strasburg to a 6-1 start this season. He scored five runs, hit two home runs and had 10 RBIs in seven games for a .292 average. He led the league in RBIs through Saturday’s games.

The next D-Bat Player of the Week will be announced on June 22 and be selected from action in games from June 14 through June 20.