RANCHO CUAMONGA -- Class-A Rancho Cucamonga outfielder Aaron Miller had his best week since converting from pitcher to hitter, taking home the California League Offensive Player of the Week honors for the week ending Sunday, June 8.
Miller was 11-for-27 in seven games for the Quakes, hitting .407/.467/.852 with three home runs and three doubles during the week, with 10 RBI. His best game of the week came on Saturday against Bakersfield, when Miller was 4-for-4 with two home runs, a double and four runs batted in.
He takes a six-game hitting streak into Monday night's game against Bakersfield.
Miller, who was drafted by the Dodgers in the supplemental first round, pick No. 36 overall in 2009 as a left-handed pitcher out of Baylor, converted full time from pitching to hitting in the middle of 2013. The 26-year-old lefty is hitting .270/.350/.511 with six home runs and 13 doubles in 37 games.
Miller is the third member of the Quakes to win Player of the Week honors this year, joining shortstop Corey Seager (May 19-26) and first baseman Chris Jacobs (May 12-18).