Lynchburg Hillcats Jhonkensy Noel Named Low-A East Player of the Week

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Lynchburg, Va.  – The Lynchburg Hillcats are thrilled to announce the first Player of the Week in the era of Low-A East baseball was awarded to Lynchburg infielder Jhonkensy Noel. 


  • In the Hillcat’s six-game sweep of Fredericksburg, Noel went 11-25 (.440) and crushed three home runs at Bank of the James Stadium. He has since added three more hits in two games played against the Salem Red Sox.
  • Noel was an RBI machine, tallying 11 RBIs against the Nationals the most of any player in the Cleveland Indians farm system. The ‘Cats standout has a pair of RBIs this week against the Red Sox to bring his total on the early season to 13. 
  • Noel won’t turn 20 until mid-July and enters his first year of full-season baseball with the Hillcats.
  • A versatile defender, Noel has played both first and third base for the Hillcats without a miscue. 

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