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David Francis Voted as Top Game Performer

OTTAWA – The fans voted and the results are in.  You voted David Francis (Mississauga, ON) as This Year in Minor League Baseball’s Single-Game Performance of the Year award winner.

The former Junior National Team member threw six no-hit innings to go along with an incredible 16 strikeouts in just his fourth professional appearance for the Danville Braves of the Appalachian League and won the award with 48.3 percent of the vote.

The 20-year-old right-hander beat out Micah Hoffpauir of the Iowa Cubs of the Pacific Coast League who had a 4-for-5 day with four homers and four RBI.  He garnered 26.5 percent of the vote.

Congratulations to David on his magnificent performance and winning the award and thank you to those who voted for the This Year in Minor League Baseball Awards.