Double-A pitcher Ryan Williams earns Pitcher of the Week

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SHARE Double-A pitcher Ryan Williams earns Pitcher of the Week

Tennessee Smokies pitcher Ryan Williams was named the Southern League Pitcher of the Week on Monday. Williams earned the award after he was 2-0 while giving up one earned run with nine strikeouts.

From MLB.com:

Williams becomes the first Smokies hurler to earn Pitcher of the Week honors since righty Dan-Eun Rhee was recognized for his efforts between June 23-30, 2014, while Corey Black (April 21-28) also received the honor earlier that season.

Williams is 12-3 with a 1.98 ERA and 89 strikeouts through 20 minor league starts this season.

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