Ben Carhart was 7-for-14 with three home runs and two walks. Carhart drove in eight runs, scored five runs and finished the week with a .500/.529/1.143 slash line. Carhart had a 1.672 OPS.
C/INF Ben Carhart joins C/1B Cael Brockmeyer (Midwest League: April 9-19), 1B Dan Vogelbach (Southern League: April 9-19; April 20-26), RHP Tyler Skulina (Carolina League: April 27-May 3), OF Billy McKinney (Carolina League: May 4-10), OF/1B Yasiel Balaguert (Midwest League: May 25-31), OF Kevin Brown (Carolina League: May 25-31), INF Christian Villanueva (Pacific Coast League: June 1-7; July 13-19), OF Mark Zagunis (Carolina League: June 15-21), OF Jeffrey Baez (Midwest League: July 13-19), C Willson Contreras (Southern League: July 26-Aug. 2), RHP Jonathan Martinez (Carolina League: July 26-Aug. 2 ), RHP Adbert Alzolay (Northwest League: July 26-Aug. 2), RHP Erick Leal (Midwest League: Aug 3-9) and RHP Ryan Williams (Southern League: Aug. 10-16) as the prospects in the organization that have won Player of the Week awards for their respective leagues.
In 35 games this season for High-A Myrtle Beach, Ben Carhart has hit .260/.329/.464 with nine doubles and six home runs for a .793 OPS.
This is the second full season for Ben Carhart at the High-A level. Carhart played in 112 games for High-A Daytona in 2013. Carhart hit .247/.297/.336 with 27 doubles, a triple and three home runs.
Ben Carhart spent a majority of the 2014 season with Low-A Kane County where he hit .269/.339/.360 with 18 doubles, a triple and five home runs in 102 games. In 115 games combined last year between Low-A Kane County and High-A Daytona, Carhart batted .277/.344/.370 with 23 doubles, a triple and five home runs for a .714 OPS.