Rike helping produce big runs
After 96 games, Rike has a .249 batting average with 89 hits in 357 at bats. His 15 home runs are third on the club, plus he’s totaled eight doubles and two triples.
Rike, who has struck out a team-leading 132 times, has a .409 slugging percentage and .343 on base mark and has stolen 12 bases.
He was named earlier this season to the South Atlantic League All-Star team.
Former Tech teammate Dennis Winn is hitting .255 for the Lakewood Blue Claws, who are the current second place team in the Northern Division of the South Atlantic League.