Barons' Thompson named Southern League Hitter of the Week

Birmingham Barons outfielder Trayce Thompson is the Southern League Hitter of the Week.

The No. 2 prospect in the Chicago White Sox organization hit .435 with three home runs and nine RBI in six games. Thompson helped the Barons four of their six games.

Thompson is tied for the team lead with eight home runs this season.

Birmingham won the first half title in the Southern League North with a 44-26 record. It's the teams fourth best half in the last 22 seasons.