Sod Poodles return home to face Frisco following a two-week road trip

The Sod Poodles are back in town.

Following their two-week road trip, the Soddies have returned to Amarillo to face off against the Frisco RoughRiders in a six-game series this week.

Amarillo first baseman Leandro Cedeno will head into Tuesday’s action as the newest Texas League Player of the Week for the week of Aug. 22-28.

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The slugger hit .435 (10-for-23) with four home runs, two doubles, 12 RBI, seven runs scored and three walks in six games played against the Corpus Christi Hooks.

Cedeño is hitting .315 (127-for-403) through 103 games played this season, with a Double-A-leading 29 home runs and 90 RBI.

The 24-year-old Venezuelan also ranks top 10 in the Texas League this season in total bases (1st, 232), hits (2nd, 127), runs scored (2nd, 82), OPS (3rd, .954), SLG (3rd, .576), XBH (4th, 47), and AVG (5th, .315). His 29 home runs are tied for the 6th most among minor leaguers currently and he became the Sod Poodles single-season home run leader when he hit the first of his four home runs against the Hooks this past series.

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