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Mulhern Honored; Hafner Leaves Early

Ryan Mulhern ... on a roll.

Akron Aeros first baseman Ryan Mulhern has been named the Eastern League's Player of the Week after an incredible six-game stretch through Sunday. Meanwhile, Indians DH Travis Hafner joined the Aeros on a rehab assignment Monday night, but made only one at-bat before leaving.

Mulhern hit .545 (12-for-22) with five homers, nine runs, eight RBI, a .600 on-base percentage and a 1.273 slugging percentage last week . Not bad for a guy wearing a titanium plate in his mouth after being beaned in May. Mulhern, 24, raised his average to .292 with nine homers and 24 RBI in 33 games since being promoted from Class A Kinston on June 21. Before that, he hit .321 with 17 homers and...

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