Former Viking Chris Salamida Earns Carolina League Pitcher of the Week Award

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FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Former Hudson Valley Community College baseball standout Chris Salamida was named the Pitcher of the Week in the Carolina League for the week ending May 27, 2007.

Salamida, who pitches in the Houston Astros organization for the Class A Salem Avalanche, did not give up an earned run in 11.2 innings of work against Kinston and Frederick last week, allowing a total of 10 hits while striking out seven in the two victories. Salamida is 3-3 with a 3.02 earned run average this season.