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• Michael Ohlman is on fire. The Lakewood Ranch High School alum received Carolina League Player of the Week honors for the second straight week. He’s a catcher/DH with the Frederick Keys, the Orioles Advanced-A ballclub in Frederick, Md.
Since coming off the disabled list May 23, Mike has had a hot June batting .356 with 15 extra-base hits, including five home runs — one a three-run walkoff — and 17 RBIs.
He missed six weeks with a shoulder injury suffered on April 15 and in the 35 games since he returned to the lineup, he leads the league in triples (4), on-base percentage (.456) and slugging percentage (.645) and he’s second in batting average (.355), walks (23) and extra-base hits (10).
• That’s 68 years of wedded bliss for Gene and Suzanne Henry.
Read more Friday in Vin's People on Bradenton.com.