Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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August 21, 2014 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.237) went 2-for-3 with a strikeout.

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

Matt Murton

Matt Murton

  • LF Matt Murton (.344) was 2-for-4 with an RBI single and a strikeout.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • Zane Evans (.231) went 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.301) was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson was charged with the loss in relief as Lancaster edged Bridgeport 4-3 in 10 innings.  His line: (L,2,-5) 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.252) went 1-for-4.
  • C Cole Leonida (.232) was 0-for-3.
  • LF Luke Murton (.234) struck out three times.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.206) went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and a strikeout.
  • 2B Eric Patterson (.306) was 2-for-5 with an RBI single, a solo home run (14), and a strikeout.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.203) was 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and a walk.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.259) went 2-for-5 with a double and a strikeout.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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August 20, 2014 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Phillies’ RF Marlon Byrd (.270) extended his hitting streak to eight games by going 1-for-4 with an RBI single and a strikeout.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.233) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton was 2-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.  Murton continues to lead the Central League in batting with a .343 average.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Derek Dietrich

Derek Dietrich

  • DH Brandon Boggs (.243) went 2-for-4 with a walk, a two-run single, and a strikeout.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.333) was 2-for-3 with a double and an HBP in the third game of his rehab assignment with Class A Jupiter.
  • RHP Jacob Esch took a shutout into the seventh inning but did not figure in the decision as Palm Beach rallied to beat Jupiter 4-3.  His line: 6.2 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 SO, 1 HBP.
  • DH Zane Evans (.231) went 2-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.304) extended his hitting streak to six games while going 1-for-3 with a walk.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.252) went 2-for-5.
  • DH Luke Murton (.236) went 1-for-3 with a solo home run (9) and a walk.
  • 2B Eric Patterson (.306) was 2-for-5 with an RBI triple (16) and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson faced eight batters in relief.  His line: 2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.  Robinson also grounded out in his only at-bat.
  • DH Matt Skole (.238) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.201) was 1-for-4 with a two-run single and two strikeouts.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.255) went 4-for-5 with an RBI single and a stolen base (11).

 

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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August 19, 2014 action

Brandon Cumpton

Brandon Cumpton

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.284) went 1-for-3 with two HBPs.
  • Phillies’ RF Marlon Byrd (.270) was 1-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • Pirates’ RHP Brandon Cumpton pitched in long relief against the Braves.  His line: 5 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO, 1 HR (74 pitches/52 strikes).  Cumpton (.125) also went 1-for-2 at the plate including his first career RBI single and a strikeout.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.235) went 1-for-4 with three strikeouts.

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.341) was 1-for-3 with an RBI double and a walk.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • CF Brandon Boggs (.240) went 2-for-5 with a strikeout.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.167) was 1-for-4 with an RBI single and a strikeout in the second game of his rehab assignment with Class A Jupiter.
  • DH Zane Evans (.227) went 2-for-4 with a solo home run (5) and a strikeout.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.303) extended his hitting streak to five games while going 2-for-4 with a solo home run (8), a three-run double, and two strikeouts.
  • PH/LF Luke Murton (.235) struck out as a pinch-hitter.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.211) went 0-for-2 with a walk.
  • 2B Eric Patterson (.305) was 1-for-3 with a double.
  • RHP Mark Pope faced five batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
  • DH Matt Skole (.240) went 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.201) was 0-for-3 with two walks, an RBI, and a strikeout.
  • RHP Blake Wood worked to 10 batters in relief.  His line: 3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO (35 pitches/25 strikes).
  • Kyle Wren (.238) delivered a two-run pinch-hit double.

Alumni In The Korea Baseball Organization

  • LHP Bong Jung-keun earned his 24th save as the LG Twins beat the Nexen Heroes 7-5.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO.

Alumni In The Pros: Monday Action

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August 18, 2014 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Phillies’ RF Marlon Byrd (.270) was 1-for-4 with an RBI double and a strikeout.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • CF Brandon Boggs (.236) went 1-for-4.
  • RHP Buck Farmer retired just one of the nine batters (via a sacrifice bunt) he faced in his first start for the Class AAA Toledo Mud Hens.  His line: (L,0-1) 0.1 IP, 5 H, 8 R, 7 ER, 3 BB, 0 SO, 1 HR, 1 WP.  See story.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.301) was 3-for-5 with a double.
  • DH Luke Murton (.236) went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and two strikeouts.
  • DH Eric Patterson (.305) was 1-for-4 with an RBI groundout, a double, and a strikeout.
  • RHP Mark Pope worked to eight batters in relief.  His line: 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
  • Kyle Wren (.233) struck out as a pinch-hitter to end the game.

Buck Farmer

Buck Farmer

 

 

Alumni In The Pros: Sunday Action

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August 17, 2014 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ RF/PH/CF/LF Charlie Blackmon (.284) went 1-for-7 with a solo home run (15), a strikeout, and a pinch-hit walk during a doubleheader.
  • Phillies’ RF Marlon Byrd (.270) was 1-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Brandon Cumpton took the loss in relief as Washington outlasted Pittsburgh 6-5 in 11 innings.  His line: (L,3-4) 1.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO (22 pitches/14 strikes).
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.235) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run (20).

Mark Teixeira

Mark Teixeira

 

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.341) was 2-for-5.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Andrew Robinson

Andrew Robinson

  • DH Brandon Boggs (.236) went 1-for-4 with a double, a walk, and two strikeouts.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich was 0-for-2 with a walk and two strikeouts in the first game of a rehab assignment with Class A Jupiter.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.297) went 1-for-5 with an RBI single and a strikeout.
  • RHP Matthew Grimes was charged with the loss as Connecticut pounded Aberdeen 11-1.  His line: (L,1-3) 3 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 2 WP.  Josh Heddinger did not figure in the decision as the starting pitcher for Connecticut.  His line: 3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson faced three batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.249) went 0-for-3 with a walk.
  • C Cole Leonida (.241) was 2-for-4 with two doubles.
  • RHP Deck McGuire took the loss as Oklahoma City defeated Sacrament0 7-2.  His line: (L,1-3) 3.1 IP, 8 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 5 BB (1 IBB), 1 SO (94 pitches/56 strikes).
  • 1B/RF Luke Murton (.239) was 1-for-5 with an RBI single and two strikeouts.
  • DH Eric Patterson (.305) was 2-for-3 with an RBI double and a walk.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson got the win in relief as Mississippi blanked Mobile 6-0.  His line: (W,4-0) 2.2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO (39 pitches/24 strikes).  Robinson also collected his first professional hit with a single to right field in the fourth inning.
  • 1B Matt Skole (.239) went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.203) extended his hitting streak to six games by going 2-for-3 including a two-run homer (5) off of Matt Kimbrel (Craig’s brother), a walk, and two stolen bases (20).
  • CF Kyle Wren (.234) was 0-for-5 with three strikeouts.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Saturday Action

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August 16, 2014 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Phillies’ RF Marlon Byrd (.270) was 1-for-3 with a double, a sacrifice fly, a walk, and a strikeout.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.235) went 2-for-4.

Marlon Byrd

Marlon Byrd

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.340) was 1-for-4.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Sam Clay

Sam Clay

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.236) went 1-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • LHP Sam Clay pitched to eight batters in relief.  His line: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 0 R,0 ER,0 BB, 2 SO.  Clay has lowered his ERA from 12.46 to 6.85 with five straight scoreless relief outings.
  • Zane Evans (.224) went 0-for-4 with a walk and three strikeouts.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.299) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson faced four batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.252) went 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • RHP Dusty Isaacs earned a save as Bluefield beat Princeton 5-3.  His line: (S,8) 1.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R,0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO.
  • C Cole Leonida (.227) struck out twice.
  • RF Luke Murton (.240) was 1-for-4 with a solo home run (8), a walk, and a strikeout.
  • 2B Eric Patterson (.302) was 3-for-5 with an RBI single and a strikeout.
  • RHP Mark Pope faced five batters in relief.  His line: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
  • 1B Matt Skole (.241) went 1-for-6 with two strikeouts.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.198) extended his hitting streak to five games by going 1-for-4 with an RBI.
  • RHP Blake Wood worked to seven batters in relief.  His line: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR (35 pitches/21 strikes).
  • CF Kyle Wren (.242) was 1-for-3 with a sacrifice bunt and a walk.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Friday Action

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August 15, 2014 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.286) went 2-for-4 with a stolen base (22).
  • Phillies’ RF Marlon Byrd (.269) was 1-for-5 with a solo home run (23) and two strikeouts.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.232) went 2-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Mark Teixeira

Mark Teixeira

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.341) was 0-for-4 with a walk.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Zane Evans

Zane Evans

  • DH Brandon Boggs (.235) went 1-for-3 with two strikeouts.
  • DH Zane Evans (.227) went 1-for-4 with a game-tying RBI single in the bottom of the eighth along with two strikeouts.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.299) was 2-for-4 with a walk, a strikeout, and a stolen base (6).
  • SS Mott Hyde (.255) went 1-for-4 with a two-run double, a sacrifice bunt, and two strikeouts.
  • C Cole Leonida (.233) was 2-for-4 including a strikeout.
  • RF Luke Murton (.239) was 2-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, and a strikeout.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.214) went 0-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 2B Eric Patterson (.298) was 0-for-4.
  • LF Brandon Thomas (.197) was 1-for-5 with two strikeouts.

Alumni In The Korea Baseball Organization

  • LHP Bong Jung-keun struck out the side to earn his 23rd save as the LG Twins held off the NC Dinos 3-2.

Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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August 14, 2014 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.284) went 1-for-5 with an RBI groundout and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Brandon Cumpton faced ten batters in relief in his first game back with the Pirates. His line: 2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 IBB, 1 SO (39 pitches/20 strikes).

Charlie Blackmon

Charlie Blackmon

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.345) was 0-for-4.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Jed Bradley

Jed Bradley

  • LHP Jed Bradley turned in seven shutout innings but was not involved in the decision as Tennessee scored a run in the bottom of the ninth to edge Huntsville 1-0.  His line: 7 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO (79 pitches/52 strikes).  Bradley (.167) also went 0-for-2 at the plate.
  • RHP Jacob Esch took the loss in a complete game effort as Bradenton beat Jupiter 3-2 to earn a split in a Florida State League doubleheader.  His line: (L,5-6) 7 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO.
  • C Zane Evans (.226) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.297) struck out four times.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson earned his second straight save as Bridgeport topped Southern Maryland 12-7.  His line: (S,3) 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
  • LHP Lee Hyde got the win in relief as Somerset rallied for three runs in the top of the ninth to defeat Lancaster 3-2.  His line: (W,2-0) 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.255) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run (2) and a strikeout.
  • RHP Dusty Isaacs set down all six batters he faced to earn a save as Bluefield beat Princeton 7-2.  His line: (S,7) 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO.
  • RF Daniel Palka (.248) went 1-for-3 including an RBI single and a strikeout.
  • 2B Eric Patterson (.302) was 1-for-5 with a strikeout.
  • 1B Matt Skole (.243) went 1-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • CF/LF Brandon Thomas (.197) was 2-for-3 with a triple, an RBI single, and a walk.  Thomas has a .514 on base percentage in 10 games so far this month.
  • DH Kyle Wren (.240) went 0-for-3 with a walk.  Wren is hitting just 6-for-40 (.150) and has stolen only one base in the month of August.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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August 13, 2014 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.285) went 3-for-5 with an RBI single, a double, two strikeouts, and a stolen base (21).
  • Phillies’ DH Marlon Byrd (.270) was 1-for-4 with an RBI single and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Buck Farmer did not figure in the decision while making his Major League debut for the Detroit Tigers.  His line: 5 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR, 1 HBP (83 pitches/57 strikes).  See story.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.228) went 1-for-3 with a walk.

Buck Farmer

Buck Farmer

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton was 1-for-3.  Murton continues to lead the Central League in batting with a .349 average.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Matt Skole

Matt Skole

  • LF Brandon Boggs (.234) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • LHP Sam Clay turned in his fourth straight scoreless relief outing.  His line: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO.
  • DH/C Zane Evans (.229) went 0-for-5 with a walk and two strikeouts during a doubleheader.
  • PH/SS Tyler Greene (.300) was 1-for-4 with a solo home run (7) and a strikeout.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson (2-4, 2 saves) took the loss in the opening game of a doubleheader and earned a save in the nightcap.  His combined line: 1.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
  • RHP Josh Heddinger made another two-inning start.  His line: 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.255) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • C Cole Leonida (.217) was 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • LF/DH Luke Murton (.234) was 0-for-7 including a strikeout during a doubleheader.  Murton grounded into a force play in his only at-bat against Tim Gustafson.
  • 1B Daniel Palka (.248) went 2-for-5.
  • 2B Eric Patterson (.303) was 2-for-5 with two RBI.
  • RHP Mark Pope faced four batters in relief. His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO.
  • 1B Matt Skole (.243) went 2-for-7 including a solo home run in game one and a three-run homer in game two (11) of an Eastern League doubleheader along with a walk and two strikeouts.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.191) was 2-for-3 with an RBI single, a grand slam home run (4), a walk, and a stolen base (17).
  • CF Kyle Wren (.245) went 0-for-3 with a walk.

Alumni In The Korea Baseball Organization

  • LHP Bong Jung-keun retired both batters he faced in relief.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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August 12, 2014 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.282) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Phillies’ RF Marlon Byrd (.273) was 1-for-4 including an RBI single.
  • LHP Bruce Chen worked in a mop-up role for the Royals.  His line: 4 IP, 9 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 2 HR (58 pitches/43 strikes).

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.349) went 2-for-4.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Daniel Palka

Daniel Palka

  • SS Tyler Greene (.301) was 0-for-5 with an RBI and two strikeouts.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.261) went 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • LF Luke Murton (.246) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout.
  • 1B Daniel Palka (.246) snapped an 0-for-23 slump while going 1-for-3 with an RBI single, a walk, and a strikeout.
  • RHP Mark Pope faced seven batters in relief. His line: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson pitched to five batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO (19 pitches/13 strikes).
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.185) was 1-for-2 with two walks.  Thomas has walked eight times over his last five games.
  • RHP Blake Wood faced eight batters in relief.  His line: 2 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO, 1 WP (43 pitches/26 strikes).
  • CF Kyle Wren (.250) went 1-for-4 with an RBI double and two strikeouts.