Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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August 23, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

Matt Wieters

Matt Wieters

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.319) was 1-for-5 with three strikeouts.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.196) went 1-for-5 with a double and two strikeouts.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.238) was 2-for-4 with an RBI double and an RBI single.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • RHP Matthew Grimes took the loss as Trenton topped Bowie 3-1. His line: (L,2-4) 6 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO (81 pitches/52 strikes).
  • SS Mott Hyde (.234) went 1-for-2 with a walk.
  • SS Connor Justus (.204) was 1-for-4 with a solo home run (2) and two strikeouts.
  • LF Matt Murton (.326) went 0-for-2.
  • RF Daniel Palka (.248) was 1-for-3 with an HBP, an RBI single, and a strikeout.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson got the save as Harrisburg edged Altoona 4-3. His line: (S,6) 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO (10 pitches/8 strikes).
  • 3B Matt Skole (.248) went 2-for-5 with a two-run triple, a double, and a strikeout.
  • LF Daniel Spingola (.224) was 1-for-3 with two walks.
  • Kyle Wren pinch-ran.

Alumni In The Pros: Monday Action

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August 22, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.320) struck out as a pinch-hitter.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.196) flied out as a pinch-hitter.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.238) returned from paternity leave and went 0-for-3.
  • Reds’ RHP Blake Wood faced five batters in relief.  His line: 0.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 2 HR (22 pitches/13 strikes).

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • RHP Buck Farmer got the win as Toledo edged Louisville 5-4.  His line: (W,5-5) 6 IP, 9 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO, 1 WP (99 pitches/71 strikes).
  • SS Connor Justus (.202) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • Matt Murton (.329) delivered an RBI single as a pinch-hitter.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.247) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout.
  • RF Kyle Wren (.347) went 0-for-2 with two walks and a strikeout.

Alumni In The Pros: Sunday Action

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August 21, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.197) went 1-for-4 with a double.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Brandon Thomas

Brandon Thomas

  • RHP Luke Bard worked to four batters in relief. His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO (21 pitches/14 strikes).
  • RHP Brandon Gold faced seven batters in relief.  His line: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO (23 pitches/18 strikes).
  • SS Mott Hyde (.231) went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, a stolen base (2), and a strikeout.
  • SS Connor Justus (.208) was 0-for-2 with a walk and an HBP.
  • 1B A.J. Murray (.195) went 1-for-4.
  • DH Daniel Palka (.247) was 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson took the loss in relief as Richmond scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth to topple Harrisburg 6-5. His line: (BS,1) (L,4-1) 1.2 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO,  1 WP (36 pitches/25 strikes).
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.259) went 2-for-5 with a grand slam home run (11), a walk, and three strikeouts.  See story.
  • RF Kyle Wren (.350) went 3-for-5 with a strikeout.

Alumni In The Pros: Saturday Action

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August 20, 2016 action

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • LHP Jed Bradley got the win in his International League debut as the Gwinnett Braves beat Rochester 5-1 in a rain-shortened game. His line: (W,1-0) 6 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 9 SO, 1 WP (95 pitches/62 strikes).
  • LHP Sam Clay was not involved in the decision in his start vs. Jupiter. His line: 4.2 IP, 2 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 6 BB, 4 SO, 2 WP, 1 HBP (97 pitches/47 strikes).
  • RHP Jacob Esch was the winning pitcher as New Orleans edged Oklahoma City 3-2.  His line:  (W,2-0) 7 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 SO, 1 HR (96 pitches/60 strikes). Esch (.167) also went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice at the plate.
  • Zane Evans (.225) went 2-for-4 with a double.
  • 2B Matt Gonzalez (.303) struck out twice.
  • RHP Matthew Gorst earned his first professional save as Lowell topped Brooklyn 4-1.  His line: (S,1) 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO (35 pitches/25 strikes).
  • RHP Dusty Isaacs collected a win in relief as Dunedin outlasted Lakeland 10-9 in 12 innings.  His line: (BS,1) (W,3-0) 3 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 IBB, 5 SO, 1 HR.
  • SS Connor Justus (.213) was 2-for-3 with an RBI single and an HBP.
  • C A.J. Murray (.193) went 1-for-4 while catching for Sam Clay.
  • Matt Murton (.325) delivered a pinch-hit single in his first game since July 23.
  • RHP Micah Owings picked up a win as York outscored Lancaster 11-6.  His line: (W,5-4) 7 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO (102 pitches/57 strikes).
  • C Arden Pabst (.228) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • RF Daniel Palka (.252) struck out three times against Jed Bradley.
  • 3B/1B Matt Skole (.249) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • RF Daniel Spingola (.221) was 2-for-4.
  • RF Kyle Wren (.345) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout.

Jed Bradley

Jed Bradley

 

Alumni In The Pros: Friday Action

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August 19, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.321) struck out as a pinch-hitter.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.240) was 1-for-4.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • Zane Evans (.220) went 2-for-4 with a solo home run (4).
  • 2B Mott Hyde (.230) went 0-for-4 with a walk and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Deck McGuire did not figure in the decision in his start against Reno.  His line: 6 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO (89 pitches/54 strikes). McGuire (.043) also went 0-for-2 at the plate.
  • RF Daniel Palka (.257) was 1-for-5 with a game-ending two-run homer (11) in the bottom of the 10th inning along with two strikeouts.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.249) extended his hitting streak to 12 games by going 2-for-6 with a solo home run (21), an RBI single, an HBP, and three strikeouts during a doubleheader.
  • Daniel Spingola grounded out as a pinch-hitter.

Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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August 18, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Marlins’ 1B Derek Dietrich (.276) struck out as a pinch-hitter.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.240) was 0-for-4.
  • Reds’ RHP Blake Wood faced four batters in relief.  His line: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Matthew Grimes

Matthew Grimes

  • DH Zane Evans (.215) went 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
  • LF Matt Gonzalez (.306) was 0-for-3 with a sacrifice and a strikeout.
  • RHP Matthew Grimes got the win as Bowie beat Hartford 5-3.  His line: (W,2-3) 5 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO (92 pitches/59 strikes).
  • 2B Mott Hyde (.234) went 1-for-2 with a sacrifice fly and a strikeout.
  • RHP Dusty Isaacs faced five batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
  • SS Connor Justus (.198) was 1-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • C A.J. Murray (.192) went 0-for-4.
  • C Arden Pabst (.237) was 0-for-3.
  • RF Daniel Palka (.259) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.249) extended his hitting streak to 10 games by going 1-for-4 with two walks, an RBI single, and a strikeout.
  • LF Kyle Wren (.346) went 2-for-4 with a walk, a strikeout, and a stolen base (17).

Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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August 17, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.322) went 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
  • Marlins’ 1B Derek Dietrich (.277) was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.243) was 0-for-2.
  • Reds’ RHP Blake Wood struck out one batter during a 1-2-3 inning in relief.

Zane Evans

Zane Evans

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • Zane Evans (.214) went 3-for-5 with a strikeout.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.232) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • SS Connor Justus (.193) was 1-for-3 with an RBI single and a walk.
  • C A.J. Murray (.197) went 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
  • RF Daniel Palka (.267) was 1-for-4 with a solo home run (10) and two strikeouts. Palka now has 31 home runs overall this season.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.249) extended his hitting streak to nine games by going 1-for-4 with an RBI double and two strikeouts.
  • RF Daniel Spingola (.214) was 0-for-2 with an HBP, a bases-loaded walk, and a strikeout.
  • LF Kyle Wren (.344) went 1-for-5.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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August 16, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.323) went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk.
  • Marlins’ 1B Derek Dietrich (.281) was 1-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.196) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.245) was 1-for-4 with a two-run single and a strikeout.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • Zane Evans (.204) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Buck Farmer was not involved in the decision in his start against Syracuse.  His line: 4.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 8 SO, 1 HBP (102 pitches/63 strikes).
  • RHP Brandon Gold took the loss in relief as Tri-City edged Boise 7-6. His line: (L,1-2) 3.1 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO (40 pitches/32 strikes).
  • LF Matt Gonzalez (.311) went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in a game that was suspended in the eighth inning due to a city-wide power outage in Danville, Va.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.235) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • SS Connor Justus (.188) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • C A.J. Murray (.196) went 0-for-3.
  • DH Daniel Palka (.267) was 1-for-4 with a double and two strikeouts.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.249) extended his hitting streak to eight games by going 1-for-4 with a two-run homer (20) and three strikeouts.
  • RF Daniel Spingola (.218) was 1-for-3.
  • LF Kyle Wren (.347) went 0-for-1 with two walks — including one with the bases loaded, a sacrifice bunt, and a sacrifice fly.

Alumni In The Pros: Monday Action

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August 15, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.323) went 1-for-5 with another solo home run (21).  See story.
  • Marlins’ 1B Derek Dietrich (.281) drew another pinch-hit walk.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.199) went 0-for-3 with a walk.
  • Reds’ RHP Blake Wood faced six batters in relief.  His line: 0.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO, 1 WP.


Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • RHP Jacob Esch was not involved in the decision as New Orleans rallied to win in Las Vegas 12-8.  His line: 4.2 IP, 10 H, 8 R, 8 ER, 4 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR (95 pitches/55 strikes). Esch (.250) also went 1-for-2 with a sacrifice bunt and a two-run single at the plate.
  • 2B Matt Gonzalez (.316) went 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • RHP Dusty Isaacs earned his fourth save after striking out four of the five batters he faced to finish the game.  His line:  1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO (23 pitches/15 strikes).
  • SS Connor Justus (.185) was 0-for-3 with a walk.
  • DH A.J. Murray (.200) went 0-for-4.
  • RHP Micah Owings did not figure in the decision in his start at Somerset, N.J.  His line: 6 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO.
  • RF Daniel Palka (.268) was 2-for-4 with a sacrifice fly, a double, a solo home run (9), and a strikeout.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.249) extended his hitting streak to seven games by going 2-for-5 with a double and two strikeouts.
  • LF Daniel Spingola (.215) was 1-for-3 with a walk.
  • LF Kyle Wren (.348) went 2-for-4 including a triple.

Alumni In The Pros: Sunday Action

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August 14, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.324) went 3-for-5 with a double and two more solo home runs (20).  See story.
  • Marlins’ 1B Derek Dietrich (.281) drew a pinch-hit walk.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.245) was 5-for-5 including a double and a triple.


Charlie Blackmon

Charlie Blackmon

 

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Jed Bradley

Jed Bradley

  • RHP Luke Bard faced eight batters in relief for Class AA Chattanooga.  His line: 2 IP, 0 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO, 1 WP (33 pitches/13 strikes).
  • LHP Jed Bradley worked seven shutout innings to pick up another win as Mississippi topped Jacksonville 6-2.  His line: (W,7-5) 7 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 8 SO (78 pitches/54 strikes).  Bradley (.077) also went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice at the plate.  See story.
  • LHP Sam Clay was not involved in the decision in his start at Bradenton.  His line: 4+ IP, 8 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO (82 pitches/48 strikes).
  • Zane Evans (.208) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • 2B Matt Gonzalez (.316) went 3-for-4 with a three-run homer (2) and an RBI triple.
  • RHP Matthew Gorst faced four batters in relief. His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO (20 pitches/13 strikes).
  • SS Mott Hyde (.235) went 1-for-3.
  • RHP Dusty Isaacs faced the final two batters of the game in a non-save situation.  His line:  0.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO (5 pitches/4 strikes).
  • SS Connor Justus (.192) was 1-for-4.
  • 1B/C A.J. Murray (.206) went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly and two walks.
  • C Arden Pabst (.245) went 1-for-4 including a triple.
  • DH/RF Daniel Palka (.260) was 2-for-5 with an RBI double, a solo home run (8), a walk, and two strikeouts during a doubleheader.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.248) extended his hitting streak to six games by going 2-for-6 with a solo home run, a two-run homer (19), two walks, and two strikeouts during a doubleheader.
  • LF Kyle Wren (.346) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.