Alumni In The Pros: Saturday Action

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July 30, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

Micah Owings

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.310) went 1-for-4 with a double.
  • Cardinals’ PH/SS Tyler Greene (.196) reached on an error in his only at-bat.
  • RHP Micah Owings got the win as the Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers 6-4.  His line: (W,5-0) 5 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR. Owings (.250) also went 1-for-2 with a strikeout.
  • DH/1B Mark Teixeira (.246) was 3-for-9 with a two-run double, a walk and a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.255) went 1-for-4.

Alumni In Japan

  • RF Matt Murton (.314) was 0-for-5 with a strikeout.

Alumni In The Minors

  • SS Derek Dietrich (.282) went 1-for-4 with a double and a bases-loaded walk.
  • Michael Fisher (.290) pinch-hit and drove in a run with a ground out.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson picked up a save while facing five batters in relief as Carolina beat Jacksonville 4-2.  His line: (S,2) 1.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.311) extended his hitting streak to six games by going 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Kevin Jacob faced four batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.280) was 2-for-5 with a double, an HBP and an RBI.
  • RF Eric Patterson (.222) went 0-for-4.
  • 1B Tony Plagman (.266) was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • LF Danny Payne (.275) went 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.280) was 0-for-5.

 


Summer Ball: Saturday Action

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July 30, 2011 action

Alaska Baseball League

  • LHP Conner Kendrick faced eight batters in relief.  His line: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO.

Cape Cod Baseball League

Kyle Wren

  • RHP Luke Bard was not involved in the decision as Harwich beat Brewster 3-2.  His line: 6 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER,3 BB, 1 SO, 1 WP, 1 HBP (84 pitches/47 strikes).
  • DH Jake Davies (.230) went 0-for-4 with a sacrifice bunt and a strikeout.  Davies was 0-for-3 against Luke Bard.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.146) was 0-for-3 with an HBP and a strikeout.
  • DH Daniel Palka (.304) went 1-for-2 with an HBP and a walk.
  • PH/CF Brandon Thomas (.266) was 0-for-1 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • LF Kyle Wren (.283) went 2-for-3 with a double and his league-leading 17th stolen base.

Florida Collegiate Summer League

  • DH Zane Evans (.299) was 3-for-6 with an RBI single and two strikeouts.

New England Collegiate Baseball League

  • 3B Chase Butler (.262) went 2-for-4 with an RBI single and an HBP.
  • 1B Paul Kronenfeld (.229) was 1-for-5 with an RBI single, a walk and three strikeouts.

Sunbelt Baseball League

  • LF Evan Martin went 2-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.

Valley League

  • 2B Sam Dove (.346) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • 2B Chris Triplett (.281) went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

 



Alumni In The Pros: Friday Action

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July 29, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.311) went 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.198) walked and stole a base in his first game back with the Cardinals.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.244) was 1-for-4 with a solo home run (29).
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.255) went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • Royals’ RHP Blake Wood worked to five batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.

Alumni In Japan

  • RF Matt Murton (.319) extended his hitting streak to 12 games by going 1-for-5 including a strikeout.

Alumni In The Minors

Tony Plagman

  • LF Brandon Boggs (.225) was 0-for-5 with two strikeouts.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.282) went 1-for-5.
  • 3B Michael Fisher (.293) went 2-for-3 with a sacrifice fly, a walk and a strikeout in his first game back with Class AA Binghamton..
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.313) was 2-for-4 with a strikeout. Hodges has had two hits or more in all five games of the current road trip and is hitting .390 on the road since reporting to Richmond.
  • LHP Lee Hyde struck out two batters during a 1-2-3 bottom of the ninth to get his first Class AAA save as Syracuse beat Columbus 3-0.
  • C Cole Leonida (.240) went 0-for-3 with a walk.
  • 1B/3B Luke Murton (.279) went 2-for-4.
  • CF Eric Patterson (.233) was 2-for-3 with a double, a stolen base (2) and a strikeout.
  • LF Danny Payne (.274) went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts.
  • DH Tony Plagman (.266) was 4-for-6 with a home run (16), five RBI and a strikeout. Plagman now leads the Florida State League with 78 RBI.
  • CF Jeff Rowland (.240) was 0-for-3 with an HBP and a strikeout.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.289) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.

 



Summer Ball: Friday Action

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July 29, 2011 action

Alaska Baseball League

Daniel Palka

  • LHP Conner Kendrick struck out two batters while working a 1-2-3 inning in relief.

Cape Cod Baseball League

  • Daniel Palka hit three homers to finish in a tie for second in the All-Star Game Home Run Contest at Fenway Park.

Coastal Plain League

  • RHP Jonathan Roberts took the loss as Outer Banks beat Peninsula 7-4.  His line: (L,2-5) 4.1 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 7 SO, 1 WP. 1 HBP.

Florida Collegiate Summer League

  • 3B Alex Cruz (.337) went 1-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.
  • 1B Zane Evans (.286) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.

New England Collegiate Baseball League

  • 3B/SS Chase Butler (.252) went 1-for-5 with an RBI and two strikeouts.
  • DH Paul Kronenfeld (.230) was 1-for-2 with a walk.

Sunbelt Baseball League

  • LF Evan Martin (.366) went 0-for-4.

Valley League

  • Chris Triplett (.289) was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two stolen bases (11).

 


Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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July 28, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.308) was 1-for-4.
  • Red Sox’ C Jason Varitek (.237) went 1-for-3 with two strikeouts.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.259) was 0-for-4.

Alumni In Japan

  • RF Matt Murton (.321) extended his hitting streak to 11 games while going 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Alumni In The Minors

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.231) doubled in his only at-bat.
  • RHP Brandon Cumpton took the loss as Clearwater beat Bradenton 3-1.  His line: (L,1-1) 6 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 8 SO, 1 HBP.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.284) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • 2B Tyler Greene (.328) went 3-for-5 with a double, two solo home runs (6), a walk and two strikeouts.  Greene struggled at second base however committing three errors which led to four unearned runs in a 9-8 loss in 11 innings.
  • RHP Chris Hicks faced four batters in relief.  His line: (H,2) 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.
  • Jeff Rowland

    1B Wes Hodges (.208) went 2-for-4 including a strikeout.  Hodges has had two or more hits in four straight games.
  • LHP Lee Hyde got the win while facing four batters in relief as Syracuse scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth to beat Columbus 6-5.  His line: (W,2-0) 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
  • DH Luke Murton (.276) went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer (8) and two strikeouts.
  • Eric Patterson (.217) had a pinch-hit double.
  • LF Danny Payne (.282) went 0-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • DH/1B Tony Plagman (.260) was 2-for-7 with a two-run homer (15) and a strikeout.
  • LF Jeff Rowland (.249) had a solo home run (2), a walk and a sacrifice bunt.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.295) was 0-for-2 with a walk, an HBP and a strikeout.

 


Summer Ball: Thursday Action

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July 28, 2011 action

Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League

  • RHP Brad Markey took the loss as the Baltimore Redbirds beat Youse’s Orioles 3-2 in the first game of a doubleheader.  His line: (L,5-3) 8 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 6 SO (98 pitches/70 strikes).

Florida Collegiate Summer League

Zane Evans

Zane Evans

  • 3B Alex Cruz (.337) was 2-for-5 with a strikeout.
  • 1B/RHP Zane Evans (.295) went 2-for-5 with a walk and two RBI.  Evans finished up the night on the mound facing the final six batters of the game while allowing just one hit and striking out five.

New England Collegiate Baseball League

  • 3B Chase Butler (.253) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • DH Paul Kronenfeld (.225) was 0-for-4 with a walk and two strikeouts.

Sunbelt Baseball League

  • LF Evan Martin went 3-for-5 with a triple and an RBI single.

Valley League

  • 2B Chris Triplett (.283) was 2-for-7 with an RBI single and a double.

 


Summer Ball: Wednesday Action

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July 27, 2011 action

Alaska Baseball League

  • LHP Conner Kendrick faced seven batters in relief.  His line: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 1 HBP.

Cape Cod Baseball League

Jake Davies

  • LHP Jake Davies made his first pitching appearance of the summer and tossed four scoreless innings as Harwich went on to beat Falmouth 1-0.  His line: 4 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO (43 pitches/33 strikes).  Davies (.240) also served as designated hitter and went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • DH Daniel Palka (.300) was 1-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.268) went 1-for-3 with a double, an HBP and a strikeout.
  • PH/LF Kyle Wren (.274) was 0-for-1 with a sacrifice bunt and a strikeout.

Florida Collegiate Summer League

  • 3B Alex Cruz (.333) was 2-for-5 with a two-run single and two strikeouts.
  • DH Zane Evans (.289) went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts.

New England Collegiate Baseball League

  • 1B Paul Kronenfeld walked in his only plate appearance off the bench in the NECBL All-Star Game.

Valley League

  • PH/CF Sam Dove (.357) drew a pinch-hit walk.

 


Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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July 27, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.309) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • LHP Bruce Chen took the loss as Boston beat Kansas City 12-5.  His line: (L,5-4) 4 IP, 10 H, 10 R, 10 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO, 3 HR.
  • Yankees’ DH Mark Teixeira (.243) went 0-for-3 with a walk.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.262) was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Alumni In Japan

  • RF Matt Murton (.322) went 1-for-5.  In the process, Murton became the first player in the Central League to reach the 100 hit mark this season.

Alumni In The Minors

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.227) was 1-for-2.
  • 1B Chase Burnette (.230) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.287) was 0-for-2 with two walks.
  • RHP Jacob Esch recorded his first professional win while facing seven batters in relief as the Gulf Coast League Marlins scored a run in the bottom of the ninth to edge the GCL Cardinals 3-2.  His line: (W,1-0) 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
  • DH Michael Fisher (.259) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.317) was 0-for-3 with a walk, a sacrifice and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Chris Hicks faced four batters in relief for Class AA Corpus Christi.  His line: (BS,1) 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 1 HR.

    Deck McGuire

  • 1B Wes Hodges (.302) went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI.
  • RHP Kevin Jacob worked to six batters in relief.  His line: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 1 SO, 1 WP.
  • RHP Deck McGuire went the distance in his Class AA debut as New Hampshire beat New Britain 17-3 in the second game of an Eastern League doubleheader. His line: (W,1-0) 7 IP, 9 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO, 1 HR, 3 WP. See story.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.273) was 1-for-2 with a double and two walks.
  • CF Eric Patterson (.207) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • LF Danny Payne (.289) was 0-for-4 with a walk and three strikeouts.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.299) went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly.


Summer Ball: Tuesday Action

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July 26, 2011 action

Cape Cod Baseball League

  • DH Jake Davies (.250) went 1-for-3 with a walk.  Davies grounded out, singled and walk in three trips to the plate against Matt Grimes.
  • RHP Matt Grimes took the loss as Harwich beat Wareham 6-2.  His line: (L,0-2) 4.2 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO, 1 WP (79 pitches/48 strikes).
  • SS Mott Hyde (.151) was 1-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base and a strikeout.
  • 1B Daniel Palka (.299) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.267) was 2-for-4 with a double.
  • LF Kyle Wren (.276) went 2-for-5 including a strikeout.

Florida Collegiate Summer League

  • DH Alex Cruz (.329) was 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.
  • 1B Zane Evans (.308) extended his hitting streak to seven games while going 2-for-3.

Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League

Dusty Isaacs

  • RHP Dusty Isaacs got the win as Hamilton beat Cincinnati 10-3 in the second game of a doubleheader. His line: (W,5-1)  7 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 6 SO (104 pitches/68 strikes).

New England Collegiate Baseball League

  • 3B Chase Butler (.264) was 3-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, a stolen base and a strikeout.
  • RF Paul Kronenfeld (.234) went 1-for-2 with a walk.

Sunbelt Baseball League

  • LF Evan Martin went 1-for-3 with an HBP.

Valley League

  • 2B Sam Dove (.357) was 1-for-3 with two walks.
  • 2B Chris Triplett (.282) went 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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July 26, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

Mark Teixeira

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.313) was 1-for-4 with a double.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.245) went 2-for-4 with a solo home run (28).
  • Red Sox’ C Jason Varitek (.235) was 1-for-5 with a solo home run (6) and two strikeouts.  Varitek struck out in his only at-bat against Blake Wood.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.262) snapped an 0-for-13 slump while going 1-for-4 with a walk.
  • Royals’ RHP Blake Wood worked to 13 batters in relief.  His line: 2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO, 1 HBP.

Alumni In Japan

  • RF Matt Murton (.324) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout.

Alumni In The Minors

  • Brandon Boggs (.224) struck out as a pinch-hitter.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.325) was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, a stolen base (9) and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson took the loss as Jacksonville beat Carolina 6-4 in the second game of a Southern League doubleheader.  His line: (L,2-7) 3 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR.  Gustafson also struck out in his only at-bat.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.289) went 2-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Andrew Kown was not involved in decision as Salt Lake scored six runs in the eighth to top Fresno 10-4.  His line: 6 IP, 10 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 6 SO, 1 HR.
  • C Cole Leonida (.246) was 2-for-4 with a solo homer (2) and two strikeouts.
  • Luke Murton (.272) popped out as a a pinch-hitter.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.208) went 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • CF Eric Patterson (.218) was 2-for-4 with a double.
  • 1B Tony Plagman (.259) went 1-for-5 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Mark Pope earned his first professional win while facing 12 batters in relief as Eugene beat Everett 6-2.  His line: (W,1-0) 3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO.

    “It felt good,” Pope told the Oregon Daily Emerald. “It’s still something I’m trying to get in the rhythm of, getting out here in Eugene with the new team and playing pro ball and everything. It’s definitely been an adjustment for me, but tonight felt really good for the first time.”