Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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August 30, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

Matt Wieters

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.295) went 1-for-5.
  • Diamondbacks’ RHP Micah Owings worked to seven batters in relief.  His line: 1.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.  Owings (.211) also struck out in his only at-bat.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.249) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.265) went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer (15), a walk and a strikeout.

Alumni In Japan

  • RF Matt Murton (.301) extended his hitting streak to eight games while going 1-for-4 with an RBI double.

Alumni In The Minors

  • 1B Chase Burnette (.204) was 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.279) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 3B Michael Fisher (.283) was 1-for-4.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.328) went 1-for-3 with a two-run double, a walk and a strikeout.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.283) was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • CF Eric Patterson (.263) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • PH/LF Danny Payne (.233) was 0-for-2 including a strikeout.
  • LF Tony Plagman (.262) went 1-for-6 with an RBI double and a strikeout.  Plagman continues to lead the Florida State League with 94 RBI.
  • LF Jeff Rowland (.242) singled twice and struck out twice.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.290) was 1-for-5 with an RBI single.

 


Alumni In The Pros: Monday Action

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August 29, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

Blake Wood

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.296) went 1-for-5 with an RBI single and two strikeouts.
  • Mets’ C Mike Nickeas (.222) was 1-for-4 with an RBI single and a strikeout.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.251) was 1-for-4 with an RBI double and two strikeouts.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.263) went 0-for-3 with a walk.
  • RHP Blake Wood faced the final six batters of the game to earn his first MLB save as Kansas City beat Detroit 9-5.  His line: (S,1) 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO.

Alumni In The Minors

  • LF Brandon Boggs (.22o) was 1-for-3 with a two-run homer (9) and a strikeout.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.281) went 1-for-3 with an RBI double and a bases-loaded walk.
  • 3B Michael Fisher (.283) was 2-for-4 with a walk, an RBI single, a stolen base (4) and a strikeout.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.328) went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice bunt, a stolen base (18) and a strikeout.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.288) was 0-for-5 with two strikeouts.
  • CF Eric Patterson (.269) went 1-for-4 with an RBI double.
  • DH Tony Plagman (.263) was 1-for-3 with a double and a walk.
  • LF Jeff Rowland (.237) went 2-for-2 including a triple.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.291) was 1-for-5 with a two-run double and a strikeout.

 


Alumni In The Pros: Sunday Action

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August 28, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

Bruce Chen

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.298) went 1-for-2 with two walks.
  • LHP Bruce Chen got his fifth straight win as Kansas City edged Cleveland 2-1.  His line: (W,10-5) 7.1 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO.  See story.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.251) was 5-for-8 with a double, a walk and a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.265) went 0-for-3.

Alumni In Japan

  • RF Matt Murton (.302) extended his hitting streak to seven games while going 1-for-4.

Alumni In The Minors

  • Brandon Boggs (.219) lined out as a pinch-hitter.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.281) went 0-for-3 with an HBP and a strikeout.  Dietrich is just 1-for-17 while striking out ten times over his last four games.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.328) was 1-for-5 with a double, a stolen base (17) and a strikeout.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson faced nine batters in relief.  His line: 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO, 2 WP.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.294) went 1-for-4 with an RBI single and a strikeout.
  • CF Eric Patterson (.270) was 1-for-4 with an RBI double.
  • LF Tony Plagman (.263) was 1-for-4 with an RBI double, a walk and a strikeout.
  • LF Jeff Rowland (.231) went 1-for-3.

 


Alumni In The Pros: Saturday Action

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August 27, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

Jason Varitek

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.297) went 3-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Red Sox’ C Jason Varitek (.234) was 2-for-4 with a two-run homer (9) and an RBI single.
  • Royals’ RHP Blake Wood faced four batters in relief.  His line: 0.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.

Alumni In The Minors

  • LF Brandon Boggs (.220) was o-for-2 including an intentional walk.
  • 1B Chase Burnette (.202) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Jacob Esch faced nine batters in relief.  His line: 2.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO.
  • PH/2B Michael Fisher (.278) went 0-for-1 with a walk.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.330) was 1-for-2 with three walks and a strikeout.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.295) went 1-for-2 with two walks and a strikeout.
  • LHP Lee Hyde worked to four batters in relief and turned in two strikeouts and two walks.
  • RHP Kevin Jacob got credit for his first professional win after facing six batters in relief as Batavia beat Auburn 7-5.  His line: (BS,1) (W,1-1) 1 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.278) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • CF Eric Patterson (.270) was 3-for-7 including a game-ending RBI single in the bottom of the 15th inning.
  • LF Danny Payne (.234) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.  Payne is just 1-for-30 with 17 strikeouts over his last nine games.
  • DH Tony Plagman (.263) was 1-for-4 with an RBI double and a strikeout.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.293) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run (5) and a walk.  Skole struck out swinging in his only at-bat against Kevin Jacob.

 


Alumni In The Pros: Friday Action

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August 26, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

Matt Wieters

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.291) went 1-for-4.
  • Diamondbacks’ RHP Micah Owings worked two five batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.244) was 0-for-3 including a sacrifice fly.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.267) extended his hitting streak and RBI streak to seven games by going 2-for-4 with a double and a three-run homer (14).
  • Royals’ RHP Blake Wood faced five batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO.

Alumni In Japan

  • RF Matt Murton (.303) extended his hitting streak to six games while going 4-for-5 with a double and three RBI.

Alumni In The Minors

Brandon Cumpton

  • 1B Chase Burnette (.209) went 2-for-4.
  • RHP Brandon Cumpton got the win as Bradenton beat St. Lucie 3-1 in the opening game of a Florida State League doubleheader.  His line: (W,3-3) 6 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB (1 IBB), 1 SO, 1 HBP.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.283) was 0-for-5 with three strikeouts.  Dietrich is just 1-for-14 while striking out nine times over his last three games.
  • 3B Michael Fisher (.280) went 0-for-3.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.329) was 0-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Chris Hicks faced five batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 IBB, 0 SO.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.293) went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and a strikeout.
  • CF Eric Patterson (.262) was 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly.
  • LF Danny Payne (.238) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.  Payne grounded out and was called out on strikes in two at-bats against Andrew Robinson.  Payne is just 1-for-26 with 15 strikeouts over his last eight games.
  • DH Tony Plagman (.263) was 1-for-4 with a walk, an RBI single and a strikeout.
  • RHP Mark Pope faced the minimum nine batters in his regularly scheduled three-inning relief appearance to get the win as Eugene shutout Spokane 1-0.  His line: (W,2-1) 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO.  See story.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson earned his second straight win as Lancaster topped Lake Elsinore 9-3.  His line: (W,7-9) 5.1 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO, 1 WP.
  • LF Jeff Rowland (.229) went 0-for-4.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.294) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.

 


Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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August 25, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

Marlon Byrd

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.292) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run (7).
  • RHP Micah Owings closed out Arizona’s 8-1 win at Washington by striking out one batter in a 1-2-3 inning of work.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.246) was 0-for-4 with a two walks and two RBI.

Alumni In Japan

  • RF Matt Murton (.296) went 2-for-5.

Alumni In The Minors

  • Brandon Boggs (.221) struck out as a pinch-hitter.
  • PH/1B Chase Burnette (.195) went 0-for-1 with a walk.
  • DH Derek Dietrich (.286) was 0-for-5 with an RBI ground out and three strikeouts.
  • RHP Jacob Esch struck out one batter in a 1-2-3 inning of relief.
  • 3B/1B Michael Fisher (.285) went 0-for-4.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.333) was 0-for-2 with three walks and a strikeout.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson allowed just one hit while retiring six of the seven batters he faced in relief.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.290) went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly and a walk.
  • LHP Lee Hyde worked to three batters in relief.  His line: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.281) was 1-for-4 with an RBI single and a strikeout.
  • CF Eric Patterson (.261) went 0-for-6.
  • 1B/LF Tony Plagman (.263) was 0-for-5 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • PR/RF/LF Jeff Rowland (.232) went 0-for-1.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.297) was 2-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.

 


Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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August 24, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

Matt Wieters

  • Marlon Byrd entered the game in the top of the ninth inning to play CF for the Cubs.
  • C Mike Nickeas was recalled to the Majors by the New York Mets.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.248) went 1-for-5 with a solo home run (35) and a strikeout.
  • Red Sox’ C Jason Varitek (.229) was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.264) extended his hitting streak to six games by going 2-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI.
  • Royals’ RHP Blake Wood worked a 1-2-3 inning in relief.

Alumni In Japan

  • RF Matt Murton (.295) went 1-for-3 with a strikeout.

Alumni In The Minors

  • LF Brandon Boggs (.222) was 0-for-4.
  • 1B Chase Burnette (.198) went 0-for-3 with two walks, a stolen base (1) and a strikeout.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.289) was 1-for-4 with a double and three strikeouts.
  • 3B Michael Fisher (.292) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.336) was 1-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base (16) and two strikeouts.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.292) went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly and a walk.
  • RHP Kevin Jacob faced five batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.281) was 1-for-6 with a strikeout.
  • RF/CF Danny Payne (.242) was 0-for-5 with two strikeouts.  Payne is just 1-for-17 on the current road trip.
  • CF Eric Patterson (.273) returned from a two-week stint on the disabled list and went 1-for-3 with two walks and a stolen base (3).
  • LF Jeff Rowland (.233) went 0-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.293) was 0-for-3 with two walks and a strikeout.

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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August 23, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

Bruce Chen

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.292) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • LHP Bruce Chen matched his career-high with nine strikeouts as Kansas City beat Toronto 6-4.  His line: (W,9-5) 7.2 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 9 SO, 1 HR.  See story.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.248) was 0-for-5 with a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.263) had an RBI double and four walks.

Alumni In Japan

  • RF Matt Murton (.295) went 2-for-5.

Alumni In The Minors

Matt Skole

  • LF Brandon Boggs (.226) was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • 1B Chase Burnette (.205) went 0-for-3.
  • DH Derek Dietrich (.290) was 2-for-5 with an RBI.
  • 3B Michael Fisher (.293) went 1-for-3 with a stolen base (3).
  • SS Tyler Greene (.338) was 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.295) went 1-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • Mike Nickeas came off the bench to catch the bottom of the eighth inning.
  • RF Danny Payne (.247) was 0-for-2 with a walk, a stolen base (9) and a strikeout.
  • DH Tony Plagman (.266) went 2-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.297) extended his hitting streak to seven games by going 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI.

 



Alumni In The Pros: Monday Action

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August 22, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.296) went 1-for-5 with a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.261) was 1-for-4 with a solo home run (13).

Alumni In The Minors

Tyler Greene

  • LF Brandon Boggs (.226) snapped an o-for-14 slump with a bunt single while going 1-for-5 with two strikeouts.
  • 1B Chase Burnette (.212) went 2-for-3 with a double and a strikeout.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.288) was 0-for-3 with two HBPs and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Jacob Esch took the loss while facing seven batters in relief as Williamsport rallied to beat Jamestown 2-1.  His line: (L,0-1) 1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.
  • 3B Michael Fisher (.294) went 1-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.340) was 2-for-4 with two homers (14), three RBI and a walk.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.294) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.214) was 0-for-4.
  • RF Danny Payne (.249) was 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and two strikeouts.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.293) was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.

 
 


Alumni In The Pros: Sunday Action

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August 21, 2011 action

Alumni In The Majors

Jason Varitek

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.297) went 0-for-4.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.251) was 1-for-3 with a solo home run (34) and a walk.
  • Red Sox’ C Jason Varitek (.228) went 1-for-4 with an RBI triple (1) and two strikeouts.  It was ‘Tek’s first triple since the 2007 season.
  • Orioles’ 1B Matt Wieters (.261) was 1-for-4 with a solo home run (12) and a strikeout.  It was the first time that Wieters had played first base since his days at Tech.

Alumni In Japan

  • RF Matt Murton (.293) went 1-for-5.

Alumni In The Minors

  • 1B Chase Burnette (.195) went 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
  • RHP Brandon Cumpton was not involved in the decision as St. Lucie scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat Bradenton 4-3 in the second game of a Florida State League doubleheader.  His line: 5 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.290) went 0-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.337) was 3-for-5 with a double, a three-run triple and an RBI single.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson earned a save as Carolina shutout Jacksonville 2-0.  His line: (S,3) 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO.
  • RHP Chris Hicks faced three batters in relief.  His line: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO, 1 WP.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.300) went 1-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.283) was 1-for-3 with a double and a walk.
  • LF Danny Payne (.252) went 1-for-2.
  • LF Tony Plagman (.264) was 2-for-4.
  • RHP Mark Pope worked to 14 batters during his usual three-inning relief appearance.  His line: 3 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR.
  • CF Jeff Rowland (.238) went 0-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.294) was 1-for-3 with a two-run single, a walk and a strikeout.