Alumni In The Pros: Sunday Action

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April 29, 2012 action

Matt Wieters

Alumni In The Majors
  • Red Sox’ CF Marlon Byrd (.159) went 0-for-2 with a strikeout.
  • LHP Bruce Chen took the loss as Minnesota beat Kansas City 7-3.  His line: (L,0-3) 2.2 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO.
  • Tyler Greene pinch-ran for the Cardinals and was thrown out at home plate on a double steal attempt to end the game.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.229) was 0-for-5.  Teixeira is currently in a 2-for-24 slump during which he has gone hitless in five of his last six games.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.273) went 1-for-4 including a game-tying two-run double as the Orioles scored five runs in the bottom of the ninth to topple Oakland 5-2.
Alumni In Japan
  • RF Matt Murton (.241) went 0-for-4.

Alumni In The Minors

  • CF Charlie Blackmon (.196) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • RF Brandon Boggs (.276) went 0-for-4.
  • Wes Hodges was placed on the disabled list with a quad strain.
  • C Cole Leonida (.171) struck out three times and was also hit by a pitch.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.250) went 0-for-3 with a walk.
  • RF Eric Patterson (.260) was 1-for-4 with an RBI single.
  • LF Tony Plagman (.164) went 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts. Plagman now has just one hit in his last 33 at bats.
  • RHP Mark Pope was called up to Class AAA for an emergency spot start and took the loss as Sacramento beat Tucson 11-3. After two rough innings to begin the game, Pope did settle down by retiring 10 of the last 11 batters he faced. His line: (L,0-1) 5 IP, 9 H, 8 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR. (88 pitches/53 strikes).
  • 3B Matt Skole (.324) was 0-for-4 including three strikeouts.

Alumni In The Pros: Saturday Action

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April 28, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Red Sox’ CF Marlon Byrd (.164) went 1-for-2 with a walk.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.244) was 0-for-4.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters sat out as a precaution against his flu-like symptoms.
Alumni In Japan
  • RF Matt Murton (.253) went 1-for-5 including a strikeout.
Alumni In The Minors

Andrew Kown

  • CF Charlie Blackmon (.192) was 0-for-4 including two ground outs and a fly out while facing Andrew Kown.
  • RF Brandon Boggs (.292) went 1-for-3 with an RBI triple, a walk, and a strikeout.
  • LHP Jed Bradley took the loss as Clearwater beat Brevard County 10-3.  His line: (L,2-2) 5 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO, 1 HR.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.260) was 0-for-4.
  • LHP Lee Hyde faced two batters in relief.  His line: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO.
  • RHP Andrew Kown got the win as Fresno beat Colorado Springs 3-1.   His line: (W,3-0) 7 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 1 HBP.   Kown also went 0-for-2 with strikeout at the plate.  See story.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.267) went 2-for-5 with a double.
  • RF Eric Patterson (.260) was 0-for-2 with two walks and a strikeout.
  • DH Tony Plagman (.164) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. Plagman now has just one hit in his last 30 at bats.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.343) was 1-for-5 with an RBI single and a strikeout.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Friday Action

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April 27, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

Mike Nickeas

  • Red Sox’ CF Marlon Byrd (.154) went 2-for-5 with an RBI single.
  • Cardinals’ SS Tyler Greene (.200) struck out in his only at-bat.
  • Mets’ C Mike Nickeas (.188) went 2-for-2 with an RBI single and a walk.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.257) was 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.274) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
Alumni In The Minors
  • CF Charlie Blackmon (.208) was 0-for-2 with three walks and a strikeout.
  • LF/RF Brandon Boggs (.290) went 2-for-5 with an RBI double, a walk and a strikeout.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.274) was 1-for-4 with an RBI triple.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.262) went 0-for-2 with a strikeout.
  • LHP Lee Hyde retired the only batter he faced in relief.
  • RHP Kevin Jacob took the loss in relief as West Michigan scored twice in the top of the eighth to beat Quad Cities 2-1.  His line: (L,0-1) 1.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.
  • C Cole Leonida (.184) was 0-for-5.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.250) went 0-for-3.
  • 2B Eric Patterson (.268) was 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson again struck out two batters in a 1-2-3 inning of relief.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.354) went 0-for-3 with an RBI ground out, a sacrifice fly, a walk, and a strikeout.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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April 26, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Red Sox’ CF Marlon Byrd (.113) went 1-for-4 including a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.288) was 1-for-4.
Alumni In Japan
  • RF Matt Murton (.256) went 1-for-5 with a strikeout.

Alumni In The Minors

Brandon Cumpton

  • CF Charlie Blackmon (.217) was 0-for-4.
  • RHP Brandon Cumpton earned his second straight win as Altoona beat Harrisburg 6-4.  His line: (W,2-2)  7.2 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO. Cumpton (.250) also went 1-for-2 with a double and a run scored along with a sacrifice bunt and a strikeout.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.275) was 1-for-3 with a double, an HBP, and a strikeout.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson was not involved in the decision in his first start of the season.  His line: 3 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 4 SO.  Gustafson also walked in his only plate appearance.
  • PH Wes Hodges (.270) grounded out in his only at-bat.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.270) went 1-for-4.
  • LF Tony Plagman (.175) was 1-for-5 with a strikeout.  His two-run double in the first inning snapped an 0-for-21 drought.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.371) extended his hitting streak to eight games by going 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI single, and a strikeout.

Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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April 25, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Red Sox’ CF Marlon Byrd (.125) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Padres’ RHP Micah Owings worked to 10 batters in relief.  His line: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.268) was 2-for-4 including a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.291) went 1-for-4.
Alumni In Japan
  • RF Matt Murton (.260) was 1-for-5.

Alumni In The Minors

Andrew Robinson

  • CF/RF Brandon Boggs (.281) was 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.238) snapped a five-game hitless streak by going 3-for-3 with a double and two RBI.
  • 2B Michael Fisher (.063) went 0-for-1.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.274) was 0-for-3.
  • C Cole Leonida (.212) went 1-for-7 while striking out six times.
  • RHP Deck McGuire took the loss as Binghamton beat New Hampshire 9-5.  His line: (L,1-3) 3 IP, 9 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.273) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson struck out two batters in a 1-2-3 inning of relief.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.373) extended his hitting streak to seven games while going 1-for-3 with five walks, two RBI and four runs scored.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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April 24, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Red Sox’ CF Marlon Byrd (.115) went 2-for-5.
  • Cardinals’ 2B Tyler Greene (.206) struck out in his only at-bat.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.254) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters went 1-for-3 with a solo home run (6).

Matt Wieters

Alumni In Japan
  • RF Matt Murton (.281) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout.

Alumni In The Minors

Mark Pope

  • CF Charlie Blackmon (.238) was 1-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base (2), and a strikeout.
  • RF Brandon Boggs (.279) went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.238) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.  Dietrich has now gone five games without a hit (0-for-18).
  • PH Michael Fisher (.067) grounded into a force play in his only at-bat.
  • Wes Hodges (.288) struck out as a pinch-hitter.
  • LHP Lee Hyde faced one batter in relief notching a strikeout of Tony Plagman.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.310) was 1-for-4 with an RBI single, a walk, and two strikeouts.
  • RF Eric Patterson (.269) went 1-for-6 with three strikeouts.
  • LF Tony Plagman (.172) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. Plagman is now in an 0-for-21 slump.
  • RHP Mark Pope earned his second straight win as Lake Elsinore defeated Inland Empire 16-6.  His line: (W,2-2) 5 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO, 1 WP.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.375) went 1-for-2 with a solo home run (3), a sacrifice fly, and two walks.  Skole has now homered in three straight games.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Monday Action

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April 23, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • CF Marlon Byrd (.085) went 1-for-4 in his debut with the Boston Red Sox.
  • LHP Bruce Chen took the loss as Toronto beat Kansas City 4-1.  His line: (L,0-2) 7 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO, 2 HR, 1 WP.
  • Cardinals’ 2B Tyler Greene (.212) was 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • Mets’ C Mike Nickeas (.071) went 0-for-4.
  • 1B Mark Teixeira (.270) went 0-for-4 including a strikeout.

Alumni In The Minors

Charlie Blackmon

  • CF Charlie Blackmon (.237) was 3-for-6 with a solo home run (1) and a two-run double.
  • RF Brandon Boggs (.298) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • LHP Jed Bradley allowed his first earned runs of the season but was not involved in the decision as Clearwater beat Brevard County 8-7 in 12 innings.  His line: 5 IP, 8 H, 7 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO, 1 HR, 1 HBP.
  • SS Derek Dietrich (.254) went 0-for-3 with two walks.  Dietrich has now gone four games without a hit (0-for-14).
  • 3B Michael Fisher (.071) singled in his only at-bat.
  • RHP Kevin Jacob retired six of the seven batters he faced in relief.  His line: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.
  • RHP Andrew Kown was not involved in the decision as Tacoma rallied to top Fresno 6-5.  His line: 5 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 1 WP, 2 HBP.
  • 2B Eric Patterson (.279) went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and a strikeout.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Sunday Action

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April 22, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Cardinals’ 2B Tyler Greene (.226) went 1-for-4 with a bunt single, a walk and two strikeouts.
  • Orioles’ PH/C Matt Wieters (.292) was 1-for-2 including a pinch-hit single.

Tyler Greene

Alumni In Japan
  • RF Matt Murton (.281) went 1-for-5.

Alumni In The Minors

  • CF Charlie Blackmon (.188) was 1-for-3 with a triple and a walk.
  • RF Brandon Boggs (.315) went 0-for-2 with two walks and a strikeout.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.268) was 0-for-3 with a walk.
  • 2B Michael Fisher (.000) went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice bunt.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.293) was 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • CF Eric Patterson (.276) went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly, two walks and two strikeouts.

Alumni In The Pros: Saturday Action

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April 21, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.070) was traded to the Boston Red Sox. See story.
  • Cardinals’ 2B Tyler Greene (.222) singled in his only at-bat.
  • 1B Mark Teixeira (.288) went 3-for-6 with a solo home run, a three-run homer, a two-run double, and a strikeout in the Yankees’ 15-9 comeback win in Boston.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.279) was 1-for-3 with a two-run homer (5) and an RBI ground out.

Mark Teixeira

Alumni In Japan
  • RF Matt Murton (.288) went 1-for-4 including an RBI double.

Alumni In The Minors

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.327) extended his hitting streak to five games by going 1-for-4 with a two-run double and a strikeout.
  • 2B/SS Derek Dietrich (.283) went 0-for-7 with a bases-loaded walk and four strikeouts.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson faced nine batters in relief.  His line: 2.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 1 HBP.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.320) was 3-for-4 with an RBI.
  • 2B/RF Eric Patterson (.286) went 0-for-3 with two walks and an RBI.
  • RF/LF Tony Plagman (.185) was 0-for-5 with two strikeouts.  Plagman has now gone without a hit in his last 17 at-bats.


Alumni In The Pros: Friday Action

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April 20, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.070) went 0-for-3.
  • Mets’ C Mike Nickeas (.100) was 1-for-2.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.264) went 0-for-4.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.279) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
Alumni In Japan
  • RF Matt Murton (.291) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Matt Skole

Alumni In The Minors

  • CF Charlie Blackmon (.172) was 0-for-5 with a stolen base (1).
  • Wes Hodges (.296) delivered a pinch-hit RBI single.
  • LHP Lee Hyde was credited with a win in relief as Trenton scored three runs in the bottom of the 12th inning to beat Harrisburg 6-5.  His line: (W,1-0) 2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO, 2 WP.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.238) was 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly, a walk, and a strikeout.
  • LF Eric Patterson (.302) went 2-for-5 with a double and a strikeout.  Patterson now has nine hits in his last 15 at-bats.
  • LF Tony Plagman (.204) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.370) went 4-for-4 with an RBI single, two RBI doubles, a solo home run (3) and a walk. Skole leads the South Atlantic League with 22 RBI in 15 games.