Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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August 30, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Astros’ SS Tyler Greene (.226) was 1-for-4 with an opposite field solo home run (8).

Tyler Greene

Tyler Greene

Alumni In The Minors

Lee Hyde

Lee Hyde

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.262) walked twice and a struck out twice.
  • 1B Jake Davies (.250) was 1-for-3 with two strikeouts.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.267) went 2-for-5.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.283) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • LHP Lee Hyde had two strikeouts while retiring all six batters he faced in relief.
  • RHP Andrew Kown took the loss as Reno held on to beat Fresno 5-4.  His line: (L,6-8) 7 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 6 SO, 1 HBP (107 pitches/60 strikes).  Kown (.048) also went 0-for-1 with a sacrifice bunt.
  • C Cole Leonida (.193) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Luke Murton (.246) flied out as a pinch-hitter.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.349) was 3-for-3 including a double, an RBI single, and a sacrifice fly.
  • RHP Mark Pope faced 17 batters while making his fifth relief appearance in nine days.  His line: 2.2 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.304) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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August 29, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

Bruce Chen

Bruce Chen

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.150) went 1-for-3.
  • LHP Bruce Chen got the win as Kansas City blanked Detroit 1-0.  His line: (W,10-10) 8 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO, 1 HBP (100 pitches/65 strikes).  See story.
  • Astros’ SS Tyler Greene (.226) was 1-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.238) went 1-for-4 including a double.
Alumni In Japan
  • Matt Murton (.454) went 3-for-3 with a double and a walk in another “Ni-gun” game.

Alumni In The Minors

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.263) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • RHP Brandon Cumpton was not involved in the decision as Altoona scored single runs in the bottom of the eighth and ninth innings to edge Akron 2-1.  His line: 7 IP, 11 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO (105 pitches/69 strikes).
  • 1B Jake Davies (.248) walked once and struck out three times.  In his last 13 trips to the plate, Davies is 0-for-11 with two walks and six strikeouts.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.293) was 1-for-4 with an RBI double and a strikeout.
  • RHP Kevin Jacob got the win after facing eight batters in relief as Batavia beat Mahoning Valley 5-2.  His line: (W,3-1) 2.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.247) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.327) went 1-for-4 with an RBI single and a strikeout.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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August 28, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Rockies’ LF Charlie Blackmon (.135) went 2-for-4 with a double.
  • Astros’ SS Tyler Greene (.224) was 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.238) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
Alumni In Japan
  • RF Matt Murton (.368) was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI, and a strikeout while playing once again for Hanshin’s farm team.
Derek Dietrich

Derek Dietrich

Alumni In The Minors

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.265) extended his hitting streak to seven games by going 1-for-5 with an RBI single and a strikeout.
  • 1B Jake Davies (.255) was 0-for-4.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.261) went 2-for-4 with three RBI.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.294) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.248) went 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.
  • DH Tony Plagman (.231) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • DH Matt Skole (.333) went 2-for-4 with an RBI single, an RBI double, and a strikeout.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Monday Action

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August 27, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.091) went 0-for-2.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.255) was 0-for-1 with a walk before leaving the game with a strained left calf.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.238) went 1-for-2 with two walks.

Alumni In The Minors

Wes Hodges

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.266) extended his hitting streak to six games by going 1-for-4 with a walk.
  • 1B Jake Davies (.273) was 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.252) went 1-for-4.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.302) extended his hitting streak to six games while going 3-for-3 with an RBI single. a solo home run (3) off Chien-Ming Wang, and an HBP.
  • LHP Lee Hyde struck out one batter in a 1-2-3 inning of relief in his return to Class AA Trenton.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.250) went 1-for-3.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.317) was 2-for-4.
  • RHP Mark Pope and RHP Andrew Robinson were the opposing pitchers to finish up Lancaster’s 12-4 victory over Lake Elsinore.  Pope worked to 10 batters in relief.  His line: 2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 1 WP, 1 HBP.  Robinson faced four batters.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Sunday Action

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August 26, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.097) went 0-for-4.
  • Astros’ SS Tyler Greene (.227) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.256) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Alumni In Japan

  • RF Matt Murton (.333) played in his fifth “Ni-gun” game going 1-for-3.  Murton is eligible to return to the Hanshin Tigers’ active roster on Tuesday but is expected to remain at Ni-gun a bit longer.

Alumni In The Minors

Tim Gustafson

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.266) extended his hitting streak to five games by going 1-for-4.
  • 1B Jake Davies (.275) was 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.252) went 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson got the win as Louisville held on to top Toledo 4-3.  His line: (W,5-5) 6.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR, 1 HBP (100 pitches/59 strikes).
  • RHP Deck McGuire was not involved in the decision as the New Hampshire bullpen allowed four runs in the top of the ninth before the Fisher Cats recovered to beat New Britain 8-7.  His line: 6 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO, 1 HR (84 pitches/54 strikes).
  • 1B Luke Murton (.249) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.304) was 0-for-2 with a strikeout.
  • DH Tony Plagman (.233) went 1-for-4 with an RBI single.
  • RHP Mark Pope worked to four batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.318) was 2-for-4 with a two-run double and a walk.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Saturday Action

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August 25, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Charlie Blackmon came in to play right field in the final two innings of the game for the Rockies.
  • Astros’ SS Tyler Greene (.231) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.256) went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.237) was 1-for-4 with a sacrifice fly, a two-run single, and three strikeouts.  Wieters also threw out three runners.  See story.
Alumni In Japan
  • RF Matt Murton went 1-for-4 with an RBI single while playing in another minor league game.

Alumni In The Minors

Mike Nickeas

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.266) went 1-for-3 with a solo home run (9), a walk, and a strikeout.
  • 1B Jake Davies (.273) was 2-for-4.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.252) went 1-for-4 with an RBI single and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Jacob Esch was charged with the loss as Augusta blanked Greensboro 1-0..  His line: (L,1-2) 7 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO.  Esch has allowed just one run on five hits in 14 innings over his last two starts.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.283) extended his hitting streak to five games by going 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
  • RHP Andrew Kown was not involved in the decision as Reno rallied to beat Fresno 8-7 in 10 innings.  His line: 6 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO. Kown (.05) also went 0-for-1 with a sacrifice bunt.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.251) was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.315) went 2-for-2 with a sacrifice bunt.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.300) was 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Friday Action

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August 24, 2012 action

Tyler Greene

Tyler Greene

Alumni In The Majors

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.111) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Royals’ LHP Bruce Chen was not involved in the decision as Boston rallied to beat Kansas City 4-3.  His line: 6+ IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO.
  • Astros’ SS Tyler Greene (.231) was 1-for-4 with a solo home run (7) and two strikeouts.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.258) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.237) was 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and a strikeout.

Alumni In The Minors

  • LF Brandon Boggs (.266) went 1-for-3 with an RBI double, a walk, and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Brandon Cumpton took the loss as Richmond edged Altoona 2-1.  His line: (L,11-11) 6 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR, 1 HBP.  Cumpton (.118) also had a sacrifice bunt and a strikeout in two trips to the plate.
  • 1B Jake Davies (.262) was 0-for-3 with an HBP and two strikeouts.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.284) went 1-for-4 with a double.  Hodges was 0-for-3 while facing Brandon Cumpton.
  • RHP Kevin Jacob worked to 12 batters in relief.  His line: 3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 SO.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.253) was 3-for-4 with a double, a two-run triple, and a strikeout.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.288) went 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson faced seven batters in the ninth inning in a non-save situation.  His line: 1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 WP.
  • DH Matt Skole (.316) was 3-for-5 with an RBI double and a strikeout.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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August 23, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.130) went 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
  • Astros’ SS Tyler Greene (.230) was 0-for-4 with a walk and three strikeouts.
Alumni In Japan
  • RF Matt Murton went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI in another minor league game.

Alumni In The Minors

Jake Davies

Jake Davies

  • LF Brandon Boggs (.265) went 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 1B Jake Davies (.272) was 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly, three RBI, and a strikeout.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.263) had a triple and three strikeouts.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.286) went 2-for-4 with an RBI.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.249) was 1-for-3 with a walk.
  • DH Tony Plagman (.233) went 0-for-5 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • RHP Mark Pope worked to four batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 1 HR.
  • DH Matt Skole (.273) was 1-for-4 with a double and two strikeouts.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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August 22, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.105) was 0-for-5 with a strikeout.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.260) was 1-for-4 with a double and two strikeouts.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.238) was 0-for-3.

Alumni In The Minors

Matt Skole

Matt Skole

  • LF Brandon Boggs (.265) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • 1B Jake Davies (.269) was 1-for-5 with an RBI double and a strikeout.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.264) went 2-for-5 with an RBI single, a solo home run (3), and a strikeout.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.277) went 1-for-4 with a double.
  • DH Luke Murton (.248) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • DH Tony Plagman (.236) went 0-for-5 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Mark Pope faced eight batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO, 1 WP.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson was charged with the loss as Rancho Cucamonga scored a pair of unearned runs in the top of the ninth to beat Lancaster 8-7.  His line: (L,4-5) 1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 2 WP.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.276) was 3-for-5 with two doubles, two RBI, a walk, and a strikeout.  Skole also scored the game-ending run in the bottom of the 10th inning.

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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August 21, 2012 action

Alumni In The Majors

Charlie Blackmon

Charlie Blackmon

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.143) was 2-for-5 with an RBI single, a double, a stolen base, and a strikeout.
  • Astros’ SS Tyler Greene (.235) went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.260) was 1-for-2 with two walks.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.240) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout.

Alumni In Japan

  • LF Matt Murton went 1-for-2 with a walk and a two-run homer in his first game since being demoted to Hanshin’s farm team in Japan’s Western League.

Alumni In The Minors

  • LF Brandon Boggs (.265) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • 1B Jake Davies (.274) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.256) went 0-for-6 with three strikeouts.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson was not involved in the decision as Louisville lost to Columbus 10-7.  His line: 3 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 R, 4 BB, 2 SO.
  • 1B Wes Hodges (.278) went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and a walk.
  • RHP Deck McGuire suffered his Class AA-leading 15th loss as Binghamton shutout New Hampshire 1-0.  His line: (L,5-15) 5 IP, 5 H. 1 R, 0 ER, 4 BB, 2 SO.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.251) was 1-for-4.
  • LF Tony Plagman (.240) went 2-for-4 with a game-ending solo home run (13) and a strikeout.  Plagman has two or more hits in each of the last three games since returning to the starting lineup.  See story.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.208) was 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.