Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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May 30, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Mets’ RF Marlon Byrd (.244) went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer (6), and a strikeout.
  • Marlins’ 2B Derek Dietrich (.229) was 1-for-3 with a walk.
  • Tyler Greene (.235) drew a pinch-hit walk for the White Sox.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.240) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout.

Marlon Byrd

Marlon Byrd

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • CF Charlie Blackmon (.325) was 0-for-4 in his first game back at Class AAA Colorado Springs.
  • C Cole Leonida (.214) went 1-for-4 including a solo home run (3) and two strikeouts.
  • RF Brandon Miller (.251) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • DH Luke Murton (.197) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • LF Micah Owings (.276) was 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI.
  • 1B Mark Teixeira (.200) went 1-for-3 while playing seven innings in the field in the final game of his rehab stint with Class AA Trenton.

Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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May 29, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ OF Charlie Blackmon was optioned to Class AAA Colorado Springs.
  • Mets’ RF Marlon Byrd (.244) went 2-for-5 with an RBI ground ball, a solo home run (5), and a strikeout.
  • Marlins’ 2B Derek Dietrich (.224) was 0-for-4.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.244) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout.

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.359) extended his hitting streak to six games by going 2-for-4 with a strikeout.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.255) extended his hitting streak to six games by going 3-for-5 with a solo home run (7).
  • LHP Jed Bradley was not involved in the decision as Clearwater outlasted Brevard County 5-4 in a 10-inning contest.  His line: 6 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 SO, 1 HR.
  • RHP Brandon Cumpton took the loss as Pawtucket topped Indianapolis 8-2.  His line: (L, 4-3) 5 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR, 1 HBP (97 pitches/59 strikes).
  • RHP Jacob Esch got the win in relief as Jupiter beat St. Lucie 4-1.  His line: (W, 1-2) 4 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO.
  • LHP Lee Hyde picked up the win after facing four batters in relief as Pensacola blanked Jacksonville 1-0 in the second game of a Southern League doubleheader.  His line: (W,2-4) 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO.
  • RF Brandon Miller (.257) went 2-for-4 with an RBI double, a triple, a walk, and a strikeout.
  • DH Luke Murton (.208) came off the disabled list and went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • Micah Owings (.264) struck out as a pinch-hitter.
  • 1B Mark Teixeira popped out, walked, and struck out swinging while playing seven innings in the field in his first rehab outing for the Yankees’ Class AA affiliate in Trenton, N.J.  See story.

Mark Teixeira

Mark Teixeira

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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May 28, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Mets’ RF Marlon Byrd (.238) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • Marlins’ 2B Derek Dietrich (.238) was 1-for-4 with an RBI triple.
  • White Sox’ 2B Tyler Greene (.231) struck out in his only at bat.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.244) went 1-for-4 with an RBI double.

Derek Dietrich

Derek Dietrich

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.356) extended his hitting streak to five games by going 1-for-4 with an RBI double.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • RHP Tim Gustafson took the loss as Midland trounced Tulsa 10-1.  His line: (L,2-4) 4.1 IP, 12 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 WP.
  • LHP Lee Hyde faced five batters in relief. His line: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
  • RF Brandon Miller (.251) went 2-for-3 with two doubles and a walk.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.127) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • PH/LF Micah Owings (.265) went 1-for-2 with a pinch-hit RBI single.

Alumni In The Pros: Monday Action

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May 27, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.240) went 2-for-3 with a stolen base (1).
  • Royals’ LHP Bruce Chen faced nine batters in relief.  His line: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB (1 IBB), 2 SO.
  • Marlins’ 2B Derek Dietrich (.237) was 1-for-3 with two HBPs.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.244) went 2-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and a walk.

Charlie Blackmon

Charlie Blackmon

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.243) extended his hitting streak to five games by going 3-for-4.
  • RF Brandon Miller (.244) went 1-for-5 with a double.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.136) was 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • LF Micah Owings (.262) had a single and three strikeouts.

Alumni In The Pros: Sunday Action

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May 26, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.182) struck out twice.
  • Mets’ RF Marlon Byrd (.244) went 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • Royals’ LHP Bruce Chen gave up hits to both batters he faced in relief.
  • Marlins’ 2B Derek Dietrich (.232) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.236) went 4-for-5 with three doubles, three RBI, and a stolen base (1).  See story.

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.358) went 2-for-4 with an RBI single and a strikeout.

Brandon Boggs

Brandon Boggs

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.229) was 2-for-5 with a solo home run (6).
  • LHP Lee Hyde faced five batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO, 1 HBP.
  • RHP Deck McGuire took the loss as New Britain beat New Hampshire 11-4.  His line: (L,2-5) 5+ IP, 9 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO, 1 WP.
  • RF Brandon Miller (.246) went 0-for-3 with a two walks and a strikeout.
  • PH/C Mike Nickeas (.125) did not have an official at bat.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson worked to nine batters in relief.  His line: 1.1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO.

Alumni In The Pros: Saturday Action

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May 25, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Charlie Blackmon was announced as a pinch-hitter but did not bat for the Rockies.
  • Mets’ RF Marlon Byrd (.248) went 0-for-5 with a strikeout.
  • Marlins’ 2B Derek Dietrich (.250) was 1-for-4 with a game-tying solo home run (3) in the top of the ninth along with a strikeout.

Derek Dietrich

Derek Dietrich

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.355) went 1-for-4 with a walk, a strikeout, and a game-tying single in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.222) was 1-for-4 with an RBI single.
  • C Cole Leonida (.212) went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly.
  • RF Brandon Miller (.250) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • DH Micah Owings (.262) struck out three times to go with an HBP.

Alumni In The Pros: Friday Action

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May 24, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Mets’ RF Marlon Byrd (.259) went 1-for-4 with an RBI single and three strikeouts.
  • Marlins’ 2B Derek Dietrich (.250) was 1-for-5 with a two-run homer (2) and two strikeouts.
  • Tyler Greene pinch-ran and came around to score the winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning for the White Sox.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.219) went 0-for-4 with a walk.

Derek Dietrich

Derek Dietrich

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • DH Brandon Boggs (.221) went 2-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • RF Brandon Miller (.256) extended his hitting streak to eight games by going 2-for-5 with an RBI single and a strikeout.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.125) was 1-for-3
  • LF Micah Owings (.268) went 0-for-2 with two walks and a strikeout.

Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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May 23, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.224) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.357) went 4-for-5 with two RBI and a stolen base.  See story.

Matt Murton

Matt Murton

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Micah Owings

Micah Owings

  • DH Brandon Boggs (.211) was 1-for-3 with a game-deciding two-run homer (5) and a walk.  See story.
  • LHP Jed Bradley took the loss as Palm Beach topped Brevard County 9-5.  His line: (L,3-2) 2.2 IP, 8 H, 8 R, 8 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR.
  • RHP Brandon Cumpton got the win as Indianapolis beat Buffalo 7-3.  His line: (W,4-2) 5 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR (95 pitches/60 strikes).
  • RHP Tim Gustafson was not involved in the decision as Tulsa edged Midland 7-6. His line: 6 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO, 3 HR.
  • LHP Lee Hyde retired the only batter he faced in relief.
  • RF Brandon Miller (.252) extended his hitting streak to seven games by going 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI ground out, and a strikeout.
  • DH Micah Owings (.272) was 2-for-6 with a solo home run, a grand slam (5), and two strikeouts.

Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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May 22, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Charlie Blackmon played the final two innings in right field for the Rockies but did not bat.
  • Mets’ RF Marlon Byrd (.259) went 0-for-4.
  • Marlins’ 2B Derek Dietrich (.256) was 1-for-4.
  • White Sox’ 2B Tyler Greene (.250) went 1-for-
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.230) was 2-for-4 with a double, a three-run homer (7), and a strikeout.

Matt Wieters

Matt WIeters



Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.345) went 3-for-4 with a double, a solo home run (4), a walk, and a strikeout.

Matt Murton

Matt Murton



Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • RHP Jacob Esch took the loss after allowing his first earned runs of the season as Daytona beat Jupiter 8-4.  His line: (L,0-2) 2 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO.
  • RF Brandon Miller (.243) went 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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May 21, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.200) went 0-for-5 including three strikeouts.
  • LHP Bruce Chen got the win in relief as Kansas City rallied to beat Houston 7-3.  His line: (W,3-0) 1+ IP, 1 H, 0 R, o ER, 1 BB, 0 SO.
  • Marlins’ 2B Derek Dietrich (.256) was 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.
  • White Sox’ 2B Tyler Greene (.235) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.223) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.

Bruce Chen

Bruce Chen

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.208) went 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.
  • LHP Lee Hyde faced three batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO.
  • RHP Deck McGuire took the loss as Portland topped New Hampshire 5-3.  His line: (L,2-4) 6+ IP, 9 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR.
  • RF Brandon Miller (.245) went 1-for-3 with an RBI single, a sacrifice fly, and a strikeout.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.113) was 1-for-4 with a double.