Alumni In The Pros: Friday Action

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August 30, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

Charlie Blackmon

Charlie Blackmon

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.274) went 3-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Pirates’ RF Marlon Byrd (,284) was 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
  • Matt Wieters (.226) popped out as a pinch-hitter for the Orioles.

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.307) extended his hitting streak to eight games while going 1-for-4 with a strikeout.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.234) went 1-for-4.
  • 1B Jake Davies was 1-for-4 with a double in the first game of the GCL playoffs.
  • 2B Sam Dove (.203) went 3-for-4 with a two-run double.
  • RHP Buck Farmer took the loss as Lowell beat Connecticut 3-1.  His line: (L,0-3) 3 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO.
  • RHP Deck McGuire took a no-hitter into the sixth inning but still ended up with a loss as Binghamton blanked New Hampshire 3-0.  His line: (L,9-10) 6.2 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 4 BB (1 IBB), 7 SO, 1 WP (102 pitches/61 strikes).
  • 1B Luke Murton (.252) went 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts before being ejected from the game in the eighth inning.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.164) was 0-for-2 with three walks.
  • LF Micah Owings (.143) went 3-for-4 with an RBI.
  • 1B Daniel Palka (.344) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • 2B Eric Patterson (.213) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.210) was 1-for-5 with two strikeouts.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.328) extended his hitting streak to six games by going 2-for-5 with a solo home run (2), an RBI single, and two strikeouts.

Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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August 29, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Pirates’ RF Marlon Byrd (,284) went 1-for-4.
  • LHP Bruce Chen got the win as Kansas City beat Minnesota 3-1.  His line: (W,6-2) 5.2 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR (93 pitches/60 strikes).
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.227) was 0-for-4.

Bruce Chen

Bruce Chen


Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.307) extended his hitting streak to seven games while going 1-for-4 with a solo home run (13) and a strikeout.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Brandon Boggs

Brandon Boggs

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.234) went 2-for-5 with an ground-rule RBI double and a strikeout.
  • 1B Jake Davies (.216) was 0-for-1.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.271) had an RBI single in his only at bat.  Dietrich would eventually leave the game after injuring his back while coming around to score.
  • 2B Tyler Greene (.243) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • C Cole Leonida (.225) struck out in his only at bat.
  • LF Brandon Miller (.302) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.255) went 1-for-4 with a double, a walk, and a strikeout.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.166) was 0-for-1 with a walk.
  • DH Micah Owings (.065) went 1-for-4.
  • 1B Daniel Palka (.357) was 2-for-4 with an RBI double, an RBI single, a walk, and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson set down all six batters he faced in relief.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.210) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • RHP Blake Wood worked to four batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.326) extended his hitting streak to five games by going 2-for-4 with a walk and a stolen base (32).

Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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August 28, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.260) struck out four times.
  • RF Marlon Byrd (,284) went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer (22) and two strikeouts in his first game with the Pirates.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.229) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.

Marlon Byrd

Marlon Byrd

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.308) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run (12) and a strikeout.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Sam Dove

Sam Dove

  • RHP Luke Bard worked a 1-2-3 ninth inning to close out Elizabethton’s 5-1 victory over Pulaski.
  • RHP Brandon Cumpton did not figure in the decision as Indianapolis scored an unearned run in the top of the 10th inning to beat Toledo 1-0.  His line: 7 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO (95 pitches/59 strikes).
  • 1B Jake Davies (.218) was 0-for-3 with a walk, and a strikeout.
  • 1B Sam Dove (.169) went 1-for-5 including a solo home run — his first as a pro — and two strikeouts.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.243) was 0-for-3 with an HBP and a strikeout.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson took the loss as Northwest Arkansas beat Tulsa 6-4.  His line: (L,6-12) 6.2 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 4 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR (103 pitches/64 strikes).
  • C Cole Leonida (.225) struck out in his only at bat.
  • LF Brandon Miller (.315) was 0-for-5 with a strikeout.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.255) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.167) was 1-for-3 with a double and a walk.
  • 1B Daniel Palka (.333) was 3-for-5 with a two-run homer (2), a triple, and a strikeout.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.214) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.323) went 3-for-4 with a walk, an RBI single, a double, and a stolen base (31).

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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August 27, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.269) went 1-for-3 with an RBI double and a walk.
  • Marlon Byrd was traded from the New York Mets to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.231) was 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.308) went 1-for-3 with a walk.

Brandon Thomas

Brandon Thomas

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • CF Brandon Boggs (.232) was 1-for-6 with a strikeout.
  • 1B Jake Davies (.223) went 1-for-3 with an RBI double, a walk, and a strikeout.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.258) was 3-for-4 with a two-run homer (11), an RBI single, and a strikeout.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.259) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Eric Patterson (.222) popped out as a pinch-hitter.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.218) was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and a strikeout.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.313) went 2-for-3 with a triple, a sacrifice bunt, a walk, and an RBI ground out.

Alumni In The Pros: Monday Action

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August 26, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.266) was 1-for-3 with a solo home run (4) and an RBI fielder’s choice.
  • Mets’ RF Marlon Byrd (.285) went 2-for-4 with a double.

Charlie Blackmon

Charlie Blackmon


Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Jacob Esch

Jacob Esch

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.233) was 0-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base (4), and two strikeouts.
  • 1B Jake Davies (.220) went 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.258) was 3-for-5 with an RBI single, a three-run homer (10), and a strikeout.
  • 2B Sam Dove (.167) went 0-for-1.
  • RHP Jacob Esch recorded his first win since May 29 as Jupiter beat Bradenton 4-1.  His line: (W,2-9) 6 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 SO.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.246) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • LHP Lee Hyde struck out one batter in a 1-2-3 inning of relief.
  • C Cole Leonida (.229) was 1-for-3.
  • LF Brandon Miller (.333) went 1-for-3 with an RBI single and a strikeout.
  • C Mike Nickeas (.164) went 0-for-2 with a strikeout.
  • 1B Daniel Palka (.263) was 1-for-4 with an RBI triple and a strikeout.
  • LF Eric Patterson (.225) struck out three times.
  • RHP Blake Wood worked to five batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO.

Alumni In The Pros: Sunday Action

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August 25, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF/LF Charlie Blackmon (.264) was 1-for-4.
  • Mets’ RF Marlon Byrd (.283) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.233) was 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and a strikeout.

Charlie Blackmon

Charlie Blackmon


Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.308) went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and a strikeout.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • RHP Luke Bard struck out one batter during a 1-2-3 inning of relief.
  • RF Brandon Boggs (.234) was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.250) was 2-for-4 with a double.
  • Tyler Greene came into the game in the 11th inning to play third base for an inning.
  • LHP Lee Hyde faced three batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R,0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO.
  • Deck McGuire

    Deck McGuire

    RHP Deck McGuire took a perfect game into the seventh inning en route to his fourth win in his last five starts as New Hampshire beat Reading 7-3.  His line: (W,9-9) 7 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 SO (95 pitches/62 strikes).  See story.
  • RF Brandon Miller (.333) went 1-for-3 with an RBI single and a walk.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.263) was 1-for-5 with an RBI single and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Micah Owings notched one strikeout while retiring all three batters he faced in relief.  Owings (.037) also struck out in his only at bat.
  • 1B Daniel Palka (.267) was 2-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • LF Eric Patterson (.233) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson protected a one-run lead for the final three innings to earn his third save as Corpus Christi edged San Antonio 3-2.  His line: (S,3) 3 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO (37 pitches/28 strikes).
  • LF Brandon Thomas (.211) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.307) was 1-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base (30), and a strikeout.

Alumni In The Pros: Saturday Action

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August 24, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Mets’ RF Marlon Byrd (.285) went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.234) was 0-for-4.

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.306) went 2-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • Luke Murton

    Luke Murton

    RF Brandon Boggs (.237) was 1-for-3 with a double, two walks and a stolen base (3).
  • 1B Jake Davies (.219) went 1-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.245) was 0-for-3.
  • 1B Sam Dove (.169) went 1-for-4.
  • C Cole Leonida (.227) was 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.
  • LF Brandon Miller (.343) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.264) was 2-for-6 with a two-run homer (6).
  • LF Micah Owings (.038) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • DH Daniel Palka (.182) walked once and struck out three times.
  • Eric Patterson (.232) grounded into a double play in a pinch-hitting appearance.
  • LF Brandon Thomas (.215) went 2-for-4.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.307) was 1-for-3 with a walk and two stolen bases (29).

 

Alumni In The Pros: Friday Action

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August 23, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ LF/RF Charlie Blackmon (.265) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Mets’ RF Marlon Byrd (.288) extended his hitting streak to five games by going 2-for-4 with an RBI single, a double, and two strikeouts.
  • LHP Bruce Chen was the losing pitcher as Washington outscored Kansas City 11-10.  His line: (L,5-2) 3.2 IP, 6 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 5 BB, 2 SO (95 pitches/62 strikes).
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.237) was 2-for-4.

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.305) went 1-for-5 with a double.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Derek Dietrich

Derek Dietrich

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.236) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Brandon Cumpton was not involved in the decision as Indianapolis rallied for six runs in the top of the ninth to defeat Rochester 7-6.  His line: 3.1 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO (92 pitches/55 strikes).
  • 1B Jake Davies (.218) went 0-for-3.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.249) was 3-for-5 with a double, a two-run homer (9), and a strikeout.
  • RHP Buck Farmer turned in three no-hit innings as starting pitcher for the Connecticut Tigers.  His line: 3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.246) went 3-for-4.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson took the loss as Arkansas held off Tulsa 7-6.  His line: (L,6-11) 5 IP, 4 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO, 3 HR, 1 HBP (93 pitches/52 strikes).
  • C Cole Leonida (.231) was 0-for-4 with a walk.
  • RF Brandon Miller (.346) went 0-for-5 including a strikeout.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.263) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • LF Micah Owings (.045) snapped an 0-for-19 drought while going 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 1B Daniel Palka (.250) went 1-for-2 with two walks and an RBI.
  • CF Eric Patterson (.235) was 2-for-5 with a strikeout.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.210) went 1-for-4 with a bases-loaded walk, an RBI single, and a strikeout.

 

Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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August 22, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ LF Charlie Blackmon came in defensively for the last two innings but did not bat.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Daniel Palka

Daniel Palka

  • RHP Luke Bard was awarded his first professional win in relief as Elizabethton beat Pulaski 6-3.  His line: (W,1-0) 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO.
  • RF Brandon Boggs (.236) was 0-for-3 including a strikeout.  Boggs walked in his only time up against Blake Wood.
  • 1B Jake Davies (.224) went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts.
  • 2B Sam Dove (.164) was 0-for-3 including a bases-loaded walk.
  • C Zane Evans (.352) extended his hitting streak to eight games by going 1-for-2 with a strikeout.
  • SS Tyler Greene (.237) went 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.  Greene flied out to right field against Blake Wood.
  • LHP Lee Hyde struck out one batter in a 1-2-3 inning of relief.
  • RF Brandon Miller (.370) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.266) was 2-for-4 with a walk and a stolen base (4).
  • C Mike Nickeas (.166) went 1-for-3 with a double and a strikeout.
  • Micah Owings (.000) laid down a sacrifice bunt as a pinch-hitter.
  • 1B Daniel Palka (.167) went 1-for-2 with a solo home run, a sacrifice fly, two walks, and a strikeout.
  • LF Eric Patterson (.224) was 3-for-4 with a double.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.209) went 1-for-5 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Blake Wood was credited with a win in relief as Columbus topped Gwinnett 11-4.  His line: (W,2-0) 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO (27 pitches/12 strikes).
  • CF Kyle Wren (.306) was 0-for-4 with a walk.

Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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August 21, 2013 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ PH/LF Charlie Blackmon (.265) was hit by a pitch in his only at bat.
  • Mets’ RF Marlon Byrd (.286) went 1-for-5 with two strikeouts.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.234) was 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly.

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.307) went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, a two-run homer, and a strikeout.  It was the first two-homer game of Murton’s career in Japan.

Matt Murton

Matt Murton


Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • DH Jake Davies (.235) went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.
  • 2B Derek Dietrich (.240) was 1-for-2 with two walks.
  • C Zane Evans (.350) went 3-for-4 with a walk and an RBI.
  • LF Brandon Miller (.377) went 1-for-2 with a triple.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.262) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Micah Owings (.000) struck out as a pinch-hitter.
  • DH Daniel Palka went 0-for-4 with a strikeout in his first game playing for the Hillsboro Hops of the Northwest League.
  • LF Eric Patterson (.194) was 0-for-3.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson retired six of the seven batters he faced in relief.   His line: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO (31 pitches/22 strikes).
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.209) went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer (6) and a strikeout.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.314) was 1-for-5 with a stolen base (27).