Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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July 30, 2014 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ RF Charlie Blackmon (.304) was 3-for-5 with an RBI double.
  • Phillies’ RF Marlon Byrd (.270) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.233) was 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.336) was 1-for-4.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Tyler Greene

Tyler Greene

  • LHP Sam Clay faced 10 batters in relief in his longest outing as a professional.  His line: 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO.
  • Zane Evans (.222) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • 3B Tyler Greene (.305) was 1-for-3 with a two-run homer (4) before being ejected from the game in the sixth inning.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson struck out one batter in a 1-2-3 inning of relief.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.262) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.254) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • RF Daniel Palka (.260) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • DH Eric Patterson (.307) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson struck out one batter in a 1-2-3 inning of relief.
  • 1B Matt Skole (.245) turned 25-years-old and went 0-for-3 with four walks and a strikeout.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.264) was 1-for-3 with a walk.

Alumni In The Korea Baseball Organization

  • LHP Bong Jung-keun took the loss in relief as the Samsung Lions scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth to topple the LG Twins 9-8. His line: (L,1-4) 0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO, 1 HBP.

Summer Ball: Wednesday Action

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July 30, 2014 action

California Collegiate League

Connor Justus

Connor Justus

  • PH/SS Elliott Barzilli (.324) delivered a pinch-hit single.

Cape Cod Baseball League

  • DH Matt Gonzalez (.274) went 1-for-4 with a two-run single and two strikeouts.
  • 1B A.J. Murray (.331) was 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • C Arden Pabst (.136) went 1-for-3 with a walk.

Coastal Plain League

  • RHP Matthew Gorst took the loss as HPThomasville beat Asheboro 5-1.  His line: (L,2-4) 6 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO, 2 HBP.
  • SS Connor Justus (.212) went 2-for-3 with a double.

Valley Baseball League

  • 2B Thomas Smith (.317) went 0-for-4 with a walk.

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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July 29, 2014 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF/RF Charlie Blackmon (.300) was 1-for-6 with a walk, a stolen base (20), and a strikeout.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.236) returned to the lineup and went 1-for-2 with a two-run homer (18) and three walks.

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.337) was 3-for-4 with a double to move into the lead in the Central League batting race.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Jed Bradley

Jed Bradley

  • RF Brandon Boggs (.252) was 1-for-3 with an RBI single, a walk, and a strikeout.
  • LHP Jed Bradley earned the win and drove in the only runs of the game with a two-run single in the fifth inning as Huntsville blanked Chattanooga 2-0.  Bradley (.222) walked in his other trip to the plate. His pitching line: (W,4-5) 6 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 SO (101 pitches/67 strikes).
  • DH Zane Evans (.222) went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • RHP Buck Farmer was promoted to the Tigers’ Class AA affiliate in Erie, Pa.
  • 3B/SS Tyler Greene (.305) went 3-for-5 with two doubles, an RBI, and a strikeout.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson struck out one batter in a 1-2-3 inning of relief.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.270) was 0-for-3 with two walks and a strikeout.
  • RHP Dusty Isaacs notched a save as Bluefield beat Johnson City 2-1.  His line: (S,5) 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.
  • DH Luke Murton (.259) went 1-for-4 with two RBI and a strikeout.
  • 1B Daniel Palka (.263) was 2-for-4 with a walk.
  • RF Eric Patterson (.311) went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Mark Pope took the loss in relief as Fort Wayne outlasted Great Lakes 2-1 in a 12-inning game. His line: (L,1-3) 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR.
  • 1B Matt Skole (.247) was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • LF Brandon Thomas (.186) went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and a strikeout.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.262) was 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.

Alumni In The Korea Baseball Organization

  • LHP Bong Jung-keun recorded the last four outs to earn his 20th save as the LG Twins edged the Samsung Lions 7-6. His line: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 1 WP.

Video: Charlie Blackmon’s game-saving catch at Wrigley Field

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Summer Ball: Tuesday Action

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July 29, 2014 action

Cape Cod Baseball League

  • 1B A.J. Murray (.333) was 3-for-4 including a two-run homer (6), an RBI single, and a strikeout.

Coastal Plain League

  • SS Connor Justus (.198) went 2-for-4 with a double, a stolen base (5), and a strikeout.

Valley Baseball League

  • 2B Thomas Smith (.317) extended his hitting streak to nine games by going 1-for-2 with two walks in the opening game of the Valley League playoffs.

Video: A.J. Murray interview following Sunday’s Cape Cod League All-Star Game

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Alumni In The Pros: Monday Action

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July 28, 2014 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.302) was 1-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • Phillies’ RF Marlon Byrd (.273) went 4-for-5.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Tim Gustafson

Tim Gustafson

  • RHP Jacob Esch took the loss as Brevard County edged Jupiter 5-4.  His line: (L,4-5) 5 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR, 1 WP.
  • 3B Tyler Greene (.300) went 2-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson faced four batters in relief.  His line: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO (21 pitches/13 strikes).
  • LHP Lee Hyde pitched to three batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO (11 pitches/7 strikes).
  • SS Mott Hyde (.276) was 1-for-3 with a double and a strikeout.
  • Cole Leonida (.250) went 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 1B Luke Murton (.260) went 2-for-4 with an RBI single and two strikeouts.
  • RF Daniel Palka (.260) was 1-for-4 with an RBI single, a walk, and a strikeout.
  • RF Eric Patterson (.306) went 2-for-4 with a walk, two RBI, and a strikeout.
  • RHP Mark Pope did not allow a ball to be hit out of the infield while working to six batters in relief. His line: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
  • 1B Matt Skole (.247) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Blake Wood pitched to 12 batters in relief.  His line: 1.2 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.270) was 0-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.

Alumni In The Korea Baseball Organization

  • LHP Bong Jung-keun struck out one batter during a 1-2-3 ninth inning to earn his 19th save as the LG Twins beat the Lotte Giants 5-3.

Summer Ball: Monday Action

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July 28, 2014 action

Coastal Plain League

  • RHP Ben Schniederjans faced nine batters during a two-inning start.  His line: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO, 2 WP.

Alumni In The Pros: Sunday Action

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July 27, 2014 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.302) was 2-for-4 with an RBI double and a walk.
  • Phillies’ RF Marlon Byrd (.266) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • LHP Bruce Chen was the losing pitcher as Cleveland pounded Kansas City 10-3.  His line: (L,2-3) 5+ IP, 8 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO, 2 HR, 1 HBP.

Charlie Blackmon

Charlie Blackmon

Alumni In Nippon Professional Baseball

  • LF Matt Murton (.332) was 1-for-3 with a double and an HBP.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • CF Brandon Boggs (.251) went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly.
  • LHP Sam Clay worked to seven batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO.
  • RHP Brandon Cumpton took the loss as Rochester topped Indianapolis 6-3.  His line: (L,5-3) 5 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR, 1 HBP.
  • C Zane Evans (.225) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 3B Tyler Greene (.297) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson faced four batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
  • RHP Josh Heddinger was charged with the loss in his latest two-inning start as Staten Island beat Connecticut 7-1.  His line: (L,0-1) 2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 2 HBP.
  • LHP Lee Hyde pitched to four batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.275) was 1-for-5.
  • Matt Skole

    Matt Skole

    RHP Dusty Isaacs faced eight batters in relief.  His line: 2.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO.

  • PH/1B Cole Leonida (.244) struck out once and walked once.
  • RHP Deck McGuire pitched in relief for Class AAA Sacramento in his first outing in the Athletics’ organization.  His line: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO (23 pitches/13 strikes).
  • DH Luke Murton (.254) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • 1B Daniel Palka (.260) was 2-for-4 with a two-run homer (20), a double, and a walk.
  • 2B Eric Patterson (.304) went 1-for-4 with a two-run double and a sacrifice fly.
  • 1B/3B Matt Skole (.249) was 3-for-6 with three doubles and three RBI.
  • CF Brandon Thomas (.180) went 1-for-3 with a walk.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.281) was 1-for-4 with a stolen base (9).

 

Summer Ball: Sunday Action

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July 27, 2014 action

California Collegiate League

  • 3B Elliott Barzilli (.315) went 2-for-5 including a strikeout.

Cape Cod Baseball League

  • 3B Matt Gonzalez struck out in his only plate appearance off the bench for the East All-Stars.
  • Starting 1B A.J. Murray went 2-for-2 with a double to earn MVP honors for the East at the Cape Cod League All-Star Game.  See story.

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East 1B A.J. Murray takes the throw as Falmouth’s Cameron O’Brien of the West dives back during Sunday night’s Cape Cod League All-Star Game in Bourne. Mass.