Alumni In The Pros: Saturday Action

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July 30, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.305) went 2-for-4 with two doubles (21), a walk, and a strikeout.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.192) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.239) was 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Luke Bard

Luke Bard

  • RHP Luke Bard faced 11 batters in relief.  His line: 3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO (44 pitches/28 strikes).
  • 2B Matt Gonzalez (.283) went 1-for-5.
  • RHP Matthew Grimes did not figure in the decision in his start at Akron. His line: 5.2 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO, 1 WP (72 pitches/48 strikes).
  • SS Connor Justus (.310) was 1-for-3 with a walk.
  • RHP Deck McGuire took the loss as Round Rock beat Memphis 13-7. His line: (L,6-9) 2.2 IP, 6 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO, 3 HR (67 pitches/38 strikes).
  • A.J. Murray (.220) went 1-for-4.
  • RHP Micah Owings was not involved in the decision in his start against Lancaster. His line: 5 IP, 11 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR (104 pitches/70 strikes).
  • C Arden Pabst (.208) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • RF Daniel Palka (.288) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • 1B Matt Skole (.243) was 1-for-4 with an RBI and a strikeout.
  • DH Daniel Spingola (.200) went 0-for-5 with a sacrifice fly and two strikeouts.

Summer Ball: Saturday Action

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July 30, 2016 action

Cape Cod Baseball League

  • Joey Bart (.310) went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and a walk.
  • RF Kel Johnson (.273) was 0-for-4.

Northwoods League

  • RHP Bobby Gauvreau recorded two strikeouts while setting down all six batters he faced in relief (22 pitches/14 strikes) to gain a save as St. Cloud edged Thunder Bay 2-1.  See story.

Valley Baseball League

  • 3B Trevor Craport went 0-for-4 with a strikeout in the second game of the VBL playoffs.
  • DH Patrick Wiseman singled and walked in his two trips to the plate.

Recruits in Connie Mack World Series

Xzavion Curry

Xzavion Curry

  • Xzavion Curry belted a three-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the defending champion East Cobb Yankees to a dramatic 6-3 victory over the Midland Redskins in the opening round of the Connie Mack World Series at Farmington, N.M.  See story.
  • Curry went 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout overall on the night as a hitter. As the Yankees starting pitcher, the right-hander was not involved in the decision.  His line: 5 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 7 SO (90 pitches/62 strikes).
  • 1B Michael Guldberg was 2-for-2 with an RBI.
  • LF Colin Hall went 0-for-3 with an intentional walk and a strikeout.
  • C Kyle McCann went 2-for-4 including a double to start the eighth inning rally along with an RBI single.
  • 2B Austin Wilhite was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • LHP Nick Wilhite got the win in relief and also singled in his only time at-bat.  His pitching line: 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO (27 pitches/16 strikes).
  • For Midland, CF Chase Murray was 1-for-4 with a double and two strikeouts while SS Luke Waddell went 2-for-3.

Alumni In The Pros: Friday Action

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July 29, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

Charlie Blackmon

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.303) went 4-for-5 with two doubles (19) and a stolen base (13).
  • Marlins’ 1B Derek Dietrich (.266) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.191) went 1-for-4 with an RBI single and a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.241) was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
  • Reds’ RHP Blake Wood faced five batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO (23 pitches/15 strikes).

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • LHP Sam Clay did not figure in the decision as Clearwater rallied to defeat Fort Myers 7-6.  His line: 5 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 9 SO, 2 HBP (82 pitches/59 strikes).
  • RHP Jacob Esch suffered his second straight loss as Jackson beat Jacksonville 11-1.  His line: (L,10-8) 3.1 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 1 SO, 1 HBP (80 pitches/45 strikes). See story.
  • Zane Evans (.197) went 1-for-4 with an RBI single.
  • 2B Matt Gonzalez (.286) went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a strikeout.
  • 2B Mott Hyde (.217) went 1-for-4 with a triple.
  • SS Connor Justus (.308) was 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
  • DH A.J. Murray (.219) went 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.
  • C Arden Pabst (.217) was 1-for-4.
  • RF Daniel Palka (.299) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson struck out one batter during a 1-2-3 inning in relief.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.243) was 1-for-4.
  • LF Daniel Spingola (.212) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.372) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.

Summer Ball: Friday Action

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July 29, 2016 action

Cape Cod Baseball League

  • DH Joey Bart (.321) went 1-for-2 with a strikeout.
  • RF Kel Johnson (.290) was 3-for-5 with two doubles.

Coastal Plain League

  • RHP Jared Datoc got the win in relief as Morehead City outlasted Edenton 3-2 in 11 innings. His line: (W,2-1) 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO.
  • RHP Keyton Gibson was not involved in the decision in his start at Savannah.  His line: 4.2 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 4 BB, 4 SO.

Valley Baseball League

  • 3B Trevor Craport went 2-for-5 with a double and a strikeout in the opening game of the VBL playoffs.

Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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July 28, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.296) went 0-for-4 with a walk.
  • Marlins’ 1B Derek Dietrich (.270) was 0-for-2 with two strikeouts.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.245) grounded into a double play as a pinch-hitter.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Matthew Gorst

Matthew Gorst

  • Zane Evans (.196) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • RHP Matthew Gorst (1-0) turned in a 1-2-3 inning in relief (strikeoutt, fly out, ground out) to get his first professional win as Lowell scored two runs in the bottom of the 10th to top Batavia 5-3.
  • 2B Mott Hyde (.216) went 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • SS Connor Justus (.318) was 0-for-3.
  • DH Daniel Palka (.315) went 3-for-5 with a double, a three-run homer (5), and two strikeouts.
  • 3B Matt Skole (.242) was 2-for-3 with a two-run homer (14) and a walk.
  • DH Daniel Spingola (.220) went 3-for-4 with two doubles.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.379) extended his hitting streak to seven games while going 1-for-4 with a double.

Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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July 27, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.299) walked in his only plate appearance.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.190) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.246) was 2-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Matt Gonzalez

Matt Gonzalez

  • LHP Jed Bradley took the loss as Birmingham topped Mississippi 6-2.  His line: (L,5-5) 5.2 IP, 9 H, 5 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO, 1 WP (100 pitches/67 strikes).
  • 2B Matt Gonzalez (.282) turned in his third straight two-hit game by going 2-for-5 with an RBI single and a strikeout.
  • 2B Mott Hyde (.219) went 1-for-5 with two strikeouts.
  • RHP Dusty Isaacs picked up his first Florida State League win after striking out four of the seven batters he faced in relief for Class A Dunedin.  His line: (W,1-0) 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO (21 pitches/16 strikes).
  • SS Connor Justus (.368) was 3-for-4 with an RBI single.
  • RF Daniel Palka (.294) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • RHP Andrew Robinson converted his third straight save opportunity for Class AA Harrisburg.  His line: (S,4) 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO (19 pitches/14 strikes).
  • 1B Matt Skole (.239) singled in his only trip to the plate.
  • RF Daniel Spingola (.192) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • CF Kyle Wren (.382) extended his hitting streak to six games while going 2-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base (13).

Summer Ball: Wednesday Action

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July 27, 2016 action

Cape Cod Baseball League

  • Joey Bart (.325) went 1-for-2 with a bases-loaded triple and a walk.

Northwoods League

  • RHP Bobby Gauvreau faced 12 batters in relief.  His line: 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO, 1 WP (36 pitches/22 strikes).

Sunbelt Baseball League

  • LHP Tanner Shelton struck out 13 of the 28 batters he faced as Carrollton ripped Phenix City 10-3.  His line: (W,3-1) 6.2 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 13 SO (110 pitches/67 strikes).

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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July 26, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.299) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Marlins’ 2B Derek Dietrich (.272) struck out three times.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.190) went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, and a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.242) was 0-for-4.
  • Reds’ RHP Blake Wood pitched to eight batters in relief. His line: 1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO (29 pitches/20 strikes).

Mark Teixeira

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

Buck Farmer

Buck Farmer

  • RHP Luke Bard faced five batters in relief.  His line: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 1 WP (22 pitches/13 strikes).
  • DH Zane Evans (.200) went 0-for-3.
  • RHP Buck Farmer did not factor into the decision as Durham outlasted Toledo 5-4 in 14 innings.  His line: 7 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 5 SO (102 pitches/59 strikes).
  • RHP Brandon Gold pitched to three batters in relief.  His line: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO (10 pitches/8 strikes).
  • 2B Matt Gonzalez (.277) went 2-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.219) went 1-for-3.
  • RHP Dusty Isaacs worked to four batters in relief.  His line: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 1 HBP (22 pitches/15 strikes).
  • C A.J. Murray (.226) went 1-for-3 with a double and an HBP.
  • C Arden Pabst (.215) was 0-for-3.
  • RF Daniel Palka (.313) went 1-for-3 with two walks and two strikeouts.
  • 1B Matt Skole (.237) was 0-for-4 with two walks during a doubleheader.
  • RF Daniel Spingola (.200) went 1-for-2 with two walks.
  • RF Kyle Wren (.377) went 1-for-5 with a two-run triple and a strikeout.

Summer Ball: Tuesday Action

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July 26, 2016 action

Cape Cod Baseball League

  • Joey Bart (.321) struck out twice.
  • RF Kel Johnson (.263) went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

Coastal Plain League

  • RHP Jared Datoc got the save as Morehead City topped Edenton 5-3. His line: (S,6) 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 1 WP.

Sunbelt Baseball League

  • LF Ryan Peurifoy (.188) went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and a strikeout.

Alumni In The Pros: Monday Action

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July 25, 2016 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.300) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Marlins’ 2B Derek Dietrich (.275) was 0-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.184) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.246) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout in his first game back in the lineup since July 18.
Kyle Wren

Kyle Wren

Alumni In Minor League Baseball

  • Zane Evans (.204) was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • 2B Matt Gonzalez (.270) went 2-for-4.
  • SS Mott Hyde (.217) was 0-for-3.
  • SS Connor Justus (.267) went 2-for-3 with a sacrifice bunt and a strikeout.
  • A.J. Murray (.222) was 1-for-2 with a double, a sacrifice, and a strikeout.
  • RHP Micah Owings took the loss as Somerset scored five runs in the first inning on the way to a 10-3 win at York.  His line: (L,3-4) 5 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 5 BB, 1 SO. See story.
  • RF Daniel Palka (.311) went 0-for-2 with two walks and two strikeouts.
  • RF Daniel Spingola (.192) was 1-for-4 with two RBI.
  • LF Kyle Wren (.383) went 5-for-5 with two doubles, a walk, and a stolen base (12).