Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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August 30, 2017 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.339) extended his hitting streak to eight games by going 1-for-3 with a solo home run (32) and a walk.
  • Marlins’ 3B Derek Dietrich (.243) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout.
  • Angels’ RHP Blake Wood worked to eight batters in relief.  His line: 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 1 WP (31 pitches, 23 strikes).

Charlie Blackmon

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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August 29, 2017 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.335) extended his hitting streak to seven games by going 1-for-4.
  • Marlins’ 3B Derek Dietrich (.246) was 0-for-3 including a walk and a strikeout.
  • Nationals’ C Matt Wieters (.240) went 2-for-4.
  • Angels’ RHP Blake Wood notched one strikeout during another 1-2-3 inning of relief.  His line: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO (11 pitches, 8 strikes).

Blake Wood

Alumni In The Pros: Monday Action

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August 28, 2017 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.340) extended his hitting streak to six games while going 3-for-5 including an RBI single and a strikeout.
  • Marlins’ 3B Derek Dietrich (.248) was 0-for-2 including a strikeout and an HBP (17).
  • Nationals’ C Matt Wieters (.238) went 3-for-4 with a two-run single.

Charlie Blackmon

Alumni In The Pros: Sunday Action

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August 27, 2017 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.337) went 2-for-3 with two walks and a stolen base (13).
  • Marlins’ 3B Derek Dietrich (.249) was 1-for-4 including a solo home run (8) and a strikeout.
  • Nationals’ C Matt Wieters (.232) went 2-for-6 with a strikeout during a doubleheader.

Charlie Blackmon

Alumni In The Pros: Saturday Action

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August 26, 2017 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.335) went 1-for-5 including a two-run homer (31) and two strikeouts.
  • Marlins’ 3B Derek Dietrich (.249) was 2-for-5 including a double and two strikeouts.
  • RHP Buck Farmer returned to the Majors and earned the win in a starting role as the Tigers topped the White Sox 6-3.  His line: (W,3-1) 5.2 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR, 1 HBP (77 pitches, 53 strikes).
  • Nationals’ C Matt Wieters (.230) went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts.
  • RHP Blake Wood got the win by turning in a 1-2-3 inning of relief in his Angels’ debut as Los Angeles rallied from a 6-1 deficit to topple Houston 7-6.  His line: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO (9 pitches, 5 strikes).

Buck Farmer

Alumni In The Pros: Friday Action

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August 25, 2017 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.337) went 1-for-4 with an RBI single and two strikeouts before injuring himself while swinging the bat in the top of the eighth inning.
  • Nationals’ C Matt Wieters (.233) drew a pinch-hit walk.

Charlie Blackmon

Alumni In The Pros: Thursday Action

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August 24, 2017 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.337) went 2-for-4 with a double and a walk.
  • Marlins’ 3B Derek Dietrich (.247) was 1-for-2 including a walk, an RBI single, and two HBPs.  Dietrich, the Marlins’ all-time leader in being hit by pitches, had gone 41 games without an HBP.
  • Nationals’ C Matt Wieters (.233) went 2-for-4 with an RBI single and a walk.

Derek Dietrich

Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday Action

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August 23, 2017 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.336) went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and a strikeout.  In the process, Blackmon joined Nomar Garciaparra and Mark Teixeira on the list of Tech alums to hit 30 homers in a single MLB season.
  • Marlins’ 3B Derek Dietrich (.245) was 0-for-3 including two strikeouts.
  • Nationals’ C Matt Wieters (.230) went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.
  • Reds’ RHP Blake Wood was designated for assignment.  See story.

Charlie Blackmon

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday Action

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August 22, 2017 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.333) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • Marlins’ 3B Derek Dietrich (.248) was 3-for-10 including a double and six strikeouts during a doubleheader.
  • Nationals’ C Matt Wieters (.232) went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer (9) and a walk.
  • Reds’ RHP Blake Wood faced nine batters in relief against the Cubs.  His line: 1 IP, 3 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 1 SO (32 pitches/14 strikes).

Matt Wieters

Alumni In The Pros: Sunday Action

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August 20, 2017 action

Alumni In Major League Baseball

  • Rockies’ CF Charlie Blackmon (.336) extended his hitting streak to five games while going 1-for-4.
  • Marlins’ 3B Derek Dietrich (.246) was 0-for-3 including a walk and two strikeouts.
  • Nationals’ C Matt Wieters (.231) went 0-for-2 with two walks and a strikeout.