Colt Hynes, LHP, San Diego Padres
Major League Debut of Joshua Colt Hynes took place Sunday at Petco Park for the San Diego Padres in the ninth inning.
first batter was Jeff Francoeur, who was also his
first out. Hynes got Francoeur and Tony Abreu to fly
out on two pitches each. The final out of the ballgame took place when
Guillermo Quiroz lined out to center field. The Padres won the game 10-1 over
the San Francisco Giants.
was nice for Hynes to debut in San Diego, but the Padres will start a 10 game
road trip Friday. It starts with three games in St. Louis.
Padres hold the fifth place spot in the National League West at 42-54. While a
long shot, they are still in the race for the division title. The first place
Arizona Diamondbacks hold an eight and a half game lead over San Diego.
A.J. Ramos, RHP, Miami Marlins
1-0 Saturday, Ramos came in from the bullpen in the top of the ninth. He struck
out the side, all victims swinging. The second batter of the inning, Jayson
Wert, walked, but never advanced. The first batter in the bottom of the ninth,
Giancarlo Stanton tied the ballgame with a home run. The game went into the
tenth where the Marlins would win on a fielder’s choice.
Ramos came back out on Sunday to finish
the seventh inning. Ramos inherited a runner and walked two to load the bases.
No damage was done as Jayson Werth produced a routine
fly ball to outfielder Marcell Ozuna.
has only allowed one run since June 15. Ramos is 3-3 on the season with a 3.59
ERA. He has yet to allow an earned run in July.
Marlins start a seven game road trip Friday against the Milwaukee Brewers. The
Marlins currently sit in last place in he National League East at 35-58. The fourth
place New York Mets are seven games ahead of Miami. Miami has the worst record
in the NL.
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Jeff Karstens, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates
Josh Tomllin, RHP, Cleveland Indians
Jay Johnson, LHP, Reading Fightin Phils: Philadelphia Phillies
a nice week of pitching for the Reading Fightin Phils that included a win, Johnson has been promoted to the
Lehigh Valley IronPigs in AAA.
may make his AAA debut against the Columbus Clippers this weekend.
OF, Fresno Grizzlies: San Francisco Giants
night was all about patience for Kieschnick. Kiescnick went 0-3 and all of his at bats were five pitches
or less. He managed to walk twice. Once on a six pitch plate appearance and the
other on seven pitches. One of the walks led to Kieschnick
scoring a run in a 9-3 loss to the Sacramento River Cats.
Grizzlies won 6-4 Saturday and Kieschnick played a
big role. The box score says 1-4, but that one hit was a leadoff double in the
seventh inning. Kieschnick ended up scoring the tying
run and Fresno shut the River Cats down for the win.
game went into the tenth inning scoreless. In the tenth inning, three runs
including a walk off single by the River Cats were scored. Kieschnick
went 1-4 heading into the all-star break.
Kieschnick went 1-2 in the AAA All-Star Game Wednesday.
Kieschnick had double vision Thursday as he went 3-3 with
three doubles, a walk, two RBIs and a run scored against the Tacoma Rainiers.
man they call Roger currently has 23 doubles, 9 triples and 11 home runs. His
batting average is at .271.
will continue their series against Tacoma throughout the weekend.
LHP, New Orleans Zephyrs: Miami Marlins
Leverton pitched in game one of a doubleheader Friday. He
earned the win after tossing the fourth, fifth and sixth inning. The Zephyrs
shut out the Oklahoma City RedHawks 9-0 in the seven
the three innings, Leverton surrendered three hits
and a walk while striking out two.
Leverton has not allowed a run since June 28 and is
currently 3-1 with a 2.05 ERA in AAA.
Zephyrs host the Nashville Sound until Sunday.
Dustin Richardson, LHP, Salt Lake Bees: Los Angeles Angels
is back in professional baseball after signing with the Angels as a free agent
in June. He has pitched well earning a 3-0 record and 2.08 ERA prior to the
lefty made the first start after the all-star break and it was not pretty. The
Sacramento River Cats lit Richardson up for eight runs, seven of which were
earned. He also surrendered eight hits and five walks. Richardson made it
through four and third innings.
had been suspended at one point in 2012 for violating the MLB’s performance
enhancing drug policy. The suspension was lifted and Richardson started the
season with the Sugar Land Skeeters.
next expected start for Richardson is July 23 against the Fresno Grizzlies.
Zach Stewart, RHP, Charlotte Knights:
Chicago White Sox
makes his first start since July 11 on Friday. The Knights host the Norfolk Tides.
currently holds a 5-10 record with a 5.01 ERA.
Chad Bettis, RHP,
Tulsa Drillers: Colorado Rockies
Bettis proved it’s not how you start but how you
finish. After allowing three home runs in the first three innings Sunday for
4-2 deficit, Bettis retired his final ten batters in
fire blazing right hander struck out six and the Drillers won the ballgame 6-5
over the Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
is currently 3-4 with a 3.81 ERA.
Bettis is expected to make his next start Friday. The
Drillers will be on the road against the Arkansas Travelers.
Bobby Doran, RHP, Corpus Christi Hooks:
gave up seven hits and a walk, but only one hit managed to score a run. Max Stassi hit a solo shot in the first inning. Doran shut the
Midland RockHounds down afterwards.
six innings and striking out one, Doran let his defense help him out to his
eighth win on the season.
is now 8-2 with a 3.17 ERA. He made an appearance in AAA earlier this season.
next time Doran is expected to take the mound is Sunday in Corpus Christi
against the Frisco RoughRiders.
RHP, Harrisburg Senators: Washington Nationals
Karns got the start Saturday and did not disappoint. The
first inning, he produced four outs as a dropped strike three for out number
three ended up with a man on first. Karns walked the
next batter, before recording his second strikeout.
only run Karns allowed came on an RBI triple in the
third inning. Karns ended up with nine strikeouts
over six innings. The former Major Leaguer allowed three hits and two walks.
Lack of run support cost Karns a win as the Senators
lost 2-1 to the Erie SeaWolves.
Karns came out of the all-star break with a blazing gun. Karns had seven strikeouts through eight innings pitched in
a 12-3 victory over the Akron Aeros.
July, Karns is 2-0 with 25 strikeouts. He has pitched
22.1 innings this month.
former Major Leaguer should make his next appearance Tuesday in New Hampshire.
Duke von Schamann, RHP, Chattanooga
Lookouts: Los Angeles Dodgers
odd start for Duke von Schamann ended early. von Schamann gave up just one
unearned run. He was taken out after four innings. The Lookouts went onto win
3-2 over the Mississippi Braves.
makes his return to the mound Friday night against the Birmingham Barons.
LHP, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes: Los Angeles Dodgers
Coulombe came out of the bullpen Monday against the
Bakersfield Blaze. With a 5-3 lead, Coulombe got
Julio Morillo to fly out. A throwing error by third
basemen Scott Wingo allowed a runner on. The Blaze
capitalized on the error after Coulombe threw a wild
pitch and Yovan Gonzalez hit a single.
run went unearned and the Quakes won 7-5. Coulombe
finished the inning recording one strikeout.
Coulombe earned a win Wednesday against the Stockton Ports.
He threw 2.1 innings allowing a hit, two walks and two runs. None of the runs
were earned. Coulombe recorded three strikeouts.
Coulombe has not given up an earned run in the month of
the Quakes play Stockton Friday, they travel to Modesto.
Zach Fowler, LHP, Frederick Keys: Baltimore
made one appearance over the weekend against the Carolina Mudcats.
The appearance came Sunday in the ninth inning. Fowler got Justin Toole to
ground out, but Tyler Naquin hit a triple. Naquin would score on a Jordan Smith
single. Smith was then caught stealing before Fowler recorded a swinging
Keys lost 5-3. Fowler is 3-4 with a 2.37 ERA.
hosts the Salem Red Sox for two games before a long road trip awaits the Keys
LHP, Bradenton Marauders: Pittsburgh Pirates
Kilcrease continues to lower his ERA. It is currently at 1.17.
made appearances Sunday and Monday tossing three innings. Sunday, Kilcrease allowed two hits in one shutout inning. Kilcrease pitched the seventeenth and eighteenth inning
Monday in a 19 inning loss. He recorded one strikeout over the two perfect innings.
Marauders host the Clearwater Thrashers throughout the weekend.
Kelby Tomlinson, SS, San Jose Giants: San
rest on resting Friday and Saturday, Tomlinson’s name went back on the lineup
went hitless in nine at bats between Sunday and Monday. He managed to score a
run after being walked on Sunday. He struck out once each day.
was another hitless outing for Tomlinson, going 0-4. Thursday, Tomlinson
snapped his hitless streak with a single. He is hitting .163 in his last 10
Giants host Stockton after a Friday night game with Modesto.
Barrett Barnes, OF, West Virginia Power:
15 at bats, Barnes got a hit six times since Friday. Sunday featured Barnes
going 3-5 with a home run and two doubles. He only struck out once in the four
game series against the Asheville Tourists.
Wednesday and Thursday, Barnes went 4-9 with a double against the Savannah Sand Gnats.
his past 10 games, Barnes is hitting .324 with four doubles and 2 home runs.
a Friday night game against Savannah, West Virginia plays the Kannapolis
Jamodrick McGruder, OF, Clinton LumberKings:
being called up, McGruder has struggled at the plate. The only two times he has
been on base was when he pinch ran Friday and was hit by a pitch Saturday.
has appeared in five games. He is 0-13 with two strikeouts.
hosts the Great Lakes Loons after a Friday night matchup against the Lansing Lugnuts.
John Neely, RHP, Quad Cities River Bandits:
Neely has retired. He finishes the 2012 campaign 2-5 with a 3.82 ERA and 12
saves. Neely signed with the Houston Astros in 2012. He earned his degree in
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Rusty Shellhorn, LHP, Clinton LumberKings:
Short Season A
Shane Broyles, RHP, Tri-City Dust Devils:
continues to make short season look easy. He picked up his second win while
striking out three Sunday. He walked two batters over the three innings
pitched. In five appearances and over ten innings of work, Broyles has allowed
one hit and has yet to give up a run.
Trey Masek, RHP, Boise Hawks: Chicago Cubs
has been recalled to short season. It’s an interesting move as Masek was 0-1
with a 15.43 ERA in the Arizona Rookie League.
of the interesting move, Masek made it count. In his first appearance back,
Masek tossed two shutout innings. He recorded two strikeouts and picked up his
first professional win on Tuesday.
Jerad McCrummen, RHP, Tri-City Dust Devils:
McCrummen pitched a perfect inning Friday. Against the
Hillsboro Hops, McCrummen struck out two batters.
played the Spokane Indians Monday. McCrummen tossed
an inning. He gave up one hit and struck one out.
the scoreless streak came to an end. McCrummen felt
the pain of his first loss after going two innings and allowing two earned runs
on three hits.
is now 2-1 with a 1.32 ERA.
Reid Redman, RHP, Batavia Muckdogs: Miami
Redman recorded the first hold of his career Monday. He threw one inning
allowing one walk.
got knocked around for three hits against Staten Ialand
Wednesday, but managed to recorda strikeout.
is 1-1 with a 1.64 ERA this season.
Bo Altobelli, C,
Elizabethton Twins: Minnesota Twins
Altobelli is off the disabled list and got a hit in his
first game back.
a battle against Bristol on Friday, the Twins host the Danville Braves until
Bradley Marquez, OF, Kingsport Mets: New
hitting under .100 for about a month, Marquez is now on a seven game hitting
streak. Agains the Danville Braves so far, Marquez
has gone 3-6 with two doubles and three runs.
is currently hitting .321 in his past 10 games. His season average is up to
Marquez can keep up the recent trend, it will be interesting to see if the Mets
will send him to Brooklyn or Savannah. Keep in mind that the Mets organization
will take into account his two sport status when making any decisions.
Andre Wheeler, LHP, Bristol White Sox:
Chicago White Sox
Bristol White Sox lost 7-3 Monday, but Andre Wheeler did well. Through two
innings, Wheeler allowed one hit while striking out five.
ERA is down to 2.61.
finishes a three game series with Elizabethton before heading to Bluefield,
West Virginia to face the Blue Jays.