Colt Hynes, LHP, San Diego Padres
got called to the mound in the second game of his Major League career for his
second appearance. He inherited a bases loaded jam and gave up a two run single
to start. After the single, Hynes forced Jon Jay to ground into an inning
ending double play.
made his third appearance Tuesday at Miller Park. His first batter, Khris Davis, hit his first career home run. It was the
first home run Hynes had allowed in his career.
the home run, Hynes produced two groundouts and recorded his first career
strikeout against Sean Halton.
Padres are currently last in the National League West, but don’t write them off
just yet. The NL West leading Los Angeles Dodgers are eight games ahead of the
Padres. Fourth place San Francisco is just one game in front of the fighting
Diamondbacks, who are in second place, have a three game series with the Padres
starting Friday. If the Padres can do some damage their, the NL West is going
to be exciting to watch after the trade deadline.
A.J. Ramos, RHP, Miami Marlins
19 saw A.J. Ramos record two strikeouts in four at-bats against the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brew Crew won 2-0, but Ramos pitched a shutout inning.
game featured extra innings. Ramos was summoned from the bullpen for innings
ten and eleven. He tossed two perfect innings and recorded two strikeouts. The
Marlins lost the game when Caleb Gindl started the
thirteenth inning with his first career home run in walk-off fashion.
finished off Wednesday’s game at Coors Field with another shutout inning. He
allowed a walk, but struck out two.
fish are sellers this year. They have the worst National League record and only
the Houston Astros have more losses than Miami does.
fish are back home to face the Pirates until Sunday. The Mets fly to Miami to
start a series on Monday.
60-Day Disabled List
Jeff Karstens, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates
Josh Tomllin, RHP, Cleveland Indians
Bobby Doran, RHP, Oklahoma City RedHawks: Houston Astros
is currently listed in AAA. He made a spot start on Tuesday in game two of a
doubleheader for the RedHawks.
left the game with the lead and a chance for the win in a seven inning game. Through
five and a third innings Doran gave up one earned run, which came on a
sacrifice fly. His totals included five hits, a walk and two strikeouts.
RedHawks bullpen caved in on a walk-off double by
Irving Fatu of the Omaha Storm Chasers.
expect Doran’s next start to be with Oklahoma City. It was his second spot
start of the season. A call up may be coming soon, but Doran is probably going
back to the Corpus Christi Hooks for right now.
Jay Johnson, LHP, Lehigh Valley IronPigs: Philadelphia Phillies
made his AAA debut July 19 tossing a shutout inning. He allowed one walk and
recorded two strikeouts.
saw Johnson’s second appearance. He struck out two Rochester Red Wings, but
also gave up two walks in an inning of work.
was a different story. Johnson came in with a 2-1 lead in the eighth inning. He
started off with a walk and a single. Two passed balls allowed the walk to
score. Johnson managed to get a bunt pop out, but then hit a batter and walked
another. Johnson was nailed for five earned runs and the loss.
His ERA is 15.43 after the three appearances. The IronPigs are on the road against the Pawtucket Red Sox this
OF, Fresno Grizzlies: San Francisco Giants
Grizzlies played a four game series against the Tacoma Rainiers July 18-21.
Between Friday and Saturday, Kieschnick went 0-7 with
a walk and three strikeouts.
Kieschnick and the Grizzlies started a four game series
against the Salt Lake Bees Monday. On Monday, Kieschnick
went 2-3 with two walks and a run.
Kieschnick faced former teammate Dustin Richardson. Kieschnick got on base twice and scored a run before
Richardson struck him out. Kieschnick ended the night
2-4 with a run and a double.
was forgettable as Kieschnick went 0-4 with a
Kieschnick showed off his power on Thursday going 1-3 with
a home run. He also walked and struck out.
July, Kieschnick is hitting .303 with eight doubles
and a home run. The Grizzlies have a four game road series against the Colorado
Springs Sky Sox starting Friday.
LHP, New Orleans Zephyrs: Miami Marlins
Leverton entered the ballgame July 19 with the Zephyrs
holding a 7-4 lead over the Nashville Sounds. Leverton
started the inning giving up a single and a walk. After a mound visit, he
produced a fly out and then a strikeout. Coach felt the need for a change
though and Leverton got charged with an earned run as
the next batter hit an RBI single.
Dustin Richardson, LHP, Salt Lake Bees: Los Angeles Angels
pitched July 23 against Roger Kieschnick and the
Fresno Grizzlies. He got the win, but at the cost of nine hits, four earned
runs and two walks.
former Major Leaguer went six and two-thirds innings racking up eight strikeouts.
His ERA has shot up over his last two starts allowing a total of 11 earned
is 4-1 and his next start is expected to take place Sunday on the road against
the Tucson Padres.
Zach Stewart, RHP, Charlotte Knights:
Chicago White Sox
former Major Leaguer made his only start of the week on July 19. The Norfolk Tides could only score against Stewart by hitting home runs. The two Stewart
allowed were solo shots. Including the home runs, Stewart allowed five hits and
two walks. The Holliday, Texas product pitched six innings and struck out six.
The Knights lost to the Tides 5-3. Stewart received a no decision.
is currently 5-10 with a 4.91 ERA. In July, Stewart is 1-1 with a 2.74 ERA. His
next start is Friday against the Gwinnett Braves.
Leverton went back to the mound Sunday throwing two shutout
innings. He struck out three while surrendering two walks.
Leverton is 1-0 in July with a 0.87 ERA. His AAA ERA is
2.16 this season.
Chad Bettis, RHP,
Tulsa Drillers: Colorado Rockies
#4 prospect in the Rockies organization made two starts in the past week. The
first came on July 20 on the road against the Arkansas Travelers. Bettis started flat allowing six hits and four runs in the
first inning. From then on, Bettis was solid allowing
just two hits over his final three innings. In the four innings, Bettis struck out six. The Drillers won in ten innings
giving Bettis a no decision.
flamethrower returned to the mound Thursday looking to avenge the previous
first inning. Bettis allowed two hits and struck out
eight through seven shutout innings. He received a no decision as the Drillers
were shutout 2-0.
Bettis is currently 3-4 with a 3.71 ERA through 12 starts.
His next expected start is July 30. The Tulsa Drillers host the Springfield
RHP, Harrisburg Senators: Washington Nationals
Karns started July 23 and lasted six innings against the
New Hampshire Fisher Cats. He gave up four runs on six hits. Three of the runs
were earned. He also surrendered three walks, but struck out ten batters. The
Senators won 6-5.
Karns next start is expected to take place on Sunday. The
Senators are on the road against the Portland Sea Dogs that day.
is currently 7-3 with a 3.42 ERA. This month, Karns
is 2-0 with a 2.22 ERA through five starts.
Kelby Tomlinson, SS, Richmond Flying
Squirrels: San Francisco Giants
has been promoted from A Advanced San Jose. His AA career started off well.
Tomlinson went 2-4 with a pair of singles and a strikeout.
his debut, Tomlinson has gone 0-7 with a walk and three strikeouts.
Flying Squirrles finish a four game series against
the Akron Aeros throughout the weekend.
Duke von Schamann, RHP, Chattanooga Lookouts: Los Angeles Dodgers
Duke made two starts in the past seven days. von Schamann
made his first start July 19. Duke came out of the gates stumbling, allowing
two hits in three at-bats. That was enough for the Birmingham Barons to score
the only run of the game and nail von Schamann with
Schamann lasted 5.2 innings after giving up seven
hits and recording three strikeouts.
extra base hits destroyed Duke on Wednesday. The Jackson Generals roughed up
von Schamann for six hits and four earned runs over
5.2 innings. In the third inning, James Jones hit an RBI triple and would score
a run on the next at-bat. In the sixth inning, the Generals hit back-to-back
Schamann is now 2-3 with a 3.42 ERA in AA. The Duke
is expected to return to the mound Monday in Jackson.
LHP, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes: Los Angeles Dodgers
Coulombe inherited a runner and one out July 20 in the
eighth inning with the Quakes losing to the Modesto Nuts 6-5. Coulombe walked his first batter, but struck out the final
two of the inning.
Quakes scored two runs in the ninth, shut down the Nuts, and gave Coulombe his second win of the season.
Coulombe came back out Tuesday to throw three innings
against the Inland Empire 66ers. With the exception of a solo home run, Coulombe was perfect and recorded three strikeouts.
July, Coulombe is 2-0 with a 0.68 ERA. The solo homer
was the first run Coulombe gave up in July. The
Quakes start a three game home series against the Lancaster JetHawks
Zach Fowler, LHP, Frederick Keys: Baltimore Orioles
pitched at home July 19 and struck out three over 2.1 innings against the Salem
Red Sox. He allowed two hits in the game.
this time on the road, faced Salem on Wednesday. After two innings, Fowler had
given up five hits and three earned runs.
July ERA is 5.00 It has been his worst month of the season.
Keys have two more games left in the series at Salem. Monday, the Keys start
hosting the Lynchburg Hillcats.
LHP, Bradenton Marauders: Pittsburgh Pirates
Kilcrease pitched three innings against the Lakeland Flying
Tigers Sunday. He gave up his first run in over a month. In exchange, he
received his fifth save of the season.
saw Kilcrease pitch against the Brevard Count
Manatees. He went one inning allowing one hit. Two of the three outs were
highest ERA Kilcrease has displayed this season is a
1.98 in May. July shows one save with a 1.54 ERA.
Marauders have three more games in Brevard County before returning home to play
the Dunedin Blue Jays.
Barrett Barnes, OF, West Virginia Power:
Barnes is back on the seven day disabled list. In the 10 games before being
injured, Barnes was hitting .343 with four doubles and a home run. This is
Barnes second stint on the disabled list this season.
Jamodrick McGruder, OF, Clinton LumberKings:
22 at-bats for Clinton, McGruder is still trying to produce a hit. McGruder’s
only time to get on first from the batter’s box is due to a fielding error. The
error came as McGruder was the first batter July 20 against the Great Lakes Loons. McGruder has two runs in class A. One run is from the lead off error.
The second run came as a pinch runner.
has a game Friday against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. Saturday starts a
three game series in Cedar Rapids.
7-Day Disabled List
Rusty Shellhorn, LHP, Clinton Lumber Kings:
Short Season A
Shane Broyles, RHP, Tri-City Dust Devils:
two appearances in the past week, Broyles has allowed one walk. He continues
his dominance through short season A with four more shutout innings. All six of
the Everett AquaSox he faced Wednesday went down on
has mowed through 14.1 innings without giving up a run.
started this season as a starter with the Asheville Tourists in class A. He was
1-9 with a 6.94 ERA in Asheville.
Trey Masek, RHP, Boise Hawks: Chicago Cubs
threw two perfect innings against the Everett Aquasox
on July 20. He struck out three in the game.
has not allowed an earned run in his time at Boise. He has not given up a run
since being called back up from a stint in the Arizona League.
Hawks start a five game series against the Spokane Indians Friday.
Jerad McCrummen, RHP, Tri-City Dust Devils:
McCrummen pitched 1.1 innings of perfection in a series
with the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Saturday and Monday. One of the four at-bats
was a strikeout.
is 2-1 this season with a 1.20 ERA. The Tri-City Dust Devils start a five game
series on the road against Salem-Keizer Friday.
Reid Redman, RHP, Batavia Muckdogs: Miami
made one appearance this week. He tossed two shutout innings against the
Jamestown Jammers Wednesday. In the two innings, Redman struck out one. He
allowed one hit.
has made a successful transition from the infield to the mound thus far. He’s
1-1 with 1.38 ERA. The last time he allowed a run was June 5 and it was
travels to Mahoning Valley for two games before coming home to host the State
College Spikes. Then it’s off to Connecticut.
Bo Altobelli, C,
Elizabethton Twins: Minnesota Twins
Altobelli appeared in two game this week. He went 0-1 with
a walk against the Danville Braves Monday. Thursday saw Altobelli
go 0-3 against the Kingsport Mets.
Altobelli has appeared in three games since coming of the
disabled list over a week ago. The Twins are on the road against the Johnson City Cardinals this weekend.
Bradley Marquez, OF, Kingsport Mets: New York Mets
went 2-3 scoring a run against the Danville Braves July 19.
and Sunday against the Princeton Rays, Marquez went 2-8 with a strikeout. He
scored a run on Sunday.
a series against the Elizabethton Twins, Marquez went hitless in six at-bats.
He scored the game winning run as a pinch runner July 24.
is having a hot July hitting .314 during the month. The Mets are on the road
against the Bristol White Sox throughout the weekend.
Andre Wheeler, LHP, Bristol White Sox:
Chicago White Sox
appeared three times in the past week. All three appearances featured one
inning of work. Wheeler allowed one walk and recorded two saves. He struck out
White Sox host Bradley Marquez and the Kingsport Mets this weekend.