Jul
23

Laird goes deep again in Trenton win

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Manny Banuelos  was named baseball’s fifth hottest prospect in this week’s Prospect Hot Sheet. Jesus Montero was in the team photo, though both Zach McAllister and Cito Culver were included in the Not So Hot section.

Triple-A Scranton (5-4 loss to Rochester)
Kevin Russo, DH, Chad Huffman, LF & Greg Golson, CF: all 1 for 4 – Russo walked & K’ed thrice … Huffman doubled, drove in a run & K’ed … Golson got caught stealing &  K’ed three times
Reegie Corona, 2B: 2 for 3, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 BB
Eduardo Nunez, SS: 2 for 4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 K – 12 for his last 34 (.353)
Chad Tracy, 3B: 3 for 4, 2 R, 2 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI – musta seen me dis him last night
Jesus Montero, C: 0 for 4, 2 K – bust!
Jorge Vazquez, 1B & Reid Gorecki, RF: all 0 for 4 – JoVa K’ed three times, Gorecki once … Gorecki committed a fielding error, but he also threw a runner out at third
David Phelps: 5 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 3 K, 1 WP, 3-6 GB/FB – 57 of his 96 pitches were strikes (59.4%)
The Ghost of Kei Igawa: 2.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1-3 GB/FB - 22 of 37 pitches were strikes (59.5%)
Mark Melancon: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K – four of his six pitches were strikes

Double-A Trenton (8-3 win over Altoona)
Justin Christian, LF: 2 for 4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 SB -15 for his last 42 (.357)
Austin Krum, CF: 1 for 4, 1 BB
Austin Romine, C: 0 for 4, 1 BB – seven for his last 41 (.171)
Brandon Laird, 3B: 2 for 4, 3 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 BB – second homer in as many days
Dan Brewer, DH: 1 for 2, 2 R, 3 BB, 1 K - four for his last six with four walks
Marcos Vechionacci, 1B: 1 for 5, 1 R, 1 2B, 2 RBI
Edwar Gonzalez, RF: 2 for 3, 1 R, 1 2B, 3 RBI, 2 BB
Luis Nunez, SS: 0 for 4, 1 BB
Justin Snyder, 2B: 0 for 5, 1 K
D.J. Mitchell: 6 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 7 K, 2 WP, 1 HB, 7-2 GB/FB – 3 ER or less in nine of his last 10 starts
Wilkins Arias: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Josh Schmidt: 0.2 IP, zeroes, 1 K, 1-0 GB/FB
George Kontos: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 3-2 GB/FB

High-A Tampa (3-1 win over Palm Beach)
Ray Kruml, CF & Jose Pirela, SS: both 1 for 5 – Kruml stole a base, scored a run & K’ed … Pirela K’ed twice
Corban Joseph, 2B: 1 for 4, 1 BB – six walks & one strikeout in his last eight games
Bradley Suttle, 3B: 3 for 4, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 RBI, 1 K – five of his last eight hits have gone for extra bases (three doubles, one triple, one homer)
Melky Mesa, DH: 0 for 3, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 SB
Zoilo Almonte, RF: 2 for 4, 1 R, 2 2B, 1 RBI, 1 K
Schaeffer Hall: 5 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 0 K, 10-5 GB/FB – really, no strikeouts?
Noel Castillo: 3 IP, zeroes, 4 K, 2-3 GB/FB – very nice
Pat Venditte: 1 IP, zeroes, 1 K, 0-2 GB/FB

Low-A Charleston (1-0 loss to Charleston)
Francisco Santana, CF: 2 for 4, 1 K, 1 CS
Jimmy Paredes, 2B & Kelvin Castro, SS: both 1 for 3 – Paredes walked, stole a base & K’ed … Castro committed a fielding error
Luke Murton, 1B, DeAngelo Mack, RF & Emerson Landoni, 3B: all 0 for 3 – Murton walked & K’ed … Landoni K’ed twice
Neil Medchill, LF: 0 for 4 – seven for his last 38 (.184)
J.R. Murphy, C: 0 for 2, 2 BB – six of his 16 walks have come in the last eight games
Rob Lyerly, 3B: 1 for 4
Sean Black: 7 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 8 K, 1 WP, 5-5 GB/FB – 18-4 K/BB ratio in his last 19 IP
Ronny Marte: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K, 3-0 GB/FB

Short Season Staten Island (12-7 loss to Brooklyn)
Casey Stevenson, DH & Kelvin DeLeon, RF: both 1 for 5, 1 R – Stevenson K’ed once, DeLeon twice … DeLeon also committed a throwing error
Francisco Arcia, C, Kevin Mahoney, 2B & Jose Mojica, SS: all 1 for 4 – Arcia drove in a run … Mahoney & Mojica each scored a run & K’ed … Mahoney also got hit by a pitch
Kyle Roller, 1B: 2 for 5, 2 R, 2 K, 1 SB
Shane Brown, LF: 2 for 5, 1 R, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 K, 1 E (throwing) – threw a runner out at the dish
Garrison Lassiter, 3B: 2 for 4, 1 RBI
Nik Turley: 3.2 IP, 9 H, 8 R, 8 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 1 HB, 1-6 GB/FB - oy
Nathan Forer: 2.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HB, 4-0 GB/FB
Preston Claiborne: 1 IP, zeroes, 3 K – very nice
Andy Shive: 1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 0 K, 1-1 GB/FB

Rookie GCL Yanks (13-7 win over GCL Blue Jays in 8 innings) game was completed early due to rain
Cito Culver, DH: 2 for 5, 1 R, 1 RBI, 2 K – 11 for his last 37 (.297), but also 15 strikeouts
Anderson Felix, S: 1 for 4, 2 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 1 E (throwing)
Ramon Flores, RF-1B: 2 for 5, 2 R, 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 RBI, 1 SB – 14 for his last 35 (.400)
Reymond Nunez, 1B: 2 for 3, 1 E (fielding)
Judd Golsan, PR-RF: 2 for 2, 1 2B, 2 RBI, 1 SB, 1 CS
Henry Pena, LF: 2 for 5, 2 R, 2 2B, 3 K – all or nothing day, eh?
Kelvin Duran, CF: 3 for 4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 2 CS
Fu-Lin Kuo, 3B: 1 for 3, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 2 E (throwing, fielding)
Jhorge Liccien, C: 2 for 3, 2 R, 1 2B, 2 RBI, 1 BB – he’s done a nice job while Gary Sanchez is dealing with his wrist issue
Jose Toussen, 2B: 1 for 3, 2 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 E (fielding)
Bryan Mitchell: 4 IP, 4 H, 6 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 2 K, 2 WP, 1 Balk, 8-2 GB/FB, 1 E (pickoff) – defense certainly didn’t help him out today
Justo Arias: 3 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 1 HB, 5-1 GB/FB
Jose Quintana: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 0-1 GB/FB

Categories : Down on the Farm

27 Comments»

  1. Jake H says:

    From all the talk of BA, Mitchell was going to Low A. He hasn’t really dominated like people thought.

  2. Carlosologist says:

    Mike, you should diss Jesus so he goes 4-4 for three HR tomorrow.

  3. Pat D says:

    Seems like putting Culver in “Not So Hot” is just to an excuse to criticize his selection again. Why bother?

  4. pat says:

    Mitchell actually had two errors of his own today.

  5. Angelo says:

    I wonder if the poster, “Joe” is here tonight. If you are, reply to this.

  6. Joe says:

    Montero should have been on the Hot List.

  7. Stuckey says:

    “Jesus Montero, C: 0 for 4, 2 K – bust!”

    Every 3rd or 4th day called, they want their joke back.

  8. CNight_UP says:

    I dont know who this Montero is, I wish Montario played tonight in his place….he mashes…

  9. A.D. says:

    Even an eh start for Phelps only yielded 2 ER.

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