Laird continues to rake in Phoenix


Via Josh Norris, senior vice president of baseball operations Mark Newman confirmed that David Adams will ready in time for Spring Training, but Jeremy Bleich is going to have to wait until midseason. Adams, of course, had that broken ankle, while Bleich had surgery to repair some sort of tear in his pitching shoulder.

AzFL Phoenix Desert Dogs (5-3 loss to Surprise in ten innings)
Brandon Laird, DH: 1 for 3, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 2 BB – OPS’ing over a 1.000, but he’s like, one of a dozen doing that out here
Jose Pirela, 2B: 1 for 4, 1 RBI, 1 BB – hey look at that, he got a hit
Ryan Pope: 2 IP, zeroes, 2-4 GB/FB – 13 of 21 pitches were strikes (61.9%)
George Kontos: 2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 3-2 GB/FB - a dozen of his 18 pitches were strikes

Categories : Down on the Farm


  1. bonestock94 says:

    Centerpiece for Greinke, make it happen.

    • JMK says:

      Haha. I know Dayton Moore isn’t known for making good decisions but…

      • Mattchu12 says:

        Kenny Williams is smarter than Moore, and he decided to trade Nick Swisher and Kanekoa Texeira to the Yankees for Wilson Betemit, Jeff Marquez, and Jhony Nunez.

        Then again, Jack Zduriencik picked Justin Smoak over Jesus Montero.

        I’ve given up predicting trades.

  2. All Star Carl says:

    Greinke doesn’t want to play in NY.

  3. MikeD says:

    Dave Adams? The broken ankle that cost the Yankees a World Championship.

    Sorry, couldn’t resist.

  4. So trade Laird ASAP or wait and see if his value can go up (or at least stay constant) before the trade deadline?

  5. Brian in NH says:

    Bleich and that shoulder…hope he gets right after that. Shoulders are hard to come back from

  6. RobertGKramer@AOL.Com says:

    I look at the 106 games played in 2010 by Huffman, Kearns, Nunez, and Russo and picture Laird getting that time in 2012 at 3B and the OF…………NICE!!!

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