The Sunday Harvest

13 07 2008

Player of the Week: C/OF Eric Fryer

Last 10 Games: .500 BA, 7 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 14 RBI, 1 SB

It looks like Eric is making himself comfortable atop The Sunday Harvest.  Since Jonathan Lucroy got promoted to Brevard County, Eric has been making more starts behind the plate.  His bat is too precious to keep out of the lineup everyday though, so WV has also been playing him in the outfield.  They have also moved Fryer to the clean-up spot in the order.  Instead of trying too hard or choking, the young man has only improved his hitting.  He’s doing his best Mat Gamel impression right now with a .360 batting average.  It looks like Milwaukee may have found another diamond in the rough in the coal mines of West Virginia.

Honorable Mention

C Angel Salome – (Last 10: .421 BA, 6 2B, 1 HR, 10 RBI) – With all the talk of Matt LaPorta, Mat Gamel, and Alcides Escobar in the C.C. Sabathia trade talks, Angel wanted everyone to know he’s not going anywhere.  That is, he’s not going anywhere except up the ladder in the Brewers farm system.  He’s still hitting for average and power.  The defense has improved this year, and the young man still has a cannon for an arm.  Look for him in Nashville next season.  Perhaps he will be the starting catcher for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2010 after Jason Kendall moves on.

SS Brent Brewer – (Last 10: .300 BA, 3 2B, 1 RBI, 3 SB) – This stat line may not be impressive at all, but it is a remarkable improvement for Brent this season.  The extremely raw prospect has struggled immensely all season.  His average has hovered around the .200-.210 mark, and he has hit for absolutely no power whatsoever.  The power is obviously still absent, but the batting average has come around a bit in the past week-plus.  Could this mean that Brent has finally started to piece together his skills?  Brewers fans around the country certainly hope so.

2B Eric Farris – (Last 10: .357 BA, 2 2B, 1 HR, 11 RBI, 2 SB) – Eric started off the year in extended Spring Training, rehabbing a hamstring injury.  The 2008 season got off to an extremely rough start for the highly-touted second base prospect, and he kind of got lost in the shuffle in West Virginia.  No more, however.  He has started to breakout, as everyone expected him to do.  His defense is still stellar, but his bat is beginning to turn around.  Eric will never be much of a power threat, but the timely hitting will benefit him very much coming through the system.  I’m excited to see how Eric Farris performs in the second half of the season.

Pitcher of the Week: LHP Chris Cody

Chris dominated in West Virginia, which earned him a promotion to Brevard County.  He struggled to acclimate to his new surroundings at the beginning, and I began to be concerned that Chris was going to be demoted to the bullpen.  That is no longer the case.  In his last two outings, it has been business as usual for the prize of the Jose Capellan trade from last season.  He has gone seven innings in his past two outings, and only given up one run through those fourteen innings.  The strikeouts have returned as well – 13 combined in his past two starts.  Like I said before, business as usual for Chris Cody.

Honorable Mention

RHP Luis Pena – Nashville’s closer had a horrendous start to the 2008 campaign, but has rebounded nicely since then.  In his last 30+ innings, he has had a sub-2.00 ERA.  Many (including Tom Haudricourt) are beginning to think Pena has earned a promotion to the big leagues.  I’m not completely sold, however.  He has walked 8 people in his past 9.2 innings, which will certainly not translate well to the bigs.  His WHIP is 1.54.  You do not need to be a stathead to understand that is not good.  Luis will have to limit his baserunners before getting a call to the big show.  With that said, he is not allowing runs to cross the plate, which is what it all comes down to as a closer.

LHP Troy Cate – Milwaukee acquired Cate as a free agent a couple weeks ago, and teams around the major leagues are probably wondering why they didn’t pick this guy up.  In three starts for Huntsville, Troy has a 2.29 ERA with twelve strikeouts in 19.2 innings.  Let’s hope this becomes the norm, as he struggled a lot for his last team – to the tune of a 7.27 ERA in 17.2 innings out of the bullpen.  Perhaps he only needed to start games?

RHP Roque Mercedes – This week looks to be the “Week of the Comebacks.”  Roque pitched so poorly in the beginning of the season that he became the mop-up guy out of the bullpen.  That has changed recently, as the young right-hander has put together some very fine outings.  In his last 17.0 innings pitched, he has only given up three earned runs.  Roque has never been one to walk many people, but he has been a home run machine in 2008.  He has cut down the home runs.  Success has followed.  Let’s hope it stays that way in the second half.

RHP Robert Wooten – An under-the-table signing of the past month, the former UNC Tar Heel has broken onto the scene as a professional quite nicely.  He has pitched in two outings and has gone four innings.  The young man has given up four hits and one walk, while striking out six.  The Brewers are hoping to fast-track Wooten through the minor league system in the bullpen.  The big league squad could use his arm in a couple seasons.  Expect Robert to be promoted to West Virginia after he gets his feet wet a bit in Helena.





Minor League Boxscores: Saturday

12 07 2008

Nashville Sounds (39-57), 19.5 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New Orleans 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 4 9 0
Nashville 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 5 10 0

LHP Sam Narron – ND, 5.2 IP, 8 hits, 4 ER, 1 BB, 4 K – 4.43 ERA
RHP Joe Bateman – (W, 1-0) 3.1 IP, 1 hit, 0 ER, 0 BB, 7 K – 2.61 ERA
C Carlos Corporan – 3-4, HR (1), 3 RBI – .231 BA
3B Adam Heether – 2-4, 2B, RBI, run – .252 BA

Huntsville Stars (14-10), 2.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Huntsville 0 0 1 0 4 0 2 2 1 10 17 0
Chattanooga 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 1

RHP Nic Ungs – (W, 2-0) 6.0 IP, 6 hits, 3 ER, 0 BB, 6 K – 2.00 ERA
RHP Steve Bray – (S, 1) 3.0 IP, 0 hits, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K – 4.22 ERA
SS Alcides Escobar – 3-5, RBI, BB, SB (25), 2 runs – .337 BA
3B Mat Gamel – 3-5, 2B, 2 RBI, BB, 2 runs – .375 BA
LF Cole Gillespie – 1-4, 2B, RBI, 2 BB, 2 runs – .277 BA
2B Mike Bell – 2-5, 2B, 3 RBI – .259 BA
CF Lorenzo Cain – 2-5, 3B, BB, 2 runs – .286 BA

Brevard County Manatees (7-14), 6.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Brevard County 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 2
Sarasota 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 X 3 7 0

RHP Jeremy Jeffress – (L, 3-5) 5.0 IP, 6 hits, 3 runs (2 ER), 3 BB, 5 K – 4.68 ERA
SS Brent Brewer – 2-4, 2 1B – .238 BA
C Jonathan Lucroy – 2-4, 2 1B, run – .338 BA

West Virginia Power (17-5), — GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
West Virginia 1 0 0 6 0 2 0 0 3 12 13 1
Charleston 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 7 2

RHP Amaury Rivas – (W, 7-3) 7.0 IP, 7 hits, 2 runs (1 ER), 0 BB, 2 K – 3.49 ERA
RHP Michael Bowman – 1.0 IP, 0 hits, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K – 0.00 ERA
2B Eric Farris – 2-5, HR (1), 3 RBI, 2 runs – .262 BA
C Eric Fryer – 2-5, 2B, BB, run – .360 BA
3B Zelous Wheeler – 2-3, 2B, 3 RBI, 2 BB, run – .283 BA
RF Steffan Wilson – 2-5, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI, run – .275 BA
CF Lee Haydel – 2-4, RBI, 2 BB, SB (28), 3 runs – .280 BA

Helena Brewers (11-13), 3.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Idaho Falls 2 0 0 8 1 0 1 0 1 1 14 16 0
Helena 3 3 1 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 13 18 0

LHP Brandon Ritchie – ND, 3.1 IP, 6 hits, 7 ER, 3 BB, 3 K – 6.98 ERA
RHP Adam Arnold – (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 2.2 IP, 3 hits, 2 ER, 4 BB, 3 K – 2.31 ERA
3B John Delaney – 4-5, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI, BB, 2 runs – .244 BA
SS David Fonseca – 2-5, HR (4), 3 RBI, BB – .293 BA
1B Brock Kjeldgaard – 2-5, 2B, HR (6), BB, 2 runs – .278 BA
RF Mike Vass – 2-5, HR (3), RBI, BB, 2 runs – .197 BA
2B Jose Duran – 2-6, 3B, HR (2), RBI – .281 BA

AZL Brewers (3-12), 8.0 GB

Game postponed due to rain.





Round ’em Up: Friday

11 07 2008

UPDATE 07-11-08 3:04pm – Baseball America picked their minor league All-Star team last week. Mat Gamel, Alcides Escobar, and Matt LaPorta all made the squad. It is amazing how stacked Huntsville is, even with the departure of LaPorta. (Tip of the cap to Aaron for this one)

Dixieflatline from Brew Crew Ball has a great post that takes a look at the horizontal movement of Dave Bush’s pitches and attempts to figure out why he has struggled on the road. Ned Yost says the mound at Miller Park is to Dave’s liking. That could play a big part, as Dave has far more movement on his pitches when he’s at home. Give it a look. It’s great stuff.

I never wish injury onto anyone, but the Milwaukee Brewers get some good luck this weekend. Cincinnati’s Aaron Harang will miss his scheduled start against the Brewers due to a strained forearm. The injury is not serious, but it will allow the Crew to dodge him. Harang has killed Milwaukee when pitching against them throughout his career. In 2008 alone, the big right-hander has two starts and is 1-0. He went eight innings in both starts and only gave up one run in each game. Thank goodness the Crew doesn’t have to deal with Harang this weekend.

The Junkball Blues analyzes the amount of extra-base hits the Brewers hit.  No surprise, the majority of these hitters are extra-base hit machines.  The league average is about 1/3 of the hits to be for extras.  The only players for Milwaukee that do not live up to that are Craig Counsell and Jason Kendall.  No surprises there.

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I know I usually write an NL Central Review on Fridays, but it takes far too long to write. The response is not nearly as high now as it was at the beginning, so I think I will begin to include more NL Central news in the Round ’em Ups instead of a separate post each week. I apologize if you were looking for the Review today, but I would rather spread the information out through the week and give more continuous attention to the NL Central.

  • In case you did not know already, Corey Hart officially made the All-Star team thanks to your votes! Chuckie Hacks has the video of the Brewers mobbing Corey and giving him a little beer shower during his press conference. You want to know why people say Milwaukee’s clubhouse is great? Take a look at the video. It’s obvious that the guys truly like and respect each other.
  • Bill Chuck from Dugout Central takes a look at the NL All-Star team and has a little commentary after each player. He doesn’t have Corey on the list though, so it must have been written before the final vote ended.
  • ESPN.com has an interview of CC Sabathia with reporter Amy Nelson. It’s nice to see that CC is an articulate young man who is genuinely excited about being in Milwaukee. When asked about how much money it would take to keep him in Milwaukee after the season, however, he gave a very evasive answer. He says he wants a winning team with a great attitude. Perhaps Milwaukee can be that place for him.
  • ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark says Zack Greinke was Milwaukee’s Plan B if they were unable to score Sabathia. This is interesting, as all reports have said Greinke is not on the market and will not be until after the season is over. The reliever idea is intriguing though.
  • Aaron from Brew Crew Pub has a recap of the Colorado Rockies series. Let’s hope the Reds series goes a little better this weekend. The Crew needs to go into the All-Star Break on a high note.
  • SportsBubbler names RHP R.J. Seidel the Prospect of the Week. His change-up is electric. It’s nice to see the LaCrosse native put a couple good outings together. I still see him in a relief role, but it will depend on how he handles Brevard County next season. Eric Fryer is also mentioned in the Three Up category, but they make it sound like he hasn’t done anything until this week. He has raked since being promoted to West Virginia. Get used to the name.
  • The Hardball Times has a great piece that breaks down the mechanics and projectability of RHP Jake Odorizzi and LHP Evan Frederickson. The general consensus is that Odorizzi is something special, and the Brewers were lucky to get him with the #32 pick. I had not heard this before, but Jake is apparently trying out a four-seam fastball and has seen his velocity jump up to 95. With such a wiry frame, he should be able to add a couple ticks to that fastball too.Frederickson, on the other hand, did not receive much praise from THT. The author actually refused to rate Evan because the video being used did not match the reports of him. He was throwing much too slow. His control was still horrible though.
  • The Brew Town Beat gives everyone in the batting order a theme song when coming up to bat. This is a nice light piece to kill some time while you’re at work.
  • The Seattle Mariners finally released former-Brewer Richie Sexson. When you’re as tall as he is, a drop from productivity is a big fall. I suspect he’ll land somewhere. Not Milwaukee though. Don’t get excited.
  • Cardinals Diaspora thinks its time for another NL Central team to negotiate a deal with Billy Beane. This time, the target would be Joe Blanton. If you really want Joe Blanton and his 5.00+ ERA, I will not stop you. St. Louis’ pitching coach, Dave Duncan, has worked wonders with the Cards’ pitching staff in 2008, but this may be asking for a little too much.
  • Do you think the Cardinals aren’t worried about the big moves made by the Brewers and the Cubs this past week? You’d be wrong. St. Louis manager Tony LaRussa is asking for the front office to get him help right now. He does not want to wait for the return of Chris Carpenter and Adam Wainwright in mid-August. He wants that help right now. It’s nice to make other teams feel nervous.
  • JoeSportsFan.com has the 7 Worst Trades in the last decade. That Aramis Ramirez deal to Chicago remains one of the worst deals that has affected the Milwaukee Brewers. Every time I think about that deal, I just get upset. How did that seem like a good idea at the time? I know hindsight is 20/20, but seriously. What was Pittsburgh thinking?

I promised you all some big news either yesterday or today. I’m still working on it. The news just didn’t quite happen when it was planned. Stay tuned though. I’m not just teasing you all, don’t worry. Something is actually happening, and it is significant.





Minor League Boxscores: Friday

11 07 2008

Nashville Sounds (38-57), 19.5 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Nashville 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 7 0
Omaha 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 6 14 0

RHP Richie Gardner – ND, 5.0 IP, 9 hits, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K – 4.20 ERA
RHP Ben Howard – (L, 2-5) 1.1 IP, 2 hits, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K – 4.75 ERA
RF Brendan Katin – 1-3, HR (14), 3 RBI, BB – .267 BA
C Vinny Rottino – 2-5, 2 2B, 2 runs – .263 BA

Huntsville Stars (13-10), 3.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Huntsville 0 1 3 0 0 3 0 1 1 9 14 1
Chattanooga 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 8 13 1

RHP Mike Jones – ND, 3.1 IP, 6 hits, 6 ER, 5 BB, 2 K – 7.09 ERA
RHP Patrick Ryan – (W, 3-4) 1.2 IP, 3 hits, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K – 2.93 ERA
RHP Juan Sandoval – (S, 11) 1.0 IP, 2 hits, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K – 3.73 ERA
C Angel Salome – 3-5, 2B, HR (8), 3 RBI – .347 BA
SS Alcides Escobar – 2-5, 2 1B, RBI, SB (24), run – .333 BA

Brevard County Manatees (7-13), 6.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lakeland 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 13 2
Brevard County 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 5 12 1

RHP Josh Butler – ND, 2.1 IP, 5hits, 4 ER, 3 BB, 1 K – 6.11 ERA
LHP Bobby Bramhall – 4.2 IP, 3 hits, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 K – 2.52 ERA
RHP Joshua Wahpepah – (L, 1-1) 1.1 IP, 2 hits, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 K – 2.79 ERA
SS Brent Brewer – 3-4, 2B, BB, SB (7) – .227 BA
3B Taylor Green – 2-5, 2 1B, RBI – .288 BA

West Virginia Power (16-5), — GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
West Virginia 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 10 0
Savannah 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 8 2

RHP Evan Anundsen – (W, 8-4) 6.1 IP, 7 hits, 4 ER, 1 BB, 4 K – 3.52 ERA
RHP Corey Frerichs – (S, 7) 2.2 IP, 1 hit, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K – 2.54 ERA
3B Steffan Wilson – 2-4, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI, run – .272 BA
LF Eric Fryer – 2-4, 2B, run – .359 BA

Helena Brewers (11-12), 3.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Idaho Falls 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 1
Helena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1

RHP Nick Tyson – (L, 0-1) 3.0 IP, 5 hits, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K – 3.86 BA
RHP Robert Wooten – 1.0 IP, 0 hits, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K – 0.00 ERA
3B John Delaney – 1-4, 1B – .212 BA

AZL Brewers (3-12), 8.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
AZL Padres 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 0 6 12 0
AZL Brewers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 7 2

RHP Damon Krestalude – ND, 4.0 IP, 2 hits, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K – 2.53 ERA
RHP Adrian Rosario – (L, 1-1) 3.0 IP, 6 hits, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K – 4.67 ERA
CF Jose Rangel – 2-4, 2 1B, 2 RBI, SB (8) – .196 BA





Minor League Boxscores: Thursday

10 07 2008

Nashville Sounds (38-56), 18.5 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nashville 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 9 0
Omaha 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 9 1

LHP Chris Narveson – (W, 3-11) 5.0 IP, 6 hits, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K – 5.63 ERA
RHP Derrick Turnbow – (H, 5) 1.0 IP, 1 hit, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K – 8.15 ERA
LHP Randy Choate – (H, 2) 1.0 IP, 2 hits, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K – 5.54 ERA
RHP Luis Pena – (S, 13) 1.0 IP, 0 hits, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K – 3.53 ERA
3B Adam Heether – 2-4, HR (7), RBI – .251 BA
LF Brendan Katin – 1-4, HR (13), 2 RBI – .267 BA

Huntsville Stars (12-10), 3.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Huntsville 0 2 4 4 2 0 3 0 0 15 20 1
Chattanooga 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 4 9 1

LHP Troy Cate – (W, 2-0) 7.0 IP, 5 hits, 2 ER, 3 BB, 3 K – 2.29 ERA
RHP Omar Aguilar – 1.0 IP, 3 hits, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K – 5.94 ERA
RF Freddy Parejo – 3-6, 2B, HR (2), RBI, 3 runs – .302 BA
SS Alcides Escobar – 4-6, 4 1B, SB (23), 4 runs – .332 BA
3B Mat Gamel – 3-5, 2B, 3 RBI, 3 runs – .375 BA
C Angel Salome – 3-6, 3 1B, 3 RBI, 2 runs – .343 BA
LF Cole Gillespie – 2-5, 2B, RBI, run – .277 BA
1B Michael Garciaparra – 3-5, HR (1), 4 RBI, 2 runs – .237 BA

Brevard County Manatees (7-12), 4.5 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lakeland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 9 1
Brevard County 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0

LHP Chris Cody – ND, 7.0 IP, 4 hits, 0 ER, 2 BB, 7 K – 3.42 ERA
RHP John Axford – (BS, 1)(L, 3-6) 0.2 IP, 4 hits, 5 ER, 2 BB, 0 K – 5.03 ERA
SS Brent Brewer – 2-4, 2B, SB (6) – .204 BA

West Virginia Power (15-5), — GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
West Virginia 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 5 6 1
Savannah 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 4 6 0

LHP Evan Frederickson – ND, 4.2 IP, 3 hits, 3 ER, 5 BB, 3 K – 6.23 ERA
LHP Mike Ramlow – (W, 4-3) 4.1 IP, 3 hits, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K – 2.96 ERA
2B Eric Farris – 2-5, 2 1B, 2 RBI, 2 SB (13), run – .258 BA
LF Eric Fryer – 1-3, RBI, 2 BB, SB (10) – .356 BA
1B Steffan Wilson – 1-3, 2B, RBI, BB – .269 BA

Helena Brewers (11-11), 3.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Idaho Falls 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 1
Helena 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 X 4 10 1

RHP Santo Manzanillo – ND, 4.2 IP, 3 hits, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K – 5.89 ERA
LHP Lucas Luetge – (W, 2-0) 2.0 IP, 1 hit, 1 run (0 ER), 3 BB, 2 K – 0.00 ERA
RHP Wily Peralta – (S, 1) 1.0 IP, 0 hits, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K – 4.35 ERA
DH Corey Kemp – 2-3, RBI, BB, run – .295 BA
SS Mikey Marseco – 2-4, 2 2B, 2 RBI, run – .235 BA

AZL Brewers (3-11), 7.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
AZL Giants 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 2
AZL Brewers 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 5 2

RHP Jake Odorizzi – ND, 2.0 IP, 1 hit, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K – 0.00 ERA
RHP Joel Morales – (BS, 1)(W, 1-1) 4.0 IP, 1 hit, 1 run (0 ER), 0 BB, 3 K – 1.93 ERA
RF Jose Rangel – 1-4, RBI, BB, SB (7) – .167 BA
DH Pedro Ramos – 1-3, 3B, BB, run – .209 BA





Minor League Boxscores: Wednesday

9 07 2008

Nashville Sounds (37-56), 19.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nashville 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 0
Omaha 3 0 0 0 2 0 X 5 8 0

LHP Steve Hammond – (L, 0-3) 3.0 IP, 5 hits, 3 ER, 1 BB, 6 K – 8.31 ERA
LF Hernan Iribarren – 2-3, 2 1B – .276 BA
RF Brendan Katin – 2-3, 2 1B, run – .265 BA

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nashville 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 0
Omaha 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2

LHP Lindsay Gulin – (W, 5-4) 7.0 IP (CG), 1 hit, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K – 2.89 ERA
3B Adam Heether – 2-3, 2 1B, 2 RBI – .247 BA
CF Tony Gwynn Jr. – 2-3, 2 1B, run – .328 BA

Huntsville Stars (11-10), 3.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Huntsville 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 5 14 0
Chattanooga 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 4 11 2

LHP David Welch – ND, 6.0 IP, 6 hits, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 K – 3.53 ERA
RHP Jason Shiell – (W, 3-1) 2.0 IP, 5 hits, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 K – 2.76 ERA
RHP Juan Sandoval – (S, 10) 1.0 IP, 0 hits, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K – 3.56 ERA
2B Mike Bell – 2-4, HR (7), RBI – .262 BA
RF Freddy Parejo – 3-5, 2 2B, run – .291 BA
3B Mat Gamel – 2-5, 2 1B, RBI, run – .372 BA

Brevard County Manatees (7-11), 3.5 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lakeland 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 9 16 1
Brevard County 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1

LHP Rafael Lluberes – (L, 1-3) 0.0 IP, 5 hits, 5 ER, 0 BB, 0 K – 6.86 ERA
RHP Alexandre Periard – 6.0 IP, 7 hits, 2 ER, 3 BB, 4 K – 3.83 ERA
2B Yohannis Perez – 1-3, 2B – .241 BA

West Virginia Power (14-5), — GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
West Virginia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 6 2
Savannah 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 1

LHP Daniel Merklinger – ND, 6.0 IP, 3 hits, 1 run (0 ER), 1 BB, 4 K – 5.94 ERA
RHP Corey Frerichs – (W, 4-6) 1.0 IP, 0 hits, 1 ER, 2 BB, 0 K – 2.68 ERA
LHP Curtis Pasma – (S, 2) 2.0 IP, 2 hits, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K – 3.67 ERA
C Eric Fryer – 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI – .356 BA
LF Steffan Wilson – 1-4, 2B, RBI – .269 BA

Helena Brewers (10-11), 4.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Idaho Falls 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 6 0
Helena 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 7 1

LHP Efrain Nieves – ND, 6.0 IP, 4 hits, 2 runs (1 ER), 2 BB, 6 K – 3.28 ERA
RHP Garrett Sherrill – (L, 0-4) 2.0 IP, 2 hits, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K – 12.00 ERA
2B David Fonseca – 3-4, 2 HR (3), 2 RBI, 3 runs – .333 BA
CF Erik Komatsu – 2-4, 2 1B – .333 BA

AZL Brewers (2-11), 7.5 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
AZL Brewers 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 2
AZL Angels 2 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 X 8 10 0

RHP Luis Guerrero – (L, 0-3) 2.0 IP, 2 hits, 2 ER, 4 BB, 4 K – 9.00 ERA
RHP Liam Ohlmann – 1.0 IP, 2 hits, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K – 1.42 ERA
SS Carlos George – 1-4, 1B, RBI – .313 BA





Minor League Boxscores: Tuesday

8 07 2008

Nashville Sounds (36-55), 18.5 GB

Cmpl. Early: Rain 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nashville 1 1 0 0 2 0 4 9 1
Omaha 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 4 0

RHP Mark DiFelice – (W, 4-0) 5.0 IP, 3 hits, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K – 3.55 ERA
LHP Randy Choate – (S, 1) 0.2 IP, 1 hit, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K – 5.73 ERA
CF Tony Gwynn Jr. – 2-4, 2 1B, RBI, SB (12) – .322 BA
RF Brendan Katin – 1-3, HR (12), 2 RBI – .260 BA

Huntsville Stars (10-10), 3.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Birmingham 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 2
Huntsville 1 1 1 0 0 0 6 0 X 9 13 0

RHP Donovan Hand – (W, 1-2) CG, 8 hits, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K – 4.39 ERA
SS Alcides Escobar – 2-5, 2B, 2 RBI, run – .325 BA
DH Angel Salome – 2-5, 2 2B, RBI, run – .337 BA
C Martin Maldonado – 2-5, HR (1), 2 RBI, 2 runs – .167 BA

Brevard County Manatees (7-10), 3.0 GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lakeland 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 5 6 1
Brevard County 0 0 3 1 0 3 2 0 X 9 15 0

LHP Zach Braddock – (W, 4-5) 6.0 IP, 3 hits, 2 ER, 2 BB, 8 K – 4.80 ERA
CF Darren Ford – 2-4, 2 1B, SB (42), BB, run – .232 BA
RF Chuck Caufield – 4-4, 2B, HR (3), RBI, 3 runs – .223 BA
2B Yohannis Perez – 3-4, 3B, 3 RBI, run – .240 BA

West Virginia Power (13-5), — GB

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
West Virginia 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 8 2
Savannah 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 1

RHP R.J. Seidel – (W, 6-4) 7.0 IP, 5 hits, 2 runs (0 ER), 1 BB, 3 K – 4.42 ERA
RHP Reed Dickert – (S, 1) 2.0 IP, 0 hits, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K – 2.20 ERA
CF Lee Haydel – 2-4, 2B, RBI, run – .279 BA
2B Eric Farris – 2-4, 2 1B, RBI, run – .255 BA
1B Steffan Wilson – 2-3, 2 1B, RBI, BB, SB (3) – .269 BA

AZL Brewers (2-10), 6.5 GB

Did not play.

Helena Brewers (10-10), 3.0 GB

Did not play.