Just wanna point out that Brett Wallace is playing SS today.
Huh? Is he trying to become a utility infielder or is this just a temporary move?
According to @NewsOKRedHawks
"Marwin Gonzales had flight issues and Jimmy Paredes is away for the birth of his child. Brett Wallace forced into the shortstop role tonight."
"Choice was between Wallace and Dominguez for shortstop. DeFrancesco went with Wallace because of some high school experience at position."
Okay, so it looks like both Margo and Paredes are not available to play today. Hmm, it's kinda hard to believe Wallace used to play SS in high school. :)
~July 12th, 2012~
AAA Oklahoma City RedHawks: 4-3 win over New Orleans
-> Angel Sanchez: 2-for-3, BB, SB, RBI-> Fernando Martinez: 2-for-4, RBI-> J.B. Shuck: 1-for-2, R-> Brett Wallace: 1-for-4, R-> Matt Dominguez: 1-for-4, R-> Carlos Corporan: 1-for-4-> Brandon Barnes: 0-for-3, BB, RBI, R-> Dallas Keuchel: 1-for-1 (pinch-hitter, no really)
SP Paul Clemens: 4.2 IP, 3 ER, 4 H, 3 BB, 3 KRP Hector Ambriz: 2.1 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K (win)RP Mickey Storey: 1.0 IP, 0 ER, 0 H, 0 BB, 0 K (hold)RP David Carpenter: 1.0 IP, 0 ER, 0 H, 0 BB, 0 K (save)
AA Corpus Christi Hooks: 8-7 win over Frisco
-> Jacob Goebbert: 3-for-4, BB, 2B, 2 R-> Austin Wates: 3-for-5, 2B, HR, R, 6 RBI-> Andrew Muren: 1-for-4, 2B, R-> Andrew Simunic: 1-for-4, BB, R-> Jair Fernandez: 1-for-4, RBI-> Jonathan Singleton: 0-for-3, R, 2 BB-> Andrew Locke: 0-for-4, BB-> Chris Wallace: 1-for-1, R-> Jordan Kreke: 0-for-0, R, (pinch-runner0
SP Ross Seaton: 7.0 IP, 2 ER, 6 H, 2 BB, 4 KRP Arcenio Leon: 1.0 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 KRP Erick Abreu: 1.0 IP, 2 ER, 4 H, 0 BB, 1 KRP Josh Zeid: 1.0 IP, 1 ER, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 KRP Jason Stoffel: 0.1 IP, 2 ER, 0 H, 2 BB, 0 KRP Henry Villar: 0.2 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K (win)
A+ Lancaster JetHawks: Rained Out, Makeup TBD
A- Lexington Legends: 6-5 win over Kannapolis
-> Delino DeShields: 5-for-7, 2B, R-> Jordan Scott: 3-for-6, BB, RBI, R-> Michael Kvasnicka: 3-for-7, R-> Nolan Fontana: 2-for-6, BB, 2B, R, 2 RBI-> Zachary Johnson: 1-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI-> Roberto Pena: 1-for-5, R-> Ruben Sosa: 1-for-7, R-> Justin Gominsky: 1-for-7-> Matthew Duffy: 0-for-4, RBI, 2 BB-> Chan Moon: 0-for-1, BB (pinch-runner, stayed in)
SP Luis Ordosgoitti: 6.1 IP, 4 ER, 7 H, 1 BB, 3 KRP Mitchell Lambson: 1.2 IP, 1 ER, 2 H, 0 BB, 2 KRP Nathan Pettus: 2.0 IP, 0 ER, 0 H, 1 BB, 0 KRP Murilo Gouvea: 3.0 IP, 0 ER, 0 H, 0 BB, 3 KRP Gabriel Garcia: 2.0 IP, 0 ER, 0 H, 1 BB, 1 K (win)
SS Tri-City ValleyCats: 8-1 win over Williamsport
-> Austin Elkins: 2-for-3, BB, SB, RBI, 2 R-> Andrew Aplin: 2-for-4, BB, 2B, 3B, SB, 2 R-> Daniel Gulbransen: 2-for-5, 2B, 4 RBI-> Ryan Dineen: 2-for-5, 2B, R-> Joe Sclafani: 2-for-5, R-> Jarrod McKinney: 2-for-5, RBI-> Jobduan Morales: 1-for-4, BB, 2 RBI-> Jesse Wierzbicki: 1-for-4, BB, 2B, R-> M.P. Cokinos: 1-for-5, R
SP Brady Rodgers: 6.1 IP, 0 ER, 7 H, 0 BB, 7 K (win)RP Kenny Long: 0.2 IP, 0 ER, 0 H, 0 BB, 0 K (hold)RP Jamaine Cotton: 1.0 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 KRP Lance Day: 1.0 IP, 1 ER, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K
RK Greeneville Astros: 12-1 loss to Elizabethton
-> D'Andre Toney: 1-for-3, BB, 2B, R-> Terrell Joyce: 1-for-3, BB-> Brian Blasik: 0-for-3, RBI
SP Richard Rodriguez: 4.2 IP, 6 R (4 ER), 5 H, 3 BB, 5 K (loss)RP Tanner Bushue: 1.1 IP, 2 ER, 5 H, 0 BB, 2 KRP Christopher Lee: 0.0 IP, 3 R (2 ER), 1 H, 2 BB, 0 KRP Christian Garcia: 2.0 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 KRP Andrew Walter: 1.0 IP, 1 ER, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K
Abbreviated comments tonight, I'm kind of busy.
The Corpus score is crazy. Frisco had a 2-0 lead going into the ninth, score two more in the top of that inning. Corpus scored four to tie in the bottom on the ninth, Frisco scored one in the top of the tenth, Corpus tied it in the bottom of the tenth, Frisco scores two in the top of the eleventh, and Corpus scored three in the bottom half to win it. Talk about never say die. The three runs in the 11th to walk off? An Austin Wates three-run bomb. How about THAT? Nice start for Seaton too.
1.194 OPS for DeShields in his last ten games, .290/.392/.426 overall. .304/.556/.391 in seven games for Fontana, 13 walks, but five whiffs in his last four games. Seven walks in the last eight games for Duffy, nice to see, he wasn't walking a great deal before these last couple of weeks.
Rodgers has been nails. 0.89 ERA, 1.8 BB/9 and 11.5 K/9, it doesn't get much more dominant than that. Aplin has a 1.027 OPS on the season with four doubles and three triples in 22 games. Seven walks and one strikeout for Morales during his last five games.
Here is a good video on Aplin's swing!!
Im ready to see what this Preston Tucker can do. Alot of people considered Mike Zunino the best college bat in the draft. Here is his numbers vs Tucker’s:
Zunino: .322 BA, 19 HR, 67 RBI, 31 BB, 47 SO
Tucker: .321 BA, 16 HR, 50 RBI, 35 BB, 27 SO
Im not saying he is better but considering we got this guy in the 7th round, it could turn out to be a great pick.
Both Ross Seaton and Delino DeShields made the Hot Sheet this week, while Adrian Houser made the "In the Team Photo" runner-up section. Banner week for our system, I'd say.