Each morning during the Minor League Baseball season, we will provide you with news and notes from the prior night’s game. Follow us on twitter @MinorLeagueBlog for updates as they happen each night.
Minor League Baseball News & Notes For Games Of Wednesday April 11th 2012
#Padres Great start last night for Casey Kelly. Went 6IP, 0ER, 5H, 0BB, 9K at AAA Tucson
#LAAngels Mike Trout went 2-6, 3B, RBI last night for Salt Lake. Hitting .433 on the season.
#Mariners Johan Limonta went 2-4, HR, 4RBI, BB last night for AAA Tacoma
#BlueJays David Cooper was a Home Run shy of the Cycle last night at AAA Las Vegas
#BlueJays Adeiny Hechavarria went 3-5, 2B, last night to raise his average at AAA Las Vegas to .464
#Astros Telvin Nash who leads #MILB with 5 HRs just drove in two runs with the first hit of the game of #Dodgers Chris Reed in High-A
#SFGiants Brandon Belt hitting just .091 in the bigs. Will probably hit .580 in Fresno if they drop him back there any time soon.
#SFGiants Roger Kieschnick has gone yard for the 2nd time this season at AAA Fresno. He is currently hitting .517 on the season. Went 2-3, 3B, HR, 2RBI, BB today.
#Mariners Jack Marder continues to rake. 2-4, HR, 2RBI, BB today. Hitting .424 on the season for High-A High Desert
#Rangers Line on Martin Perez at AAA Round Rock 5.2IP, 3ER, 6H, 2BB, 5K
#Rangers Luis Martinez went 4-4, RBI for AAA Round Rock
#Mets T J Rivera was 4-4, RBI, BB in the leadoff spot at Low-A Savannah
#Rangers Christopher Grayson went 4-4, 2B, 3B, BB in the leadoff spot for Low-A Hickory
#Yankees Jose Campos the other pitcher in the Michael Pineda deal. He went 5IP, 1R, 0ER, 0H, 2BB, 8K in Low-A. He’s allowed 1 hit in 11P
#Yankees Mason Williams went 1-4 with a Double for Low-A Charleston. Hitting .250 on the year.
#Marlins Adam Conley went 6IP, 1R, 0ER, 2H, 1BB, 8K improved to 2-0 on the year for Low-A Greensboro
#Pirates Josh Bell blasted his first Home Run for Low-A West Virginia as part of a 2-4, HR, 3RBI day
#Astros Mike Foltynewicz with a great start for Low-A Lexington. 6IP, 0ER, 3H, 2BB, 8K, WIN
#LAAngels Austin Wood threw 5 No Hit innings with 2BB and 5K’s for Low-A Cedar Rapids. Improved to 2-0 with 0.90ERA
#LAAngels Chevy Clarke went 2-3, with a BB at Low-A Cedar Rapids. Hitting .381 on the year so far
#Athletics Chad Oberacker was a Triple shy of the Cycle today for Low-A Burlington
#DBacks Archie Bradley with a great start for Low-A South Bend 6IP, 1ER, 2H, 3BB, 7K, WIN. ERA is at 1.64
#BlueJays Noah Syndergaard got the win in relief for Low-A Lansing going 3IP, 1R, 0ER, 2H, 2BB, 2K. The Lansing staff is absolutely sick
#Indians Felix Sterling went 5IP, 4R, 1ER, 4H, 1BB, 6K for Low-A Lake County
#Rays Jeff Malm went 2-5, 2(2B), 2RBI today for Low-A Bowling Green
#Twins Madison Boer went 5IP, 1ER, 3H, 2BB, 9K, WIN for Low-A Beloit
#Mariners John Hicks hit his 6th Double in 7 games for High-A High Desert
#SFGiants Jarrett Parker hit his 2nd Triple of the season at High-A San Jose. Hitting .357 thus far
#SFGiants Bobby Haney went 2-4, 3RBI’s today at High-A San Jose. He is 7 for 10 on the season.
#Cubs Wellington Castillo was a triple shy of the cycle for AAA Iowa
#Nats Tyler Moore went 2-3, HR, RBI, 2BB for AAA Syracuse
#Nats Final line for Bryce Harper tonight. 1-5, 3B, 3 Strikeouts. Hitting .261 on the season thus far at AAA Syracuse
#WhiteSox Matthew Heidenreich went 5IP, 0ER, 3H, 2BB, 6K WIN at High-A Winston Salem
#Braves Cody Martin improved to 2-0 in High-A with 5IP, 0ER, 3H, 2BB, 6K, WIN 0.00ERA so far
#RedSox Brandon Jacobs went 3-4, 2B, RBI, SB for High-A Salem today
#Marlins Marcell Ozuna has hit his 2nd Home Run of the year for High-A Jupiter
#Pirates A J Burnett got hammered at High-A Bradenton 1.2IP, 8R, 5ER, 5H, 1BB, 4K and hit a batter. #Yankees
#Pirates Alex Dickerson broke out with a 3-4, 2RBI day today to raise his average to .208 at High-A Bradenton
#Mets Blake Forsythe is hitting just .091 thus far at High-A St Lucie
#Mets Robbie Shields with a big day at High-A St Lucie. 3-4, 2(2B). Hitting .462 so far on the season
#Brewers Jimmy Nelson went 5IP, 1ER, 4H, 1BB, 8K, WIN for High-A Brevard County
#Tigers Daniel Fields who is still young and toolsy is off to a great start in his third season of High-A. Went 3-3, 2B, HR, RBI, BB, SB
#Phillies Great start for Adam Morgan at High-A Clearwater 6IP, 1ER, 4H, 0BB, 9K. Got a no decision
Today’s absurd statline for a reliever goes to #Yankees High-A pitcher Francisco Rondon. 3IP, 0ER, 0H, 1BB, 7K
#Phillies Peter Lavin went 3-5, 2B, HR, RBI for High-A Clearwater
#Tigers Fu-Te Ni went 5IP, 0ER, 4H, 3BB, 2K today to pick up a win for AAA Toledo
#Tigers Ryan Strieby went 3-4, 2B today. Hitting .360 so far.
#Pirates Justin Wilson was solid for AAA Indianapolis. 6.2IP, 1ER, 5H, 0BB, 7K, WIN today
#Indians Lonnie Chisenhall hit his 3rd Home Run at AAA Columbus as part of a 2-4, HR, 2RBI day
#Indians Matt Laporta blasted his 4th Home Run of the season for AAA Columbus.
#Dodgers Ethan Martin walked 7 over 4 innings and got a no decision at AA Chattanooga today.
#Dodgers Luis Nunez was 2-2, 2B, 4RBI off the bench for AA Chattanooga. #Production
#Braves Zeke Spruill with a great start at AA Mississippi 6IP, 1ER, 3H, 1BB, 3K, WIN. ERA at 1.64 this season
#Braves Ian Gac went 4-5, 2(2B), 2RBI for AA Mississippi this afternoon.
#Brewers Tyler Thornburg was solid for AA Huntsville today 6IP, 1R, 0ER, 1BB, 6K. ERA at 0.82
#WhiteSox Blair Walters went 6IP, 0ER, 2H, 2BB, 10K for Low-A Kannapolis. #AwesomeStart
#Orioles Dylan Bundy was as advertised for Low-A Delmarva tonight. Went 3 No Hit innings with 6K’s. He’s retired 18 batters with 12Ks in 2Gs
#Cubs Trey McNutt was solid for AA Tennessee today. 4IP, 0ER, 2H, 3BB, 5K
#Mariners Solid start for James Paxton at AA Jackson. 4.2IP, 1ER, 4H, 1BB, 7K
#Orioles Nice day on the mound for Bobby Bundy at AA Bowie. 6IP, 0ER, 2H, 2BB, 2K, WIN
#Orioles Robbie Widlansky went 4-5 HR, 4RBI today for AA Bowie
#SFGiants Chris Dominguez continues to rake. 2-5, 2RBI today at AA Richmond to LOWER his average to .481
#Yankees Great start for Shaeffer Hall at AA Trenton. 7IP, 1ER, 4H, 0BB, 3K, WIN
#Yankees Ronnier Mustelier went 2-4, 2B, HR, 2RBI BB this afternoon. Read a bunch of tweets from the game saying the HR was an absolute bomb
#Nats Destin Hood who was in a major slump to start the season, broke out for AA Harrisburg today. 2-4, 2B, 3B, 4RBI to push avg to .111
#Marlins Brad Hand was dominant for AAA New Orleans 6IP, 0ER, 3H, 4BB, 10K, WIN over Memphis
#Mets Tonight’s line for Jeurys Familia 5IP, 3ER, 4H, 3BB, 8K, WIN for AAA Buffalo
#Yankees Dellin Betances got hit hard today against #Mets Buffalo. 3.1IP, 8ER, 7H, 6BB, 3K and gave up 3 Home Runs. #NotGood
#Mets Jordany Valdespin blasted his 1st Home Run of the year for Buffalo. It was a 3 run shot off #Yankees Dellin Betances
#Mets Val Pascucci went 2-3, 2B, HR, 3RBI, 2BB at AAA Buffalo. He leads the International League with 4 Home Runs
#Mets Zach Lutz blasted 2 Home Runs and drove in 3 for AAA Buffalo today
#Orioles Ryan Adams with another solid day going 3-5, 2B, RBI, BB for AAA Norfolk
#Orioles Xavier Avery broke out of a season opening slump with a 3-6, HR, 2RBI day today
#Braves Stefan Gartrell went 2-5, HR, 4RBI today for AAA Gwinnett
#Braves Jose Constanza went off in his first game since being sent down from Atlanta going 3-4, 2B, 3B, 4RBI, 3BB. He also had an error.
#Braves Triple-A Gwinnett beat #Orioles Norfolk 14-12 in an 11 inning slugfest this afternoon
#Rays Tim Beckham went 2-4 with a Double today for AAA Durham. He’s hitting .231 thus far