Minor League Baseball News & Notes For Games Of Friday April 13th 2012

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 Friday April 13th 2012

#Rockies Corey Dickerson went 3-5, HR, 2RBI tonight for High-A Modesto. Hitting .469 on the season.

#Mariners Forrest Snow got roughed up at AAA Tacoma. 3IP, 5ER, 6H, 4BB, 2K, LOSS

#SFGiants Justin Christian went 3-5, 2B tonight to push his average to .516 at AAA Fresno. Off to an insane start

#Athletics Grant Green is 3-3, BB, SB so far tonight at AAA Sacramento.

#DBacks solid start for Zach Kroenke at AAA Reno. 6IP, 0ER, 3H, 3BB, 5K in line for the win

#Athletics Former #Nats prospect Brad Peacock was damn near unhittable tonight for AAA Sacramento. 6IP, 1R, 0ER, 1H, 2BB, 8K

#Rockies Kent Matthes went 2-3, 2B, HR, 2RBI, BB for AA Tulsa

#Padres Cody Decker blasted a pinch hit Home Run for AA San Antonio

#Rangers Barrett Loux moved to 2-0 on the year going 5.2IP, 2ER, 8H, 2BB, 5K

#Rangers Another 0-fer night for Jurickson Profar. Average at AA Frisco is down to .077

#STLCards Minor League Guy On Third went 3-5, 3B, 3RBI today. Not a bad night for Oscar Taveras.

#STLCards Kolten Wong went 2-3, BB for AA Springfield. Now hitting .464 on the season. #STUD

#Royals Johnny Giavotella with two more hits tonight. Batting .323 on the year at AAA Omaha. #FreeJohnny

#Rockies Trevor Story blasted his 2nd Home Run of the year at Low-A Asheville

#STLCards Tough luck loss for Carlos Martinez at High-A Palm Beach 6IP, 1ER, 2H, 3BB, 8K

#Rockies Rough night for Rob Scahill at AAA Colorado Springs 3.1IP, 10ER, 10H, 1BB, 4K, LOSS

I can’t remember ever seeing a deeper system of pitchers in all the years I’ve been following Minor League Baseball as #BlueJays have now

#BlueJays Joel Carreno one upped everyone in the Toronto organization tonight going 5IP, 0ER, 1H, 2BB, 8K, WIN at AAA Las Vegas

#BlueJays Anthony Gose went 2-5, 2B, 2RBI, BB to boost his average to .150 at AAA Las Vegas. He also struck out 3 times on the night

#BlueJays Adeiny Hechavarria with 3 more hits tonight to run his average up to .421 on the year.

#BlueJays Travis d’Arnaud hit a pair of Doubles to boost his average to .242 on the season. He was 2-4, 2(2B), RBI, 2BB on the day

#BlueJays Travis Snider went 4-5, 2B, Grand Slam HR, 5RBI, BB for AAA Las Vegas

#Orioles John Hester hit a WALK OFF HOME RUN in the Bottom of the 14th to win it for AAA Norfolk.

#Reds Billy Hamilton who had 103 stolen bases last year in Low-A has 6 in his first 7 games in High-A this year

#Mariners Jordan Shipers went 6IP, 1ER, 3H, 2BB, 6K, for Low-A Clinton

#Cubs With tonight’s game, Anthony Rizzo is now hitting .400 with #MILB leading 5 Home Runs and 13 RBI’s #FreeAnthonyRizzo

#Cubs Wellington Castillo went 3-4, HR, RBI for AAA Iowa.

If you could give organizational awards for the first week plus of the year, #Astros would be my pick for hitters and #BlueJays for pitchers

#Astros Jose Cisnero went 6IP, 0ER, 3H, 2BB, 7K WIN for AA Corpus Christi tonight

#Astros Brandon Barnes went 3-5, 2B, 2RBI for AA Corpus Christi. Hitting .448 on the year.

#LAAngels Ariel Pena got his first win of the year going 6.2IP, 2ER, 3H, 4BB, 7K for AA Arkansas

#Athletics Sonny Gray’s line at AA Midland 6IP, 4R, 2ER, 4H, 3BB, 4K, LOSS

#Rockies Josh Rutledge has 2 Home Runs through 5 innings tonight for AA Tulsa

#Tigers Nick Castellanos went 2-4, 2B, 2RBI’s tonight for High-A Lakeland. Hitting .438 on the year. #STUD

#DBacks Solid night for Patrick Corbin at AA Mobile 7IP, 3R, 2ER, 5H, 3BB, 6K

#DBacks Matt Davidson went 3-4, 2(2B), BB for AA Mobile. Hitting .485 on the year thus far.

@mickeykoke Saw him in AA last year and thought serviceable big leaguer
In reply to Mickey Koke

#LAAngels The 7’1″ giant Loek Van Mil went 2IP, 0ER, 2H, 1BB, 3K and got the win in relief for AAA Salt Lake

#LAAngels Final line for Mike Trout who extended his hit streak to 9 games. 1-3, 3B, 2RBI, BB. Hitting .385

#Padres James Darnell went 2-3, HR, 2RBI, BB. It was his 1st Home Run of the year for AAA Tucson

#Brewers Martin Maldonado went 3-3, 2B, 2RBI tonight for AAA Nashville

#Marlins Matt Dominguez hit his 2nd Home Run for AAA New Orleans

#Astros Nice start from Jordan Lyles at AAA Oklahoma City 7IP, 2ER, 3H, 0BB, 7K. Improved to 2-0, 2.08ERA.

#STLCards Ryan Jackson went 3-4, 2B, HR, 3RBI for Triple-A Memphis. Rest of the team combined for 3 more hits on the day.

#Astros Brett Wallace went 3-5 for AAA Oklahoma City. Hitting .294 on the season

#Astros Two Home Run night including a Grand Slam for former #Mets prospect Fernando Martinez at AAA Oklahoma City. Drove in 6 Runs

#Cubs Eduardo Figueroa got his first win of the year going 5IP, 1ER, 3H, 1BB, 0K, WIN at High-A Daytona

#Brewers Hiram Burgos went 6IP, 0ER, 3H, 2BB, 4K for High-A Brevard County

#BlueJays Asher Wojciechowski went 6IP, 1ER, 2H, 1BB, 4K at High-A Dunedin. Toronto farm system already with season worth of great pitching

#Phillies Up and Down line for Jesse Biddle at High-A Clearwater: 4.1IP, 5ER, 7H, 2BB, 7K, LOSS

#Tigers Daniel Fields went 2-5, 2B, 3B, 2RBI today. Off to a .343 start for High-A Lakeland

#Orioles Norfolk and #WhiteSox Charlotte are headed to the 13th on this Friday the 13th.

#Dodgers Jerry Sands has blasted his 2nd Home Run of the year for AAA Albuquerque

#LAAngels Mike Trout has hit a Triple to extend his hitting streak to 9 games at AAA Salt Lake. #FreeMikeTrout

#Orioles John Ruettiger went 3-4, BB and stole his 5th Base for Low-A Delmarva

#Mets Brandon Brown went 2-4, 2(3B), 4RBI, BB tonight for Low-A Savannah

#Astros Alex Todd hit a WALK OFF HOME RUN in the bottom of the 11th to give Lexington a 6-5 win over Kannapolis

#Phillies Great start for Ethan Stewart 6IP, 1ER, 3H, 1BB, 7K for Low-A Lakewood

#RedSox fans will love this. Matt Barnes went 5IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 7K tonight for Low-A Greenville

#RedSox Garin Cecchini went 3-5 with 3 Stolen Bases today for Low-A Greenville. Boosted his average to .188

#Braves Felix Marte went 2-3, 4RBI for Low-A Rome

#Yankees Mason Williams went 2-5, and stole his 5th base at Low-A Charleston

#Yankees Cito Culver broke out of his early season slump going 3-5, RBI, SB tonight for Low-A Charleston. #HappyToSeeIt

#Rockies Jared Simon went 2-3, HR, 2RBI, BB for Low-A Asheville.

#Reds Tanner Robles went 6IP, 1ER, 3H, 3BB, 2K at Low-A Dayton

#Reds Triple-A Louisville had 6 starters end the night batting under .179, including one who is still batting .000 #NoOffense

#Indians Matt Laporta was 1-2 before being HBP in his hand and being removed from the game at AAA Columbus

#Nats Rough night for John Lannan 4IP, 8R, 4ER, 9H, 3BB, 3K at AAA Syracuse

#Phillies Domonic Brown went 2-5, 2B for AAA Lehigh Valley. Hitting .241 on the year so far.

#Nats Bryce Harper went 1-5 with an Outfield Assist. His average dropped to .219 at AAA Syracuse.

#Marlins Solid start for Chad James at High-A Jupiter 6IP, 1ER, 4H, 0BB, 3K

#Marlins Marcell Ozuna went 2-4, with a Triple for High-A Jupiter

#Twins B.J. Hermsen went 6IP, 0ER, 2H, 3BB, 3K tonight for High-A Ft Myers

#Pirates fans will be happy reading Jameson Taillon’s line at High-A Bradenton. 5IP, 1ER, 3H, 0BB, 6K

#Rockies Nolan Arenado hit his 5th Double of the year in his 1st At-Bat tonight for AA Tulsa. #STUD

#Cubs Dae Eun Rhee went 6.1IP, 1ER, 6H, 0BB, 4K WIN for AA Tennessee today. Out dueled Danny Hultzen

#Mariners Final line for Danny Hultzen at AA Jackson 5.2IP, 2R, 0ER, 1H, 3BB, 9K, tough luck Loss

#Indians Steven Wright with a solid start for AA Akron. 5IP, 1ER, 2H, 3BB, 5K, WIN

#Indians Tim Fedroff went 2-4, 2(2B), today at AA Akron. Batting .500 (11-22) on the season

#Nats Destin Hood hit his first Home Run of the season for AA Harrisburg

#Nats Eury Perez went 2-4 today to raise his average to .350. Doesn’t get a ton of publicity but he could be a good one. He’s very fast.

#Tigers Andrew Oliver with a nice day at AAA Toledo. 6IP, 1ER, 3H, 4BB, 9K. Got a no decison.

#Twins Nice night for Cole DeVries 5IP, 1R, 0ER, 1H, 2BB, 4K at AAA Rochester

#RedSox Will Middlebrooks went 2-4, HR, 3RBI for AAA Pawtucket

#RedSox Alex Hassan who was hitless in his first 17 at-bats went 3-4, 2B today at AAA Pawtucket

#STLCards Shelby Miller pitched three scoreless innings and then got roughed up a bit finishing 5IP, 4ER, 6H, 2BB, 6K at AAA Memphis

#Cubs Anthony Rizzo has just tied for the Minor League Baseball Home Run lead blasting his 5th Home Run and second HR of game. #FreeRizzo

#BlueJays Carlos Perez went 3-5, 2B, 3B tonight for Low-A Lansing

#Padres Joe Ross bounced back nicely after a tough opening start. Went 5IP, 1ER, 3H, 0BB, 6K for Low-A Fort Wayne

#Dodgers Jesus Arredondo went 3-5, 2B, 3B in the leadoff spot for Low-A Great Lakes. Hitting .462 on the year.

#Padres Travis Whitmore went 3-4, 2B, 3B, 2RBI for Low-A Fort Wayne

#Padre Jace Peterson continues to rake at Low-A Fort Wayne 3-5, SB tonight. Average up to .387

#WhiteSox Andre Rienzo went 6IP, 0ER, 6H, 2BB, 9K for High-A Winston Salem. Lowered his ERA to 0.82

#Indians Mike Rayl went 7IP, 1ER, 2H, 1BB, 5K, LOSS today for AA Carolina.

#Braves David Hale who gave up 6ER in 1.2IP in his opening start has held Montgomery hitless though 6IP so far tonight. #Wow

#Pirates Nathan Baker improved to 2-0 going 6IP, 0ER, 2H, 3BB, 1K for AA Altoona

#RedSox Solid start for Chris Hernandez at AA Portland. 5IP, 3R, 0ER, 6H, 1BB, 3K

#Mets fans will love this. Line on Zack Wheeler 6IP, 1ER, 5H, 0BB, 9K. Got a no decision after bullpen blew the save.

#RedSox Juan Carlos Linares continues to rake. Went 2-4, HR, 2RBI tonight. Batting .417 on the season at AA Portland

#Mets Matt Den Dekker went 2-5, 2B, for AA Binghamton

#BlueJays Travis Snider just hit a Grand Slam for AAA Las Vegas

#STLCards Ryan Jackson has gone yard for AAA Memphis

#RedSox Will Middlebrooks has blasted his 2nd Home Run of the season for AAA Pawtucket

#STLCards Juan Castillo has 2 Home Runs through 5 innings tonight for Low-A Quad Cities

#Indians Will Roberts went 6.2IP, 2ER, 5H, 1BB, 7K, LOSS tonight for Low-A Lake County

#Rays Parker Markel went 6IP, 1ER, 4H, 0BB, 4K WIN tonight for Low-A Bowling Green

Was told by some fans at Memphis Redbirds opener, they were told Don’t talk to the players, Don’t distract the players, No Autographs today

4 of the 5 scheduled High-A California League games have been postponed to rain. Only one still scheduled is Modesto at Stockton

#Rangers Mike Olt has blasted his second Home Run of the year for AA Frisco

#Mariners Danny Hultzen has allowed 1 hit and struck out 9 through 5 1/3 innings so far tonight for AA Jackson

#RedSox Bryce Brentz has hit his 1st Home Run of the year for AA Portland

#Twins Steve Hirschfeld improved to 2-0 at AA New Britain going 5IP, 0ER, 4H, 2BB, 4K, WIN against New Hampshire

#BlueJays Pitching line for Deck McGuire at AA New Hampshire: 5IP, 4R, 3ER, 7H, 0BB, 5K, LOSS

#Twins Chris Colabello went 2-3, 2B, HR, 4RBI hitting out of the cleanup spot for AA New Britain this afternoon

#Yankees Dewayne Wise went 4-5, 2(2B) 2RBI for AAA Scranton

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