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 20th 2012
#Reds Tony Cingrani went 7IP, 0ER, 4H, 1BB, 9K tonight for High-A Bakersfield. ERA sits at 0.53 on the season
#SFGiants Jack Snodgrass went 6IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 4K tonight for High-A San Jose
#DBacks Michael Bolsinger went 5IP, 3ER, 6H, 2BB, 10K tonight for High-A Visalia
#Athletics T.J. Walz has gone 7IP, 0ER, 5H, 1BB, 9K so far tonight for High-A Stockton
#Mariners Roenis Elias let his defense work for him at High-A High Desert. 7.1IP, 0ER, 3H, 3BB, 0K in line for a Win
#Padres Matthew Andriese picked up a win for High-A Lake Elsinore 6IP, 1R, 0ER, 3H, 0BB, 3K
#Astros Tough luck loss for Wes Musick at High-A Lancaster. 8IP, 2ER, 6H, 1BB, 4K, LOSS
#Cubs Anthony Rizzo was 0-4 with 3K’s today at AAA Iowa. Hitting .367 on the year.
#RedSox Will Middlebrooks hit his 3rd Home Run in as many games (6th HR on the year) and drove in 4 RBI’s at AAA Pawtucket. #FreeWilly
#Padres Rymer Liriano has hit his 1st Home Run of the year for High-A Lake Elsinore
#BlueJays Travis Snider continues to rake at AAA Las Vegas. 2-4, 2B, BB tonight. Hitting .436 on the year. #FreeTravis
#BlueJays Adeiny Hechavarria went 4 for 4 with a BB tonight for AAA Las Vegas. Hitting .343 on the year.
#LAAngels Mike Trout went 3-4, 2(2B), 4RBI, BB, SB tonight for AAA Salt Lake. Hitting .406 on the year. #FreeMikeTrout
#Rockies Alex White went 5.2IP, 0ER, 3H, 3BB, 4K, WIN tonight for AAA Colorado Springs
#Orioles John Ruettiger went 4-5, 2(2B) for Low-A Delmarva. Hitting .349 on the year
#Mets Domingo Tapia went 5.2IP, 2ER, 6H, 1BB, 9K tonight for Low-A Savannah
#Phillies Lino Martinez a line you never want to see as a pitcher. 3.1IP, 12ER, 14H, 1BB, 1K, 3HR’s allowed, LOSS at Low-A Lakewood
#Nats Matthew Skole went 4-4, 2(2B), HR, 4RBI, BB tonight for Low-A Hagerstown
#Yankees Mason Williams saw his 11 game hit streak come to an end after going 0-3, RBI, BB today at Low-A Charleston
#Rockies Tyler Massey hit 2 Home Runs and drove in 6 RBI’s tonight for Low-A Asheville
#Rockies Trevor Story blasted his 4th Home Run for Low-A Asheville
#Padres Travis Whitmore went 4-5, 3RBI, tonight for Low-A Fort Wayne
#BlueJays Jesse Hernandez with a tough luck loss at Low-A Lansing. 5.1IP, 1ER, 5H, 1BB, 8K, LOSS
#Indians Cody Anderson went 6IP, 0ER, 4H, 1BB, 4K, WIN at Low-A Lake County
#Indians Alex Monsalve went 4-5, 2RBI at Low-A Lake County
#DBacks J.R. Bradley line at Low-A South Bend 4IP, 5R, 3ER, 5H, 3BB, 4K, LOSS
#Twins Miguel Sano went 4-5, 3(2B), 2RBI, BB today. Average is at .314. 10 of his 16 hits have been for Extra Bases including 6 Home Runs
#Cubs Austin Kirk went 7IP, 1ER, 5H, 1BB, 3K, WIN for High-A Daytona
#Pirates Gerrit Cole went 5IP, 3ER, 5H, 1BB, 7K tonight for High-A Bradenton. He’s got a 5.25ERA on the year.
#RedSox Sean Coyle had a career night at High-A Salem. 3-5, 2(2B), HR, 6RBI. Average up to .286
#Orioles Ronnie Welty went 4-5, 2(2B), 3B, 5RBI and is hitting .415 on the year at High-A Frederick
#Braves Evan Gattis continues to rake at High-A Lynchburg. Hit his 6th Home Run today. Has HR’s in 3 straight and 6 of his last 9 games
#RedSox Kolbrin Vitek went 4-5 tonight for AA Portland. Hitting .308 on the year.
#Yankees Melky Mesa hit a Walk Off Sac Fly to give Trenton a 6-5 win over Harrisburg in 12 innings.
#Pirates Adalberto Santos went 4-5, 2(2B), 4RBI for AA Altoona
#SFGiants Juan Perez went 5 for 5 tonight with 2B, RBI, 2SB at AA Richmond
#SFGiants Richmond had 22 hits tonight. Gary Brown had just one of them, but it was a 3B and he finished with 4RBI’s. Hitting .207 on the yr
#DBacks Tyler Skaggs STRUCK OUT 12 TONIGHT however got the loss at AA Mobile. Line reads as follows: 6.1IP, 4R, 3ER, 7H, 1BB, 12K, LOSS.
#Marlins Kyle Skipworth went 2-4, 2(2B) tonight to push his average to .255 at AA Jacksonville
#WhiteSox Former #BlueJays prospect Nestor Molina with his best start in the Chicago organization. 7IP, 0ER, 6H, 1BB, 5K, WIN at AA B-Ham
#Mariners Nick Franklin blasted his 2nd Home Run of the year at AA Jackson
#Athletics Michael Choice has blasted his 1st Home Run of the year at AA Midland
#STLCards Oscar Taveras with 2 hits including his 3rd Home Run of the year at AA Springfield. Hitting .351 on the year.
#Astros Former #Braves prospect Brett Oberholtzer was a beast tonight at AA Corpus Christi 7IP, 0ER, 3H, 0BB, 8K, WIN
#Astros Jonathan Singleton blasted his 1st Home Run of the year for AA Corpus Christi. Hitting .318 on the season
#Astros Henry Sosa went 7IP, 0ER, 4H, 1BB, 6K, WIN for AAA Oklahoma City
#LAAngels Garrett Richards line at AAA Salt Lake 6IP, 0ER, 8H, 2BB, 6K in line for the Win
#Braves Yohan Flande went 6.2IP, 0ER, 2H, 1BB, 8K at AAA Gwinnett. Solid start for the veteran
#Tigers Solid start for Casey Crosby at AAA Toledo 5IP, 1ER, 5H, 2BB, 5K, WIN
#Mets Matt Harvey was solid for AAA Buffalo 6IP, 3ER, 4H, 3BB, 10K, WIN against Syracuse
#Nats Bryce Harper faced off with #Mets prospect Matt Harvey & company tonight and finished the night 0-3, BB, 2K’s. Average dropped to .220