Minor League Baseball News & Notes For Games Of Thursday April 19th 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 Thursday April 18th 2012

#Mariners Anthony Vasquez went 7.2IP, 0ER, 4H, 2BB, 3K tonight to improve to 3-0, 0.87ERA on the year.

#SFGiants AAA Fresno had 1 hit through the first six innings before exploding for an 8 run 7th on the way to a 10-8 win over Reno tonight

#DBacks Randy Ruiz hit 2 Home Runs and drove in 7 RBI’s tonight at AAA Reno

#DBacks Tonight’s line on Anthony Meo at High-A Visalia. 5IP, 2R, 1ER, 2H, 4BB, 8K, LOSS

#Rockies Great night for Christian Bergman at High-A Modesto. 8IP, 0ER, 4H, 0BB, 4K, WIN

#Padres Mark Pope went 5IP, 1ER, 2H, 1BB, 8K, WIN tonight for High-A Lake Elsinore

#Mariners Steven Proscia hit 3 Home Runs tonight for High-A High Desert.

#LAAngels Max Russell got hit hard by a stacked #Mariners High Desert lineup. 4.1IP, 13R, 8ER, 12H, 3BB, 2K, 4HR’s allowed

#SFGiants AAA Fresno has 1 hit so far tonight. Of course it is from Justin Christian who is hitting .481. He blasted a two run Home Run

#BlueJays Travis Snider is hitting .431 for AAA Las Vegas. He was 2-4, RBI, BB, SB tonight

#LAAngels Mike Trout’s hit streak ends at 14 games after an 0-2, RBI night at AAA Salt Lake. He had a sac bunt and sac fly in the game.

#LAAngels Adam Heether drew a WALK OFF WALK to complete a 5 run bottom of the 9th inning giving Arkansas a 6-5 win over NW Arkansas

#DBacks Pat Corbin with another solid start at AA Mobile. 7IP, 2R, 1ER, 7H, 2BB, 9K

#DBacks Matt Davidson continues to absolutely rake at AA Mobile. 2-4 tonight. Hitting .426 on the season. #STUD

#Reds Juan Carlos Sulbaran got a loss despite K’ing 11 at AA Pensacola Blue Wahoos. 6IP, 4R, 3ER, 6H, 1BB, 11K, LOSS

#Marlins Kyle Skipworth hit his 3rd Home Run of the year at AA Jacksonville. Hitting .234 on the year (which is good for him).

#Brewers Scooter Gennett is really good folks. 3-4, 3RBI, SB tonight. Hitting .375 on the year at AA Huntsville

#Cubs Huge night for Nate Samson at AA Tennessee. 4-4, 2(2B), HR, 3RBI, BB

#STLCards Minor League Guy On Third went 3-4 tonight for AA Springfield. Oscar Taveras is off to a .340 start

#Athletics Great start for Sonny Gray at AA Midland. 7IP, 1ER, 4H, 1BB, 5K, WIN

#Astros Jonathan Villar has 6 errors in 13 games and is hitting just .148 at AA Corpus Christi #VeryRoughStart

#Astros Jonathan Singleton is hitting .325 at AA Corpus Christi. Went 1-2, 2BB tonight

#Rangers Chris McGuiness went 2-5, 2B, HR, 4RBI tonight at AA Frisco

#Royals fans will love this tweet. Mike Montgomery went 7IP, 2R, 1ER, 4H, 2BB, 7K, WIN for AAA Omaha

#LAAngels Mike Trout hit a sac fly in his 4th at-bat. Needs some help to get a 5th at-bat. His 14 game hit streak is on life support.

#Yankees Gary Sanchez went 2-4, RBI, BB, 3SB tonight for Low-A Charleston

#Yankees Angelo Gumbs hit a Grand Slam, a Double and drove in 5 RBI’s for Low-A Charleston

#Yankees Mason Williams ran his hit streak to 11 games at Low-A Charleston. Also stole his 7th base. Hitting .328 on the year. #STUD

#Braves Rough one again for Carlos Perez at Low-A Rome. 3.1IP, 9ER, 7H, 5BB, 2K, LOSS. Ran his ERA to 12.27

#Braves Kyle Kubitza went 4-4, 3(2B), 2RBI, 2SB at Low-A Rome. Hitting .319 on the year.

#Nats Christopher McKenzie escaped a start of 0.1IP, 6R, 5ER, 3H, 3BB, 0K with a no decision at Low-A Hagerstown

#Nats Adrian Nieto hit a Grand Slam tonight for Low-A Hagerstown

#Rangers Jerad Eickhoff went 5IP, 1ER, 2H, 2BB, 3K, WIN tonight at Low-A Hickory

#SFGiants Garrett Buechele went 5 for 5 tonight at Low-A Augusta. #FatherSteveMustBeProud

#Orioles Mychal Givens hit his first Home Run of the year at Low-A Delmarva

#Dodgers Nate Eovaldi was pulled after a scoreless first inning. According to @TylerBrownUTC it was scheduled and there is no injury concern

#Dodgers Solid night for Blake Smith at AA Chattanooga 3-4, HR, 4RBI

#Nats Destin Hood pushed his average to .196 at AA Harrisburg with a 3-5, RBI night

#Orioles Jonathan Schoop hit his 1st Home Run of the year for AA Bowie

#Orioles Manny Machado was 0-3, Sac Fly, RBI tonight. He had a 4 game hitting streak entering the game. Hitting .273 on the year at AA Bowie

#Tigers Jordan Lennerton hit his 6th Home Run of the year for AA Erie

#LAAngels Mike Trout’s 14 game hit streak is in danger as he is 0-2 with a sac bunt so far tonight through 6 innings at AAA Salt Lake.

#Rays Line on Alex Cobb at AAA Durham. 6IP, 2R, 1ER, 2H, 5BB, 6K

#WhiteSox Terry Doyle a Rule 5 pick who the #Twins returned at the end of spring training went 6IP, 1R, 0ER, 1H, 2BB, 9K at AAA Charlotte

#Yankees Adam Warren with a solid start for AAA Scranton. 6IP, 1ER, 4H, 2BB, 5K, WIN

#Reds More struggles for Andrew Brackman 4IP, 5ER, 6H, 5BB, 2K, 2 HR’s allowed, LOSS. ERA now at 9.28

#Tigers Quentin Berry stole his 8th base of the season at AAA Toledo

#Tigers Ryan Strieby hit his 2nd Home Run of the year at AAA Toledo tonight.

#Rays Ryan Carpenter went 5IP, 0ER, 3H, 1BB, 6K, WIN tonight for Low-A Bowling Green

#BlueJays more sickness from Justin Nicolino 3IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 3K & Aaron Sanchez 3IP, 0ER, 1H, 1BB, 3K at Low-A Lansing. Each have 0.00ERA

#Royals Jorge Bonifacio went 3-5, 2B tonight to push his average to .407 at Low-A Kane County

#Royals Lane Adams continues to rake at Low-A Kane County. 3 more hits tonight. Batting .386 on the year.

#Padres Donovan Tate hitting just .185 on the year at Low-A Fort Wayne. Was 0-4 tonight

#Brewers Chadwin Stang, who has an awesome name, went 3-4, 2RBI today for Low-A Wisconsin

#Royals Yordano Ventura line at High-A Wilmington 5IP, 2ER, 6H, 1BB, 9K. Got a no decision

#WhiteSox Brady Shoemaker hit 2 Home Runs and added a Double as part of a 3-4 day. Hitting .362 at High-A Winston Salem

#Mets Chase Huchingson picked up a win in a rain shortened game at High-A St Lucie with 5IP, 0ER, 4H, 1BB, 3K, WIN. Improves to 3-0 0.00ERA

#Cubs 0-4 night puts Matthew Szczur’s average down to .176 at High-A Daytona.

#Marlins Rough start for Chad James at High-A Jupiter 4IP, 7R, 6ER, 8H, 2BB, 3K. ERA up to 6.30

#Marlins All Jacob Realmuto does is hit it seems. 3-5, 2B, HR, 3RBI tonight. Hitting .304 on the season at High-A Jupiter. #OneToWatch

#Rays Derek Dietrich went 3-5, 2B, 3B, RBI for High-A Charlotte. Hitting .326 on the season.

#BlueJays Second consecutive solid start for Asher Wojciechowski at High-A Dunedin. 6IP, 1ER, 6H, 1BB, 1K

#BlueJays Jake Marisnick went 3-5, 2B, 2RBI, SB tonight at High-A Dunedin. Hitting .288 on the season.

#Rangers Barret Loux with an awesome start at AA Frisco tonight. 5IP, 0ER, 1H, 2BB, 8K. ERA on the year is 1.15

#Rockies Nolan Arenado has 2 hits in 3 at-bats so far tonight. Average up to .383 at AA Tulsa #STUD

#Mariners Danny Hultzen was great for AA Jackson tonight. 6.1IP, 0ER, 1H, 2BB, 5K.

#WhiteSox Scott Snodgress went 7IP, 0ER, 4H, 2BB, 3K today for Low-A Kannapolis

#Astros Nicholas Tropeano with a great start at Low-A Lexington. 8IP, 0ER, 4H, 2BB, 9K, WIN

#Mets have a good one in Darin Gorski. Went 6IP, 0ER, 1H, 2BB, 4K, WIN. Improves to 2-0 with a 1.13 ERA

#Mets Jefry Marte continues his hot start for AA Binghamton. Went 2-4 tonight to run his average to .379

#RedSox Bryce Brentz went 0-4 with 3K’s tonight. Hitting just .208 on the year.

#Pirates Brock Holt off to a good start at AA Altoona. 3-4, 2B tonight. Hitting .326 on the year.

#SFGiants Gary Brown is hitting just .208 for AA Richmond. He has just 1 stolen base (been caught twice). He stole 53 bases in 2011

#BlueJays Travis d’Arnaud last season’s Eastern League MVP has hit his 1st Home Run of the year at AAA Las Vegas

#Astros Jordan Lyles improved to 3-0 going 5.2IP, 3ER, 8H, 1BB, 6K, WIN for AAA Oklahoma City in game 1 of a doubleheader

#Astros Brett Wallace is hitting just .238 for AAA Oklahoma City

#Cubs Anthony Rizzo has just hit his 2nd Home Run Of The Night. Gives him 7 on the season. #FreeAnthonyRizzo

#Yankees Jose Ramirez went 6IP, 1ER, 4H, 0BB, 5K, WIN for High-A Tampa

#Pirates Corrected stats for Jameson Taillon tonight (http://MILB.com has incorrect posted earlier) 5IP, 1ER, 4H, 0BB, 6K. Will get ND

#Twins Miguel Sano has hit his 6th Home Run of the year for Low-A Beloit. 6 of his 10 hits this year have been HR’s. #MonsterPower

#Tigers Brian Flynn improved to 3-0 with 7IP, 1R, 0ER, 4H, 1BB, 5K for High-A Lakeland. His ERA is now at 0.92 on the year.

#Phillies Another rough one for Jesse Biddle at High-A Clearwater. 3IP, 7R, 4ER, 7H, 0BB, 4K, LOSS. ERA now at 7.94

#Orioles Scott Copeland went 6IP, 1ER, 3H, 1BB, 4K for High-A Frederick

#Braves J.R. Graham went 7IP, 1ER, 6H, 1BB, 6K for High-A Lynchburg today

#Braves Evan Gattis has been a beast at High-A Lynchburg so far. He hit his 5th HR today. On the season hitting .435, 4(2B), 5HR, 19RBI

#Rangers Mike Olt has hit his 3rd Home Run for AA Frisco. This kid can run Home Runs in bunches when he gets in a flow.

#Rockies Rob Scahill K’d 11 for AAA Colorado Springs today but got the loss. Final line was 5.1IP, 5R, 1ER, 4H, 3BB, 11K. Has 8.56ERA on yr

#Phillies Pitcher turned Hitter turned Pitcher Joe Savery went 1.2IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 1K to earn his first save of year at AAA Lehigh Valley

#Phillies Scott Elarton, who was an #Astros 1st Round Pick in 1994, continues to roll at AAA Lehigh Valley. 5IP, 0ER, 5H, 1BB, 2K. 0.56ERA

#Mets Jordany Valdespin went 3-4, HR, RBI, BB today. Hitting .269 for AAA Buffalo.

#Mets Val Pascucci hit his 5th Home Run for AAA Buffalo

#Phillies Cody Overbeck went off at AAA Lehigh Valley. 4-5, 2(2B), RBI today. Average up to .292

#Braves Veteran Eric Junge has a great start for AAA Gwinnett today going 6IP, 0ER, 3H, 0BB, 2K, WIN. Improved to 2-0

#Braves Ernesto Mejia went 2-4, 2B, HR, 3RBI for AAA Gwinnett

#Nats Tyler Moore went 3-4, 2B, 3RBI, BB today for AAA Syracuse. Hitting .296. Would love to see what he could do in the bigs.

#RedSox Alex Wilson got hit hard at AAA Pawtucket today. 3.2IP, 6ER, 8H, 2BB, 6K, avoided the loss in what was an 11-7 slugfest

#Nats Bryce Harper went 1-2 with 3BB’s today to boost his season average to .232 at AAA Syracuse.

#RedSox Alex Hassan with a big day at AAA Pawtucket. 3-5, 3(2B), 2RBI. Average up to .216

#RedSox Jose Iglesias is hitting .196 at AAA Pawtucket so far

#RedSox Will Middlebrooks hit his 2nd Home Run in as many days and had 4 RBI’s for AAA Pawtucket. Hitting .368. #Free@16WMBrooks

#Indians Lonnie Chisenhall went 3-5, 2B, RBI for AAA Columbus. Hitting .344 in AAA where he has little left to prove.

#Tigers Brad Eldred has hit his Minor League Baseball leading 8th HR at AAA Toledo.

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