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 Sunday April 22nd 2012
#LAAngels Mike Trout is fine after being HBP and removed from game at Salt Lake. Angels fans can exhale
#Royals Edwin Carl went 7IP, 0ER, 5H, 1BB, 3K, WIN for Low-A Kane County
#BlueJays Another great start for David Rollins at Low-A Lansing. 5IP, 0ER, 3H, 2BB, 4K. Got a no decision
#Cubs Patrick Francescon went 7IP, 0ER, 1H, 1BB, 5K today for Low-A Peoria
#Reds Billy Hamilton stole his 16th Base in 17 Games for High-A Bakersfield. He went 2-4, 2B, BB to raise average to .375 on the yr. #STUD
#Dodgers Great day for Chris Reed at High-A Rancho Cucamonga. 7IP, 0ER, 4H, 0BB, 8K, WIN
#LAAngels C J Cron blasted his 3rd Home Run of the year at High-A Inland Empire
#STLCards Anthony Ferrara went 7IP, 0ER, 3H, 2BB, 2K, WIN at High-A Palm Beach
#STLCards Starlin Rodriguez went 3-5, 3B, HR, 5RBI today at High-A Palm Beach
#Pirates Alex Dickerson went 3-5, 2B, HR, RBI for High-A Bradenton
#Marlins Christian Yelich hit his 2nd Home Run in the past 3 games as part of a 3-5, HR, 3RBI day at High-A Jupiter
#Padres Juan Oramas recorded 8 outs. They were all K’s. Unfortunately he also allowed 7ER on 6H & 3BB (3 Home Runs) in between. #WildLine
#Padres Cody Decker blasted his 6th Home Run at AA San Antonio as did teammate Nate Freiman
#Padres Jedd Gyorko went 3-5, HR, 4RBI today for AA San Antonio. Pushed his average to .237
#Padres Jeudy Valdez went 4-5, 2B at AA San Antonio
#Athletics Michael Spina who entered todays game at AA Midland batting .038 (2-53), blasted 2 Home Runs and Drove in 6 RBI’s today.
#STLCards Kolten Wong went 3-5, 2(2B) for AA Springfield. Hitting .352 on the year. #STUD
#Rockies Angelys Nina hit a Grand Slam today for AA Tulsa
#LAAngels Jean Segura went 2-3, 2B, RBI, BB for AA Arkansas
#Royals Lorenzo Cain went 1-3 on rehab at AA Northwest Arkansas
#Astros Nice start for Jarred Cosart at AA Corpus Christi. 5IP, 0ER, 4H, 0BB, 4K, WIN
#Rangers Mike Olt went 2-4, HR, 2RBI at AA Frisco. It was his 4th Home Run of the year.
#Astros Jimmy Paredes went 4-7, 3(2B), RBI in OKC’s 14 inning loss this afternoon
#Dodgers Scott Van Slyke went 4-8, 2B in AAA Albuquerque’s 14 inning win this afternoon. He’s hitting .371 on the year.
#Padres Rough game for Josh Geer at AAA Tucson. Went 3.2IP, 10ER, 11H, 2BB, 3K. Also hit Mike Trout with a pitch and knocked him from game.
#LAAngels Efren Navarro went 4-6, 2(2B), 4RBI for AAA Salt Lake
#Dodgers Ethan Martin improved to 2-0 at AA Chattanooga with 6IP, 3ER, 4H, 2BB, 6K
#Dodgers Rafael Ynoa went 4-5, 2(2B), 2RBI today at AA Chattanooga
#Marlins Another solid start for Zach Neal at AA Jacksonville. 6IP, 2ER, 6H, 2BB, 2K, WIN. ERA at 1.42
#WhiteSox Former #Padres prospect Simon Castro went 8IP, 2ER, 5H, 1BB, 6K, for AA Birmingham
#Braves Sean Gilmartin went 8IP, 2ER, 6H, 1BB, 4K for AA Mississippi
#Braves Andrelton Simmons went 2-5, 2B, 4RBI today at AA Mississippi. Hitting .250 on the season.
#Mariners Taijuan Walker went 5IP, 2ER, 4H, 3BB, 6K today at AA Jackson.
#Brewers Scooter Gennett hit his 3rd Home Run of the year at AA Huntsville. He’s hitting .346 on the year.
#Mariners Shortstop of the future Nick Franklin was 3-5 today to push his average at AA Jackson to .281
#Nats Bryce Harper’s solo Home Run today doubled his RBI total on the year. Gives him 2 RBI’s in 17 Triple-A Games.
#Mariners Rough day for Mauricio Robles at AAA Tacoma. 3.1IP, 7ER, 4H, 6BB, 3K. ERA up to 6.88. Falls to 0-2 on the year.
#SFGiants Francisco Peguero is hitting just .169 out of the 3 hole at AAA Fresno after an 0-4, RBI, BB day today.
#Royals Nathan Adcock improved to 3-1 on the year going 8IP. 1ER, 5H, 1BB, 4K, WIN for AAA Omaha. ERA at 1.37
#BlueJays Jesse Chavez went 5.2IP, 1ER, 3H, 1BB, 7K, WIN today for AAA Las Vegas.
#BlueJays Solid day for Anthony Gose at AAA Las Vegas. 2-4, 2B, RBI, BB, SB. Average up to .211.
#BlueJays Travis Snider hit his 10th Double of the Year at AAA Las Vegas. Hitting .431 on the year. #FreeTravis
#Rangers Neil Ramirez with an outstanding start at AAA Round Rock. 6IP, 0ER, 3H, 1BB, 6K, WIN
#Rangers Michael Bianucci blasted his 5th Home Run of the year as part of a 2-5, 3RBI day at AAA Round Rock
#Rangers Julio Borbon is hitting just .200 this year at AAA Round Rock. 0-3, 2BB today
Albuquerque and Oklahoma City are currently tied 10-10 in the 13th inning. #LotsOfOffense
#Athletics Brandon Moss went 3-5, 2B, 2 Home Runs for AAA Sacramento. He is hitting .358 on the season
#Athletics Chris Carter BLASTED 3 HOME RUNS and drove in 5 RBI’s for AAA Sacramento this afternoon. Carter in his 3rd full season of AAA
#LAAngels Mike Trout was 1-1 with his 4th Triple of year & BB before being hit by the pitch in the wrist that led to being removed from game
#WhiteSox Dylan Axelrod continues his great start to the year with 7.2IP, 0ER, 4H, 1BB, 6K, WIN at AAA Charlotte. 1.08ERA on the year
#Pirates Great start for Rudy Owens at AAA Indianapolis. 7IP, 0ER, 2H, 0BB, 5K. Got no decision after bullpen blew a 2 run lead
#Tigers Shawn Teufel went 5.2IP, 2ER, 4H, 5BB, 4K and got a WIN in his AAA debut at Toledo
#Yankees Dellin Betances roughed up again at AAA Scranton. 4.1IP, 5R, 2ER, 3H, 6BB, 3K. Escaped with a No Decision. ERA stands at 8.83
#LAAngels Mike Trout got Hit By A Pitch in the wrist and removed from the game half an inning later at AAA Salt Lake tonight.
#Nats Tanner Roark went 6IP, 0ER, 2H, 2BB, 4K, to pick up his 1st win of the season for AAA Syracuse
#Nats Bryce Harper went a combined 2-5 with his 1st AAA Home Run during a Double Header this afternoon for Syracuse. Hitting .234 on the yr
#Rangers Victor Payano went 5IP, 0ER, 1H, 2B, 3K, WIN in a rain shortened game at Low-A Hickory
#Phillies Austin Wright went 5IP, 2ER, 4H, 3BB, 10K, WIN this afternoon for High-A Clearwater
#Mets Collin McHugh went 6IP, 1R, 0ER, 2H, 2BB, 6K to improve to 3-1 with a 1.59ERA on the year at AA Binghamton
#Mets Josh Rodriguez had 4 hits this afternoon for AA Binghamton
#RedSox Bryce Brentz went 0-3, BB, 2K today. Lowers average down to .203. Has walked 5 times while striking out 24 times in 18 games
#Pirates Adalberto Santos went 2-4, 2B, 3RBI, BB today at AA Altoona. Pushes season average to .469
#Twins Scott Diamond improved to 4-0 at AAA Rochester with 7IP, 2R, 0ER, 4H, 0BB, 4K, WIN. ERA at 1.07
#Braves Kyle Kubitza has blasted his 4th Home Run of the year at Low-A Rome
Rain is winning the Carolina League as well. 5 of the 6 scheduled games have been postponed. The remaining one is delayed in the 1st
Rain has won 4 of the 6 scheduled Eastern League games today.
#Nats Final line for Bryce Harper in Game 1 of today’s doubleheader 2-3, HR, RBI. Now hitting .242 at AAA Syracuse. 1st HR of the season.
#RedSox Will Middlebrooks is 15 for 35 (.428) with 6HR’s & 19RBI’s in his last 8 games at AAA Pawtucket. #FreeWill
#Mets Line today on Jeurys Familia at AAA Buffalo. 5IP, 1ER, 4H, 3BB, 8K, WIN. Only run allowed was a solo HR to #Nats Bryce Harper