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 Monday April 23rd 2012
#DBacks AAA Reno wins 14-13 in 10 innings over #Athletics Sacramento on a bases loaded Hit By Pitch of Adam Eaton.
#Athletics Brad Peacock got hammered for Sacramento. 4.1IP, 7ER, 10H, 1BB, 3H, 1HR allowed. Will escape with a No Decision.
#Padres Cory Spangenberg with a solid night at High-A Lake Elsinore. 3-5, RBI, BB, 2SB. Boosted average to .227 on the year.
#Reds Chad Rogers with a nice start at High-A Bakersfield. 6IP, 1ER, 6H, 0BB, 3K, WIN
#Reds David Vidal blasted 2 Home Runs for High-A Bakersfield tonight
#BlueJays Joel Carreno got knocked around for AAA Las Vegas tonight. 6IP, 8ER, 12H, 1BB, 3K, allowed 2HR’s.
#Rockies Jordan Pacheco is hitting .438 since being demoted from Colorado
#Rockies Matt McBride was a beast tonight at AAA Colorado Springs. 4-5, 2(2B), HR, 5RBI. Hitting .388 on the year.
#Mariners James Gillheeney went 5.1IP, 1ER, 6H, 4BB, 2K tonight. 3-0 with 1.29ERA on year at High-A High Desert
#Dodgers Garrett Gould fell to 0-3 on the year after a line of 3IP, 6ER, 6H, 1BB, 7K tonight at High-A Rancho Cucamonga
#Astros Rene Garcia went 4-4, 2B, RBI tonight for High-A Lancaster
#Astros Telvin Nash got pitched around after blasting his 8th Home Run of the year at High-A Lancaster. Finished the night 1-2, HR, RBI, 3BB
#Astros Jiovanni Mier went 1-5, 3B, 3RBI. Hitting .238 at High-A Lancaster
The West Coast #MILB games are taking seemingly forever tonight. #NeedSleepOnTheEastCoast
#LAAngels No Mike Trout in the Salt Lake leadoff spot tonight, but said leadoff spot still produces at Triple as Alexi Amarista hit one.
#Astros George Springer with a Platinum Sombrero tonight at High-A Lancaster. He has struck out 5 times.
#Reds Billy Hamilton has stolen 2 bases tonight so far. He is 0-3 but drew a walk and then stole 2nd and 3rd. 18SB’s in 18 Games. #STUD
#Rockies Charlie Blackmon has has hit his 1st Home Run for AAA Colorado Springs
#WhiteSox Cameron Bayne went 6IP, 1ER, 6H, 2BB, 4K, WIN to improve to 2-0 on the year at AA Birmingham.
#Braves David Hale got knocked around at AA Mississippi today. 5.2IP, 7ER, 9H, 2BB, 4K, LOSS
#Braves Another solid game for Andrelton Simmons 2-4, 2B, RBI, BB. Average up to .268 at AA Mississippi
#Astros Brandon Barnes went 1-2, HR, 4RBI, BB for AA Corpus Christi
#Astros Jonathan Singleton went 2-4, 2(2B), RBI, BB and Stole Home today for AA Corpus Christi. Hitting .333 on the season.
#LAAngels Johnny Hellweg got roughed up a bit at AA Arkansas tonight. 5IP, 6ER, 6H, 4BB, 5K. Got a no decision
#Rockies Edwar Cabrera followed his Perfect Game bid in his last start with a 6IP, 3ER, 5H, 1BB, 6K tonight at AA Tulsa
#Rockies Nolan Arenado hit his 8th Double of the year today for AA Tulsa. Hitting .349 on the year.
#Rockies Michael Mitchell hit a Walk Off Single in the bottom of the 10th to give Tulsa a 7-6 win over Arkansas
#Padres Nate Freiman blasted his 7th Home Run at AA San Antonio
#Cubs Justin Bour just hit a Walk Off single in the bottom of the 12th inning to give Tennessee a 5-4 win over Chattanooga
#Astros Telvin Nash just blasted his 8th Home Run at High-A Lancaster. #MiniGiancarloStanton
#Marlins Graham Taylor went 7IP, 0ER, 2H, 3BB, 3K, WIN tonight for AA Jacksonville
#Brewers Line for Kyle Heckathorn at AA Huntsville tonight. 5.2IP, 2ER, 7H, 1BB, 8K
#Mariners Nick Franklin went 3-5 at AA Jackson tonight to push his season average to .304. Shortstop of the future in Seattle
#Dodgers Jerry Sands went 1-3 with a Double tonight to push his average back above the Mendoza line at AAA Albuquerque
#Rangers Leonys Martin went 2-5, 2B today for AAA Round Rock. It was his 6th double of the year. Hitting .338 on the year. #FreeLeonys
#Padres Joe Ross with another solid start at Low-A Fort Wayne. 5IP, 1R, 0ER, 2H, 2BB, 7K
#Brewers Jed Bradley got knocked around a bit tonight at High-A Brevard County 5IP, 7R, 4ER, 8H, 1BB, 5K. Got a no decision
#Phillies Anthony Hewitt boosted his average to .120 at High-A Clearwater with a 2-5, 2B, HR, 3RBI day.
#Phillies Jim Murphy had a walk off single in the bottom of the 12th to give Clearwater a win over Brevard County tonight
#Royals fans will love this tweet; #Brewers fans look away. Jake Odorizzi’s line tonight at AA NW Arkansas: 7IP, 0ER, 4H, 1BB, 11K, WIN
#Padres Keyvius Sampson line at AA San Antonio tonight 6IP, 2ER, 3H, 3BB, 6K, LOSS
#Rangers Carlos Pimentel went 5IP, 0ER, 2H, 0BB, 4K, WIN tonight for AA Frisco
#Rangers Jurickson Profar hit his 3rd Double of the year as part of a 1-4 night. Hitting .217 at AA Frisco
#Marlins Jacksonville put up a 7 run 8th inning to break a 0-0 tie with Mobile
#SFGiants Roger Kieschnick just blasted his 5th Home Run of the season at AAA Fresno
#LAAngels Mike Trout not in the lineup at AAA Salt Lake one day after getting hit in the wrist by a pitch. Expected to be day to day.
#STLCards Tyrell Jenkins picked up his 1st Win of the year at Low-A Quad Cities 6IP, 2ER, 5H, 0BB, 2K, WIN
#STLCards Colin Walsh went 2-3, 3B, HR, 3RBI, 2BB tonight for Low-A Quad Cities
#LAAngels Jean Segura has hit his 2nd Home Run at AA Arkansas
#DBacks Chase Anderson was awesome tonight at AA Mobile. 7IP, 0ER, 3H, 1BB, 10K. Will get a no decision. The Mobile staff is absurd this yr
#RedSox Will Middlebrooks over the last 10 games at AAA Pawtucket .410 (16-39), 7HR, 22RBI #FreeWill
#DBacks John Pedrotty was solid for Low-A South Bend tonight 6IP, 0ER, 5H, 1BB, 5K, WIN
#DBacks Fidel Pena went 4-4, 2B, RBI, SB tonight at Low-A South Bend
#DBacks Chris Ellison went 2-4, 2B, HR, 3RBI, BB tonight for Low-A South Bend
#Tigers Jacob Turner went 4IP, 0ER, 0H, 2BB, 0K tonight at High-A Lakeland
#Royals Jason Adam went 5IP, 0ER, 5H, 2BB, 5K, WIN tonight at High-A Wilmington. ERA drops to 0.40 on the year.
#RedSox Daisuke Matsuzaka first rehab start at High-A Salem was not great. 4IP, 3ER, 6H, 0BB, 3K, LOSS. He allowed 2 Home Runs
#RedSox Jackie Bradley Jr went 2-4, BB, SB tonight to push his High-A average to .320 at Salem
#Royals Cheslor Cuthbert who was in a season long slump broke out tonight at High-A Wilmington. 4-5, 2(2B), 3RBI to run average to .259
#Reds Daniel Tuttle with his first action since last season’s 50 game suspension pitched well at Low-A Dayton. 6IP, 3R, 2ER, 5H, 0BB, 4K
#Reds Juan Perez went 3-4, 2B, 2RBI, BB, SB tonight for Low-A Dayton.
#STLCards Allen Craig went 3-4 tonight on rehab at High-A Palm Beach
#Rays Philip Wunderlich went 2-4, 2B, 2RBI, BB tonight for High-A Charlotte
#WhiteSox Andre Rienzo continues to roll. 7IP, 1ER, 3H, 2BB, 8K, WIN at High-A Winston Salem. ERA at 1.08 on the year
#Tigers Andrew Oliver’s line at AAA Toledo. 6IP, 2ER, 2H, 5BB, 7K, WIN
#Pirates Colton Cain picked up his first win of the year with 5IP, 2ER, 2H, 1BB, 4K, WIN at High-A Bradenton
#Pirates Stefan Welch blasted two Home Runs for High-A Bradenton tonight.
#Mets After a slow start, Wilmer Flores has run his average up to .321 at High-A St Lucie
#Mets Cesar Puello went 3-5, 2(2B), RBI toinght at High-A St Lucie. Hitting .244 on the year.
#Mets Cory Vaughn went 3-4, HR, 3RBI today for High-A St Lucie
#Orioles Jacob Pettit improved to 3-0 at AA Bowie with 5IP, 0ER, 3H, 3BB, 3K, WIN tonight
#Orioles Manny Machado’s average at AA Bowie has slipped to .234 after an 0-2, BB night tonight.
#Royals Johnny Giavotella has blasted his 3rd Home Run of the year at AAA Omaha
#Reds Chad Reineke picked up his first win of the season going 6IP, 1R, 0ER, 4H, 3BB, 4K, WIN
#Pirates Jordy Mercer went 3-3, 2B, RBI, BB today at AAA Indianapolis. Boosted average to .238
#RedSox Will Middlebrooks has blasted his 8th Home Run of the year at AAA Pawtucket. #STUD
#BlueJays Today’s absurd start at Low-A Lansing comes from Marcus Walden 5IP, 0ER, 1H, 2BB, 4K. #BlueJaysSystemIsLoaded
#Tigers Dean Green blasted his 5th Home Run of the season for Low-A West Michigan
#Tigers Kyle Ryan with a great start for Low-A West Michigan 6IP, 1R, 0ER, 3H, 1BB, 1K. Picked up his 1st win of the season.
#Rangers have got a stud in Cody Buckel so far. 6.1IP, 1ER, 1H, 2BB, 8K for High-A Myrtle Beach today. 0.84ERA on the year.
#Mets Dylan Owen went 4.2IP, 1ER, 3H, 0BB, 2K for AAA Buffalo. He also blasted a solo Home Run at the plate.
#Royals Monster day for Justin Trapp at Low-A Kane County. 3-4, 2B, HR, 6RBI. Hitting .362 on the season.
#Indians Luigi Rodriguez went 3-5, 3B, HR, 3RBI, BB, SB today. Hitting .314 out of the leadoff spot at Low-A Lake County. #MarioApproves
#Indians Francisco Lindor blasted his first Home Run for Low-A Lake County.
#DBacks Chris Owings, who you want to stash in a keeper league, went 2-4, 2(2B), BB today for High-A Visalia. Hitting .338 on the yr
#Rockies Timothy Smalling went 2-3, 2B, 3B, RBI, BB today for High-A Modesto
#Astros Brett Wallace has hit his 2nd Home Run of the year for AAA Oklahoma City
#STLCard Joe Kelly picked up his first Triple-A win going 6IP, 2ER, 7H, 1BB, 3K win for AAA Memphis
#Cubs Brett Jackson went 2-4 with a stolen base tonight for AAA Iowa. Hitting .253 on the year.
#Cubs Anthony Rizzo went 2-3, 2B, BB today at AAA Iowa. Batting .380 on the year. #FreeAnthonyRizzo
#Royals Eric Hosmer blasted his 4th Home Run of the season. Looking to get his average above the Mendoza line.
#STLCards Zack Cox was 1-4 with a Double to boost his season average to .155 at AAA Memphis. #SlowStart
#STLCards Ryan Jackson went 4-5, 2B, 2RBI today at AAA Memphis to push his average to .311 on the season. #SleeperProspect
#Rays Chris Archer fell to 1-3 on the year at AAA Durham with 5.1IP, 2ER, 6H, 3BB, 4K, LOSS. ERA sits at 8.00 on the season.
#RedSox Justin Germano continues to pitch well at AAA Pawtucket. 6IP, 0ER, 3H, 0BB, 5K, WIN in Game 1 of a DH. 1.57ERA on the year.
#Tigers Brad Eldred has hit his Minor League Baseball leading 9th Home Run of the year at AAA Toledo.