Thursday, August 25, 2011

Eddie's Farm: August 24

I apologize for missing yesterday’s recap and the abbreviated report today. My mom kicked me out of the basement Work’s been crazy.

Oklahoma City (60-72)

OKC lost 12-7 to
Iowa Wednesday. Starter Ryan Rowland-Smith went 5.2 IP giving up 9H/7ER with 8K:2BB in the loss. Rowland-Smith is 2-9 on the season with OKC, with a 6.08 ERA and 80K:36BB in 93.1 IP

SS-Anderson Hernandez continued his hot hitting, going 3x5 with 1HR and 2R/2RBI. Hernandez’s hitting steak is now at 22 games. He’s hitting .306/.372/.410 on the year with 21SB/12CS and 50BB:74K in 468AB.

Man of the Match: Anderson Hernandez

Corpus (48-80)

The Hooks lost to the RockHounds 3-2 on a walk-off 2 run double. Jarred Cosart continued to look good at AA, going 6 IP allowing 4H/1ER with 2K:3BB. Jason Stoffel took the loss, giving up 2H/2ER and 2BB without retiring a batter in the 9th. Cosart is 0-1 through 5 starts with CC with a 2.96ERA and 13K:8BB in 27.1 IP.

2B-Brandon Wikoff has been hot lately, and last night was no different. Wikoff was 2x2 with a solo HR. Wikoff is now hitting .310/.403/.356 on the season with 45BB:27K in 306AB.

Man of the Match: Brandon Wikoff

Lancaster (48-80)

Lancaster beat the Inland Empire 66ers (what a team name) 5-1. Starter Wes Musick gave a strong 5.1 IP allowing 7H/0ER with 4K:0BB. Pat Urckfitz struck out the final two batters in the ninth for the save. “Funky” Musick is now 3-5 with Lancaster with a 4.43 ERA and 42K:15BB in 44.2 IP.

At the plate, CF-Austin Wates was 2x4 with 1R and 1SB. 1B-Jonathan Singleton went 1x3 with 1R/1RBI and 2BB. Wates is hitting .304/.369/.413 with 22SB/6CS, 6 HR, and 45BB:77K in 480AB.

Man of the Match: Wes Musick

Lexington (53-74)

The Legends lost 12-8 in 10 innings. Starter Carlos Quevedo pitched 4.2 IP giving up 9H/6R/5ER with 5K:2BB and 2HR, including a grand slam. Brian Streilein took the loss, throwing 1IP allowing 3H/4ER with 1K:2BB and giving up another grand slam. Quevedo is 8-5 on the season with a 4.17 ERA and 104K:17BB in 144.2 IP. He has also allowed 21HR this year.

RF-Domingo Santana has been outstanding with the Legends, and he went 2x4 with 1 2B, 1HR with 1R/2RBI and 1BB. SS-Ben Orloff was 2x5 with 1HR and 2R/3RBI. CF-Emilio King was in the zone at the plate, going 5x5 with 1 2B, 1HR, and 1R/3RBI. Since joining the Astros organization, Santana is hitting .344/.432/.688 with 3HR and 4BB:6K through 8 games and 32AB.

Man of the Match: Emilio King

Tri-City (30-35)

The Valley Cats beat
Brooklyn 7-4 with a 5 run 8th inning.

Starter Kyle Hallock gave 5 IP allowing 4H/2R/1ER with 6K:3BB. Joan Belliard got the win in relief, going 2.1 IP with 2H/0ER and 1K:1BB. 10th round pick Hallock has started his pro career in good fashion. He’s just 2-4, but sports a sterling 1.82 ERA with 53K:14BB in 54.1 IP.

SS-Jacke Healey provided the big shot of the night, going 1x3 with the go-ahead grand slam. LF-Neiko Johnson went 1x5 and hit the 1st HR of his pro career. Healey has struggled in his second attempt at Tri-City, hitting just .125/.232/.242 this season.

Man of the Match: Jacke Healey

Greeneville (25-37)

Greeneville couldn’t overcome a 3 run 1st inning by the Blue Jays, losing 5-2. Starter Tyson Perez went 5 IP giving up 4H/3ER with 4K:3BB in the loss. On the season Perez is 2-4 with a 5.40 ERA and 42K:12BB in 50 IP, allowing 10HR.

At the plate, LF-Jordan Scott continued to show a good bat, as he went 2x4 with 2RBI. At
Greeneville this season, Scott is hitting .346/.397/.433 with 18BB:33K in 231 AB.

Man of the Match: Jordan Scott

GCL Astros (19-34)

The Astros lost 5-4 in a 7 inning game Wednesday.

Brandon Culbreath got the start, but lasted just 1.2 IP while giving up 5H/4ER with 1K:2BB. It was Culbreath’s first start of the season. He’s 0-2 with the Astros with a 12.71 ERA and 4K:7BB, though he’s had just 5.2 IP in his pro career.

1B-Justin Shults was 1x4 with 1HR and 1R/2RBI. C-Kenny Diaz was 1x1 with 1R and 2BB. Shults is hitting .228/.318/.386 in his first pro season with 21BB:50K and 5HR in 171AB.

Man of the Match: Justin Shults

DSL Astros (26-40)

Season over.