Tuesday, June 19, 2012

PreStros Farm Report: June 18

PreStros: June 18

Oklahoma City (41-29) 


*Notes: Dallas Keuchel was called up to Houston to start Sunday. Brett Wallace was optioned back to OKC. Brad Snyder has a current hitting streak of 15 games. He is the only player in the PCL to have at least 10 home runs and 10 stolen bases right now. Mike Hessman has hit 14 home runs since May 15th.

Corpus Christi (36-33) 

Sunday’s 11 inning game took its toll on the Hooks as they slept their way through a 10-1 loss to San Antonio (SD).

Jake Buchanan got tagged for 10 R on 8 H and 3 BB with 3 K in 2.2 innings. Alex Sogard threw the next 3.1 innings with 5 H, 1 BB, and 4 K. Josh Zeid finished out the final 2 innings with 1 H and 4 K.

SS-Jonathan Villar was 1x4 with 1 SB and 1 R. 3B-Andy Simunic was 3x4 with 1 SB.

Man of the Match:  Josh Zeid

*Notes: The Hooks are averaging a league best 5.22 runs per game. They also lead the Texas League in doubles (124) and steals (84). Jon Singleton is tied for the league lead in runs (48). Despite being promoted to AAA almost a month ago, Brandon Barnes is still tied for the league lead in doubles (20). Jonathan Villar is leading the league in steals (31).

Lancaster (37-33) 

OFF – All-Star break

*Notes: George Springer and Bobby Doran will be representing the JetHawks at the California League All-Star game Tuesday night. Springer will also participate in the Home Run Derby.

Lexington (39-30) 

OFF – All-Star break

*Notes: Jason Chowning, Delino DeShields, Matt Duffy, Mike Foltynewicz, Zach Johnson, Carlos Quevedo, and Nick Tropeano were all named to the South Atlantic League All-Star game, to be played Tuesday afternoon. Matt Duffy advanced to the championship round of the Home Run Derby, to be finished prior to tonight’s All-Star Game. Zach Johnson also participated, but was eliminated.

Tri-City (1-0) 

The ValleyCats won their season opener in decisive fashion, beating Vermont (OAK) 10-2.

Vincent Velasquez, making his first start since missing all of last year after Tommy John surgery, went 5 scoreless innings, allowing just 2 H with 6 K. John Neely threw 1 inning and gave up 2 R (1 earned) on 1 H and 1 BB with 1 K. Jamaine Cotton pitched two scoreless innings, allowing 3 H with 2 K. Blake Ford finished out the game with 1 scoreless inning with 1 H and 1 BB.

CF-Andrew Aplin was 2x4 with 1 BB, 1 SB, and 2 R. 2B-Austin Elkins went 2x5 with 1 HR, 1 SB, 2 R, 3 RBI, and 1 error. RF-Emilio King was 2x5 with 1 2B, 2 R, and 3 K. 3B-Ryan Dineen was 2x4 with 1 BB, 1 R, and 1 error. C-Jobduan Morales was 2x4 with 1 2B, 1 R, and 2 RBI.

Man of the Match: Vincent Velasquez

*Notes: 2010 2nd round pick Vincent Velasquez will be starting Monday in his first appearance since 2010. 13 members of the 2012 draft class will begin their careers in Tri-City, including 3rd round pick Brady Rodgers and 5th round pick Andrew Aplin.

Greeneville (0-0) 

Season begins June 19.

*Notes: Players of note on the Greeneville opening day roster include: Tanner Bushue, Adrian Houser, Ariel Ovando, and D’Andre Toney. Also, ten players selected in the 2012 draft are slated to begin their careers with the G-Stros.

GCL Astros (1-0) 

The Astros also won their season opener, taking 13 innings to beat the Cardinals 1-0 on a walk-off pop up to the catcher.

Michael Feliz went 5 scoreless innings with 2 H, 1 BB, and 2 K. Ambiorix De Leon gave 1.2 innings with 1 H and 1 K. Alan Abreu threw 2.2 innings with 3 H and 2 BB. Juan Mojica pitched 2.2 innings with 2 K. Jose Montero pitched the final inning.

SS-Carlos Correa was 1x5 with 1 BB, 1 SB, and 1 error. RF-Teoscar Hernandez was 2x6 with 1 2B and 1 outfield assist at third. LF-Kelvin Vizcaino was 0x4 with 1 BB, 1 SB, and 1 R.

Man of the Match: Michael Feliz

*Notes: This will be the first season stateside for many former DSL Astros. 2012 1st round pick Carlos Correa will also be starting his Astros career in the Gulf Coast League.

DSL Astros (6-8) 

The Astros missed a chance to get back to .500 by losing 7-4 to the Athletics.

Samil De Los Santos threw 4 innings and gave up 2 R on 3 H and 2 BB with 4 K. Elieser Hernandez got just one out while giving up 4 R on 5 H and 1 BB. Geronimo Franzua turned in 1 inning, allowing 1 R on 5 BB. Frangy Colon took the final 3.2 innings, giving up just 2 H with 5 K.

CF-Jarico Reynoso was 0x4 with 1 BB, 1 SB, 1 R, and 1 RBI. LF-Frederick Serrano was 2x5.

Man of the Match: Frangy Colon

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