Daily Archives: July 28, 2010

Domonic Brown to the Majors

It was under different circumstances than most expected, but the name most believe is currently the #1 prospect in baseball, Domonic Brown, received the much-anticipated call to the majors this afternoon as Shane Victorino was placed on the DL with an oblique strain.

Brown, 23, was hitting .346/.390/.561 in 107 AB’s with AAA Lehigh Valley.  He had 5 HR and 21 RBI to go along with 5 SB in 6 attempts. Overall on the year, Brown has hit .327/.391/.589 with 20HR and 68 RBI in 343 AB’s.  Additionally, he has stolen 17 bases in 24 attempts. His walk rate is 10%, while striking out at a 19% clip.  Continue reading Domonic Brown to the Majors

July 28 Discussion

We have box scores!

GCL Phillies won 13-1.
Lakewood won 9-0.
Clearwater lost 4-3.
Reading won 9-4 (continuation of suspended game)
Reading lost 6-2.
Lehigh Valley lost 5-3.

Some notes

* Trevor May struck out 14 in 7 innings, but more importantly, 0 BB. We knew he could strike out A ball hitters, the control is the big question. Good start.
* Singleton 3/5 and now up to .319 and Leandro Castro is back off the DL.
* Gose drew his 32nd BB tonight. He had 35 all of last season.
* Rizzotti went 5/5 in the first game with 2 doubles (21), 1/2 with a BB in the second game. Up to .364/.443/.653 in 239 AB.
* JC Ramirez went 6 IP – 2 ER – 5 H – 1 BB – 5 K
* Worley with a solid AAA debut: 6 IP – 0 ER – 5 H – 1 BB – 7 K
* Mathieson got torched: 0.1 IP – 4 ER – 3 H – 0 BB – 1 K