A 4-3 week for Lehigh Valley and they enter the final weekend before the All Star break. They remain in first place of the Northern Division of the International League, 50-36 on the year, 3.5 games ahead of second place Pawtucket. With the all star break comes a break for the “Lehigh Valley Report”. Look for the next report July 20-21.
‘Pigs Leaders, Hitting: Brandon Moss is 8th in homers (14), 8th in OPS (.881)and 5th in Slg % (.518); Jeff Larish is tied for 8th in strikeouts (79); Delwyn Young is tied for 8th in strikeouts (79); Rich Thompson is 2nd in stolen bases (28) Continue reading Lehigh Valley Weekly Report 6 July 2011
Lakewood-Lendy Castillo, 22, 6 games (1 start), 0-1 with a 3.09 ERA; 11.2 IP 11H 3BB 17K; 1.25 GO/AO; .244 opp. avg., 1.20 WHIP; 13.1K/9. Still very early in the season for Castillo, who has looked very good so far.
Mario Hollands, 22, 6-4 with a 4.10 ERA; 18 games (12 starts); 74.2IP 88H 23BB 58K; 1.48 WHIP; 1.05 GO/AO; .294 opp. avg., 2.8BB/9; 7.0K/9; .287 vs. LH, .298 vs. RH, .281 with RISP; 6 games as a reliever, 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA in 12.1 innings. After a solid start of the year as a starter, Holland went thru a deep slump and now has come out of it as a reliever. Since he began relief work, has looked very good. Continue reading Around the System–Relief Pitchers, Lower Half