Josh Barfield, 28, .267/.295/.390 in 292 AB’s; 5 HR 38 RBI; 8SB; .247 vs. LH, .276 vs. RH, .227 with RISP; 5%bb/17% k rate; .256 since June 1. 75 games at 2B with 6 errors; (.983); 4.57 RF. Solid but far from spectacular for Barfield.
Brian Bocock, 26, .228/.282/.299 in 224 AB’s; 3 HR and 24 RBI; 2/6 SB; 7%bb/24% k rate; .226 vs. LH; .226 vs. RH; .300 with RISP; .197 since June 1; 63 games at SS with 12 errors (.957); 4.37 RF. Not a good year thus far for Bocock who has had his traditional struggles at the plate and has struggled at times in the field. Continue reading Around the System–Middle Infield
Some news from Lehigh Valley as the second half of the IronPigs season begins this evening with a double header against Syracuse. Starting Pitcher Tim Redding was released after several fairly brutal starts. With Scott Mathieson’s return from Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley rotation is full, with Mathieson taking Redding’s spot.
Reliever Phillipe Aumont was placed on the DL, retroactive to July 10 with an undisclosed shoulder issue. Aumont recently saw a shoulder specialist and sources within the organization say that the injury is relatively minor in nature. Joe Savery officially arrives from Reading today to takes Aumont’s roster spot. Continue reading Aumont to the DL, Redding Released
Its an insider piece outside of the first few.
Cosart is 17th (34th pre season) KLaw notes his impressive fastball/curveball, but that his delivery is still messy.
Singleton is 24th (27th pre season) His patience is again praised, as is the fact that he is still extremely young for his league.
Trevor May received an honorable mention.