Daily Archives: June 26, 2015

Around the System–Middle Infield

Second look at the system’s middle infielders.  Have at it!

Lehigh Valley

Tyler Henson, 27, Re-signed as a free agent in 2015; .240/.280/.301 in 196 AB’s; 0HR 26RBI; 14SB; 5%BB/23%K rates; .214 vs LHP, .254 vs RHP; .185 in June; .340 with RISP; 30 games at 2B with 10 errors (.942); 5.43 R/F; 18 games in the OF without an error.  After a very good 2014 in Lehigh Valley, Henson has been very average this season, albeit while hitting consistently with RISP.

CHase D’Arnaud, 28, Signed as a free agent in 2015; .272/.308/.324 in 213 AB’s; 1HR 13RBI; 10/15SB; 3%BB/12%K rates; .260 vs LHP; .279 vs RHP; .235 last 30 days; .209 with RISP; 43 games at SS with 12 errors (.944); 4.67 R/F; 8 games at 3B with 1 error; 2 games in the OF without an error.  D’Arnaud has been slightly better than medicore for the ‘Pigs.

Edgar Duran, 24, Signed as a free agent in 2007; .161/.232/.207 in 87AB’s; 0HR 5RBI; 6%BB/12%K rates; .126 vs. LHP; .182 vs RHP; 30 games at SS with 6 errors (.959); 4.73 R/F.  Duran missed a good portion of the early going with hamstring issues.  WHen he has played he continues to be a good fielder with no bat.


Brodie Greene, 27, Signed as a free agent in 2015; .285/.359/.335 in 200 AB’s between Clearwater and Reading; 0HR 12RBI; 3SB; 10%BB/11%K rate;  For Reading: .273/.354/.335 in 161AB’s; .268 vs LHP; .275 vs RHP; .207 last 30 days; .233 with RISP; 48 games at 2B with 4 errors (.976).  Greene has provided the experienced consistency needed once Carlos Alonso was lost for the season due to injury Continue reading Around the System–Middle Infield

Box Score Recap – 6/25/2015

Lehigh Valley (29-46) lost to the Bufalo Bisons 7-2.  Vasquez gave up 5 runs in 3.1 innings and earned the loss by issuing 5 walks and allowing 6 hits.  Aaron Altherr went 2-4.

Reading (37-34) was postponed because of rain.  The game will be made up as part of a double header Friday.

Clearwater (38-33) beat the Dunedin Blue Jays 8-7 in 10 innings.  Harold Guerrero and Jesen Therrien blew a 6-3 lead, but Therrien was the pitcher of record when the Threshers went ahead in the tenth.  Miguel Nunez earned his first save.

Malquin Canelo and Rhys Hoskins made their FSL debuts.  Canelo went 2-6 with a 2-run HR.  Hoskins went 2-4 with 2 walks.  Chace Numata had 2 RBI.  Every starter had at least one hit except Mitchell Walding who went 0-2 with 3 BB and 2 K.

Lakewood (33-36)  lost to Hickory Crawdads 8-7 in walk off fashion.  Scott Kingery went 2-5 with a triple.  Herlis Rodriguez went 2-4 with his 6th HR and 3 RBI.  Damek Tomscha went 3-4 with his 3rd HR and 2 RBI.  Cord Sandberg went 3-4 with a double.  Kyle Martin went 1-4 with an RBI.  Calvin Rayburn pitched 2.2 innings of shutout ball in relief.

Williamsport (7-0) beat the Batavia Muckdogs 6-3.  More good pitching.  Alejandro Arteaga pitched 4-hit ball for 7.0 innings and allowed one unearned run on 4 hits and a walk.  He struck out five.  Andrew Godail p[itched a perfect eighth,  And Robert Tasin stranded 2 inherited runners in the 0.2 innings he was called upon to pitch to earn the save.

Venn Biter (.500) went 3-4 and scored 3 runs.  Jose Pujols (.500) went 2-4.  Brendon Hayden (.471) went 1-4.  Only 3 of their runs were driven in – one each by Biter, Pujols, and Jan Hernandez.  The other three runs scored on a wild pitch, a fielding error, and Jose Pujols stole home.

GCL Phillies (3-0) took 2 from the GCL Pirates 7-3 and 2-0.  In the first game, DH Cornelius made his debut and went 3-3 with a triple, RBI, walk, and run scored.Luis Encarnacion went 1-4 with a 2-run HR (2).  Jose Antequerra went 1-2 with a triple, RBI and a walk.

In the second game, Greg Picket went 1-3 with a double.  Yunior Reyes and Scott Tomassetti each went 1-2 with a walk and an RBI.  Felix Paulino pirched 5.0 shutout innings for the win.  Ismael Cabrera pitched a perfect inning for a hold.  Sutter McLoughlin picked up the save.

DSL Phillies (11-10) lost to the DSL Athletics 2-1.  Both teams were held to 3 hits..

VSL Phillies (15-19) beat the VSL Rays 3-2.

Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.

Extra Innings –

  • Logan Moore assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Reading Fightin Phils.
  • Boston Red Sox optioned Joe Kelly to Pawtucket Red Sox. (haha, Red Sox)
  • Jose Mayorga assigned to Lakewood BlueClaws from Reading Fightin Phils.
  • C Andrew Knapp assigned to Reading Fightin Phils from Clearwater Threshers.
  • Reading Fightin Phils activated RHP Reinier Roibal from the 7-day disabled list.
  • Reading Fightin Phils activated C Rene Garcia from the bereavement list.
  • Reading Fightin Phils placed LF Cam Perkins on the 7-day disabled list. back tightness
  • Drew Stankiewicz assigned to Lakewood BlueClaws from Clearwater Threshers.
  • Malquin Canelo assigned to Clearwater Threshers from Lakewood BlueClaws.
  • Rhys Hoskins assigned to Clearwater Threshers from Lakewood BlueClaws.
  • 2B Scott Kingery assigned to Lakewood BlueClaws.
  • 1B Kyle Martin assigned to Lakewood BlueClaws.