Daily Archives: May 19, 2017

Around the System–Relief Pitchers

Lehigh Valley

Pat Vendittee, 31, Signed as a free agent in 2017; 13 games, 3-0 with an 0.00ERA; 21IP 4H 12BB 21K; .065 opp avg; 0.76 WHIP; 5.1BB/9.0K per 9; .103 vs LHH, .030 vs RHH; .100 opp avg in May; The walk rate is high.  Everything else is off the charts positive.

Pedro Beato, 30, Signed as a free agent in 2016; 17 games, 0-1 with a 1.86ERA; 11SV; 19.1IP 13H 6BB 16K; 2.8BB/7.4K per 9; .200 vs LHP; .194 vs RHP; .107 opp avg in May; Beato has pitched extremely well this season and  currently leads the league in saves.

Casey Fein, 33, Acquired from Seattle in 2017; Has made 2 appearances for Lehigh Valley and has not given up a run in 2.1IP.

Michael Mariot, 28, Re-signed as a free agent in 2016; 12 games, 1-2 with a 5.27ERA; 2SV; 13.2IP 14H 6BB 15K; 4.0BB/9.9K per 9; .269 opp avg; 1.46 WHIP; .353 vs LHH, .229 vs RHH, .261 opp avg in May; After a very good 2016 with Lehigh Valley, Mariot has put up very average numbers through the first 7 weeks of 2017.

Hoby Milner, 26, Phils 7th round pick in 2012; 12G, 0-0 with an 0.00ERA; 15.2IP 9H 2BB 13K; .170 opp avg; 0.70 WHIP; 1.1BB/7.5K per 9; .083 vs LHH, .241 vs RHH; .148 opp avg in May; After getting selected and returned to the Phillies in the Rule 5 draft, Milner has pitched as if he has something to prove and has been lights out this year.

Colton Murray, 27, Phils 13th round pick in 2011; 7G, 1-0 with a 4.09ERA; 11IP 11H 4BB 17K; .256 opp avg; 1.36 WHIP; 3.3BB/13.9K per 9; .263 vs LHH, .250 vs RHH; Murray started the season on the DL and has thrown fairly well absent the frequent home run ball.

Cesar Ramos, 32, Signed as a free agent in 2017; 11G(2 starts); 2-1 with a 2.21 ERA; 24.1IP 15H 5BB 19K; .174 opp avg; 0.82WHIP; 1.8BB/7.0K per 9; .161 vs LHH, .182 vs RHH, .261 opp avg in May; Ramos has been outstanding in the various roles he has been asked to fill this season.

Reading

Austin Davis, 24, Phils 12th round pick in 2014; 12G, 2-0 with a 1.78ERA between CW and Reading; 25.1IP 21H 4BB 34K; .221 opp avg; 0.99WHIP; 1.4BB/12.1K per 9; 2G for Reading and has thrown 3 shutout innings.  Davis was blowing away hitters in High A and was called up to Reading last week.

Joe DeNato, 25, Phils 19th round pick in 2014; 8G, 2-1 with a 1.69ERA; 10.2IP 9H 5BB 10K; .220 opp avg; 1.31 WHIP; 4.2BB/8.4K per 9; .222 vs LHH, .217 vs RHH; DeNato was activated three weeks into the season and has thrown well.

Mario Hollands, 28, Phils 10th round pick in 2010; 9G, 1-0 with a 3.27ERA; 11IP 12H 10BB 9K; .279 opp avg; 2.00 WHIP; 8.2BB/7.4K per 9; .235 vs LHH, .308 vs RHH; Hollands hasn’t been the same since his surgery and is going nowhere quickly walking almost a hitter an inning.

Miguel Nunez, 24, Signed as a free agent in 2009; 13G, 0-2 with a 1.88ERA; 3SV; 14.1IP 6H 12BB 12K; .130 opp avg; 1.26 WHIP; 7.5BB/7.5K per 9; .043 vs LHH, .217 vs RHH; .056 opp avg in May; The Phillies have put a lot of time and energy into Nunez and he is at times unhittable.  Also, at times, he has little idea where the ball is going. Continue reading Around the System–Relief Pitchers

Box Score Recap – 5/18/2017

Lehigh Valley couldn’t hold on to a big lead and saw its 12 game win streak come to an end.

Reading won their fifth consecutive game.

Clearwater was swept in a four game series, scoring 8 runs total, getting outscored 20-8.

Lakewood fell nine runs behind and couldn’t make it all the way back.

Continue reading Box Score Recap – 5/18/2017