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Hot or Not

Taking a look at the time frame fromJuly 3-13…Harold Martinez with his once a year tease…Roman Quinn is now down to .240 on the year after a very unproductive 10 days…Luis Encarnacion shows he is capable, even as a 16 year old…Cody Forsythe continues to have an excellent year after moving up a level…Derek Campbell: Man, Myth or legend?…Starting to think Carlos Tocci may be ready for a bump up…Good to see Ethan Martin and Phillipe Aumont pulling themselves together, at least in the short term…Zach Green has been outstanding since coming off the DL.  Discuss.

Hot Hitters: Miin, 16 AB’s: Derek Campbell (.500; 6R 2HR 7RBI, 1SB); Tyler Henson (.419, 6R 1HR 7RBI); Carlos Tocci (.400, 3SB, 6RS); Carlos Alonso (.393, 8R); Luis Encarnacion (.381), Zach Green (.375, 5R 7RBI); Aaron ALtherr (.367, 6R 1HR 6RBI); Jake Fox (.364, 2HR 6RBI);  Harold Martinez (.364, 3HR 5RBI); Mitch Walding (.360, 4R 1HR 7RBI, SB); Dylan Cozens (.333); Matt SHortall (.333); Rhys Hoskins (.333). Honorable Mention: Serna, A. Brown, Castro

Not Hot Hitters: Roman Quinn (.105); Damek Tomscha (.111);  RayWily Gomez (.125); Wilson Garcia (.125); Venn Biter (.125); Brandon Short (.150); Brock Stassi (.160) Continue reading Hot or Not

Hot or Not 15 July 2011

A look at the period between 7/8–7/14….Brody Colvin finally on the Hot list; Michael Nesseth with his first appearance; an awful start by JC Ramirez; Joe Savery putting on the numbers as a reliever; Steve Susdorf with another week on the Hot list; and a miserable week for Brian Pointer are the quick observations of the week.

Hot Starting Pitchers: Vance Worley (W, 6IP 3H 0ER 0BB 3K); Ramon Oviedo (W, 6IP 4H 0ER 1BB 7K); Brody Colvin (W, 8IP 3H 1ER 1BB 9K); Josh Warner (W, 7IP 2H 1ER 0BB 6K); Jesse Biddle (W,6IP 3H 1ER 2BB 8K); Tyler CLoyd (W, 6IP 7H 1ER 0BB 5K); Trevor May (13IP 8H 3ER 3BB 19K)Jon Pettibone (6IP 6H 1ER 1BB 6K); Michael Nesseth (11IP 5H 1ER). Continue reading Hot or Not 15 July 2011

Hot or Not 8 July 2011

An exceptional week for Lisaberto Bonilla…nice to see Josh Zeid bounce back from injury to sit near the top of the hot reliever list…”Under the radar” names such as Ruf and Susdorf destroying the ball.

Hot Starting Pitchers: Lisaberto Bonilla (15IP 9H 1ER 1BB 18K); Jon Pettibone (8IP 5H 0ER 0BB 6K); Brody Colvin (6IP 6H 0ER 1BB 5K); Garrett CLaypool (7IP 2H 1ER 2BB 7K); Ryan Feireabend (7IP 5H 1ER 1BB 7K); Colin Klevan (6IP 3H 1ER 0BB 4K); Julio Rodriguez (5.2IP 3H 1ER 3BB 6K);Ethan Stewart (5.2IP 4H 1ER 2BB 2K). Honorable MentionL Tyler Cloyd Continue reading Hot or Not 8 July 2011

Hot or Not 1 July 2011

A few observations this week: Joe Savery showing up on both the “hot” pitcher list, and “not” hitter list, Singleton on top of the hot hitter list again; Maikel Franco making people notice in Williamsport and the recent struggles of Cody Overbeck and Matt Rizzotti.

Starting Pitchers(Hot): Ramon Oviedo (6IP 4H 0ER 2BB 4); Jonathan Musser (5IP 5H 0ER 5BB 3K); JC Ramirez (6IP 7H 1ER 2BB 2K); Jesse Biddle (5.2IP 4H 2ER 2BB 8K); Ryan Edell (5.2IP 5H 1ER 1BB 3K);Trevor May (5IP 4H 1ER 4BB 6K); Austin Wright (5IP 5H 1ER 1BB 4K); Austin Hyatt (13IP 12H 4ER 0BB 12K); Lino Martinez (9.2IP 8H 3ER 6BB 11K) Continue reading Hot or Not 1 July 2011

Hot or Not 24 June 2011

Another week, another look…Some talking points…a great week for the previously struggling Singleton, Cesar Hernandez and Freddy Galvis on the hot chart another week, May/Biddle with great starts, and Drew Carpenter very quietly continuing to rack up week after week on the reliever “hot list”.

Hot Hitters:Jonathan SIngleton (.571, 5R 3HR 8 RBI 1SB); Chris Duffy (.417, 2R 1HR 3RBI); Cesar Hernandez (.400, 3SB)Aaron Altherr (.378, 1HR 4 RBI 2SB); Carlos Valenzuela (.385); Freddy Galvis (.367, 3R)ALejandro Vilalobos (.357, 3R 4 rbi, 2 SB); Matthew Holland (.333, 3R 0HR 2RBI); Josh Barfield (.333). Honorable Mention: Harold Martinez, Troy Hanzawa, Derrick Mitchell Continue reading Hot or Not 24 June 2011

Hot or Not 17 June 2011

A few talking points this week are the struggles of JC Ramirez, Drew Carpenters’s accension back onto the radar screen as a middle reliever, Freddy Galvis again making the hot list on offense, Cesar Hernandez getting it going, and Jonathan Singleton struggling.

Hot Starting Pitchers: Ervis Manzanillo (5.2IP 4H 0ER 4BB 6K); Ryan Feireabend (W, 7IP 3H 1ER 2BB 5K); Tyler Cloyd (5IP 6H 1ER 0BB 7K) Continue reading Hot or Not 17 June 2011

Hot or Not 10 June 2011

Some obvious talking points: A horrible week for the Lakewood rotation, Vance Worley is back where he needs to be, nice work by the top of the organization in the ‘pen, and Joe Savery slumping.

Hot Starting Pitchers: Vance Worley (2W, 13IP 5H 0ER 2BB 15K); Brian Gordon (W, 6IP 3H 0ER 1BB 11K); RYan Edell (W, 13.2IP 10H 2ER 0BB 10K); Trevor May (5IP 4H 1ER 4BB 7K).

Not Hot Starters: Ryan Feireabend (3IP 9H 8 ER 2BB 3K); Mario Hollands (2.2IP 10H 7ER 2BB 1K); Ervis Manzanillo (2IP 4H 5ER 2BB 3K); Garrett CLaypool (3.2IP 7H 7ER 2BB 4K); Nate Bump (10IP 14H 11ER 3BB 5K); David Buchanan (3IP 6H 5ER 3BB 4K); Josh Zeid (4.1IP 5H 5ER 3BB 4K) Continue reading Hot or Not 10 June 2011

Hot or Not 03 June 2011

A look back over the May 27–June 2nd time period, with some truly notable performances this time around.

Hot Hitters:(10 AB minimum) Sebastian Valle (.650, 13-20); Joe Savery (.500), Erik Kratz (.455, 2HR 4 RBI); James Murphy (.448, 5R 2HR 9 RBI); Tuffy Gosewisch (.444, 1HR 6RBI); Mike Spidale (.391, 4R 3 RBI); Geancarlo Mendez (.385, 6R 1HR 4 RBI); Aaron Altherr (.385); Leandro Castro (.381); Cesar Hernandez (.375). Honorable Mention: Derrick Mitchell, Jeff Larish, Tagg Bozied Continue reading Hot or Not 03 June 2011

Hot or Not

A look around the organization for the time period of May 21-27. Young outfielders and the Clearwater rotation stand out.

Hot Hitters: Zach Collier (.526, 5R 1HR 4 RBI 2SB) Domingo Santana (.438, 4RBI) Delwyn Young (.412)Miguel Alvarez (.375, 7R 4SB) Josh Barfield (.375, 4 RBI) Mike Spidale (.353); Troy Hanzawa (.333) Cody Overbeck (.317, 4R 2HR 4RBI), Jiwan James (.303, 4R, 1HR, 2SB). Honorable Mention: Cameron Rupp. Continue reading Hot or Not

Hot or Not 13 May 2011

Another week, another look:

Starting Pitching: Hot: David Buchanan (2W, 16IP 7H 1ER 3BB 11K)Julio Rodriguez (w, 7IP 3H 0ER 1BB 6K); Brian Gordon (6.2IP 3H 0ER 0BB 5K); Ryan Feireabend(5.1IP 3H 0ER 3BB 5K);  Trevor May (11IP 6H 2ER 4BB 17K). Honorable Mention: Jon Pettibone

Relief Pitchers: Hot: Jason Grilli (4.2IP 1H 0ER 1BB 7K); Joe Esposito (2W, 4.1IP 4H 0ER 1BB 4K)Colby Shreve (4IP 0H 0ER 1BB 2K)Justin Friend (3.1IP 1H 0ER 0BB 3K 3SVJacob Diekman (3.1IP 1H 0ER 0BB 2K); Ebelin Lugo (3IP 1H 0ER 0BB 6K)Tyler Knigge (W, 3IP 0H 0ER 1BB 0K) Eric Pettis (3IP 3H 0ER 0BB 3K)Mike Cisco (3IP 3H 0ER 1BB 2K); Michael Schwimer (2.1IP 0H 0ER 2BB 3K) Honorable mention: Juan Perez Continue reading Hot or Not 13 May 2011