Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Final system check

With the Biscuits finished, here's the final system check of the year, though some of the independent leagues still have some schedule to play. The final stats package is scheduled to be in Wednesday's paper.

TRIPLE-A, DURHAM BULLS
International League South

(83-61, first place, 2 GA)
RHP Jeremy Hellickson, who was 6-1 with a 2.51 ERA in nine starts, is scheduled to start Wednesday's playoff opener against the Louisville Bats. He ended the season with 15 straight shutout innings.
CF Desmond Jennings hit .325 with 23 runs scored and reached base 56 times in 32 games. He was 15-for-17 on steals.
LHP Jason Cromer finished 7-3 with a 2.25 ERA in 112 innings.
C John Jaso had a .266 average.
RHP Paul Phillips threw five shutout innings in his first Triple-A start Sunday. He had 2.2 shutout innings of relief in his debut last week.
RHP Heath Rollins gave up four earned runs in six innings after his promotion from Montgomery.
LHP Mike Wlodarczyk made his Triple-A debut Monday with two no-hit innings.

HIGH-CLASS A, CHARLOTTE STONE CRABS
Florida State League South

(71-66 overall, in playoffs; 34-35 second half, second place, 3 GB)
RHP Jeremy Hall led the league in victories, finishing 14-7 with a 3.62 ERA. He started Tuesday’s playoff opener against the Fort Myers Miracle.
SS Shawn O’Malley had a .388 on-base percentage and 73 runs scored in 103 games.
LHP David Newmann was 9-6 with a 3.44 ERA.
OF John Matulia had a .278 average in 87 games.
RHP Richard De Los Santos was 2-0 with 10 saves and an 0.79 ERA in 22.2 innings.
LHP Jake McGee had a 6.45 ERA, nine walks and 26 strikeouts in 22.1 innings.
OF Reid Fronk hit .201 with four home runs, 32 RBIs and 88 strikeouts.
OF Ryan Royster hit .229 with five homers, 38 RBIs and 106 strikeouts.

LOW-CLASS A, BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS
South Atlantic League Southern

(64-74 overall; 30-38 second half, eighth place, 11.5 GB)
LHP Matt Moore was 8-5 with a 3.15 ERA. He gave up 86 hits in 123 innings with 70 walks and a league-best 176 strikeouts.
SS Tim Beckham hit .275 with 63 RBIs and 58 runs scored. He had 43 errors and 116 strikeouts.
RHP Chris Andujar finished 10-4 with a 2.70 ERA and 99 hits allowed in 120 innings.
OF K.D. Kang had a .390 on-base percentage in 89 games.
RHP Nick Barnese was 6-5 with a 2.53 ERA in 15 starts.

SHORT-SEASON A, HUDSON VALLEY RENEGADES
New York-Penn League McNamara

(38-37, third place, 8.5 GB)
RHP Alex Colome was 7-4 with a 1.66 ERA in 15 starts. He gave up 46 hits in 76 innings.
RHP Zach Quate, after starting his career with 20 shutout innings, allowed a run and finished with 13 saves and an 0.35 ERA in 26 innings.
LHP Kyle Lobstein finished his season with six shutout innings Saturday and was 3-5 with a 2.58 ERA.
OF Chris Murrill hit .306 with 29 steals in 49 games.
OF D.J. Jones had a .215 average.

ROOKIE, PRINCETON RAYS
Appalachian League East

(36-31, second place, 10.5 GB)
CF Cody Rogers was 2-for-20 in his last six games, putting his final average at .303 with 37 RBIs and 33 runs scored in 52 games.
1B Ryan Wiegand hit .324 with 24 extra-base hits and 35 RBIs. He scored 37 runs in 59 games.
RHP Deivis Mavares finished 5-1 with a 2.81 ERA in 51.1 innings.
RHP Scott Shuman had an 0.82 ERA in 22 innings.

ROOKIE, GCL RAYS
Gulf Coast League South

(19-36, fifth place, 15 GB)
LHP Jacob Partridge had a 1.75 ERA in 36 innings with 13 walks and 39 strikeouts.
RHP Victor Mateo allowed 42 hits and had a 1.98 ERA in 50 innings.
OF Todd Glaesmann was 5-for-18 in five games after signing.

WAYWARD BISCUITS
Those who strayed from the Rays

RHP Ruddy Lugo was 13-9 with a 4.07 ERA at Triple-A Toledo (Tigers). He tied for the International League lead in wins. Lugo was 7-1 with a 2.30 ERA in his last nine starts.
OF Jesus Feliciano finished with a .311 average for Triple-A Buffalo (Mets). He led the International League with 154 hits.
1B Rhyne Hughes had a .264 average in 20 games with Triple-A Norfolk (Orioles).
RHP Jean Machi had a 2.12 ERA and was 6-for-6 in save opportunities with Triple-A Indianapolis (Pirates).
IF Gabriel Martinez hit .296 in 72 games at Double-A Chattanooga (Dodgers).
CF Jason Pridie had a .265 average for Triple-A Rochester (Twins).
LHP Chris Seddon, with wins in his last two starts, was 9-8 with a 4.51 ERA for Triple-A Tacoma (Mariners).
RHP Jose Diaz had a 3.63 ERA and 10 saves at Double-A Frisco (Rangers).
RHP Jim Magrane is 14-4 with a 2.83 ERA with independent Somerset. He won the Atlantic League’s pitcher of the month award for August.
RHP Travis Minix has 12 saves and a 1.15 ERA at independent Somerset.
LHP Brian Henderson is 3-1 with a 2.37 ERA for independent Somerset.
OF Jeremy Owens is hitting .244 at independent Southern Maryland.
2B Cesar Suarez has a .271 average in 38 games with independent Lancaster.
OF Erold Andrus finished with a .302 average for independent Florence.
2B Josh Asanovich hit .285 with independent Winnipeg.
OF Joe Gaetti had a .303 average in 25 games at independent Joliet.
OF Sergio Pedroza hit .332 with 22 home runs and 90 RBIs in the independent Golden League. He and the Calgary Vipers are in the league championship series.
C Josh Arhart finished with a .325 average for independent Victoria.

1 comment:

Doug A. Milhoan said...

Jino Gonzalez finished at 4-7, 4.29 ERA in 18 starts for the Sioux Falls Canaries of the independent American Association.