Saturday, August 19, 2006

System check

International League South
C Shawn Riggans has 15 hits and eight RBIs in his last nine games, running his season numbers to .297 with 53 RBIs. He's hit 24 doubles and 11 home runs.
1B Kevin Witt homered again Friday, giving him 36 this season. He's set Tampa Bay's minor-league record and is three shy of a 76-year-old Durham franchise record. Witt is hitting .293 with 97 RBIs.
RHP Jason Hammel struck out a season-high 13 in a no-decision Wednesday. He allowed four hits and one run over seven innings. In his last two starts, Hammel has struck out 23 and walked none.
RF Delmon Young has a .321 average, eight homers, 54 RBIs and 22 stolen bases. He's homered twice in his last five games.
LHP J.P. Howell is 2-0 with three walks and 14 strikeouts in two starts since returning from Tampa Bay.
RHP Jim Magrane is 1-3 with a 5.40 ERA after allowing six earned runs in 4.2 innings Friday.

California League North
C Josh Arhart is 11-for-24 with eight RBIs and six runs scored in his last five games. He's hitting .313 with 14 homers and 62 RBIs.
1B Chris Nowak has 17 RBIs in his last 12 games and has 91 this year. On Friday, Nowak was 2-for-3 with three walks, three RBIs and three runs scored.
CF Fernando Perez, who has scored 107 runs, scored twice and knocked in three runs Friday.
RHP Chris Mason is 0-3 with a 9.64 ERA in his last three starts. He's 11-9 with a 4.78 ERA this season.

Midwest League East
LHP Michael Wlodarczyk and RHP Celso Rondon combined on a no-hitter in Friday's 12-0 home win over Peoria.
Wlodarczyk threw eight innings to win for only the third time since May. Wlodarczyk, who walked three and struck out seven, is 8-9 with a 3.45 ERA this year.
Rondon struck out the side in the ninth in his Southwest Michigan debut. He had a 1.93 ERA in 14 appearances at Hudson Valley when he was promoted.
CF Jackson Brennan was 2-for-3 with two doubles, two walks, three runs scored and three RBIs Friday. He's hitting .271 with 31 walks in 53 games.
LHP Jake McGee, who has a league-high 157 strikeouts, went on the disabled list Thursday with a tired arm.
RHP Wade Davis has 150 strikeouts in 133 innings. He's 7-11 with a 3.32 ERA and has allowed hitters a .247 average.

New York-Penn League McNamara
OF William Stewart has a .273 average, 17 RBIs and 15 runs scored in 38 games.
RHP Jeremy Hellickson threw a perfect inning in Wednesday's league All-Star Game. He's 2-3 with a 2.25 ERA and a .174 average against.
OF Ryan Royster was 1-for-2 with a run scored in the All-Star Game. Royster has a .251 average.

Appalachian League East
3B Michael McCormick is hitting .287 with 33 walks and 22 strikeouts.
RHP Aneudi Cuevas has an 0.84 ERA in 11 appearances.
C Nevin Ashley is hitting .326 with 25 RBIs and 22 runs scored.

Those who strayed from the Rays
2B Fernando Cortez has eight hits in his last four games at Class AAA Omaha (Royals). He has a .262 average. After playing five straight games in center field, Cortez has played four straight in the infield.
3B Rico Washington was 2-for-5 in each of his last two games with Class AAA Memphis (Cardinals). He's hitting .230.
IF Dan DeMent is hitting .150 in six games since being promoted to Class AAA New Orleans (Nationals).
C Iker Franco is hitting .243 with eight homers and 40 RBIs for Class AA Springfield (Cardinals). He's 3-for-28 since returning to the active lineup.
RHP Carlos Hines is 2-4 with two saves and a 4.84 ERA for Class AAA Fresno (Giants).
RHP Franklin Nunez has been released at Class AAA Richmond (Braves). He had a 1-6 record, two saves and a 6.09 ERA.
LHP Sam Walton allowed two runs in one inning Tuesday for Class AA Midland (A's). He's 1-4 with a 2.42 ERA, 15 walks and 19 strikeouts in 22.1 innings.
RHP Jose Diaz gave up three runs in one inning Friday with Class AAA Omaha (Royals). He's 0-3 with a 10.57 ERA in seven appearances.
RF Brian Martin has a .254 average for Class AAA Memphis (Cardinals).
RHP Travis Minix has allowed one run in his last nine appearances at Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Phillies). He has a 2.22 ERA.
RHP Willie Glen has allowed hitters a .225 average for independent Gary. He's 8-4 with a 3.88 ERA.
RHP Josh Parker is 5-7 with a 4.86 ERA with independent Amarillo.
C Robinson Cancel is hitting .290 with 41 walks and 26 steals at independent Edinburg.

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