With college football starting in earnest next week, this is the final system check of the year.
TRIPLE-A, DURHAM BULLS
International League South
(83-50, first place, 16 GA)
RHP Richard De Los Santos threw six shutout innings Tuesday and set a team Triple-A record with his 14th win. He’s won seven straight starts and is 14-5 with a 3.42 ERA.
LHP Jake McGee, in 12.2 shutout innings, has allowed four hits, walked one and struck out 20.
IF Elliot Johnson, who has 25 hits in his last 15 games, is hitting .321, which ranks fourth in the league. He’s scored 66 runs.
1B-LF Leslie Anderson has a .354 average in 20 games.
HIGH-CLASS A, CHARLOTTE STONE CRABS
Florida State League South
(31-29, third place, 2 GB)
LHP Matt Moore needs three strikeouts in his final start to become the first in the league to reach 200 for a season since 1971. He threw six shutout innings with 10 strikeouts Thursday to improve to 5-11 with a 3.50 ERA.
C Stephen Vogt’s 330 average still leads the league.
SS Tim Beckham, hitting .319 since July 1, has pushed his average to .258.
LHP Neil Schenk is 5-2 with a 2.77 ERA.
LOW-CLASS A, BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS
Midwest League Eastern
(24-36, seventh place, 17 GB)
RHP Tyree Hayes threw two perfect innings Tuesday and has a 3.25 ERA in 10 appearances.
OF Ty Morrison has a .317 average and nine RBIs in his last 10 games.
OF Burt Reynolds, promoted after hitting .224 at Hudson Valley, is 3-for-10 in four games.
SHORT-SEASON A, HUDSON VALLEY RENEGADES
New York-Penn League McNamara
(33-31, second place, 10 GB)
3B Nick Schwaner, who knocked in five runs Wednesday, has 45 RBIs in 57 games.
RHP Nate Garcia, after throwing 3.1 perfect innings Monday, has a 1.71 ERA.
LHP Zach Rosscup struck out 10 over 5.2 innings Monday.
ROOKIE, PRINCETON RAYS
Appalachian League East
(29-34, fourth place, 7 GB)
LHP Matt Gilson allowed one hit in 3.1 innings Monday and has a 1.62 ERA.
LHP Enny Romero is 3-1 with a 2.10 ERA in 12 starts.
ROOKIE, GCL RAYS
Gulf Coast League South
(33-26, first place, 1.5 GA)
LHP Jose Molina allowed one hit in four shutout innings Friday in his first start.
RHP Pedro Silvestre is 6-0 with a 2.29 ERA.
Those who strayed from the Rays
LF Delmon Young has a .306 average and 91 RBIs for the Minnesota Twins.
RHP Evan Meek has a 2.13 ERA for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
RHP Mitch Talbot has lost five straight decisions and is 8-11 with a 4.44 ERA for the Cleveland Indians.
RHP Jose Veras has a 3.34 ERA with the Florida Marlins.
OF Johnny Raburn is hitting .264 with Triple-A Nashville (Brewers).
RHP Willie Glen is 10-2 with a 2.59 ERA and 104 strikeouts at independent Gary SouthShore.
RHP Jim Magrane ranks third in Taiwan with 94 strikeouts. He’s 9-5 with a 2.60 ERA.
IF Vince Harrison is hitting .269 at independent Winnipeg.
RHP Chris Mason is 10-6 with a 2.31 ERA for La New in Taiwan.
OF Jeremy Owens is hitting .218 for independent Southern Maryland.
OF Joe Gaetti has a .220 average with independent Lancaster.
Covering the game tonight?
Yes, I am. Green eggs and ham.
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