There weren't a lot of extreme performances one way or the other in the past week. Several pitchers, including Rudy Owens, Aaron Pribanic, and Brandon Cumpton, combined one good start with one bad one. Matt Curry got an uncharacteristic (for this front office) two-level promotion, while Kyle McPherson flirted with a no-hitter.
Gorkys Hernandez, CF (AAA): Hernandez continued to pull his season out of the fire after a bad start, going 6-for-19 (.316) with two doubles. He's had 13 hits in his last 35 at-bats (.371), which brings his overall BA up to .271 and his OBP to .338.
Alex Presley, CF (AAA): Every time Presley seems to be cooling down, he quickly gets hot again. Although he went 0-for-5 in his last two games, for the week he was 8-for-22 (.364) with two HRs, both coming in a 6-RBI game. He's now hitting 336/381/518. Unfortunately, he was hit on the arm and had to leave Saturday's game and didn't play Sunday, but he's not on th...
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