Prospect Watch: More Homers From Marte, Presley, and Clement

TOP OF THE SYSTEM

A look at how the current top 10 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. Rankings from the 2012 Prospect Guide, which can be purchased here.

1. Gerrit Cole, RHP (3-1, 2.60) – DNP

2. Jameson Taillon, RHP (3-4, 3.29) – DNP

3. Starling Marte, CF (.261) – 2-for-5, HR, 4 RBI

4. Josh Bell, RF (.274) – Low-A DL

5. Luis Heredia, RHP (No Stats) – Extended Spring Training

6. Robbie Grossman, CF (.212) – 0-for-4

7. Tony Sanchez, C (.258) – 0-for-2, 2 BB

8. Stetson Allie, RHP (0-0, 54.00) – Extended Spring Training

9. Kyle McPherson, RHP (No Stats) – AAA DL

10. Nick Kingham, RHP (1-2, 4.95) – DNP

COUPON CODE

The minor league system hit 14 homers last week. The code “HOME RUN” gives you $0.50 off per home run, which is a savings of $7.00. Use the code on the products page of the site to get your discount. Expires Sunday 6/3 at 11:59:59 PM EST.

DAILY SUMMARY

Top Pitcher: Zack Dodson, LHP (5.36) – 4.2 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 4 K, 0 HR

Top Hitter: Jeff Clement, 1B (.291) – 2-for-4, 2 HR, 2 RBI

Home Runs: Jeff Clement 2 (4), Starling Marte (4), Alex Presley (3)

AAA: INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS

Box Score

Result: Indianapolis 7, Louisville 4

Starting Pitcher: Daniel Cabrera, RHP (3.82) – 4.1 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 0 HR

Top Hitter: Jeff Clement, 1B (.291) – 2-for-4, 2 HR, 2 RBI

Other Notable Performers

Starling Marte, CF (.261) – 1-for-4, HR

Alex Presley, LF (.275) – 2-for-3, HR, 3 RBI

Jordy Mercer, 3B (.303) – 2-for-4, 2B

Game Notes: For the second straight night, Indianapolis had four homers, leading to a 7-4 win. Alex Presley hit his second homer in as many games, and third in his last seven games. Presley is now hitting for a .306/.395/.750 line in 36 at-bats over his last ten games. Starling Marte also homered for his second straight game. Jeff Clement hit two homers, giving him three in his last three games. Jordy Mercer now has an eight game hitting streak, and is hitting for a .358/.408/.453 line in 95 at-bats in May.

AA: ALTOONA CURVE

Box Score

Result: Bowie 4, Altoona 0

Starting Pitcher: Phil Irwin, RHP (0-3, 5.01) – 6.0 IP, 9 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 HR

Top Hitter: Ramon Cabrera, DH (.271) – 1-for-3, BB

Other Notable Performers

Mike Colla, RHP (4.30) – 2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 0 HR

Game Notes: Altoona only had two hits, with Ramon Cabrera and Matt Curry both getting singles.  Phil Irwin has a 5.01 ERA in 23.1 innings this year, with a 12:3 K/BB ratio and an extreme 2.40 GO/AO ratio. Mike Colla has an 0.96 ERA in 9.1 innings out of the bullpen, with a 10:1 K/BB ratio.

A+: BRADENTON MARAUDERS

Bradenton was off today.

A: WEST VIRGINIA POWER

Box Score

Result: West Virginia 4, Lakewood 3

Starting Pitcher: Zack Dodson, LHP (5.36) – 4.2 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 4 K, 0 HR

Top Hitter: Kirk Singer, 3B (.246) – 3-for-3, BB, 2 RBI, SB

Other Notable Performers

Alen Hanson, DH (.338) – 1-for-3, BB

Gregory Polanco, CF (.283) – 1-for-3, BB

Game Notes: Zack Dodson has given up two earned runs in 8.2 innings over his last two starts. He has a 5.36 ERA this year in 43.2 innings with a 34:18 K/BB ratio. Kirk Singer had a three hit game, and is now 6-for-11 in his last three games. Alen Hanson has drawn nine walks in his last ten games. He drew six in the entire month of April.

ORGANIZATIONAL RECORDS

AAA: Indianapolis Indians – 29-21

AA: Altoona Curve – 22-27

A+: Bradenton Marauders – 22-28

A: West Virginia Power – 16-35

PROSPECT WATCH

DAILY VIDEO RUNDOWN

PIRATES DISCUSSION

Most Voted Comments

Prospect Watch
0 0 votes
Article Rating
2 Comments
Newest
Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Henduck

#freejordymercer

Lee Young

Henduck….no……..it is done like this:

***********FREE JORDY MERCER*************

lol

Comments are closed.

Menu