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) – 3.2 IP, 3 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, 1 HR

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 (.217) – 1-for-3, 2B, BB

7. Tony Sanchez, C (.262) – 2-for-3, 2B, 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

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DAILY SUMMARY

Top Pitcher: Jeff Locke, LHP (3.17) – 6.1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 11 K, 1 HR

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

Home Runs: Starling Marte (3), Jordy Mercer (3), Alex Presley (2), Justin Howard (1)

AAA: INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS

Box Score

Result: Indianapolis 9, Louisville 4

Starting Pitcher: Jeff Locke, LHP (3.17) – 6.1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 11 K, 1 HR

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

Other Notable Performers

Jordy Mercer, 3B (.298) – 2-for-5, HR, 2 RBI

Alex Presley, RF (.243) – 1-for-2, HR, 2 RBI

Game Notes: Nancy Zinni’s game recap.

AA: ALTOONA CURVE

Box Score

Result: Bowie 9, Altoona 6

Starting Pitcher: Matt McSwain, RHP (2-2, 4.89) – 7.0 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, 1 HR

Top Hitter: Tony Sanchez, C (.262) – 2-for-3, 2B, BB

Other Notable Performers

Robbie Grossman, CF (.217) – 1-for-3, 2B, BB

Game Notes: Wilbur Miller’s live game recap.

A+: BRADENTON MARAUDERS

Box Score

Result: Jupiter 5, Bradenton 3

Starting Pitcher: Jameson Taillon, RHP (3-4, 3.29) – 3.2 IP, 3 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, 1 HR

Top Hitter: Dan Grovatt, LF (.254) – 3-for-4, 2B, SB

Other Notable Performers

Justin Howard, DH (.288) – 1-for-4, HR

Game Notes: In his last three starts, Taillon has given up 13 runs in 15.1 innings, with a 12:8 K/BB ratio. Justin Howard hit his first homer of the year. Dan Grovatt is now hitting for a .314/.360/.500 line in 70 at-bats in the month of May.

A: WEST VIRGINIA POWER

West Virginia was off today.

ORGANIZATIONAL RECORDS

AAA: Indianapolis Indians – 28-21

AA: Altoona Curve – 22-26

A+: Bradenton Marauders – 22-28

A: West Virginia Power – 15-35

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1 COMMENT

  1. Too bad about Taillon, I was checking in on the score, and he didn’t even give up a hit through 3 innings. Are there any game specific reports from to show any trends as to why he’s not doing as well the last few starts? i.e. elevating the ball, maybe there are just more reports on him now and he needs to adjust, or maybe just bad luck.

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