Peter Gammons put the Bryce Harper overkill into perspective: “Just a reminder:in '63, at the age of 19, Tony Conigliaro batted .290 with 24 homers, an .883 OPS and 137 OPS+”
From the “Something Was Lost in the Translation” department… Freddy Garcia : . "When you play in New York, they expect you to pitch good."
Brad Emaus started today at 3B… 14 hit attack on Sunday… three each for 2B Bobby Scales (.413) and LF Vinnie Rottino (.315)… SS Omar Quintanilla hit his third home run… RP Brad Holt frankly proved he should look for a future outside of professional baseball… man of the hour was SP Dylan Owen, who just won’t be pushed aside: 7.0-IP, 7-K,3.18… give him a shot, TC!
1B-3B-OF Eric Campbell and 2B Reese Havens were activated before game time… INF Joe Bonfe transferred from Binghamton (AA) to Brooklyn (SS-A)… Havens bats third and homers in the first inning. Welcome back… SP Zack Wheeler pitched another one… 6-K in 5.2-IP, 95/55, 1.75 AA-ERA. Yes… 1.75 AA/ERA…
A+ - St. Lucie: -
I’m not sure, but I think Cory Vaughn’s (6th) home run today was the 3rd in the last three games…C Juan Torres played 1B (who doesn’t these days?), and also homered… SS Wilfredo Tovar’s BA up to .319… RP Kyle Allen remains at 0.00… Adrian Rosario: 0.68.
A – Savannah:
P Marcos Camerena got his first start of the season and 2B T.J. Rivera batted third instead of leading off… we may have found another hitter on this team… LF Dustin Lawley went 3-3, scored a run, and raised is BA to .284… Carmerena impressed wit: 5.0-IP, 2-H, 0-R, 1-K, 2-BB. His ERA has been lowered to 1.83 and I expect him to add to the rotation.