Crawdads Alumni Report April 19

Tuesday, April 19

HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY: ­

Luis Ortiz (’14-’15, P) 4.1 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 8 K for High-A High Desert (Texas).

 

BIRTHDAYS:

Jordan Akins (’12-’13, OF) turns 24.

Joe Beimel (’99, P) turns 39.

Zach Duke (’03, P) turns 33.

Julien Tucker (’97, P) turns 43.

 

CRAWDADS ALUM IN THE NEWS:

Jorge Alfaro (’12-’13, C) was named the Eastern League hitter of the week while playing for Reading (AA/ Philadelphia). (.500/.526/.750, 8 G, 18-for-36, 4 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 10 RBI, 7 R, 1 BB, 6 K)

Travis Demeritte (’14-’15, 2B) was named the California League hitter of the week while playing for High Desert (High-A/ Texas). .378/.415/1.027, 9 G, 14-for-37, 2 2B, 2 3B, 6 HR, 11 RBI, 10 R, 2 BB, 14 K, 2 SB.

 

TEXAS RANGERS:

Arkansas 2 Frisco (AA) 5 (Game 1): Lewis Brinson (’13-’14, OF) 1-2, three-run HR (1) in the third, BB, 2 R, SB; Zach Cone (’12, 14, OF) 1-3, 3B, 2 RBI, K; Ryan Cordell (’14, OF) 1-3, R; Kellin Deglan (’11-’12, ’14, C) 0-3, 2 K; Ronald Guzman (’13-’15, 1B) 0-2, BB, R, 2 K; Joe Jackson (’14, C-OF) 0-3, K; Isiah Kiner-Falefa (’14-’15, UT) 0-0, 2 BB, HBP, R; Luis Marte (’13-’14, SS) 0-3; Victor Payano (’11, P) 6.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, 1 HR, win (1-0); Adam Parks (’15, P) 1/3 IP, 1 K, save (1).

Arkansas 3 Frisco (AA) 0 (Game 2): Preston Beck (’13, 1B) 0-2; Lewis Brinson 0-3, K; Zach Cone 0-1, BB, K; Ryan Cordell 1-3, K; Joe Jackson (’14, C-OF) 0-3; Luis Marte 0-2, 2 K; Luis Mendez 0-3, 2 K; Jose Leclerc (’13, P) 4 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, loss (0-2); Cody Buckel (’11, ’15, P) 1 IP, 1 K.

High Desert (High-A) 4 Inland Empire 1: Jairo Beras (’14-’15, OF) 1-4, K, CS; Travis Demeritte (’14-’15, 2B) 1-4, 2 K; David Lyon (’13, C) 1-3, two-run HR 2) in the fourth, K; Tripp Martin (’15, 3B-OF) 1-3, two-run HR (3) in the second, K; Josh Morgan (’15, 3B-SS) 1-3, CS;  Jose Trevino (’15, C) 2-4, 2 R; David Perez (’15, P) 2.2 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K, win (2-0); John Fasola (’15, P) 2 IP, 3 K.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE:

LA Angels 7 Chicago White Sox 0: Zach Duke (’03, P/ Chicago) 1 IP, 1 K.

Toronto 4 Boston 3: Jose Bautista (’02, OF/ Toronto) 0-3, BB, R.

 

NATIONAL LEAGUE:

New York Mets 5 Philadelphia 2: Neil Walker (’05, C/ NY Mets) 1-4, solo HR (4) in the 8th, K / Odubel Herrera (’11/ 2B/ Philadelphia) 1-3, BB, RBI, SB, 2 K; Jerad Eickhoff (’12, P/ Philadelphia) 7 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 9 K, loss (1-2).

Washington 1 Miami 6: Bryan Morris (’08, P/ Miami) 1 IP, 1 H.

 

MINOR LEAGUES:

INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE (AAA):

Norfolk 2 Charlotte (White Sox) 3: Leury Garcia (’09-’10, SS/ Charlotte) 0-2, BB, SB, K; Will Lamb (’11-’12, P/ Charlotte) 1 IP.

Syracuse 0 Lehigh Valley (Philadelphia) 5: Nick Williams (’13, OF/ Lehigh Valley) 0-4, 2 K.

Toledo (Detroit) 2 Indianapolis (Pittsburgh) 4: Dustin Molleken (’07-’08, P/ Toledo) 2 IP, 1 BB, 2 K.

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (AAA):

Memphis 1 Colorado Springs (Milwaukee) 3: Alex Presley (’07, OF/ Colorado Springs) 1-3 RBI.

Nashville 2 Oklahoma City (LA Dodgers) 6: Matt West (’09-’10, 3B/ Oklahoma City) 1.2 IP, 2 K.

Omaha 0 New Orleans (Miami) 3: Cody Ege (’13, P/ New Orleans) 1 IP, 1 K, save (1).

Reno 4 El Paso (San Diego) 14: Carlos Pimentel (’09, P/ El Paso) 5.1 IP, 6 H, 4 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, 1 HR, win (1-1).

Tacoma (Seattle) 11 Albuquerque 6: Joe Wieland (’09-’10, P/ Tacoma) 1.1 IP, 10 H, 10 ER, 3 BB, 1 K, loss (1-1).

 

EASTERN LEAGUE (AA):

Altoona 12 Harrisburg (Washington) 5: Abel De Los Santos (’14, P/ Harrisburg) 2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HR.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE (AA):

San Antonio (San Diego) 0 Tulsa 2: Fabio Castillo (’09, P/ San Antonio) 5.1 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 8 K, loss (1-2).

 

FLORIDA STATE LEAGUE (High A):

Tampa (NY Yankees) 4 Charlotte 2: Jake Skole (’11, OF/ Tampa) 1-4, R, K.

 

JUNIOR COLLEGES:

Oakton CC (IL) 8 Waubonsee 2 (Game 1)/ Oakton CC (IL) 7 (22-8, 12-2 Skyway Conference) Waubonsee 2 (Game 2): Michael Scala (’02, OF/ Asst. Coach, OCC). With the win, Oakton claimed the Illinois Skyline Conference title.

 

HIGH SCHOOLS:

Lambert 14 South Forsyth (GA) 5 (12-11, 7-9, 6-6A): Russ Bayer (’03, P/ Head Coach, SFHS)

Sequim 0 North Kitsap (WA) 9 (9-2, 6-0 Olympic): Jared Prince (’10, OF/ Asst. Coach, NKHS)  

St. Stanislaus College Prep (MS) 8 (14-7, 7-3 8-4A) Bay St. Louis: Brad Corley (’06, OF/ Asst. Coach, SSC)

Valley 1 Foothill (NV) 2 (10-12, 5-8 Sunrise): Denny Crine (’95, P/ Asst. Coach, FHS)

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