RF Travis Taijeron continues to enjoy his first week in AA. Wednesday, he was 2-for-5 with a pair of doubles and two strikeouts. In four games, the 24-year-old is 7-for-19 with five extra-base hits, 0 walks and seven strikeouts.
At the bottom of the order, little SS Wilfredo Tovar is coming around. He picked up two hits to extend his hitting streak to five games. The smooth-fielding 21-year-old is hitting .353/.436/.412 in his last 10 and is up to .251/.297/.293 overall in 63 games. There’s no power here, but he’s already drawn as many walks in June (4) as he did in April and May combined. The hope is that he can provide a little big league value with his glove and contact ability.
LHP Darin Gorski, who was placed on the AAA DL back in April, made his first rehab start by tossing four innings. His line: 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 K.