Since returning from the DL, Robles has appeared in five games: 24 IP, 37 H, 13 R, 11 ER, 3 HR, 2 HB, 5 BB, 20 K, 110 BF, .359 opponents’ batting average, 18% strikeout percentage and a 4.13 ERA.
Seth Lugo made his SAL debut last Sunday against Greenville and struck out 10 while walking none and allowing 2 hits.
John Gant has struck out 54 and walked 17 over 43.2 IP; He has allowed only three runs over his last three starts and has gone five innings or more in every outing as a Cyclone in 2013.
R: Kingsport Mets (28-19) @ Greeneville Astros (31-16)
Saturday 6:00 ET – RHP Andrew Massie (1-1, 4.39) vs. RHP Jandel Gustave (2-2, 1.63)
Big game for Kingsport which is three games behind the Astros for first place in the West division standings.
Jandel Gustave no hit the K-Mets for 6 IP on June 27th, striking out 7 and walking 3.
Jake Buchanan went 7-2 with a 2.09 ERA at AA and is set to make his 8th start in AAA. He’s consistently had GO/AO totals over 2:1 and has allowed just 8 home runs this year.
Rafael Montero has walked 7.9% of batters in the PCL, 3% over his career norm and 4% more than he was walking with Binghamton (3.8%) At the same time the strike out rate has dropped by 10%.