Erik Goeddel walked 4 in his last start, pushing his walk rate over 10% for the year. Goeddel started against Altoona on July 1st and struck out 3 and walked 1 in the first inning, after which the game was suspended.
Eliecer Navarro was promoted to AA after going 1-9, 2.86 ERA in the FSL. It may have been a reach as he’s walked 16 in his first 8 starts (44 IP) while striking out just 24.
Dietrich Enns struck out 69 and walked 14 in 44.1 IP in the SAL working as a reliever.
Jon Niese‘s rehab moves from the GCL to the FSL tonight. In his last start Hansel Robles was able to limit contact for the first time since coming off the DL, allowing 4 hits over 5.2 IP against Lakeland, striking out 4 and walking 2. He had allowed 27 hits over the 14.1 IP prior.
Marcos Camarena has struck out just 18 over 43 IP for Savannah. He hasn’t allowed a walk in 3 of his 4 starts.
Robert Gsellman has walked just 5 while striking out 33 in 41.1 IP for the Cyclones, he has also hit 5 batters.
Julio Reyes has pitched to a 2.81 ERA after his first outing of the year when he gave up 5 ER.
Chris Flexen has struck out 35 in 35 IP however he’s gotten there in inconsistent fashion, with single game totals off 6, 9, and 11 to go along with 4, 3, and 2. He’s walked 8 in 6 starts with no more than 2 in any game.
Giancarlo Alvarado had a tough time with Sacramento in his last start, allowing 4 runs on 6 hits and 4 walks over 4 IP. His K/BB numbers are 20/14 now after 6 PCL starts. Alvarado was transferred back to Vegas earlier today (on paper, he probably never left the 51s) with Armando Rodriguez heading back to Binghamton.