Danny Muno is hitting .333/.448/.493 in July. He is up to 69 walks and 73 strike outs on the year. He is one of three B-Mets in the top 8 in EL runs scored (62) along with Cesar Puello (63) and Josh Rodriguez (65).
Rafael De Paula isn’t finding the FSL quite so easy, allowing a .308 BAA after holding SAL batters to .198 over 13 starts. He was striking out 37.5% of SAL batters compared to 21% of FSL batters while his walk rate jumped to 12%. In his last start he struck out 8 and walked 1 over 5 IP against Charlotte so he might be finding his way.
Domingo Tapia has walked 13 and struck out 13 in 4 July starts. He is up to 43 walks in 73.2 IP after walking 32 last year in 108.2 IP for Savannah.
Luis Cessa has allowed batters to hit .342 against him in July, but is having his best month with strike outs, totaling 19 against 3 walks over 17 IP.
Matt Carasiti has struck out 41 and walked 30 and allowed 92 hits over 61 IP. The CT native attended St. Johns and was the Rockies 6th round pick in 2012.
Seth Lugo has walked 12 and struck out 18 in his six starts.
R: Kingsport Mets (23-14) @ Elizabethton Twins (18-18)
Tuesday 7:00 ET – RHP Persio Reyes (3-1, 3.21) vs. RHP Josh Burris (0-1, 4.98)
Persio Reyes put together a complete game win against the Twins in his last start, striking out 7, walking none and allowing 1 run on 4 hits. After a slow start he’s struck out 18 to 1 BB over his last 15 IP.
Josh Burris has walked 21 and struck out 25 over 21.2 IP, and in his last start he walked 6 K-Mets in 2.2 IP, somehow only allowing 1 run.
Rafael Montero has allowed more an 1.5 base runners per inning at AAA after allowing just under 1.0 per inning for Binghamton. His strike out rate has falled from 27.6% to 19.3% while his BABIP has ballooned to .386.
Johnny Hellweg has picked up nearly a quarter of Nashville’s wins despite spending a few weeks with the Brewers. He’s holding PCL batters to a .199 BA and allowed just 3 home runs. He walked an obscene 52 while striking out 60 over 88.2 IP in the PCL, which turned into 13 BBs to 3 Ks on the big league level.