Tyler Wilson has struck out 54 and walked 18 while holding AA batters to .229 over 13 AA starts.
Logan Verrett rejoins the rotation after being skipped in his last start. He allowed Bowie 3 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks while striking out 6 over 7 IP on June 15th. Noah Sydergaard will not pitch tomorrow, he is being skipped this turn and is scheduled to start next Monday.
Last night St. Lucie took a 4-2 in the top of the 5th, but the game could not continue due to rain so it will be played to 9 innings tonight, and the second game will be a 7 inning contest. The bullpen has had two days off so arms are readily available for the extra half game. Domingo Tapia allowed 2 runs (1 ER) on 3 hits with 3BB/3K over 5 IP in his last start. He has not pitched into the 3rd inning in back to back starts since early July.
Today is Jonathan Rodriguez‘s 24th birthday. He’s hitting .291/.370/.492 with 16 homers and 90 K this year as Palm Beach’s regular 1B.
Marcos Camarena gave up 3 runs on 9 hits over 7.1 IP in his last start, walking 1 and striking out 2.
Big Jefferson Olacio has struck out 78 and walked 50 over 119.2 IP this year. He also lost 11 games last year between Bristol and Kannapolis.
Caleb Smith has struck out 46 and walked 10 over 40.2 IP while holding batters to a .199 BA against him.
Dawrin Frias remains in the Cyclones rotation after a 6 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 2 K outing six days ago.
R: GCL Marlins (22-31) @ GCL Mets (17-36)
GCL Marlins 10, @ GCL Mets 3 – TBA vs. RHP Marcos Molina (3-3, 4.57)
Marcos Molina picked up after non-rehabber Frank Francisco pitched the first allowing a solo homer and taking the loss. Molina (5 IP, 5 H, 6 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K and some poor defense let the game get out of hand.
Mike Kichham has struck out 90 and walked 49 over 111 IP for Fresno. He picked up 3 losses with a 10.61 ERA in 5 games/3 starts with the SF Giants.
Rob Carson has struck out 10 and walked 3 in 6.2 IP in August. He had 17K and 14BB in AAA between June and July. John Church has 11 K and 1 BB in 8 August IP. Church is striking out 25% in AAA after striking out 26.6% in AA.
Sacramento is in Colorado Springs for a 5 game set, and will then host Fresno while the 51s head to Colorado Springs.
R: Kingsport Mets (33-25) off
The K-Mets are holding onto a playoff spot by 1 games over Elizabethton, who just swept Greeneville who lead the K-Mets by a half game. All of them are off as the APPY has a full league off day.
Kingsport’s final 9 games are against 39-19 Bluefield (3 A, 3 H) and 37-22 Pulaski (3 A), while the Twins will play Pulaski (3A, 3H) and 18-40 Princeton (3A)