Wednesday in A-Ball: Pitching on the Road is Tougher than Home

A+: St. Lucie Mets 9, @ Brevard County Manatees (MIL) 3 

Hansel Robles(4-2, 4.04): 5.2 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 4 K. That’s 27 hits allowed in his last 14.1 innings since coming off the DL.

C Kevin Plawecki took an 0-for-3, but at least he walked twice.

 

A: @ West Virginia Power (PIT) 8, Savannah Sand Gnats 1 

Ynoa Delivery (Devyatkin)Gabriel Ynoa (10-4, 2.82) took this one on the chin: 5 IP, 10 H, 6 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 8 K.

Ynoa has some significant home/road splits driven in part by pitcher-friendly Historic Grayson Stadium:
Home: a 1.99 ERA in 49.2 innings in which opponents hit .196/.224/.293 with a .239 BABIP
Road: a 3.65 ERA in 49.1 innings in which opponents hit .268/.287/.384 with a .308 BABIP

 

CF Brandon Nimmo: 0-for-4, BB, K. The 20-year-old is down to .252/.358/.339 with 84 strikeouts against 34 walks in 64 games. In 22 games in the second half, he’s hit .150/.261/.175 with 11 walks and 36 whiffs.