Tuesday 8/20 games

AA: Bowie Baysox (64-63) @ Binghamton Mets (80-48) ListenAlt Audio
Tuesday 6:35 ET – LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (2-3, 6.13) vs. RHP Greg Peavey (2-1, 2.14)

Last year as a starter for Binghamton Greg Peavey struck out 13.4% and walked 5.9%. This year he is striking out 18.8% while walking 8.2% in limited time in AA. While with LasVegas he was striking out 14.1% while walking 10.5%.


A+: St. Lucie Mets (28-23) @ Palm Beach Cardinals [STL] (28-26) Listen
Tuesday 6:35 ET – RHP Rainy Lara (4-4, 3.38) vs. RHP Joe Cuda (3-0, 1.44)

Rainy Lara has allowed 8 runs on 11 hits and 1 walk over his last two starts (13 IP) while striking out 7. Five of those K came in his last outing, his most strikeouts since late June.
The Palm Beach Cardinals have used 20 different starting pitchers this year.
OF David Popkins is hitting .318/.373/.477 with 19 doubles, 6 triples and 6 homers.


A: Savannah Sand Gnats (27-26) @ Kannapolis Intimidators [CHW] (26-30) Listen
Tuesday 7:05 ET – RHP Gabriel Ynoa (13-4, 2.71) vs. RHP Adam Lopez (3-3, 2.98)

Gabriel Ynoa is already at 46 more innings than he had with Brooklyn last year (less whatever he did in XST) as he continues his dominant year for the Gnats. After one more start next week might be held back to game one of the postseason.


A-Sh: Staten Island Yankees (24-35) @ Brooklyn Cyclones (30-29) Listen
Tuesday 7:00 ET – RHP David Palladino (1-2, 5.14) vs. LHP Dario Alvarez (1-4, 4.04)

Dario Alvarez allowed 1 UER on 4 hits and 2 BB over 6 IP in his last start.


R: Burlington Royals (26-31) @ Kingsport Mets (32-25)
Tuesday 7:00 ET – LHP Matt Tenuta (2-3, 2.91) vs. RHP Chris Flexen (6-1, 2.50)

Torey Deshazier has struck out 30 and walked 20 over 31.1 IP working as a tandem starter.
Chris Flexen is holding left handed batters to a .173 BA against him.  He shut out Burlington for 7 IP on July 15th (4 H, 2 BB, 9 K)


AAA: Las Vegas 51s (71-57) @ Salt Lake Bees (74-56) Listen
Tuesday 9:05 ET – RHP Rafael Montero (5-3, 3.25) vs. RHP Matt Shoemaker (10-13, 4.93)

In his last 4 start Rafael Montero has allowed 4 runs on 16 hits over 28 IP, walking 5 and striking out 28. Montero faced Salt Lake on June 25th and gave up 5 hits and 3 walks over 3 IP. Salt Lake (.811) is second to Las Vegas (.815) in team OPS
Matt Shoemaker is tied for 3rd in the PCL in wins, and tied for 2nd in losses, leading the league in starts (26), IP, hits, strike outs, and homers allowed (27). He’s held the 51s to 3 runs total in two starts against them.

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