Erik Goeddel has struck out 16 and walked 5 over 14.2 IP for a 3.81 FIP. He’s been hittable allowing 2 homers, a 31% line drive rate and a .304 BAA. Kyle Kaminska has been even more hittable with a .369 BAA but he has kept the ball in the park and only walked 3 on the year for a 3.27 FIP. Over the last two chilly nights in Maine these two teams have combined for 10 errors and 12 unearned runs.
Matt Taylor has struck out 14 and walked 7 in 12 IP. He’s given up a .186 BAA but has been on the mound for 4 unearned runs.
Through three starts Matt Bowman has struck out 14 and walked 4 over 16.2 IP. SAL batters are hitting .231 with no homers against Bowman. Brandon Nimmo has taken a walk in four straight games
AAA: Las Vegas 51s (10-8) off
After two straight games lost to the cold in Colorado Springs the 51s have a schedule off day to travel home for a four game set against Tacoma before heading up to Reno to wrap up the month. Josh Satin is hitting .154/.313/.192 over his last 8 games, his hot start still has him at .344/.447/.609 for the year. As a team Las Vegas is hitting .284/.362/.438 good for a tie for 4th in BA and tie for 5th in OPS. Tacoma leads the PCL with 24 homers and is hitting .280/.362/.448 as a team. Las Vegas pitchers have allowed a whip of 1.67 which is last in the PCL and a 4.83 ERA which is close to league average. Tacoma has a whip of 1.53 which is league average and a 4.22 ERA.
A+: St. Lucie Mets (12-7) off
the FSL Mets are off before playing a short three games set hosting Bradenton (6-13) before heading back to the west side of Florida to play in Tampa to wrap up April. Since losing 2 of 3 hosting St. Lucie, Bradenton has gone 5-4. They are hitting a league average .252/.310/.358 and lead the FSL in steals (30) and caught stealing (12) both by a sizable margin early. On the pitching side they have put up a whip of 1.21 and a 3.50 era.
St. Lucie has put up a 1.31 whip and 3.32 era, having walked 18 more batters than Bradenton over 19 games. The hitters for the FSL Mets are nearly at the bottom of the league .228/.294/.333, but have managed to score 4.4 runs per game good for league average despite not yet cracking double figures in homers (9) or steals (9).