Wednesday 8/14 games

AA: Binghamton Mets (75-47) @ Reading Fightin Phils (52-68) Listen-Alt Audio
Wednesday 7:05 ET – LHP Darin Gorski (4-1, 1.76) vs. RHP Brody Colvin (3-2, 6.46)

Darin Gorski has not allowed more than two runs in any AA appearance, striking out 47 and walking 16 over 51 IP. His Kswinging% of 18.9% is up from 13.7% with Binghamton last year, and 4.6% (!) with Las Vegas earlier this year.
Brody Colvin held Binghamton scoreless for 4.1 IP on June 23rd (2 H, 2 BB, 1 K)

 

A+: Fort Myers Miracle (25-24) @ St. Lucie Mets (27-19) Listen
Wednesday 6:30 ET – LHP Taylor Rogers (10-5, 2.90) vs. RHP Domingo Tapia (2-8, 5.00)

Taylor Rogers has thrown two 9 inning complete game shutouts this year, first at Dunedin and then at Tampa.
Domingo Tapia has not allowed a home run in 9 starts, thats the good news… all the good news. He’s allowed 41 hits over his last 37.1 IP, walking 29 and striking out 36.

 

A: Savannah Sand Gnats (25-22) @ Rome Braves (24-27) Listen
Wednesday 7:05 ET – RHP Marcos Camarena (5-1, 2.52) vs. RHP Jason Hursh (1-1, 0.82)

Marcos Camarena has his first rough start for Savannah his last time out, allowing 6 runs (5 ER) on 6 hits and 2 walks, striking out 1.
Jason Hursh also allowed 6 runs in his last start, only two were earned, on 7 hits over 4 IP.

 

A-Sh: Hudson Valley Renegades [TB] (26-27) @ Brooklyn Cyclones (26-26) Listen
Wednesday 7:00 ET – RHP Jaime Schultz (1-1, 3.62) vs. LHP Dario Alvarez (1-4, 4.71)

Jaime Schultz faced the Cyclones twice in relief in late June, allowing no runs on no hits and 3 walks over 3 IP, striking out just 1. He hasn’t worked more than 4 IP as a starter or piggyback reliever.
Dario Alvarez faced HV as a starter the same two dates that Schultz appeared. He allowed 1 run on 3 hits over 4.1 IP and then 5 runs on 5 hits and 4 walks over 4.2 IP. Alvarez struck out 5 in each start.

 

R: Princeton Rays (16-36) @ Kingsport Mets (29-22)
Wednesday 7:00 ET – RHP Jorge Rodriguez (0-5, 4.89) vs. RHP Chris Flexen (6-1, 2.39)

Jorge Rodriguez has struck out 39 and walked 7 over 42.1 IP, while allowing batters to hit .315 against him.
Chris Flexen has won 6 starts in a row, going 7 IP in the last 5 starts, allowing 8 runs on 29 hits and 8 hits, striking out 30 over 41 IP.

 

AAA: New Orleans Zephyrs (61-63) @ Las Vegas 51s (66-56) Listen
Wednesday 10:05 ET – LHP Brad Hand (3-4, 3.12) vs. RHP Matt Fox (5-4, 4.66)

Brad Hand gave up 5 runs on 9 hits and 3 walks over 4.1 IP while striking out 5. He struck out 11 while shutting out Reno for 6 IP in the start prior.
Matt Fox has given up 108 hits over 87 IP, up to a .310 BAA for the year.  He’s allowed 11 home runs in 16 starts.
This time of year AAA becomes a wasteland of failed big leaguers even more-so than it normally is.

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