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July 2, 2015

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Austin Kubitza (Thanks, Tiki Owl!):
Video: Tigers prospect following what's around the bend (American Sports Network)

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
David Aardsma
(0-0, 1.23) struck out the only batter he faced for a hold for Atlanta.

Paul Janish (.240) went 2-for-3 for AAA Norfolk and Shane Hoelscher (.313) with 2-for-3 with a double and a walk for A Asheville. 

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July 1, 2015

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MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Caleb Smith (0-2, 7.00) was the losing pitcher for the R AZL Brewers. 

Josh Rodriguez (.275) went 3-for-5 with 2 runs and 2 RBI for AA Binghamton and Michael Ratterree (.182) went 3-for-3 with a run and a RBI for Hi-A Brevard County.

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June 30, 2015

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Brock Holt (Thanks, John Montana!):
Per FanGraphs, Brock Holt is one of the best values of the season so far.  Read more.

Player of the Week, June 22-28:
Yesterday, Tyler Duffey (3-4, 2.82), who was named Pitcher of the Week for April 13-19 for the Southern League, was named Pitcher of the Week for the International League. 

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
John Simms (4-5, 3.41) only allowed 1 unearned run for the win for Hi-A Potomac, Matt Ditman (0-1, 4.91) recorded a save for R Burlington and Austin Orewiler (0-0, 2.25) was charged with a blown save for R Billings.  On Sunday, John Williamson (0-0, -.--) made his professional debut and was charged with a blown save for SS Eugene.  

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June 29, 2015

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MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Tyler Duffey (3-4, 2.82) pitched 7 shutout innings to win game 1 for AAA Rochester and he has now “extended his streak of not giving up an earned run to 3 starts (22 1/3 innings)”.  Zech Lemond (4-5, 5.03) was the losing pitcher for Hi-A Lake Elsinore.

Shane Hoelscher (.317) went 2-for-5 with a double, a run and 3 RBI for AA Asheville.  

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June 28, 2015

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MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Austin Orewiler (0-0, 0.00) recorded a save for R Billings.

Michael Ratterree (.147) doubled for Hi-A Brevard, Skyler Ewing (.235) went 2-for-3 with 2 RBI, 2 walks and a strikeout for A Augusta and Shane Hoelscher (.314) hit a 1-run double and walked 3 times for A Asheville.

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June 27, 2015

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Player Moves:
Yesterday, Anthony Rendon was placed on the 15-day DL retroactive to June 25 (left quadriceps strain).  On Wednesday, Josh Geer was placed on the inactive list by the Sugar Land Skeeters. 

MLB First-Year Player Draft:
Signing bonuses make it tough for Rice, UH (Houston Chronicle)


MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Lucas Luetge
(0-1, 5.80) was charged with a blown save for AAA Tacoma and Tyler Spurlin (2-1, 2.25) was charged with a blown save and was the winning pitcher in relief for Hi-A Brevard County. 

In the top of the tenth inning, Brock Holt (.296) drove in the go-ahead run for Boston.  Josh Rodriguez (.278) went 2-for-3 with a 2-run homer and a walk for AA Binghamton, Skyler Ewing (.230) went 2-for-5 for A Augusta, Ford Stainback (.000) made his professional debut for R Greeneville and Leon Byrd (.261) went 2-for-4 with a double, a run and a RBI for SS Spokane.


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June 26, 2015

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MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Austin Kubitza
(4-4, 4.71) only allowed 1 run in 7 innings but got a no-decision for AA Erie.

"Lanky outfielder" Jeremy Rathjen (.194) went 2-for-4 with a homer, a run, 2 RBI and a strikeout for AA Tulsa. 

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June 25, 2015

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Mark Appel:
Astros' Appel moving up to Triple-A (MLB.com)

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Matt Ditman
(0-1, 0.00) was the losing pitcher in relief in his professional debut for R Burlington.

Brock Holt (.306) walked to reach base for the 18th consecutive game (the longest streak of his career) for Boston and Anthony Rendon (.290) went 2-for-4 with a strikeout for Washington. Jeremy Rathjen (.181) went 3-for-4 with a double for AA Tulsa and Leon Byrd (.135) doubled for SS Spokane.

Complete Owls stats are here.

June 24, 2015

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MLB/MiLB Scoreboard:
Kevin McCanna (0-0, 4.50) allowed 1 run in 3 innings of relief in his professional debut for SS Tri-City,  Also, Josh Geer (2-1, 1.98) was the winning pitcher for Sugar Land.

Anthony Rendon (.277) collected his first four-hit game of the season (and the sixth of his career) for Washington.  Paul Janish (.241) went 2-for-3 with a RBI and a walk for AAA Norfolk and Josh Rodriguez (.279) doubled for AA Binghamton.  

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June 23, 2015

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Player Moves:
Yesterday, Ford Stainback signed with the Houston Astros as a free agent and will begin play at R Greeneville. 

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Tyler Duffey
(2-4, 3.35) only allowed 2 runs (0 earned) in 7.1 innings for the win for AAA Rochester.  On Sunday, Caleb Smith (0-1, 13.50) was the losing pitcher for the R AZL Brewers.

Paul Janish (.234) doubled for AAA Norfolk and Josh Rodriguez (.279) went 2-for-4 with a strikeout for AA Binghamton.


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