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April 9, 2014

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MLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Philip Humber (0-1, 4.15) was the losing pitcher in relief for AAA Sacramento.

In front of Charley Landgraf ’75 and other Nationals fans, Anthony Rendon (.407) went 2-for-4 with 3 RBI and a strikeout and added a defensive gem at 3rd base for Washington.  Read more.

Complete Owls stats are here.

April 8, 2014

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Brock Holt:
Yesterday, Boston optioned Brock Holt to AAA Pawtucket.

Jameson Taillon:
Taillon to have Tommy John surgery (

MLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Tony Cingrani (0-1, 2.45) was the losing pitcher as St Louis defeated Cincinnati, 5-3Jared Rogers (0-0, 1.80) only allowed 1 run in 5 innings but got a no-decision for AAA New Orleans. 

Jeremy Rathjen (.214) went 2-for-4 with a homer, 2 runs, a RBI, a walk and a strikeout for Hi-A Rancho Cucamonga.

Complete Owls stats are here.

April 7, 2014

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Player Moves:
Yesterday, Boston recalled Brock Holt from AAA Pawtucket.

This afternoon, the probable starters for Cincinnati and St. Louis are Tony Cingrani (0-0, 0.00) and Michael Wacha (0-0, 0.00) (Texas A&M).

MLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Joe Savery (0-0, 0.00) earned a save for AAA Sacramento and Austin Kubitza (1-0, 1.80) was the winning pitcher for A West Michigan.

Jeremy Rathjen (.100) doubled for Hi-A Rancho Cucamonga and Craig Manuel (.333) went 2-for-3 with a RBI and a strikeout for A Hagerstown.

Complete Owls stats are here.

April 6, 2014

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Lance Berkman:
Berkman, Oswalt officially retire as Astros (
Astros pay homage to legends (Houston Chronicle)

MLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Josh Rodriguez (.200) homered for AAA New Orleans and Michael Ratterree (.333) went 2-for-5 with a double and a run for A Wisconsin.

Complete Owls stats are here.

April 5, 2014

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Lance Berkman:
Astros to honor Lance Berkman and Roy Oswalt today (
Berkman reflects on career, return home (Houston Chronicle)

Evan Gattis (Thanks, Fort Bend Owl!):
Emerging from darkness, Gattis grateful for new story (

MLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Josh Geer
(0-1, 2.25) was the losing pitcher for AA San Antonio and Tyler Duffey (1-0, 4.50) was the winning pitcher for Hi-A Fort Myers.

Anthony Rendon (.467) went 2-for-4 with a run and a strikeout.  Brock Holt (.667) went 3-for-3 with 2 runs, a walk and a double and Paul Janish (.286) went 2-for-4 with a run.

Complete Owls stats are here.

April 4, 2014

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Owls in Professional Baseball / 2014 Season:
Click here for a list of Owls in professional baseball at the RUBPA website.  I plan to keep the list current during the season.  Corrections, updates and comments are welcome.  Thank you, Carrie Wall  

Tony Cingrani:
Cingrani thriving with Reds with spectacular high-wire act (

MLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
David Aardsma (1-0, 0.00 was the winning pitcher in relief for AAA Memphis and John Simms (0-0, 0.00) earned a save for A Hagerstown.  

Anthony Rendon
(.455) singled in a pinch hit appearance for Washington.  Brock Holt (.333) doubled for AAA Pawtucket and Michael Ratterree (.250) tripled for A Wisconsin.

Complete Owl stats are available here.

April 3, 2014

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Michael Ratterree:
Rattlers outfielder off to strong start as pro (Post Crescent)

MLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Anthony Rendon (.400) went 2-for-5 with a double and a RBI for Washington.  Tony Cingrani (0-0, 0.00) pitched 7 shutout innings but did not factor in the decision as Cincinnati edged St Louis, 1-0. Complete Owls stats are here.

2014 First-Year MLB Player Draft:
This week, TTF Baseball ranked Skyler Ewing as one of ten college players on the rise.  Also, Perfect Game ranked Zech Lemond 17th among the top 50 college prospects for the draft (subscription content).

April 2, 2014

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MLB Scoreboard:
No Owls were in action yesterday.  Tonight, the probable starters for Cincinnati and St. Louis are Tony Cingrani and Michael Wacha (Texas A&M).

April 1, 2014

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Spring Training:
On Saturday in Milwaukee, Michael Ratterree homered for the Brewers in their Final Spring Training game against the Royals.  Click here for a photo of 4 Owls and 1 Longhorn in Scottsdale last week.

MLB Scoreboard:
Yesterday, Anthony Rendon (.400) doubled and homered and drove in 4 RBI for Washington.  Complete Owls stats are here.

Tonight, the Astros host the Yankees to open their season.  Click here for a timely story by Jeff Ryan ‘67/’69 entitled “Learning to love baseball and hating the Yanks”.

March 31, 2014

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Opening Day MLB Rosters Set Yesterday:
Owls on Opening Day MLB rosters include Tony Cingrani (Cincinnati) and Anthony Rendon (Washington). 

Mark Appel:
In his Minute Maid Park debut yesterday as a professional, Astros starter Mark Appel pitched three shutout innings against Veracruz in an exhibition game.  He will open the season with Hi-A Lancaster in the California League.  Read more.


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