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April 30, 2012

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Lucas Luetge:
Luetge gets big assist from Ichiro (MLB.com)

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Cole St.Clair (0-0, 3.86) earned a hold for AAA Albuquerque.  Bobby Bramhall (0-0, 0.63) made his first start for AA Jacksonville, pitching 4 shutout innings (2H, 0W, 3K), and did not factor in the decision.

Complete Owls stats are here.

April 29, 2012

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Philip Humber:
Humber says perfect game belongs in pleasant memory file (The Republic IN)

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Jeff Niemann
(1-3, 3.86) was the losing pitcher as Texas defeated Tampa Bay, 7-2.  Tim Byrdak (0-0, 2.70) earned a hold for New York.

Complete Owls stats are available here.

April 28, 2012

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Philip Humber:
A Perfect Letter Home (The R Blog)

Jeff Niemann:
Tonight, Jeff Niemann (1-2, 4.11) is scheduled to start for Tampa Bay at Texas.

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Josh Geer (2-3, 7.30) was the winning pitcher for AAA Tucson.  Bryan Price (1-0, 1.42) blew the save but picked up the win for AA Akron.

Complete Owls stats are here.

April 27, 2012

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MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Philip Humber
(1-1, 4.66) was the losing pitcher as Boston defeated Chicago, 10-3Lucas Luetge (0-0, 0.00) earned a hold for Seattle.  Tony Cingrani (2-1, 0.39) threw 6 shutout innings (1H, 1W, 8K) to win for Hi-A Bakersfield.

Brock Holt (.321) doubled and tripled for AA Altoona and Josh Rodriguez (.377) went 2-for-5 for AA Binghamton.

Complete Owls stats are available here.

April 26, 2012

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The Henleys:
Click here for Blair Henley’s latest blog entry entitled “You Spin Me Right Round”.

Philip Humber:
Can Humber deliver a perfect encore (MLB.com)
Humble Humber dedicated to charitable ways (MLB.com)

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Josh Rodriguez
(.375) went 2-for-4 with a walk for AA Binghamton.

Complete Owls stats are here.

Justin Antweil:
My second cousin, Justin Antweil, who graduated from the University of Miami with a sports journalism major last May, launches his professional broadcasting career today as the radio voice of the Somerset NJ Patriots.  Good luck, Justin!

April 25, 2012

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Philip Humber:
Humber's perfect game hits baseball Blackjack (JD's Blog)
Father-to-be Humber returns to Chicago (MLB.com)

Roger Clemens:
According to an ESPN story, Roger Clemens’ attorney Rusty Hardin plans to present Coach Graham, Clemens’ junior college coach, to show how hard he worked before he had any success.

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Matt Langwell
(0-0, 1.04) earned a hold for AA Akron.

Danny Lehmann (.192) went 2-for04 for AA New Britain.

Complete Owls stats are available here.

April 24, 2012

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Philip Humber:
Video: Humber on the Late Show (MLB.com)
Humber's Top 10 thoughts on Letterman (JD's Blog)
Humber enjoys prez conference with Obama (Chicago Sun-Times)
Audio: Philip Humber on The Dan Patrick Show (Rice Owls)
Video: Behind the scenes - Humber's day (MLB.com)
Photos: Perfect pitch (Rice News)

Players of the Week, April 16-22:
Yesterday, Josh Rodriguez was named Offensive Player of the Week for the Eastern League and Kyle Kubitza (Austin’s brother) for the South Atlantic League.

Luke Willson:
Blue Jays taking a look at Rice TE Willson (Houston Chronicle)


MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Lance Pendleton
(0-1, 27.00) was the losing pitcher for AAA Durham.

Paul Janish (.34) doubled twice and walked for AAA Louisville.

Complete Owls stats are available here.

April 23, 2012

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Philip Humber:
Humber’s pregnant wife thrilled as she watches from home (Chicago Sun-Times)
Berkman proud of fellow Rice alum Humber (MLB.com)
Complete MLB Coverage (MLB.com)

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Jeff Niemann (1-2, 4.11) was the winning pitchers as Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 6-2.  Josh Geer (1-3, 9.16) was the losing pitcher for AAA Tucson.

Brock Holt (.314) went 2-for-3 with a walk for AA Altoona and Josh Rodriguez (.367) went 4-for-5 with a double for AA Binghamton.

Complete Owls stats are available here.

April 22, 2012

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Philip the Perfect:
Complete MLB Coverage (MLB.com)
The Humber Game: Perfect win for White Sox (MLB.com)
Humber efficient in perfecto (MLB.com)
Video: Humber, Ventura on perfect game (MLB. com)
Humber pitches perfect game (Chicago Tribune)
Humber takes a wayward path to perfection (ESPN)
Humber a perfect surprise (ESPN)
Humber claims place in history (Yahoo Sports)
In the 21st Perfect Game, Another Sigh for the Mets (New York Times)
Owls celebrate former pitcher Humber's perfect moment (JD's Blog)

Player Moves:
Yesterday, Philadelphia recalled Joe Savery from AAA Lehigh Valley.  Also, Tampa Bay assigned Lance Pendleton to AAA Durham.

Jeff Niemann:
Today, Tampa Bay pitcher Jeff Niemann (0-2, 4.50) goes for a perfect game of his own against Minnesota.

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Philip Humber
(1-0, 0.63) threw the 21st perfect game in MLB history in a 4-0 Chicago win against Seattle (see above).  Tim Byrdak (0-0, 3.60) earned a hold for New York.  Matt Langwell (0-0, 1.35) recorded a save for AA Akron.

Paul Janish (.351) doubled for AAA Louisville and Josh Rodriguez (.318) went 2-for-4 for AA Binghamton.

Complete Owls stats are here.

April 21, 2012

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Player Moves:
Yesterday, Lance Berkman was placed on the 15-day DL retroactive to April 19 (left calf strain).

Philip Humber:
Today, Philip Humber (0-0, 1.69) is scheduled to start for Chicago at Seattle.

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard:
Tony Cingrani (1-1, 0.53) threw 7 shutout innings (4H, 1W, 9K) but did not factor in the decision for Hi-A Bakersfield.

Paul Janish (.345) singled 3 times for AAA Louisville and Josh Rodriguez (.300) singled twice, walked twice and launched a 3-run homer for AA Binghamton.

Complete Owls stats are here.

 

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