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August 31, 2011

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Mark Quinn (Thanks, Hymie Weiss!):
Sometimes, baseball is far more than just a game (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

Abel Gonzalez:
Abel Gonzalez
, who signed with Kansas City in June, is on the roster of the R Burlington Royals.

Arizona Fall League:
Yesterday, rosters for the Arizona Fall League, which begins on October 4, were announced.  Owls headed to The Valley of the Sun are Brock Holt (Mesa Solar Sox) and Cole St.Clair (Salt River Rafters).

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Abel Gonzalez
(2-2, 4.66) was the losing pitcher for R Bulrington.

Brock Holt (.290) went 2-for04 with a triple and a RBI for AA Altoona.

Complete Owls stats are available at the RUBPA website here.

August 30, 2011

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The Henleys:
Click here for Blair Henley’s latest blog entry entitled “Talking Points”.

Tony Cingrani:
Yesterday, Tony Cingrani was named Pioneer League Pitcher of the Week (for the week ending August 28).

Ryan Berry:
On Sunday, Ryan Berry was promoted from SS Aberdeen to Hi-A Frederick.

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Josh Rodriguez
(.271) went 2-for-4 with a run for AA Altoona.

Complete Owls stats are available at the RUBPA website here.

Augsut 29, 2011

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Philip Humber:
Humber set for rehab start Tuesday (MLB.com)

Tony Cingrani:
As reported, Tony Cingrani won his first professional game Saturday night in memorable fashion, striking out 13 batters over six no-hit shutout innings.  Click here for the Billings Gazette recap.

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Cole St.Clair
(1-5, 3.00) was the losing pitcher for AA Chattanooga.

Complete Owls stats are available at the RUBPA website here.

August 28, 2011

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Mike Ojala:
On Friday, Mike Ojala was activated from the 7 day DL. 

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Jeff Niemann
(9-5, 3.46) was the winning pitcher as Tampa Bay edged Toronto, 6-5Mike Ojala (4-3, 4.50) won in relief for A Greensboro and starter Tony Cingrani (1-2, 1.56) won for R Billings.  Tony struck out a career-high 13 batters over six no-hit shutout innings.  He faced only one over the minimum (fielding error) in his longest start yet.  Joe Savery (4-0, 2.14) was charged with a blown save for AAA Lehigh Valley.

Josh Rodriguez (.266) went 2-for-6 with a run for AA Altoona and Jimmy Comerota (.322) went 2-for-5 with a double, a walk and a RBI for SS Yakima.

Complete Owls stats are available at the RUBPA website here.

August 27, 2011

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Jeff Niemann:
Today, Jeff Niemann (8-5, 3.41) is scheduled to start for Tampa Bay at Toronto.

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Jared Gayhart
(5-0, 3.45) was the winning pitcher for AA Erie.

Jimmy Comerota (.320) went 4-for-5 with a strikeout, a run and a RBI for SS Yakima.

Complete Olws stats are available at the RUBPA website here.

August 26, 2011

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MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Lance Berkman
(.292) went 2-for-4 with a walk, 2 strikeouts and a RBI for St. Louis.  Brock Holt (.291) went 2-for-5 with a double, a strikeout and a run for AA Altoona.

Complete Owls stats are available at the RUBPA website here.

August 25, 2011

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The Henleys:
Click here for Blair Henley’s latest blog entry entitled “The Platform”.

Lance Berkman:
Berkman wants to stay with Cardinals (Houston Chronicle/AP)

Anthony Rendon (Thanks, MK!):
Video: Nationals introduce Draft picks (MLB.com) 


MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Lucas Luetge
(1-3, 3.34) recorded 1 out for a save for AA Huntsville.

Craig Stansberry (.209) went 2-for-4 with 2 runs and 1 walk for AA New Hampshire and Jimmy Comerota (.309) went 2-for-4 with 1 run, 4 RBI and 1 walk for SS Yakima.

Complete Owls stats are available at the RUBPA website here.

August 24, 2011

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Anthony Rendon:
Nats introduce three first-round Draft picks (MLB.com)
In prospect Rendon, Nats size up opportunity (Fredericksburg.com)
Chatting with draft picks and Scott Boras (Washington Post)

Matt Langwell:
Per Indians Prospect Insider, Matt Langwell’s “overall ERA in Columbus is 4.50, but over his last four appearances, in 5 1/3 innings pitched, the righty has only given up two hits.  He’s a factor in the bullpen next year, if he remains consistent”.

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Joe Savery
(4-0, 1.86) was the winning pitcher in relief for AAA Lehigh Valley.  Cole St.Clair (1-4, 3.00) earned a hold for AA Chattanooga.  Starter Ryan Berry (1-1, 4.84) pitched 4 shutout innings (1 hit, 5 strikeouts) for a no-decision for SS Aberdeen.

Complete Owls stats are available at the RUBPA website here.

August 23, 2011

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The Henleys:
Click here for Blair Henley’s latest blog entry entitled “First Day of School”.

Ben Jedlovec:
Click here for Ben Jedlovec’s latest ESPN Insider article entitled “Making the most of your assets”. The article requires an ESPN Insider subscription.

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Jeff Niemann
(8-5, 3.41) was the losing pitcher as Detroit defeated Tampa Bay, 5-2Tony Cingrani (0-2, 1.83) went five innings, his longest professional outing yet, for a no-decision for R Billings.  He completed an "Immaculate Inning" in the first, striking out the side on nine pitches.

Josh Rodriguez (.275) went 2-for-4 with a RBI for AA Altoona.

Complete Owls stats are available at the RUBPA website here.

August 22, 2011

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Jeff Niemann:
Tonight, Jeff Niemann (8-4, 3.29) is scheduled to start for Tampa Bay against Detroit and Justin Verlander (18-5, 2/31).  Click here for The Lakeland FL Ledger story entitled "Verlander, Niemann set to Duel".

MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Danny Lehmann
(.375) went 2-for-4 with a double, a run and a strikeout for AA New Britain and Jimmy Comerota (.309) went 1-for-2 with a homer, 2 runs, 2 RBI and a walk for SS Yakima.

Complete Owls stats are available at the RUBPA website here.
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