June 12-18

Scoreboard

Heating Up: Little Rock & Santa Fe had the highest winning percentage in the league this week, at .737 (14-5)

Cooling Off: Boise had the lowest winning percentage in the league this week, at .200 (4-16)

Game Highlights

Oswaldo Estrada (3B-Little Rock) led the league with 5 Game Highlights this week

Transactions

Waivers

  • Hector Herrera (3B-Chicago, AL) was claimed away from Scranton
  • Ubaldo Urbina (RP-Chicago, AL) was claimed away from Salem
  • Nash Lange (3B-Little Rock) was claimed away from Boston
  • Dude Phelps (SP-Madison) was designated for assignment & waived
  • Edgar Sanchez (SP-Madison) was designated for assignment & waived

Promotions

  • Eric George (2B-Wichita) will fill DeHart’s roster spot for the duration of his injury
  • Derrick Magee (LF-Tampa Bay) went 0-for-3 in his ML debut
  • Ben Sample (3B-Tampa Bay) went 0-for-4 in his ML debut
  • Neifi Flores (RF-Tampa Bay) is set to make his ML debut
  • Rico Santiago (SP-Anaheim) gave up 3 ER over 5 IP in his ML debut
  • Darrel Stein (RP-Honolulu) will make his season debut in his next contest
  • Weldon McMillan (SP-Buffalo) will make his first ML appearance since S35
  • Alfredo Castellanos (RP-Huntington) pitched 3 ⅓ scoreless innings in his ML debut  
  • Tripp Paul (1B-Scranton) will make his ML debut with the Bidens in his next game
  • Eli Palmeiro (CF-New York) will make his season debut soon
  • Melvin Woo (SP-New York) will try and reestablish himself as an ML starter
  • Lew Nash (RP-New York) made his season debut this week
  • Cristobal Ortiz (C-New York) will make his ML debut soon
  • Robert Woodson (LF-St. Louis) has started his ML career 6-for-10 with 2 HR & 3 RBI
  • Ezdra Castillo (RP-Madison) made his first ML appearance since S30 this week
  • Alex Meng (2B-Madison) has started his ML career 4-for-11  

Free Agency

Trades

To Salem To Madison
Jimmie Acosta -C Albert Valdes-RP

International Free Agency

  • Rico Campos (C-Little Rock) signed a minor league deal with a $51k signing bonus
  • Pedro Sanchez (SS-Monterrey) signed a minor league deal with a $101k signing bonus
  • Benji Vazquez (SP-Montreal) signed a minor league deal with a $60k signing bonus
  • Eduardo Aguilera (SP-Cleveland) signed a minor league deal with a $90k signing bonus
  • Alexi Frieri (CF-Tucson) signed a minor league deal with an $860k signing bonus and Spring Training Invite for S38
  • Welington DeJesus (SP-Monterrey) signed a minor league deal with a $142k signing bonus and Spring Training Invite for S38
  • Edinson Unamuno (C-Little Rock) signed minor league deal with a $7.9M signing bonus
  • Dario Zhou (SS-Monterrey) signed a minor league deal with a $62k signing bonus
  • Hipolito James (LF-Boise) signed a minor league deal with a $1.2M signing bonus

DL Report

Placed on the DL this week:

  • Jared Young (SP-Louisville): Shoulder Aneurysm, 60 day DL [out for season]
  • Lou Hayes (LF-New York): Strained Hamstring, 15 day DL
  • Matt Barber (RP-Chicago, AL): Forearm Tightness, 15 day DL
  • Geoffrey Morris (C-Huntington): Strained Oblique, 15 day DL
  • JT Barker (CF-Burlington): Strained Shoulder, 15 day DL

Removed from the DL this week:

  • Sal Stein (LF-Madison): Rib Cage Ligament Sprain, 15 day DL
  • Lance DeHart (1B-Wichita): Knee Inflammation, 15 day DL [placed this week too]
  • Ronn Kelly (RP-Milwaukee): Elbow Inflammation, 15 day DL
  • Nick McRae (3B-Boston): Pulled Hamstring, 15 day DL

Noteworthy Games

Misc.

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