July 24-30

Scoreboard

Heating Up: Austin & Montreal had the highest winning percentage in the league this week, at .800 (16-4)

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

Game Highlights

4 players tied for the league lead with 4 Game Highlights this week

Transactions

Waivers

Promotions

  • Harry Mieses (RP-Tucson) returned to the ML club after 22 appearances at AAA
  • Bingo Schneider (RP-Monterrey) made his season debut
  • JT Parrish (RF-Cleveland) has started his ML career 7-for-22 (.318)
  • Clarence McFeely (SP-Scranton) has allowed 1 ER in his first 14 2/3 ML IP (0.61 ERA)
  • Sherman Hamilton (2B-Anaheim) has made his season debut
  • Brett Silva (1B-Anaheim) has started his ML career 7-for-27 (.259)
  • Macbeth Watkins (C-Anaheim) has started his ML career 13-for-44 (.295)
  • Al Prieto (RF-Anaheim) returned from a 17 game AAA stint
  • Matt Kline (RP-Anaheim) made his season debut
  • Leo Jones (RP-Anaheim) has started his ML career with 4 2/3 scoreless IP
  • Gerald White (1B-Scranton) made his season debut
  • Sergio Fisher (SS-Scranton) returned to the ML level after a 3-game AAA stint
  • William Woo (3B-Salem) made his season debut
  • Louie Santos (2B-Salem) has started his ML career 6-for-26 (.231)
  • Ernie Cammack (LF-Salem) has raised his ML average to .385 with a 10-for-23 start
  • Santos Strop (RP-Seattle) has started his ML career with 8 ER over 9 1/3 IP (7.71 ERA)
  • Julio Escalona (2B-Las Vegas) has started his ML career at the plate 2-for-16 (.125)
  • Roberto Jaime (SP-Las Vegas) will make his season debut soon
  • Alvin Burks (RP-Las Vegas) has started his ML career with 2 ER in 6 2/3 IP (2.70 ERA)
  • Ron Miller (SS-Las Vegas) has started his ML career 11-for-27 (.407)
  • Nicholas Floyd (RP-Las Vegas) will make his season debut
  • Wilt Coghlan (2B-Las Vegas) will make his ML debut soon
  • Mack Denham (CF-Little Rock) has just started his 4th ML stint of the season
  • Damon Crosby (SS-Little Rock) has started his ML career 7-for-17 (.412)
  • Lee Hunt (RF-Syracuse) has made his ML debut
  • Yoo-Nah Nakano (LF-Syracuse) returned from a 6 game AAA stint
  • Timothy Hall (2B-Boise) has started his ML career 1-for-4 (.250)
  • Ernie Palmer (RF-Boise) has started his ML career 1-for-2 with a walk (.500)
  • Enrique Rincón (RF-Toledo) made his season debut this week
  • Felipe Alberro (LF-Toledo) has started his ML career 2-for-12 (.167)
  • Adalberto Roque (1B-Toledo) made his first ML appearance since S35
  • Eric George (2B-Wichita) made his season debut
  • Les Nitkowski (LF-Wichita) made his season debut
  • Alex Sosa (SP-Wichita) is set to make his ML debut soon
  • Shea Robbins (RP-New York) returns to the ML team after 24 AAA appearances
  • Alvin Mattheus (RF-New York) has started his ML career 7-for-20 (.350)
  • Kerry Blazek (RP-New York) returns to the parent club after 23 AAA starts
  • Joakim Mendoza (1B-Montreal) went 6-for-6 vs. Boise in his season debut
  • Pat Martin (RP-Montreal) was called up to fill Wells’ roster spot

Free Agency

  • Geraldo Torrealba (SS-Las Vegas) signed a 2 year, $10.4M contract extension that includes a $5.2M mutual option for S39

Trades

International Free Agency

  • Alberto Cruz (P-Salem) signed a minor league deal with an $8.8M signing bonus and Spring Training Invite for S38
  • Andres Gomez (SS-Chicago, AL) signed a minor league deal with a $223k signing bonus and Spring Training Invite for S38
  • Phil Wang (P-Salem) signed a minor league deal with a $760k signing bonus and Spring Training Invite for S38
  • Tony Espinosa (RP-St. Louis) signed a minor league deal with a $60k signing bonus
  • Oscar Martin (P-Seattle) signed a minor league deal with a $763k signing bonus
  • Victor Villafuerte (P-Cleveland) signed a minor league deal with a $50k signing bonus
  • Victor Jose (CF-Madison) signed a minor league deal with an $8.3M signing bonus and Spring Training Invite for S38
  • Al Rosado (LF-Salem) signed a minor league deal with a $50k signing bonus
  • Eswalin Tejada (P-Chicago) signed a minor league deal with a $2.9M signing bonus and Spring Training Invite for S38

DL Report

Placed on the DL this week:

  • Willis Gaston (RP-Monterrey): Elbow Tendonitis, 60 day DL {out for season}
  • Alcides Sanchez (3B-Cleveland): Forearm Nerve Irritation, 60 day DL {out for season}
  • Terry Crain (SP-Scranton): Sprained Shoulder, 60 day DL {out for season}
  • Yimi Samuel (LF-Santa Fe): Torn Hamstring, 60 day DL {out for season}
  • David Lopez (SP-Seattle): Shoulder Inflammation, 15 day DL {out for season}
  • Andre Clinton (3B-Syracuse): Pulled Hamstring, 15 day DL {out for season}
  • AJ Wells (RP-Montreal): Elbow Tendonitis, 60 day DL {out for season}

Removed from the DL this week:

  • Antonio Vickers (RP-Syracuse): Sore Shoulder, 15 day DL
  • Scott Brooks (SP-Chicago, AL): Strained Pectoral Muscle, 15 day DL
  • Don Bong (RP-Santa Fe): Shoulder Tendonitis, 15 day DL
  • Roscoe Benson (RP-Salem): Sprained Foot, 15 day DL
  • Charles Christopher (2B-Little Rock): Sore Shoulder, 15 day DL
  • Albert Sierra (SP-Sante Fe): Strained Pectoral Muscle, 15 day DL

Noteworthy Games 

  • None

Misc. 

  • Last transaction logged: // A. Rosado IFA
  • Game Caufield (RF-Boston) was the Player of the Week for July 23-30, posting a line of .370, 8 HR, 20 RBI and 1 “+” play in 20 games over that span.
  • Ronnie Frey (SP-Austin) was the Pitcher of the Week for July 23-30, posting a line of 32 IP, 7 ER, ? H, 8 BB, 13 K in 5 starts en route to a 5-0 record over that span.
  • Other blog posts in production:
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