Players of the Week
Pitcher: For the second time in three weeks, RHP Michael Stutes, Lakewood, is the pitcher of the week. In 1 start, he was 1-0, a 4-0 win at Hagerstown on Wednesday, 7 innings, 3 hits, 2 walks, 12 strikeouts, lowering his ERA to 0.47 for 3 undefeated starts with the BlueClaws. After being the 11th-round selection in June out of Oregon State University, he reported to Williamsport. Following 6 starts with the Crosscutters, 2-1, 1.33 ERA, was promoted to Lakewood. Combined, in his first 9 pro starts, the 21-year-old is 5-1, 0.98, 46 innings, 23 hits, 5 earned runs, 17 walks, 55 strikeouts, .147 average against. At OSU, he was a member of the 2007 College World Series champions.
Player: 1B Andy Tracy, Lehigh Valley. In 5 games, the left-handed hitter batted .526 (10-19) with 3 doubles, 4 homers, 8 RBI. He started he week 0-3 and finished with 10 hits in his next 16 at-bats . . . Had a 4-hit game on Thursday at Rochester and a 3-hit game the following night vs. Buffalo; 3 doubles, 2 HR, 5 RBI in the 2 games . . . On Sunday, he homered twice (#20-21) in 4-3, 10-inning loss to Buffalo . . . He was also chosen the International League Player of the Week. For the season, he is hitting .296 in 114 games with 31 doubles, 21 homers, 82 RBI. The 34-year-old was signed as a Minor League free agent last November. 13-year pro career includes stints in the majors with the Expos and Rockies.
Lehigh Valley IronPigs
1-6 . . . RHP Kris Benson had a no-decision on Wednesday (first game), 6 innings, 6 hits, 2 runs, 1 earned 3 strikeouts . . . RHP Carlos Carrasco (1-0) recorded his 1st AAA win, 7-3, vs. Buffalo on Friday, 6 innings, 8 hits, 3 unearned runs, 10 strikeouts; 110 pitches (73 strikes) . . . LHP J. A. Happ, in 1st AAA start after being optioned, no decision on Sunday, 6 innings, 2 hits, 0 runs, 1 walk, 10 strikeouts, regaining the league lead with 13.
1-7 . . . RHP Andrew Carpenter (4-7) was a 7-2 winner on Wednesday vs. Portland, 7 innings, 6 hits, 2 runs, 1 walk, 7 strike outs; SS Brad Harmon (#12) and RF Jeremy Slayden (#15) homered . . . Slayden hit 26th and 27th doubles the next night . . . LHP Antonio Bastardo, in first start after DL, lost to Erie on Saturday, 4-3, 2.2 innings, 3 homers, 3 runs, 2 strikeouts.
4-4 . . . CF Quintin Berry hit .344 in 8 games, extending his hitting streak to 27 consecutive games (41 of last 42 games); he also set a Clearwater record when he stole is 41st base on Friday; Reggie Taylor held the record, 40 in 1997 . . . 2B Jesus Villegas Andino had a 4-hit game on Tuesday . . . LF Michael Taylor had 3 doubles Wednesday and again on Friday; hit .542 for the week with 8 doubles among 13 hits . . . RHP Darren Byrd lost 1-0 to Dunedin on Monday (1st game), a 7-inning complete game, 8 hits (7 singles) . . . LHP Joe Savery (6-9) allowed 1 run on 4 hits in 5 innings in a 5-1 Tuesday win . . . RHP Andy Cruse fanned 8 in 6.2 relief innings, 2 hits, 1 run in a no decision . . . RHP Drew Naylor (2-6) won 10-4 at Lakeland on Thursday, 7 innings, 9 hits, 1 run, 10 strikeouts.
5-1, winning the last 4 . . . SS Freddy Galvis (#3), 1B Michael Durante (#14) and 3B Travis Mattair (#3) homered in an 8-7, 15-inning loss at Greenwood on Tuesday . . . Durante set a Lakewood single-game record with 7 RBI in an 11-5 win at Hagerstown on Saturday, 2 doubles (18-19), 15th HR; he was one of four Lakewood batters to have 3 hits in the 17-hit attack . . . C Joel Naughton, .555 in 4 games (2-4-2-2 hit games) . . . 1B Matt Rizzotti had 5 doubles among 6 hits . . . CF Dominc Brown, 6 runs scored, 5 RBI, 2 steals in 6 games . . . RHP Julian Sampson (9-4) won twice, 6-4 at Greensboro on Monday and 11-5 at Hagerstown on Saturday. . . RHP Jared Simon recorded 2 saves in 3 appearances (organization-high 25 saves for the season) . . . RHP Michael Cisco (5 innings), RHP Eryk McConnell (3 innings) and RHP Reymond Cruz (1 inning) combined for a 7-0 shutout at Hagerstown on Thursday . . . RHP Vance Worley (2-1) was a 4-3 winner on Friday, 5 innings, 3 hits, 7 strikeouts; 71 pitches, 54 strikes . . . RHP Chris Kissock turned in 2 scoreless relief appearances, stretching his scoreless streak to 23.2 innings since he was moved into the pen after June 27 game.
2-3 . . . C Travis D'Arnaud, 6 hits, 5 RBI . . . SS Troy Hanzawa, 3 doubles among 6 hits, 5 RBI . . . OF D'Arby Myers, .400 in 4 games . . . 3B Cody Overbeck, .391 in 5 games with 8 hits, 5 RBI . . . RHP Tyler Cloyd (3-1) was a 10-1 winner on Monday, 7 innings, 7 hits, 6 strikeouts . . . RHP Brian Rosenberg picked up seventh save on Thursday, 1 inning, 2 strikeouts . . . Bullpen duo ot Michael Schwimer and Rosenberg have combined for 2-2 record, 12 saves, 47.2 innings, 82 strikeouts.
Gulf Coast League Phillies
5-1, winning last 4 . . . 2B Harold Garcia, .500 in 4 games (7-14), 2 doubles, third HR, 11th-12th steals . . . OF Vladimir De Los Santos hit in all six games (.455) with 3 doubles, sixth-seventh HR among 10 hits; drove in 8 . . . 3B Anthony Hewitt hit .375, 2 doubles, 3 RBI . . . RHP Kyle Drabek's second outing after Tommy John surgery a year ago was Monday, 2 innings, 1 hit, 0 runs, 2 walks, 2 strikeouts . . . LHP Nathan Fike, in his second pro appearances, picked up his first win on Tuesday (second game), 3 innings, 4 hits, 1 run, 4 strikeouts . . . RH closer Ryan Bergh recorded fifth and sixth saves in 3 outings . . . RHP Jason Knapp, no decision on Wednesday, 5 innings, 3 hits, 1 unearned run, 1 walk, 8 strikeouts . . . RHP Mauricio Romero (3-0) was the winner on Saturday, 3 scoreless innings stretching his scoreless streak to 25 innings . . . LHP Esmelvin Jimenez struck out the side on 13 pitches (12 strikes) in recording first pro save on Thursday.
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