Players of the Week
Pitcher: RHP Michael Stutes, Reading Phillies. Was 2-0 for 2 starts, 0.84 ERA, allowing 1 earned run in 10.2 innings. Wins were the lone ones for Reading in 5 games, 5-3 on Monday and 9-1 on Sunday. Drove in 2 runs with a double in Monday's 2-run win. In his last 3 starts, he's 2-1 with a 2.12 ERA. For the season, 7-5, 3.90. He was also the pitcher of the week for April 20-26. The 21-year-old was selected in the 11th round a year ago out of Oregon State University.
Player: 2B Harold Garcia, Lakewood BlueClaws. Hit .467 in 7 games with 14 hits, 7 runs, 4 RBI and 4 stolen bases. Ended the week riding a 10-game hitting streak (.455). For the season, 13 doubles, 5 triples, 7 homers, 30 stolen bases. The 22-year-old switch-hitter was signed as an amateur free agent in 2004 out of Maracaibo, Venezuela.
Lehigh Valley IronPigs
4-0; 3rd place, International League North Division . . . INF David Newhan, .583 in 4 games with 7 hits . . . OF Michael Taylor, promoted from Reading (.333, 15 HR, 65 RBI, 18 SB) after Wednesday's Eastern League All-Star Game, started 0-8 before getting a pair of hits (including 1st homer) in Saturday DH (2nd game) . . . RHP Kyle Kendrick (6-5) won second in a row on Thursday, 2 runs, 8 innings, 4 strikeouts . . . RHP Gustavo Chacin (4-3) and RHP Carlos Carrasco (6-8) were winners in Saturday DH . . . LHP Jack Taschner recorded first save in his third AAA outing . . . No decision for RHP Andrew Carpenter (8-2) on Sunday, 1 run, 3 hits, 7 innings, 8 strikeouts.
2-3; 2nd place, Eastern League Southern Division . . . OF Jeremy Slayden, fresh from a .368 week, hit .375 in 4 games with 3 homers (#6-7-8), 5 RBI, 6 runs . . . OF Kevin Mahar, .400, 2 homers (#9-10), 3 RBI . . . C Tuffy Gosewisch suffered a broken left hand on Monday and will be out 4-6 weeks . . . C Tim Kennelly was promoted from Clearwater (.304, 27 doubles) and homered in second AA at-bat on Friday. In 3 games at Reading, 3 hits (double, 2 homers), 4 RBI . . . RHP Kyle Drabek (5-1) and LHP Joe Savery (12-2) lost games . . . LHP Mike Zagurski recorded 6th save on Monday.
2-3; 4th place Florida State League North Division, 2nd half . . . OF Steve Susdorf, .368, 7 hits, 5 runs, 6 RBI; 1 homer was a grand slam . . . SS Freddy Galvis and OF Dominic Brown returned from the DL on Friday; in 3 games, Galvis was 3-9; Brown, 5-12, 3 RBI . . . RHP Scott Mathieson was promoted from Gulf Coast League and made 2 scoreless relief appearances.
4-3; 3rd place, South Atlantic League Northern Division, 2nd half (1st half champions) . . . 1B Jeremy Hamilton, .571 in 5 games, 2 homers, 8 RBI, 7 runs . . . C Travis D'Arnaud, .424 in 7 games, extended his hitting streak to 11 games, boosting average from .216 to .242. 14 hits matched teammate Harold Garcia for most in organization for the week . . . SS Troy Hanzawa, 8 hits, 7 RBI . . . 1B Jim Murphy, 5 hits, 4 doubles . . . CF Anthony Gose reached 50 stolen bases for the season . . . Club triples race: Gose, 8; Zach Collier, 7; Garcia, 5 . . . RHP Jesus Sanchez (6-5), 2-0, for 2 starts, 2.70 ERA . . . RH reliever, BJ Rosenberg, 1-0, 1 save, 3 games; extended scoreless inning streak to 18 innings.
4-2; 2nd place, New York-Penn League Pinckney Division . . . C Sebastian Valle, .429 in 5 games, 9 hits (3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 homers), 7 RBI . . . OF Leandro Castro, 6 hits, 7 runs, 3 RBI, 3 stolen bases . . . RHP Joshua Zeid (2-2) won both starts, first pro wins . . . RHP Siulman Lebron (3-1) won on Thursday, 15 ground ball outs in 7 innings . . . RHP Austin Hyatt recorded 4th-5th saves; 0 runs in last 8.2 innings (4 games).
3-3; 2nd place, Gulf Coast League . . . OF Kelly Dugan, .350 in 5 games, 7 hits, 3 RBI, 2 stolen bases . . . OF Brian Gump, .333, 5 hits, 5 runs . . . OF Miguel Alvarez, 5-11 in last 3 games, 3 RBI . . . RHP Matt Angelle (2-0) won his lone start, 0 runs in 6 innings . . . RHP Todd Van Steensel (1-0) picked up first pro win on Thursday, 1 run, 6 innings, 7 strikeouts . . . RHP Eryk McConnell recorded 4th save in 6 season appearances and was promoted to Lakewood on Friday.
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