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Guarding the Farm: Week 5

Lynchburg Hillcats (Low A)


The Hillcats sit at 17-15 through 32 games. They split the 6-game series at Down East this past week. They are 5th in the league with a .239 team average and 7th in runs scored with 160. They are also the only team without double digit homeruns (8). Their pitching ranks 5th in team ERA at 3.90 and 3rd in earned runs allowed with 117. The staff has also given up only 108 walks good for 2nd in the league.


Top performers:


IF- Milan Tolentino: .368 / 7 2B / 12 RBI / 19 BB / 4 SB / .466 OBP / .908 OPS

C- Victor Planchart: .326 / 4 2B / 6 RBI / 4 BB / .802 OPS

P- Rodney Boone: 2.03 ERA / 26.2 IP / 17 H / 6 ER / 5 BB / 41 K / .185 AVG

P- Trey Benton: 0.00 ERA / 10 IP / 1 H / 0 ER / 4 BB / 17 K / .033 AVG

P- Will Dion: 1.93 ERA / 23.1 IP / 19 H / 5 ER / 6 BB / 29 K / .213 AVG

P- Jack Leftwich: 2.70 ERA / 20 IP / 16 H / 6 ER / 6 BB / 29 K / .219 AVG


Highlight of the Week: Rodney Boone with a stellar outing on 5/11 at Down East: 6 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 8 K - 76 pitches - 52 strikes (No video)




Lake County Captains (High A)


The Captains (14-18) had a tough series this past week hosting the Great Lakes Loons. They dropped 4 of 6 winning the middle 2 games of the 6-game series. Offensively they dropped to last (12th) in the league with a .209 average and 11th in runs scored with 113 in 32 games. Pitching continues to be their strong point posting a 3.40 team ERA good for 3rd in the league. They are also second in earned runs allowed with 96. The pitching will take a bit of a hit as ace Gavin Williams is being promoted to AA Akron.


Top performers:


IF- Gabriel Rodriguez: .299 / 8 2B / 1 HR / 11 RBI / .805 OPS

IF- Angel Martinez: .288 / 5 2B / 2 3B / 1 HR / 7 RBI / 12 BB / .825 OPS

IF- Jhonkensy Noel: .240 / 6 2B / 9 HR / 20 RBI / 10 BB / .583 SLG / .910 OPS

P- Gavin Williams: 1.48 ERA / 30.1 IP / 13 H / 5 ER / 10 BB / 45 K / .130 AVG

P- Tanner Bibee: 1.25 ERA / 21.2 IP / 17 H / 3 ER / 4 BB / 36 K / .213 AVG

P- Jordan Jones: 1.88 ERA / 14.1 IP/ 11 H / 3 ER / 4 BB / 16 K / .212 AVG

P- Hunter Stanley: 1.84 ERA / 14.2 IP / 11 H / 3 ER / 5 BB / 14 K / .212 AVG


Highlight of the Week: Angel Martinez with a walk-off winner over Great Lakes on 5/13! Video credit to Tom Nichols.




Akron Rubberducks (AA)


The Ducks sit at 18-15 thru 33 games. They are coming off a 4-2 series win over Erie. Offensively they are at the bottom of the league in batting average at .213 and HR's with 18. The pitching staff ranks 6th in team ERA at 3.96 and leads in strikeouts with 394 in 288.1 IP. As mentioned above that staff will get an even bigger boost when Gavin Williams makes his next start for Akron.


Top performers:


OF- Will Brennan: .324 / 10 2B / 3 HR / 32 RBI / 14 BB / 3 SB / .505 SLG / .900 OPS

P- Joey Cantillo: 2/63 ERA / 24 IP / 17 H / 7 ER / 13 BB / 37 K / .195 AVG

P- Kevin Kelly: 0.46 ERA / 3 SV / 19.2 IP / 11 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 25 K / .153 AVG

P- Andrew Misiaszek: 0.49 ERA / 18.1 IP / 10 H / 1 ER / 5 BB / 30 K / .167 AVG

P- Luis Oviedo: 0.00 ERA / 6.2 IP / 3 H / 5 BB / 7 K / .130 AVG


Highlight of the Week: Joey Cantillo impressive start on 5/12 vs Erie: 4 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 8 K - 65 pitches - 43 strikes



Columbus Clippers (AAA)


The Clippers are on fire at 24-12 on the season. They swept the 6-game series over St. Paul this past week averaging almost 7 runs per game. Offensively they rank 7th with a .251 team average and are 1st in runs scored with 216 in 36 games. They are also 2nd in the league in HR's with 51. Their pitching staff is 4th with a team ERA of 3.84.


Top performers:


IF- Mitchell Tolman: .323 / 8 2B / 4 HR / 18 RBI / 22 BB / .525 SLG / .977 OPS

OF- Oscar Gonzalez: .315 / 7 2B / 2 3B / 9 HR / 33 RBI / .575 SLG / .915 OPS

OF- Alex Call: .296 / 5 2B / 1 3B / 3 HR / 12 RBI / 11 BB / .521 SLG / .930 OPS

P- Peyton Battenfield: 2.54 ERA / 39 IP / 31 H / 11 ER / 13 BB / 27 K / .214 AVG

P- Ben Krauth: 1.59 ERA / 17 IP / 8 H / 3 ER / 5 BB / 17 K / .143 AVG

P- Nick Mikoljchak: 1.46 ERA / 12.1 IP / 8 H / 2 ER / 5 BB / 13 K / .178 AVG

P- Thomas Ponticelli: 1.15 ERA / 15.2 IP / 10 H / 2 ER / 10 BB / 16 K / .196 AVG


Highlight of the Week: Alex Call with his second consecutive walk-off winner 5/11 vs St. Paul




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