Friday, April 28, 2017

Drew Smith traded to Rays

Drew Smith was traded by the Detroit Tigers to the Tampa Bay Rays on April 28, 2017 to complete an earlier deal for Mikie Mahtook. RHP Smith was 1-0, 0.77 ERA, 12 K, 0.69 WHIP, .108 BAA in 11.2 IP over 7 games at Class A Advanced Lakeland in 2017. He was originally drafted by the Tigers in the third round in 2015. Smith turned 23 on September 24.

College Pitchers of the Week 041717 to 042317 YT

College Players of the Week 041717 to 042317 YT

Thursday, April 27, 2017

David Hernandez traded to Angels

David Hernandez was traded by the Atlanta Braves to the Los Angeles Angels on April 24, 2017 for a PTBNL or cash. The RHP was 1-0, 1.13 ERA, 9 K, 0.75 WHIP, .148 BAA, 4 SV in 8.0 IP over 7 games at Triple A Gwinnett in 2017. Over eight MLB season with the Angels, Phillies, Diamondbacks and Orioles he is 28-39, 4.09 ERA, 496 K, 1.34 WHIP, .240 BAA, 20 SV in 488.2 IP over 381 games with 27 GS. He was originally drafted by the Orioles in the 16th round in 2005. Hernandez will be 32 on May 13.

Ryan LaMarre traded to Athletics

Ryan LaMarre was traded by the Los Angeles Angels to the Oakland Athletics on April 23, 2017 for a PTBNL. The outfielder hit 11 for 41, .268/.375/.341 with 0 HR, 7 RBI, 6 R, 4 SB in 10 games at Triple A Salt Lake in 2017. He does have two seasons of partial MLB experience with the Red Sox and Reds hitting 2 for 30, .067/.097/.067 with 0 HR, 0 RBI, 3 R, 0 SB in 26 games. He was originally drafted by the Reds in the second round in 2010. LaMarre turned 28 on November 21.

Ty Kelly traded to Phillies

Ty Kelly was traded by the Toronto Blue Jays to the Philadelphia Phillies on April 22, 2017 for cash. The Blue Jays had claimed the third baseman off waivers from the Mets. He hit 2 for 8, .250/.333/.375 with 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 R, 0 SB in 2 games at Triple A Buffalo and 0 for 1 in 1 game with the Mets in 2017. In 2016 he hit 89 for 271, .328/.409/.435 with 2 HR, 35 RBI, 45 R, 5 SB in 81 games at Triple A Las Vegas and 14 for 58, .241/.352/.345 with 1 HR, 7 RBI,  R, 0 SB in 39 games with the Mets. He was originally drafted by the Orioles in the 13th round in 2009. Kelly will be 29 on July 20.

Division 1 Baseball Conference Pitchers of the Week 041717 to 042317

America East American Athletic Atlantic 10
Nick Kuzia Evan Kruczynski Durin O'Linger
Umass Lowell East Carolina Davidson
Sam Donko
Virginia Commonwealth
Atlantic Coast Atlantic Sun Big 10
Alex Eubanks Mason Ward Gareth Stroh
Clemson Kennesaw State Purdue
Big 12 Big East Big South
Carson Teel Keith Rogalla Jordan Sergent
Oklahoma State Creighton High Point
Big West Colonial Conference USA
Darren McCaughan Evan Sisk Nolan Trabanino
Long Beach State College of Charleston UTSA
Horizon Independents Ivy
Ellis Foreman none Jake Cousins
Valparaiso Penn
Metro Atlantic Mid-American Mid-Eastern
Gavin Wallace T.J. Baker Devin Hemmerich
Fairfield Ball State Norfolk State
Jake Rudnicki
Missouri Valley Mountain West Northeast
MD Johnson Mark Nowaczewski Mike Delease
Dallas Baptist Nevada Central Connecticut
Steve Theetge
Ohio Valley Pacific 12 Patriot
Brendon Allen Luke Heimlich Mike Castellani
Eastern illinois Oregon State Bucknell
Dalton Westfall
UT Martin
Southeastern Southern Southland
Alex Faedo Robert Broom Mac Sceroler
Florida Mercer Southeastern Louisiana
Southwestern Summit Sun Belt
Brandon Marsonek Grant Glaze Matt Peacock
Texas Southern Oral Roberts South Alabama
West Coast Western Atlantic
Eli Morgan Parker Brahms
Gonzaga Sacramento State