Thursday, August 17, 2017

Sam Moll traded to Athletics

Sam Moll was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Oakland Athletics on August 16, 2017 for a PTBNL. The LHP was 3-2, 4.18 ERA, 39 K, 1.56 WHIP, .292 BAA in 47.1 IP over 44 games at Triple A Albuquerque in 2017. He was originally drafted by the Rockies in the third round in 2013. Moll turned 25 on January 3rd. 

Chris Hatcher traded to Athletics

Chris Hatcher was traded by the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Oakland Athletics on August 15, 2017 for international signing bonus pool space. The RHP had split 2017 between Rookie Arizona and Triple A Oklahoma City while rehabbing and with the Dodgers. He was 0-0, 4.50 ERA, 3 K, 1.00 WHIP, .250 BAA in 2.0 IP over 2 games at Arizona, 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 6 K, 0.75 WHIP, .143 BAA in 4.0 IP over 3 games at Oklahoma City and 0-1, 4.66 ERA, 43 K, 1.34 WHIP, .259 BAA in 36.2 IP over 26 games with the Dodgers. Over seven MLB seasons with the Dodgers and Marlins he was 8-14, 4.72 ERA, 216 K, 1.37 WHIP, .261 BAA in 206.0 IP over 193 games. He was originally drafted by the Marlins in the fifth round in 2006 and was traded to the Dodgers in 2014. Hatcher turned 32 on January 12.

Travis Snider traded to Mets

Travis Snider was traded by the Texas Rangers to the New York Mets on August 15, 2017 for cash. The outfielder hit 106 for 361, .294/.375/.435 with 9 HR, 44 RBI, 50 R, 2 SB in 100 games at Triple A Round Rock in 2017. Over eight MLB seasons with the Pirates, Orioles and Blue Jays he hit .244/.311/.399 with 54 HR, 212 RBI, 214 R, 22 SB in 630 games. He was originally drafted by the Blue Jays with the 14th pick of the first round in 2006. Snider turned 29 on February 2nd.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

MiLB Pitchers of the Week 080717 to 081317

Week 18 minor league pitchers of the week

International League Pacific Coast League
Steven Brault Jake Buchanan
Indianapolis (PIT) Reno (ARI)
Eastern League Southern League Texas League
Beau Burrows Jose Lopez Enyel De Los Santos
Erie (DET) Pensacola (CIN) San Antonio (SD)
Carolina League California League Florida State League
Brock Hartson Garrett Williams Ramon Santos
Lynchburg (CLE) San Jose (SF) Palm Beach (STL)
Midwest League South Atlantic League
Alfred Gutierrez Max Duval
West Michigan (DET) Greensboro (MIA)
New York-Penn League Northwest League
Juan De Paula Kevin McCanna
Staten Island (NYY) Hillsboro (ARI)
Appalachian League Pioneer League
Evan Guillory Robert Garcia
Johnson City (STL) Idaho Falls (KC)

Robert Garcia Pioneer League PiOW 080717 to 081317

Robert Garcia of the Idaho Falls Chukars was selected the Pioneer League Pitcher of the Week for the span of August 7, 2017 through August 13, 2017. For the week he was 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 GS, 5.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 2 BB and 6 K. The win was in a 6-2 victory over Billings. This season the RHP is 1-2, 10.16 ERA, 31 K, 1.84 WHIP, .301 BAA in 31.0 IP over 7 games with 6 GS at Idaho Falls and 1-0, 5.40 ERA, 8 K, 1.80 WHIP, 286 BAA in 5.0 IP over 2 games at Rookie Arizona. Idaho Falls is a Rookie team of the Kansas City Royals. He was originally drafted by the Royals in the 15th round in 2017. Garcia turned 21 on June 14.

Evan Guillory Appalachian League PiOW 080717 to 081317

Evan Guillory of the Johnson City Cardinals was selected the Appalachian League Pitcher of the Week for the span of August 7, 2017 through August 13, 2017.  For the week he was 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 GS, 7.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 1 BB and 8 K. The win was in an 8-4 victory over Kingsport. This season the RHP is 2-1, 2.97 ERA, 30 K, 1.08 WHIP, .238 BAA in 33.1 IP over 14 games with 4 GS. Johnson City is a Rookie team of the St Louis Cardinals. He was originally drafted by the Cardinals in the 23rd round in 2017. Guillory turned 21 on January 6th.

Kevin McCanna Northwest League PiOW 080717 to 081317

Kevin McCanna of the Hillsboro Hops was selected the Northwest League Pitcher of the Week for the span of August 7, 2017 through August 13, 2017. For the week he was 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 G, 0 GS, 6.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 1 BB, and 5 K. The win was in a 3-1 victory over Salem-Keizer. He had also earned the award last week. This season the RHP is 2-1, 0.00 ERA, 20 K, 0.67 WHIP, .111 BAA in 16.1 IP over 3 games. 
Hillsboro is the Class A Short Season team of the Arizona Diamondbacks. He was originally drafted by the Astros in the 13th round in 2015. McCanna turned 23 on February 1st.