Draft And Follow 7-27-09
- The GCL Nationals destroyed the GCL Mets 11-0 Sunday. 2 members of the class of '09 took part for the GCL Mets. The highlight was C Nelfi Zapata's 7th inning walk. He finished 0 for 2 at the plate and on defense he was charged with his 4th passed ball of the season. 3B Josh Dunn grounded into a double play as part of his 0 for 4 at the plate and made his 2nd error of the season in the 3rd inning contributing to an unearned run. See the box score and recap for more.
- The Elizabethton Twins beat the Kingsport Mets 6-3 in 11 innings Sunday. 4 2009 draftees played for the K-Mets. P Thomas Chism had 1 strikeout in 2/3 of an inning of relief. OF Ronald Harris pinch-ran in the 8th but was stranded on base. DH Kurt Steinhauer reached on an error and scored in the 4th and singled in the 11th to go 1 for 5. LF John Semel walked in the 3rd, had an RBI single in the 4th and walked in the 6th as part of his 1 for 3 game. See the box score and recap for more.
- The Brooklyn Cyclones beat the Staten Island Yankees 10-9 Sunday. 4 players from June's draft played for Brooklyn. P Michael Johnson picked up his 2nd hold of the season despite allowing 3 hits, 3 walks and 3 runs in 1 1/3 innings pitched. SS Robbie Shields had a 1st inning RBI single as part of his 1 for 4 game. 1B Sam Honeck singled and scored in the 1st inning, and singled in the 2nd inning to go 2 for 5. LF Nick Santomauro homered (his 3rd) leading off the 5th and walked in the 7th to go 1 for 4. For more see the game story, box score and recap.
- The Greensboro Grasshoppers bit the heads off the Savannah Sand Gnats 9-2 Sunday. 2 2009 draftees played for the Gnats. P Lance Hoge (0-1) made his first start since being promoted from Brooklyn and lost the game. Hoge allowed 2 runs on 6 hits in 4 innings. RF Joseph August had a 9th inning single to go 1 for 5. For more see the game story, box score and recap.