Draft & Follow 8-24-09
- The GCL Marlins beat the GCL Mets 4-2 Sunday. 4 2009 draftees played. P Taylor Whitenton threw 2 scoreless innings, allowing 3 walks. RF Chase Greene went 0 for 5 at the plate. 1B Travis Ozga reached on an error in the 6th inning and walked in the 8th as part of his 0 for 3 game. He also dropped a pick off throw for his 5th error of the season. LF ZeErika Hall walked in the 2nd, doubled and came around to score in the 4th to go 1 for 3. See the box score and recap for more.
- The Kingsport Mets won a doubleheader at the Bristol Sox Sunday. In the 2-1 first game win, 5 2009 draftees played. P Brian Needham picked up his 1st hold of the season with 1 inning of scoreless relief. He allowed 1 hit and recorded 1 strikeout. 3B Joseph Bonfe was 0 for 3 at the plate. C John Freeman, DH Ronald Harris and CF Darrell Ceciliani all singled to go 1 for 3. See the box score and recap for more.
- In the 5-4 second game victory, 7 2009 draftees played. P Thomas Chism picked up his 1st hold of the season with 2/3 scoreless innings. He allowed 1 hit and 1 walk. Harris played CF in this game and had a 3rd inning single and a 4th inning sacrifice fly in going 1 for 3. Bonfe played 1B and walked in the 1st and singled in the 5th to go 1 for 3. 3B James Schroeder was 0 for 4 with a 3rd inning RBI ground out. RF Kurt Steinhauer singled and scored in the 4th to go 1 for 3. LF John Semel had an RBI single in the 4th and came around to score to go 1 for 4. 2B Ryan Mollica singled in the 1st and singled and scored in the 5th to go 2 for 4. For more see the box score and recap.
- The Brooklyn Cyclones won a doubleheader at the Aberdeen IronBirds Sunday. In the 1st game, a 5-0 victory, Brandon Moore threw a 7 inning complete game no-hitter. Moore was taken in the 14th round of the 2008 draft but I couldn't hold his draft year against him considering the no-hitter. 3 2009 draftees played. DH Nick Santomauro was 0 for 2 with a walk. SS Robbie Shields singled in the 3rd inning and was hit by a pitch and scored in the 7th as part of his 1 for 2 game. 1B Alex Gregory had a 4th inning RBI double and singled and scored in the 7th to go 2 for 3. See the game story, box score and recap for more.
- In the 5-1 second game victory, Shields had a 6th inning double to go 1 for 3 and Gregory walked in the 4th and singled and scored in the 6th to go 1 for 2. For more see the box score and recap.