McCann Off to Hot Start in Minors

Former Clemson 3B Brad McCann is off to an incredibly hot start in first week of minor league baseball. In 11 at bats in 3 games, he has 7 hits, which is an amazing average of .636. He also has 3 doubles, a home run, and 3 RBI.

Former Clemson Tigers Minor League Update (through games of 6/24)

AAA

Henri Stanley (Pawtucket Red Sox)
Henri has played in 27 games since being traded from the Padres organization. He has 20 hits in 87 at bats, a .230 average. He has 7 doubles, no triples or homers, has driven in 4 runs, walked 13 times and struck out 14.

Mike Holtz (Durham Bulls, Devil Rays)
Mike has pitched 23.2 innings in 17 games and given up 10 runs (all earned) for an ERA of 3.80. He's walked 8 and struck out 27.

Gary Burnham (Louisville Bats, Reds)
In 44 games, Gary has 36 hits in 147 at bats, a .245 average. He has 7 doubles, no triples and 4 homers, accounting for 17 RBI. He's walked 16 times and struck out 24.

Matt Padgett (Albequerque Isotopes, Marlins)
Matt has played in 70 games and has 67 hits in 219 at bats, giving him a .306 batting average. He has 16 doubles, 2 triples, 13 homers and has driven in 50 runs. He's walked 11 times and struck out 55.

Matt White (Omaha Royals)
Matt has pitched 11 innings in 3 games since coming over from the Indians. He has a record of 0-0 and an ERA of 5.73. He's given up 7 runs (all earned), walked 10 and struck out 11.

AA

Mike Paradis is no longer on a roster in the Orioles system.

Justin Singleton (New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Blue Jays)
In 64 games, Justin has 50 hits in 212 at bats, giving him a batting average of .236. He has 8 doubles, 7 triples, and 9 homers. He's driven in 24 runs, walked 21 times and struck out 68.

Patrick Boyd (Frisco Rough Riders, Rangers) Patrick has played in 62 games and has 38 hits in 202 at bats, an average of .188. He has 6 doubles, 3 triples, 6 homers and 25 RBI. He's walked 19 times and struck out 68.

Matt Henrie (El Paso Diablos, Diamondbacks)
As a hitter, in 15 games, Matt has 3 hits in 14 at bats, an average of .214. He has one double and one homer, accounting for 2 RBI. He hasn't walked and has struck out 5 times. As a pitcher, he has pitched 90.2 innings in 15 games (one complete game), has an 8-3 record and an ERA of 4.96. He's given up 56 runs (50 earned), walked 19 and struck out 55.

B.J. LaMura (Birmingham Barons, White Sox)
In three games since being promoted, BJ has a record of 1-0 and an ERA of 0.82. He's pitched 11 innings and given up 1 run (it was earned), walked 2 and struck out 9.

A

Ryan Riley is apparently still on the DL, he hasn't played in a while.

Michael Johnson (Lake Elsinore Storm, Padres)
I believe Michael has injured his knee and is on the DL for quite a while, but I'm trying to find confirmation of that. In the 64 games he's played, MJ has 57 hits in 237 at bats, an average of .241. He has 15 doubles, 2 triples and 11 homers, accounting for 41 RBI. He's walked 39 times and struck out 78.

Josh Cram (San Jose Giants)
Josh has a 1-0 record after appearing in 22 games and pitching 29.1 innings. He's given up 20 runs (19 of them earned) for an ERA of 5.83. He's walked 13 and struck out 15.

Jeff Baker (Visalia Oaks, Rockies)
Jeff continues on a tear. He's played in 62 games and has 81 hits in 233 at bats, an average of .348. He has 20 doubles, 1 triple and 9 homers, to account for 56 RBI. He's walked 41 times and struck out 58. I wouldn't be surprised if he's promoted fairly soon.

Ryan Mottl (Lynchburg Hillcats, Pirates)
Ryan has pitched in 4 games and has a 1-2 record. His ERA is 6.06 in 16.1 innings pitched in which he's given up 12 runs, 11 of them earned. He's walked 7 and struck out 10.

Tyler Lumsden (Winston-Salem Warthogs, White Sox) In his professional debut, Tyler pitched 2 innings and gave up no runs, giving him an ERA of 0.00. He walked nobody and struck out 3.

Jarrod Schmidt (Dayton Dragons, Reds)
Jarrod has played in 27 games and has 19 hits in 93 at bats, an average of .204. He has 3 doubles, no triples and 1 home run, to account for 7 RBI. He's walked 12 times and struck out 36.

Steve Pyzik (Rome Braves)
Steve has cooled off significantly after his very hot start. He's played in 24 games and has 16 hits in 49 at bats, an average of .327. He has 6 doubles and 1 triple, but no home runs. He's driven in 11, walked 3 times and struck out 2.

Ryan Childs (Delmarva Shorebirds, Orioles)
Ryan has an 0-1 record in 7 games after being sent down from AAA. He's pitched 10.1 innings and given up 8 runs (6 earned) for an ERA of 5.23. He's walked 6 and struck out 8.

Rookie

Brad McCann (Jamestown Jammers, Marlins)
Brad is off to an incredibly hot start. In 11 at bats in 3 games, he has 7 hits, an amazing average of .636. He has 3 doubles, no triples and a home run, to give him 3 RBI. He's walked twice and struck out once.

Patrick Hogan is Brad's teammate and has pitched 3.1 innings in 2 games and given up no runs, obviously an ERA of 0.00. He has walked 2 and struck out 4, earning saves in both appearances.

Russell Triplett (Kingsport (TN) Mets)
Russell has played in 2 games and gone 0 for 7 at the plate, a batting average of .000 He has an RBI (sacrifice fly), no walks and 2 strike outs.

Steven Jackson (Missoula Osprey, Diamondbacks)
Steven has pitched one inning in one game and given up 2 runs (both earned) on a home run, for an ERA of 18.00. He has neither walked nor struck out anybody.

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