Baseball Fall Practice News & Notes: Nov. 14

Baseball fall practices are just about over, but three players continue to shine in the lineup.


Top Performers Tuesday:

SS Ryan Jackson: 2-for-4

SS Roger Tomas: 2-for-3, 1 walk, 1 run

OF Nick Freitas: 1-for-5, 1 walk, 1 home run, 4 RBI, 1 run

1B Yonder Alonso: 3-for-4, 1 walk, 1 RBI, 2 runs

Pitching Performances Tuesday:

RHP Kyle Bellamy: 3 IP, 1 run allowed, 3 hits, 4 walks, 1 strikeout
Fastball = 84 MPH

RHP Anthony Nalepa: 3 IP, 0 runs allowed, 3 hits, 0 walks, 2 strikeouts
Fastball = 89 MPH

RHP John Housey: 2 IP, 0 runs allowed, 1 hit, 1 walk, 1 strikeout
Fastball = 88 MPH

RHP Anthony Perez: 3 IP, 4 runs allowed, 6 hits, 3 walks, 0 strikeouts
Fastball = 87 MPH

News and Notes

• 3B Gus Menendez has had impressive plays in the field the past two days. On one play he grounded a ball at third, tagged the runner out and throw out the force out at first for the double play. On other play he made a diving stop at third and made the throw across the diamond to throw the runner out at first.

• 1B Yonder Alonso and OF Nick Freitas each hit a home run on Tuesday. Alonso's home run is his second of the fall, while Freitas home run is a team leading 4 for this fall.

• RHP Anthony Nalepa showed great control on Tuesday, not allowing a walk. Nalepa does not get many strikeouts, but he does force the batters into a lot of fly ball outs.

• OF Dennis Raben returned to practice Tuesday (ankle) after missing three practices.

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