Richmond- LHP Andy Pratt (0-1, 5.79)
Columbus- LHP Danny Borrell (0-1, 4.50) The Book on #26 Andy PRATT...
during spring training (8G, GS, 9.1 IP, 11H, 12R, 12 ER, 9 BB, 6K).
Helping Hand: Right-handed pitcher Joe Dawley has joined Richmond after being optioned from Atlanta on Friday. Dawley, 31,opened the season with Atlanta going 0-0 with a 15.00 ERA in two outings (3 IP, 7H, 5R, 5 ER, 0 BB, 3K). A two-time International League pitcher of the week in 2002, Dawley posted a 9-7 record with a 2.63 ERA in 24 games with Richmond, ranking 2nd on the circuit in strikeouts (136) and 3rd in ERA. He will make his Richmond debut Monday against Columbus....Mr. Clutch: Catcher Johnny Estrada has gone 8-for-8 with RISP through eight games. The International League RBI leader with 14,Estrada ranks 2nd on the circuit in average (.481) and is tied for the lead in hits (13). Additionally, he ranks 3rd in slugging (.815) and 4th in on-base-percentage (.533)....Busy Body: Reliever Kazuhiro Takeoka is tied with the Clippers' Willie Banks for the league lead with five appearances this year. Late Starters: Richmond has scored first in just two of eight games this season, including yesterday's 8-2 defeat to Columbus.
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