Triple-A Memphis Redbirds of the Pacific Coast League went 2-3 for the week and
enjoyed their first day off of the season.
After getting a victory to clinch the Round Rock series on Tuesday, the
team traveled to
Nick Stavinoha is hitting .361 and is 12-for-24 in his last six games. Cody Haerther has his average up to .342, but still has not drawn a walk in 38 at bats. Amaury Marti has hit in eight of his last 10 games and is hitting .375 during that time.
Mitchell Boggs is leading the team in innings pitched and wins, three. Mike Parisi leads all starters with a 2.83 ERA. Chris Perez ranks among the league leaders with five saves. Mark Worrell has a miniscule 0.87 ERA and has struck out 18 in 10.1 innings. Jason Motte has 18 strikeouts in 10 innings of work. Ron Flores has yet to allow an earned run in 10 appearances.
Colby Rasmus is 3 for his last 21, prompting a day off on Sunday. The 21-year-old is batting .179 against
right-handers. Infielder D'Angelo Jimenez is struggling and his average sits at
.151. Catcher Mark Johnson has
thrown out only one attempted base stealer in 15 attempts. Starting pitcher John Wasdin has allowed eight home runs and 39 hits in 28.2 innings. Fellow starter Blake Hawksworth is 0-3
with an ERA over eight after giving up 11 earned runs in 2.1 innings at
Outfielder Joe Mather returned to action after spending over two weeks on the disabled list due to a sore back. Third baseman David Freese is day-to-day after suffering a knee contusion. Catcher Gabe Johnson was placed on the disabled list on April 25 while reliever Cliff Politte joined him the next day.
Left-handed pitcher Joe Rogers is out for the season after having Tommy John surgery. Reliever Mike Sillman started the season on the disabled list with a shoulder ailment. Outfielder Juan Gonzalez remains on the (not so) temporary inactive list.
Who's on the Move
Nick Stavinoha and his .361 average ranks 12th and his 30 hits ranks sixth among the league leaders. Mitchell Boggs and Mike Parisi rank eighth and ninth, respectively, in innings pitched. Chris Perez' five saves is tied for the fourth best total in the league. Despite his struggles, Blake Hawksworth ranks eighth in strikeouts with 25.
Redbirds return home to begin a four-game series with a
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