After taking three of four games
Joe Mather continues to swing a hot bat. Mather has homered in nine of his last 14 games, and has 10 home runs in the month of May. Josh Phelps has 10 RBIs in his last six games, and is second on the team with 31 RBIs this season. Brian Barden has hits in 19 of his last 22 games.
Mark Worrell has not allowed a run
in his last six outings. Matt Scherer pitched a total of 7.2 innings against
Despite homering Monday, Colby Rasmus continues to struggle, hitting only .188 this season. Gabe Johnson's problems at the plate show no signs of stopping. Johnson is hitting just .190 with only seven RBIs.
After several strong performances
out of the bullpen, John Wasdin struggled Sunday, giving up five hits and five
runs – including the 12th-inning grand slam – over three innings.
Jason Motte also found trouble against
Catcher Mark Johnson was placed on
the disabled list Sunday. Rico
Who's on the Move
Outfielder Amaury Cazana-Marti was
also activated from the DL, but was loaned to
Nick Stavinoha's .363 batting average is the fifth best in the league, while Joe Mather's total of 12 home runs is tied for third-best in the PCL. Mather's .702 slugging percentage ranks second in the league.
Mitchell Boggs is 15th in the league with a 3.51 ERA and is 11th in innings pitched with 56.1. Boggs's 1.14 WHIP is tied for sixth best in the PCL.
The Redbirds now hit the road for
eight straight games.
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