This report covers the seven-day period from Thursday, June 3 through Wednesday, June 9.
Manager Chris Maloney's defending Pacific Coast League champion club is now at 32-26 overall after a 3-3 week.
The Redbirds split the final two
games of the road series at
In the American North Division,
The offense. The Redbirds equaled a franchise
record on Monday with 23 hits. The last time
Bryan Anderson belted his team-leading seventh home run on Monday. He has seven RBI in his last seven games and is 9-for-17 with five RBI in his last four games.
Second baseman Daniel Descalso has four doubles in his last three games and eight doubles in his last nine games.
Reserve infielder Donovan Solano has a modest six-game hit streak, going 8-for-21, including an RBI pinch-hit single on Tuesday.
Infielder Ruben Gotay is 1-for-11 in his last four games.
Infielder Kevin Howard's double on Sunday was his only extra-base hit since a home run on May 22. After going 0-for-3 on Tuesday, his average dropped to .244.
Outfielder Mark Shorey has no extra-base hits in his last 11 games.
Reliever Matt Scherer has allowed runs in five straight outings, 14 runs in nine innings.
On the Move
Outfielder Tyler Henley was activated off the seven-day disabled list and re-assigned to Double-A Springfield.
On the Mend
Pacific Coast League leaders
Daniel Descalso's 45 RBI on the season is second-most in the circuit, just three off the lead. He is tied for third in the PCL in doubles with 18.
Ruben Gotay is third in the league in walks (39).
Fernando Salas is tied for seventh in the league in appearances with 23. He is third with 11 saves.
Evan MacLane's 75 innings pitched is third in the PCL.
Lance Lynn is tied for fourth the league in walks issued at 32.
Team stats and rankings
The offense showed improvement again this past week every category other than home runs. The pitchers lost ground for the second consecutive period.
PCL rank YTD
of 16 BA
PCL rank YTD
of 16 ERA
(red/yellow/green denotes week-to-week change)
The Redbirds will have a busy
period ahead. They will be welcoming the Iowa Cubs to
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