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Reynolds has gotten off to a fast start to the 2007
season, looking sharp through his first three starts. The young
right-hander currently has a 1.50 earned run average, and has struck out
nine in 12 innings of work.
Hynick has been nearly untouchable through the first
part of the 2007 season, and currently leads the Rockies organization in
earned run average. In a rotation with some big names, Hynick has
shone the brightest.
Miller has been a bright spot in the Drillers lineup to
open the season, and is currently third in the organization in batting.
Miller has already scored seven times this season, and has driven in six
Herrera is another guy with a microscope on him this
season, and he has been stroking the ball as of late. He currently
leads the Drillers with 17 hits, and his .333 batting average is good for
seventh in the organization.
Arias has been great for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox
this season, working from both the rotation, and the bullpen. Arias
has appeared in three games, making one start, and has an earned run average
Gaetti is one of the top bats in the Tulsa Drillers
lineup, batting .342 at press time. Gaetti already has a home run this
season, and has driven in six runs in ten games. He has also scored
Asahina has not struck out many batters this season,
whiffing only three batters in 12.2 innings of work, but he has been
effective. He is currently fourth in the organization in earned run
average, and has been a solid fixture in a good pitching staff thus far.
Spilborghs has been tearing the cover off the ball to
start the 2007 season, leading the organization with three home runs.
Spilborghs also has a .343 batting average, and has driven in six runs this
Sure he is only batting .216 this season, but he has
been drilling the ball to all fields. He currently has six doubles in
only 13 games, and is tied for second in the organization with nine runs
batted in already this year.
Roe has not gotten much run support this season,
leading to an 0-1 record, but he does have the fifth best earned run average
in the organization in 2007. Roe has struck out nine batters in 10.1
innings of work.
Weiser has been great for the Tourists to start the
2007 season, posting a 2-0 record. He also is third in the
organization in strikeouts, and his 3.57 earned run average is good for
seventh in the system.
Becktel has been a constant bat in the Nuts lineup this
season, and is currently fourth in the organization with a .345 batting
average. Becktel is also tied for second in home runs, and third in