The month of June was a bit of a disappointment, as none of the full season clubs won first half titles. Nevertheless, several prospects in the organization put up some very strong numbers, and the competition for the Hitter and Pitcher of the Month awards was fierce. At the end of the day, however, a pair of prospects stood above the rest.
July 2, 2011
The Kansas City Royals on Wednesday evening traded outfielder Scott Podsednik to the Los Angeles Dodgers. In return, the Royals received Triple-A catcher Lucas May and Low-A pitcher Elisaul Pimentel. Inside, RC breaks down the trade and introduces Royals fans to Kansas City's two newest farmhands.
July 29, 2010
The Midwest League announced the rosters for the 2010 Midwest League All-Star Game, which will be held June 22 at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, IN. The Loons will be represented by seven players–three pitchers and four position players–to tie the franchise-high mark set in 2009.
June 14, 2010
Jamie Hoffmann's drove in Timo Perez from third base in the 11th inning As Albuquerque Topped Memphis 6-5. An error allowed Jacksonville to break a 3-3 tie and collect a 4-3 win over Chattanooga. Inland Empire won back-to-back games at home for the first time as they topped Bakersfield 6-2. Elisaul Pimentel worked a season-long seven scoreless innings en route to the 2-1 win over Lake County.
May 29, 2010
Albuquerque held on for a 11-10 win over Las Vegas. Alberto Bastardo pitched Chattanooga to a 4-3 victory over Carolina. Kyle Russell knocked in five runs in Inland Empire's 10-run first inning for a 16-5 win over Cucamonga. Will Savage worked a complete game 2-0 shutout, and Elisaul Pimentel and Rubby de la Rosa combined for another 2-0 win in the second game as Great Lakes swept Lansing.
May 23, 2010
Albuquerque starter James McDonald tossed five hitless innings to top Round Rock 3-1. Pinch-hitter Elian Herrera was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth and the score tied as Chattanooga rallied to beat Tennessee 4-3. Inland Empire lost to Visalia 6-4. Elisaul Pimentel took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and the Great Lakes topped Bowling Green 2-1.
April 30, 2010