Oklahoma City had an excellent all-around performance on Tuesday while Bakersfield righty Joe Wieland fanned 14 batters over seven innings. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.
Ryan Budde has an apropos last name these days. Matt Brown is on the rebound after an ugly start to June. Mike Eylward has seen his average steadily climb over an impressive 12-game span. Matt Wilhite is the epitome of long relief for Salt Lake. Pedro Liriano has been better than the numbers would indicate but must watch out for the fifth. Chris Resop extended a streak on Monday.
Jeremy Haynes was in the strike zone for Cedar Rapids, a positive omen for the second-year pitcher. Robert Mosebach was strong in his first appearance of the year at Rancho, but pitching in the top half of the system struggled.
Three hitters who have impressed at Double-A Arkansas will headline the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim farmhands who will play for the Scottsdale Scorpions in this year's edition of the Arizona Fall League
August 21, 2006