Now we are up to the Vancouver Blaze's report. Vancouver is keeping the pressure on the top dog in their division, San Francisco.
1.Gerald Cortazar.... Gerald is doing a fine job down in Low A ball. He is 6-2 with a 2.35 ERA. In just over 76 innings, he has given up 63 hits, 4 homers, 18 walks, while fanning 70.
2.John Bailes.....John is nothing fancy, but putting up numbers to snow ball all the scouts. He is 9 for 10 in save chances with a 1.65 ERA. He has walked 1, fanned 10, and served up only 1 homer in just over 16 innings.
3.Ellis Loyd....Loyd is 0-3 with a very good ERA of 1.99. In just over 22 innings, he has give up 17 hits, 3 homers, 8 walks, while fanning 22.
4.Carl Barnes.......Carl has bounced around from ML to AAA, and vice versa. This stint in AAA, has been his best thus far. In 7 innings, he has given up 5 hits, 1 homer, walks, while fanning 5. He is 1-0 and is 5 for 6 in save chances.
5. Ramiro Diaz...... Ramiro is doing a great job in AAA thus far this season. he is hitting .323 with 16 doubles, 4 homers, 23 RBI'S, while walking 17 times, and stealing 8 bases. Diaz has the potential to be a gold glove third baseman in the future seasons.
6. Roy Crummack.....Roy is a left handed hitter that is doing a great job in AA this season. He is hitting .364, has a .437 OBP. He has 22 doubles, 3 triples, 6 homers, 27 RBI'S, while walking 23 times and fanning 26.
7.Walter Evans......A nother player with so so ratings, putting up really good numbers. He may never reach the big leagues, but he should do a fine job in the minors. He has hit .347, with a .397 OBP, while hitting 14 doubles, 1 triple, 9 homers and driving in 49. His 40 strike outs are alarming, in just under 200 at bats.
8. Pepper Sobolewski...... Pepper is hitting .319 with 11 doubles, 5 triples, 7 homers, and has driven in 32 runs so far in High A. He has walked 30 times, and struck out 30 times, giving him a OBP of .422.