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Phillies' Weekly Minor League Review

Phillies' Weekly Minor League Review

Players of the Week

Right-handed pitcher Kyle Drabek, Clearwater Threshers. Pitched organization's first 9-inning shutout on Friday, 4-0 over Port Charlotte, 5 hits, 1 walk, 7 strikeouts. Threw 102 pitches, 70 for strikes. It was his first win since April 21. In between he had 1 loss and 5 no decisions. For the season, 4-1, 2.48 ERA, leading the Florida State League with 74 strikeouts and 61.2 innings. Promoted to Reading on June 1.The 21-year-old was a 1st round selection in 2007 out of The Woodlands (TX) High School.

First baseman Jim Murphy, Lakewood BlueClaws. Led all Phillies minor leaguers with a .409 average and 10 RBI in 7 games. Among his 9 hits: 3 doubles, 1 triple, 4th home run. Hitting .367 in last 10 games. For the season, he leads Lakewood with a .323 average, .446 on-base percentage and .489 slugging. The 23-year-old was drafted in the 17th round a year ago out of Washington State University. He was the first Player of the Week for 2009 (April 9-19), hitting .424.

Lehigh Valley IronPigs
4-3; 5th place, International League North Division . . . 5-1 Sunday win vs. Rochester was the 1,500th for manager Dave Huppert in his minor league career. He's third among active managers . . . INF Miguel Cairo hit .357 in 7 games, 8 RBI on 10 hits; batting .350 since joining LV 10 games ago . . . INF Pablo Ozuna, .346, 9 hits, 3 doubles, 3 stolen bases . . . INF David Newhan drove in a run in each of last 5 games . . . RHP Andrew Carpenter (3-0) was 2-0 for 2 starts, 2 earned runs, 9 hits in 14.1 innings, 1 walk, 10 strikeouts . . . RHP Kyle Kendrick (4-3) got 11 ground ball outs in a Wednesday win, 6 innings, 9 hits, 3 runs, 2 strikeouts . . . LHP Antonio Bastard won the next night, 7 innings, 6 hits, 0 runs, 1 walk, 1 strikeout . . . RHP Carlos Carrasco (0-6) had a no-decision on Friday, allowing a 2-run homer in the first inning and then tossing 6 shutout innings with 6 strikeouts . . . RHP Mike Koplove had back-to-back saves (#5-6); Wednesday save came on 5 pitches . . . SS Jason Donald didn't play after Tuesday because a sore leg.

Reading Phillies
5-2; 3rd place, Eastern League Southern Division . . . OF Michael Taylor had a 14-game hitting streak (.407) end on Thursday; hit .379 for the week, 8 runs, 11 hits, 8th-9th homers, 7 RBI; batting .405 in last 10 games . . . OF Gus Milner, .400, 3 doubles, inside-the-park homer among 10 hits; ended the week riding an 8-game hitting streak . . . 3B Neil Sellers, .375 with 4 doubles . . . OF Mike Spidale homered in back-to-back games (# 2-3) . . . LHP Joe Savery (5-1) was winner in 2 starts but walked 9 in 11 innings; wins stretched winning streak to 5 games . . . RHP Alexander Concepcion (1-0) had his second consecutive start of 5 innings, 1 hit, 0 runs . . . RHP Vance Worley (4-3) hurled 7 shutout innings to win on Tuesday and was tagged for 4 runs in 6 innings in Sunday loss . . . RHP Tyson Brummett (2-5) gave up 5 runs in the first inning on Friday and then pitched 1-hit ball over the next 5 innings as Reading rallied for an 8-7 win . . . C Paul Bako joined the club on Friday and picked up 2 hits the next night.

Clearwater Threshers
3-3; 2nd place, Florida State League North Division . . . 3B Cody Overbeck led organization with 4 homers (among 7 hits); drove in 6 in 6 games . . . CF Javis Diaz stole 3 bases (# 12-13-14) . . . OF Arlon Quiroz had back-to-back 3-hit games . . . RHP Julian Sampson came off the DL on Wednesday, allowed 2 earned runs in 3 innings . . . RHP Michael Cisco (1-0) got 12 ground ball outs in 6-innings of a 10-1 win on Thursday . . . LHP Yohan Flande (5-1), no decision on Saturday, 0 earned runs in 7 innings of a 4-3 loss.

Lakewood BlueClaws
5-2; 1st place, South Atlantic League Northern Division . . . CF Anthony stole 9 bases in 7 games, 4 coming in Sunday's 8-7 loss; leads SAL with 35 in 40 attempts . . . 3B Travis Mattair, .346 in 7 games; batting .324 in last 10 games . . . C Travis D'Arnaud hit 5th-6th homers, tops on the club . . . RHP Tim Cloyd (5-2) won on Wednesday, 7 innings, 2 earned runs, 0 walks, 8 strikeouts; threw 90 pitches, 66 strikeouts; walked 2 batters in 6 May starts . . . RHP Heitor Correa (2-1) won 2 starts, 13 innings, 10 hits, 3 walks, 8 strikeouts . . . RHP Ryan Bergh, 7th-8th saves.

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