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Minor League review: April 12-18

Minor League review: April 12-18

Players of the Week

Pitcher: LHP Nick Hernandez, Lakewood. 1-0 for 2 starts; 15 total innings, 9 hits, 1 earned run, 1 walk, 16 strikeouts; win came on Sunday, 8 innings, 3 hits, 9 strikeouts; no decision came on Tuesday, a game in which he picked off two runners at first and one at second. 21-year was selected in the 12th round a year ago out of the University of Tennessee.

Player: OF John Mayberry, Lehigh Valley. Hit .524 in 6 games and led the organization with 8 runs scored, 11 hits and 4 doubles; added 1 triple, 1 home run and 5 RBI . . . Carried an 8-hitting streak through Sunday . . . Hitting .359 for the season . . . Homer on Thursday was the 100th of his pro career, 96 in the minors . . . 26-year-old came to the Phillies in a trade with the Rangers, 11/20/08, for Greg Golson.

Lehigh Valley IronPigs
3-3, tie 4th place, International League North Division ... CF Chris Duffy hit .280 with 7 hits, 4 RBI in 6 games ... INF Cody Ransom, 2 HR, 7 RBI . . . RHP Nate Bump won 1st start on Thursday, 1 unearned run in 7 innings; RHP Scott Mathieson picked up 1st save in same game . . . RHP Andrew Carpenter rebounded from 5-run, 3.1-inning loss on Monday with a 1-run, 6-inning win on Saturday; LHP Mike Zagurski fanned 3 on 13 pitches in one inning that same night . . . LHP Brian Mazone gave up 3 runs in 11 total innings (all runs in one inning in Sunday loss); first win was on Tuesday.

Reading Phillies
3-4, tie 3rd, Eastern League Southern Division . . . OF Mike Spidale, .313 in 5 games; has hit in 6 of 7 games on the season, .370; had 4-RBI game on Wednesday . . . RF Domonic Brown, off to a .323 start, left Friday's game with a mild concussion after colliding with 1B Tagg Bozied . . . LHP reliever Mike German, 6.1 scoreless innings in 4 appearances; fanned 3 out of 5 hitters on Monday, 3 being LHH; picked up a win and 2 "holds" . . . LH reliever Sergio Escalona, fanned 3 in 1.2 innings of 3 games; picked up 2nd save.

Clearwater Threshers
4-2, 1st place, Florida State League North Division . . . 3B Cody Overbeck, .304 in 6 games, 2 HR, 7 RBI; hitting .342 on the season . . . CF Anthony Gose picked up 4th stolen base, 3rd triple and 1st home run . . . OF/DH/1B Steve Susdorf, .438 in 5 games, 2 steals . . . RHP Heitor Correa, 2-0 for 2 starts, 4 total runs in 10 innings . . . RHP J. C. Ramirez improved to 2-0 on Friday, 7 strikeouts in 6.2 innings . . . RHP Justin DeFratus, 3rd save; RHP Chris Kissock, 1st save.

Lakewood BlueClaws
4-3, tie 1st place, South Atlantic League Northern Division . . . LF Anthony Hewitt, .349 in 7 games, 10 hits, 3 doubles; led organization with 9 RBI; hitting . 359 on the season . . . SS Jonathan Villar, .320 in 7 games, 5 runs . . . 1B Darin Ruf, 2 doubles, triple among 7 hits; also scored 5 times . . . 19-yeear-old RHP Jarred Cosart improved to 2-0 with a 5.1-inning, 7-strikeout win on Wednesday; has 14 strikeouts in 11 innings over 2 starts . . .19-year-old RHP Jonathan Pettibone picked up first win on Saturday, 1 run in 6 innings . . . RHP Siulman Lebron has 13 strikeouts in 8.2 innings for 4 relief appearances . . . RHP Joshua Zeid was 1-0 for 2 appearances, 0 runs, 2 hits in 5.2 innings.

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