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Minor League Review: April 19-25

Minor League Review: April 19-25

Players of the Week

Pitcher: RHP Phillippe Aumont, Reading Phillies. 1-1 for two starts, allowing 1 run in 11 innings, 3 hits, 2 walks, 9 strikeouts. Lost, 2-1, on Monday and won, 1-0 on Sunday. Pitched 6 innings of no-hit ball on Sunday; left the game after 81 pitches. For the season: 1-1, 3.32 ERA, 4 starts. The 21-year-old came to the Phillies in the Cliff Lee trade with Seattle on 12/16/09. He was Seattle's #1 selection in 2007.

Player: 2B Fidel Hernandez, Clearwater Threshers. Hit .417 in 6 games and led the organization with 10 hits. Had 3 2-hit games. Ended the week riding an 8-game hitting streak. The 24-year-old was signed as an amateur free agent in 2003. He's hitting .370 in 12 games for the season.

Lehigh Valley IronPigs

3-4, 4th place, International League North Division ... INF Melvin Dorta, who hit .176 in 5 games to start the season at Reading, was moved to AAA when Wilson Valdez was recalled by the Phillies. In 6 games at LV, he hit .500 (8-16) with 5 runs scored ... OF Rich Thompson hit .381 in 6 games with 2 steals ... 2B Luis Maza had a 4-hit game on Thursday ... INF Cody Ransom leads organization with 4 homers ... OF John Mayberry, 6 RBI in 7 games; he and OF Chris Duffy share the club lead with 13 RBI ... RHP Nate Bump (2-0), RHP Brandon Duckworth (1-0) and LHP (Brian Mazone (2-1) were winners, allowing 2 total earned runs in 18 combined innings ... RHP Oscar Villarreal and Duckworth both returned from the DL during the week.

Reading Phillies

2-4, 4th place, Eastern League Southern Division ... CF Tyson Gillies and SS Freddy Galvis each had 3-hit games ... RF Domonic Brown missed 5 games with a mild concussion; he returned on Friday night and homered; in 3 games back, he was 3-9 including a triple and 2 RBI ... LHP Yohan Flande lost, 3-0, in a strange outing on Wednesday: 2 runs, 12 hits, 6.2 innings, 0 walks, 3 strikeouts, 100 pitches (73 strikes); threw a first pitch strike to 27 of 32 hitters; only 2 3-ball counts but he fell to 0-2 ... LHP Sergio Escalona, 1 save in 2 games; opponents are hitting .133 for the season ... RHP Mike Schwimer, 1 save in 3 games, 8 strikeouts in 3.1 innings ... RHP Michael Stutes (2-0) got 5 ground ball outs on 18 pitches to win in relief on Saturday ... Aumont was named the MiLB.com Pitcher of the Week in the EL.

Clearwater Threshers

4-3, 1st place, Florida State League North Division ... 3B Cody Overbeck, .318 in 6 games with 4 doubles among 7 hits and a walk-off homer on Thursday ... DH Matt Rizzotti had a 4-hit game on Friday ... CF Anthony Gose (.247) leads organization with 4 triples, 6 stolen bases ... RHP Austin Hyatt (3-1) won 2 starts; 1 earned run in 11.2 innings, 5 strikeouts, 6 hits, 15 strikeouts; 27 strikeouts lead the organization. Was named the MiLB.com Pitcher of the Week in the FSL ... RHP Heitor Correa (3-0) won on Friday ... RHP Trevor May (1-1) lost, 3-0, on Tuesday, 1 run in 5 innings, 9 strikeouts; fanned first 6 hitters ... RHP Justin DeFratus picked up 3rd save.

Lakewood BlueClaws

3-4, tied 2nd place, South Atlantic League Northern Division ... 1B Darin Ruf, .310 in 7 games with 8 hits ... SS Jeremy Barnes had 3 multi-hit games ... 2B Adam Buschini, a pair of multi-hit games; 7 doubles lead the club ... OFs Anthony Hewitt and Jiwan James share the club-lead with 15 RBI ... RHP Joshua Zied, 1-0 for 3 relief appearances, 0 ER, 1 hit in 5.2 innings ... RHP Jarred Cosart (3-0) was winner on Monday, 0 run, 10 strikeouts, 3 hits in 6 innings; forced out of Saturday start with a blister, 3.2 innings, 3 hits, 2 runs. He was placed on the DL the next day.

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