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Happy Mothers Day!

It's time for minor league players of the week!


Hitter of the Week: Jimmy Paredes

Paredes came back from an injury on Monday and went 10-26 with two doubles and a home run.  Paredes also walked one time and struck out just twice while stealing three bases and getting caught just once.  In his last ten games, his OPS is over .900 and is trending upwards for the season getting close to .800.  For the season, Paredes has been a nice surprise.  He skipped Lancaster and has still hit very well.  He started off hot but had a little slump but he's been hitting since his injury. 


Pitcher of the Week: Jose Cisnero

There is no denying that Cisnero had one of the most, if not the most, jaw dropping performance of the season.  His thirteen strikeouts in seven innings of work leaves you drooling for more. Sure, he gave up three hits and walked three which led to his two earned runs, but who wouldn't take any day of the week?  For the season, his ERA isn't pretty, but thats because of two bad starts that he bounced back from.  His K/9 for the season is over 15! That is insane!  His FIP tells how his season really is, which is at 3.40.

Friday Games

Oklahoma City won 3-2

  • Ryan Rowland-Smith-6 1/3 IP, 7 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO, 5/5 GO/AO
  • Collin DeLome CF-1-4, HR, SO
  • Brian Dopirak DH-2-4, HR

Corpus Christi lost 5-7

  • Ross Seaton-6 2/3 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, BB, 2 SO, 7/4 GO/AO-Good to see him on the good side of that GO/AO ratio.
  • Wladimir Sutil SS-1-4, HR-What? A Home Run?
  • Jake Goebbert LF-2-4, 2B, BB, SO
  • Jimmy Van Ostrand 1B-1-4, 2B, BB, SO

Lancaster won 5-4

  • Jake Buchanan-5 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO, HR, 8/4 GO/AO
  • Wes Musick-3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 SO
  • Kirk Clark-1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 SO, 9th save
  • Jay Austin LF-1-3, 2B, SO
  • Miguel Arrendell PH, LF-1-2, 2B, SO
  • Jonathan VIllar SS-1-3, 2 BB, SO
  • Rene Garcia C-2-4, 2B, so
  • Grant Hogue RF-2-3, 2B, BB

Lexington lost 5-2

  • Mike Foltynewicz-5 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO, 5/2 GO/AO-Not bad at all.
  • Delino DeShields 2B-0-3, 2 BB, SO, SB
  • Dan Adamson CF-1-4, 2B, SO
  • Tyler Burnett 1B-2-4, 2B
  • Jhonny Medrano 3B-2-4, 2B, SO

Saturday Games

Oklahoma City lost 3-1

  • Douglass Arguello-5 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 4 SO, HR, 6/2 GO/AO
  • Erik Abreu-1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, SO
  • Joe Inglett 3B-0-1, 2 BB
  • Jason Michaels DH-1-3, BB, SO
  • Drew Locke RF-1-4, 2B
  • Brandon Barnes CF-1-3, 2B, 2 SB, BB, SO

Corpus Christi lost 10-1

  • Shane Wolf-5 IP, 9 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO, 7/6 GO/AO
  • David Carpenter-1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 SO
  • Wladimir Sutil 3B-0-1, 2 BB, SB
  • Jimmy Paredes 2B-1-4, 2B
  • Jake Goebbert LF-2-4

Lancaster won 6-3

  • Robert Doran-7 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, SO, 15/4 GO/AO-That's how you win in Lancaster
  • Colton Pitkin-1 1/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 SO
  • Kody Hinze 1B-3-4, 2B, HR, SO-10 homeruns already!
  • Jonathan Meyer 3B-1-5, HR

Lexington won 8-6

  • Tanner Bushue-6 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO, HR, 4/6 GO/AO-Still getting results.
  • Alex Sogard-1 2/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 SO
  • Jorge De Leon-1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 SO
  • Jio Mier SS-2-5, BB
  • Adam Bailey RF-2-6, 2B
  • Chis Wallace DH-2-4, 2B, HR, SO
  • Tyler Burnett 1B-2-5, 2 SO
  • Emelio King CF-3-5, 2B, HR-Solid debut! He has a great arm, AppyAstros calls it the best he's ever seen.  My question lies in whether he can hit, if he does this consistently he would ease my mind!
  • Roberto Pena C-2-4, BB, SO