24 year-old Bobby Livingston (Mariners #4 -2001) pitched 6.2 innings, giving up 5 hits, 2 BB, and no runs while striking out 5. After his 2nd start at AAA, he has a 3.00 ERA with 9Ks and 3 BBs in 12 IP.
Sarasota was PPD.
I had an error on Jay Bruce’s stat line yesterday he is now hitting .389/.421/.556 in 19 PAs.
19 year-old 3B Juan Francisco, from the Dominican, went 3 for 5 with a 3B, HR, 3 R, and 2 RBI. He is hitting .350/.350/.650 in 20 PAs.
21 year-old outfielder Denis Phipps went 2 for 4 with a BB and 2 R. For the season, the Dominican is now hitting .471/.526/.471
Blame Chad for creating this mess.
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