Friday, July 26, 2013 at 7:05 PM
Batavia (17-19) at Mahoning Valley (15-23)
The Scrappers are riding a five-game win streak while Batavia comes to town having lost their last three. Mahoning Valley has won eight of their past ten ball games since July 16. Scrapper pitching has allowed just 22 runs over that stretch (2.2 runs per game).
This will be Batavia's first trip to the Valley this summer. The Muckdogs defeated the Scrappers in the league's first weekend series of the season two out of three times.
Batting Average: Nellie Rodriguez, .324
On-Base Percentage: Nick Hamilton, .423
Hits: Nellie Rodriguez, 44
Runs: Claudio Bautista, 20
Doubles: Claudio Bautista & Juan Herrera, 9
Home Runs: Nellie Rodriguez, 5
Runs Batted In: Nellie Rodriguez, 22
Stolen Bases: Josh McAdams, 6
Earned Run Average: Kyle Crockett, 0.00 (9.1 IP)
WHIP: Kenny Matthews, 0.58
Wins: Robert Whitenack, Matt Whitehouse, Harold Guerrero, Manuel Carmona – 2
Innings Pitched: Luis Lugo, 36.2
Saves: Manuel Carmona, 2
Batting Average: Avery Romero, .370
On-Base Percentage: Avery Romero, .442
Hits: Avery Romero, 47
Runs: Avery Romero, 19
Doubles: Avery Romero, 14
Triples: Austin Dean, 5
Home Runs: Yefri Perez, 3
Runs Batted In: Avery Romero, 23
Stolen Bases: Yefri Perez, 9
Earned Run Average: Colby Suggs, 1.13 (8.0 IP)
WHIP: Colby Suggs, 0.88
Wins: Justin Jackson, 3-1
Innings Pitched: Ryan Newell, 40.2
Strikeouts: Ryan Newell, 34
Saves: Casey McCarthy, 4
|Jamestown (PIT)||23-13||.639||---||Won 3|
|Williamsport (PHI)||20-16||.556||3.0||Won 4|
|State College (STL)||18-18||.500||5.0||Lost 3|
|Batavia (MIA)||17-19||.472||6.0||Lost 3|
|Mahoning Valley (CLE)||15-23||.395||9.0||Won 5|
|Auburn (WSH)||12-25||.324||11.5||Lost 4|
The Scrappers are currently second in the New York Penn League in home runs (19) and third in pitching strikeouts (290). However, Mahoning Valley as a club has struck out more times (305) this season than any other team but two (Staten Island, Aberdeen)…Scrappers' third baseman James Roberts snapped out of a 3 for 16 slump last night by reaching base four times including two base hits. The 15th round selection from Southern Cal is batting .311 (23-74) with eight RBIs and 23 games...Juan Herrera hit his first home run as a Scrapper last night. Herrera has hit consistently since he began playing in the Indians' system. He has hit near or above .280 throughout his career with the Tribe's minor league organization...This is the Muckdogs' first season as an affiliate of the Miami Marlins. The club spent the previous six seasons under the St. Louis Cardinals' organizational umbrella...Doc Ellis, Cito Gaston, Kelly Gruber, Ryan Howard and Chase Utley are only a select few of the players who have competed in Batavia over the years.
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