After a record breaking season for Lynchburg, Joey Terdoslavich is still slugging away in the Arizona Fall League.
Todd Redmond earned himself some more hardware with Team USA, Joey Terdoslavich stayed hot in the AFL, and Diory Hernandez went on a hot streak in the Dominican Winter League this week in Atlanta Braves Winter League action.
After picking up a bronze medal in the 2011 Baseball World Cup, Todd Redmond picked up a silver medal in the Pan-Am Games, as USA lost 2-1 to Canada in the gold medal game on Tuesday. Redmond the game that put the USA in the gold medal game, in which they beat Cuba 12-10, pitching 4 innings, allowing 4 earned runs, 8 hits, 1 walk, and striking out 3. That was his only start in the Pan-Am games, bringing his total stats with Team USA this year to a 5.23 ERA, a 1.40 WHIP, 24 hits, 5 walks, 13 strikeouts, and 2 medals over 20.2 innings in 4 starts.
In the Arizona Fall League, Joey Terdoslavich stayed hot for the Surprise Saguaros, going 5-11 with a triple, a homer, and 3 RBI in 3 games played, upping his total stats to a .462 average, a 1.230 OPS, 3 doubles, 2 triples, a homer, and 7 RBI in 39 at bats. Christian Bethancourt cooled off, going 2-11 with a double, dropping his stats to a still impressive .333 average, .824 OPS, 2 doubles, 1 homer, 5 RBI, and 3 stolen bases in 36 at bats. Todd Cunningham was 3-11 with 3 RBI this week, putting him at a .324 average, .810 OPS, 2 doubles, 10 RBI, and 2 stolen bases in 34 at bats. Sean Gilmartin made 1 start this week, allowing 1 earned run over 5 innings, walking 1 and striking out 4. In 16 innings over 4 starts the 21 year old left has a 3.38 ERA, a 1.00 WHIP, and 14 strikeouts. JJ Hoover only made 1 relief appearance this week and it did not go well, as he allowed 3 earned runs while only recording 2 outs. His total stats in the AFL aren't pretty either, with a 10.13 ERA and a 1.88 WHIP in 5.1 innings over 6 appearances. Billy Bullock allowed 1 earned run in 1.2 innings in his lone appearance, giving him a 11.12 ERA, a 2.12 WHIP and 6 strikeouts in 5.2 innings over 5 games. Erik Cordier did not appear in a game this week.
We'll update you on the Latin leagues after the break:
In the Dominican Winter League, Diory Hernandez had a great week for Leones del Escogido, going 7-18 with a double and 4 RBI, giving him a .357 average, a .866 OPS, 2 doubles, and 4 RBI in 28 at bats. Teammate Fernando de los Santos hit an RBI double in his lone plate appearance, his first on the season. Wilkin Castillo was 4-12 in 3 games for Escogido, giving him a .278 average and a .760 OPS in 18 at bats. Mauro Gomez is struggling for Toros del Este, going 3-14 with 5 strikeouts, hitting .167 with a .500 OPS in 24 at bats. Wilkin Ramirez went 2-7 with 2 RBI and 3 walks for Este, giving him a .286 average, a .412 OBP, and a .697 OPS in 14 at bats. Teammate Jose Constanza didn't appear in a game this week. Jairo Asencio struck out 3 in 2 scoreless innings for Este this week, giving him 4 scoreless innings over 4 appearances, including 1 save and 5 strikeouts. Teammate Yohan Flande allowed 2 earned runs over 2.1 innings in 2 appearances, giving him a 4.91 ERA and a 2.18 WHIP in 3.2 innings. Jose Lugo has been Este's situational lefty, recording 1 out over 2 appearances this week, tossing 1.1 scoreless innings over 4 total appearances. Donlel Linares was 0-2 in his first and only game with Estrellas de Oriente. Jaye Chapman didn't make an appearance for Aguilas Cibaenas this week.
In the Venezuelan Winter League, Ernesto Mejia had a hit in all 5 games he played in for Aguilas de Zulia, going 5-19 with 2 RBI. The 26 year old first baseman has a 2.68 average, a 801 OPS, 4 doubles, a homer, and 6 RBI in 41 at bats. Luis Avilan made 1 start for Cardenales de Lara, tossing 6 shutout innings, giving him 11.2 shutout innings over 2 starts this season. Matt Young did not appear in a game this week for Mayos de Navojoa in the Mexican Winter League.