April 9, 2016 – Under the Radar Pitcher Performances

National League – Starters
  
RHP Thomas McIlraith (L0A Columbia – New York Mets) 22 years old
6 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, Win 1-0
  • The 20th round pick from last year, in his full-season debut, combines with Alex Palsha and Johnny Magliozzi for the 1st no-hitter of the 2016 season.
LHP Ryan Kellogg (LoA South Bend – Chicago Cubs) 22 years old
5 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, Win 1-0 
 
 LHP Gabriel Castellanos (LoA Greensboro – Miami) 22 years old
5 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
 
LHP Jack Wynkoop (LoA Asheville – Colorado) 22 years old
6 IP, 7 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, Loss 0-1
 
RHP Grant Holmes (HiA Rancho Cucamonga – Los Angeles Dodgers) 20 years old
5 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
  • Dodgers #6 Prospect makes his debut
 
National League – Relief
 
 RHP Alex Palsha (LoA Columbia – New York Mets) 23 years old
2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
 
RHP Johnny Magliozzi (LoA Columbia – New York Mets) 24 years old
 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
  • Magliozzi and Palsha strikeout 7 of the last 9 batters to seal the no-hitter.
RHP Miguel Nunez (HiA Clearwater – Philadelphia) 23 years old
2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 K, 4.50 ERA
 
RHP James Pugliese (HiA Myrtle Beach – Chicago Cubs) 23 years old
2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
  •  Pugliese has been in the Cubs system since 2011 (18th Rd). He broke out in 2014 when he was shifted to the bullpen, going 4-0 with a 1.57 ERA in 33 appearances. His stats across 6 seasons are solid and could project to be nice set-up guy for the Cubs in 2018.
RHP Angel Ventura (HiA Brevard County – Milwaukee) 23 years old
2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
 
 
American League – Starters
 
 Zachary Thompson (LoA Kannapolis – Chicago White Sox) 22 years old
5 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 8 K, 1.80 ERA
RHP Zack Littell (LoA Clinton – Seattle) 20 years old
5 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 8 K 
 RHP Matthew Grimes (HiA Frederick – Baltimore) 24 year old
5 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 7 K, Win 1-0
 
 
 
American League – Relief
 
LHP Bobby Poyner (LoA Greenville – Boston) 23 years old
2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K, Save (1)
  • Poyner was a 14th round selection in 2015. In 23.2 innings of work with the Lowell Spinners (NYPL) in 2015, he struck out 22 while only allowing two walks. Profiles a future lefty specialist for the Red Sox.
RHP Angel Ventura (HiA Brevard County – Milwaukee) 23 years old
2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
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