- Thompson hurled seven perfect innings last night against Carolina (Brewers). The 3rd round (2017) arm out of Auburn University is enjoying his first full season and as a starter for the Pelicans. He spent his debut season with short-season Eugene in the Northwest League in making 7 appearances (1 start), posting a 2.37 ERA and 23 strikeouts in 19 innings.
- The Venezuelan right-hander makes a strong start, his 2nd this season, after returning from missing the 2017 season. He pitched well during his U.S. debut season in 2016 with the GCL Yankees. He made 9 appearances with 6 starts in registering a 2.87 ERA and a o.926 WHIP. The 20 year- old (6′ 1″ 175 lb) projects with a mid 90’s fastball with excellent control and promising secondaries.
- Interesting stat line to go along with what had to be strange game to witness overall. Webb went up against today’s top NL performer Keegan Thompson’s perfect seven innings, where both pitchers getting the no-decision. Webb has had his struggles with command and control in allowing a 4.5 BB9 mark in 140.2 career innings.
Top Relief Pitcher Performance RHP Conner O’Neil (LoA Columbia – New York Mets) 23 years old 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K, 3.00 ERA, Hold (2)
RADAR BLIP RHP Cesar Rosado (LoA Quad Cities – Houston) 21 years old 7.2 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 9 K, 4.53 ERA, Win 3-2