- Medina is the winner of four of his last five outings and has complied a 1.24 ERA with 32 strikeouts in 29 innings over that time. The #4 ranked prospect in the Phillies system was the UTR Top Prospect Pitcher for May.
- Pitchers from “Down Under” have been making in-roads into professional baseball here in the U.S. O’Loughlin could be the latest Aussie UTR arm to join the likes of brothers Alex Wells and Lachlan Wells, Todd Van Steensel, Daniel McGrath, and Sam Holland…all who have been highlighted here. The 6’5″ 210 lb lefty made his pro debut last night against Vermont (Oakland) with four hitless/scoreless innings. In two season with the foreign league Adelaide, O’Loughlin posted a 4.45 ERA in 16 appearances (11 starts). Here’s a good background story from the Tigers blog Bless You Boys at SB Nation.
- Gonzalez makes 2nd mention in as many starts. The 6’2″ 183 lb Panamanian righty has yet to allow an earn run in 3 starts (16 innings) and has 26 strikeouts with only 2 walks.
Top Relief Pitcher Performance RHP Wladimir Pinto (LoA West Michigan – Detroit) 20 years old 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 2.47 ERA RADAR BLIP RHP Erling Moreno (AZL Cubs – Chicago) 21 years old 4.2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K, 0.00 ERA