- Last night’s win makes three in-a-row for Gavin. The 8th round pick in 2017 is having a breakout season, in his first taste of full season ball. In 18 starts, Gavin has a 1.83 ERA with 105 strikeouts in 88.1 innings. The towering lefty (6’6″ 230 lb) has stifled opposing batters with a .116 average over his last four outings and a .156 BA overall. Its the 4th time this season that Gavin has thrown his career matching high of nine strikeouts. His 0.86 WHIP leads all qualifying LoA pitchers.
- Ober has been hammering the strike zone of late. He registered his third straight double-digit strikeout outing last night by matching his career-high with 12 K’s last night. Over those starts, the 12th rounder from 2017 has 34 strikeouts in 21.2 innings and has only allowed one earned run and 12 hits.
Rookie Leagues: Includes GCL, AZL, Appy, Pioneer, Short-Season LHP Omar Cruz (Northwest League Tri-City – San Diego) 19 years old 5 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K, 0.00 ERA, Win 1-0
- Cruz receives a promotion to Tri-City and picks up his first career win. In his debut season, the Mexican southpaw made 5 starts in the AZL and posted a 1.80 ERA and 30 strikeouts with 6 walks in 20 innings.
Top Relief Pitcher Performance RHP Kyle Wilcox (LoA Clinton – Seattle) 24 years old 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 3.09 ERA RADAR BLIP RHP Seth Nordlin (Northwest League Spokane – Texas) 20 years old 8 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 3.67 ERA, Win 3-1