The Hardball Times continued its series of breaking down draft picks. This entry covers picks 36-44, which includes the Cardinals Supplemental First Round pick Lance Lynn. Included are three different slow-motion videos of Lynn’s motion and scouting analysis. Good stuff.
This article discusses Jess Todd‘s rough outing last night, including this analysis from Todd himself:
“My mechanics are a little off right now,” Todd said. “I’ve been flying open a little bit, and it’s just something I’m going to have to work on.”
Batavia was postponed due to rain, but the rest of the system was all in action today and they went 2-3 on the night. All the details are after the jump.
- Brian Barton looks to be ready to resume his role on the bench for the big club. He was 2-2 with a double and three walks out of the leadoff spot.
- D’Angelo Jimenez was 2-5 with a double and a walk.
- Nick Stavinoha was 2-6.
- Rico Washington was 2-4 with a double and a walk.
- David Freese was 2-4 with a double, triple and a walk.
- Jarrett Hoffpauir was 2-4 with a walk.
- Bryan Anderson was 1-2 with a pair of walks.
- PJ Walters had a solid evening, if a little wild. He went six innings, allowing two runs on three hits and four walks. He also struck out four.
- Matt Clement came in and gave up a pair of runs on three hits and a walk.
- Matthew Scherer finished off the blowout with a scoreless inning.
- Adam Ottavino had a great outing. He went seven innings, allowing only an unearned run on five hits and a walk. He struck out seven.
- Josh Dew followed with a scoreless inning, pitching around three walks and Luke Gregerson threw two perfect innings.
- The Cardinals only got five hits, but runs in the ninth and tenth brought home the win.
- Jon Jay was 2-5.
- Tyler Greene was 1-5 with a double and a stolen base.
- Mark Shorey and Andrew Brown each had a hit.
- Tyler Henley was 2-5 with a pair of doubles.
- Brandon Buckman and Daniel Descalso were each 1-3 with a walk.
- Mark Diapoules pitched a great game, going seven innings and striking out seven while only allowing one run on four hits and two walks.
- Diapoules great game was undone by Kenny Maiques, who gave up a hit and three walks in a third of an inning, which led to three runs.
- Blake King didn’t help Maiques out, allowing two of his three inherited runners to score. King lasted 1.2 innings, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out two.
- Pete Kozma and Brett Wallace were each 1-4. Kozma doubled.
- Adron Chambers and Oliver Marmol were each 1-3.
- Joshua Wilson got the start and gave up six runs (five earned) in five innings on nine hits and a walk.
- Brandon Garner, Matt Spade and Dylan Gonzalez each pitched a scoreless inning. Garner and Gonzalez each struck out a pair.
- Alex Castellanos provided the offense for Johnson City tonight by going 3-3 with a double and a home run.
- Brett Lilley, Jack Cawley and Jairo Martinez were each 1-3.
- Andres Rosales got the start and struck out five in 4.2 innings, giving up only an unearned run on two hits and two wild pitches.
- Michael Blazek pitched 3.2 innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on five hits and a walk. He struck out six.