“You look at what a polished hitter he was, and he was everything our scouts really advertised him as,” St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak said. “We thought he could be challenged at the Double-A level this year.”
Mozeliak said he wouldn’t be surprised if Wallace was playing for Triple-A Memphis at the end of next season.
Chris O’Leary analyzes Colby Rasmus‘ swing mechanics, and finds “a nice, short, simple, and classic left-handed swing that resembles the swings of Pete Rose, Ken Griffey Jr., Rick Ankiel, and a number of other very good left-handed hitters.”
Memphis manager Chris Maloney doesn’t expect a lot of roster turnover from this season to next.
Derrick Goold has thumbnails of all the September call ups.
Tis the time of year for abbreviated DFR’s. Palm Beach started its playoffs, and Batavia is now two and a half games up on looks to be headed for a playoff berth themselves. They have four regular season games left.
Palm Beach 4, Daytona 0 (Delayed after five innings, will update when finished…update:scratch these stats, the game was postponed. Stupid rule.)
- Steve Hill smacked a pair of homers in three at-bats.
- Pete Kozma doubled.
- Charlie Kingrey went 2-2 with a double.
- Tyler Herron allowed only two hits and struck out three over four innings. He’s had a nice little rebound since being demoted.
- Jermaine Curtis and Jose Garcia swatted three doubles. Garcia stole his 25th base of the season.
- Chris Swauger went 2-5 with a double. In his last ten games Swauger is slugging .632.
- Xavier Scruggs went 2-4 with a double.
- Shane Peterson went 2-5.
- Edwin Gomez went 2-4.
- Charles Cutler went 2-4 with a walk.
- Thomas Eager allowed a run on three hits and three walks with one strikeout in five innings.
- George Brown dominated the dojo, striking out six in three innings.
- Jason Buursma allowed an unearned run on a couple of hits over an inning.