November 23, 2010
September 9, 2010
Jim Gallagher ended up being named the Barons team MVP for 2010. Deservedly so, as he led the team in most offensive categories. I’ve already stated before that I see him as a Ross Gload type if he were to make it to the majors. He certainly is passionate enough to put forth the effort to get there. I expect him to be in Charlotte for 2011.
Anthony Carter was named Barons pitcher of the year after having a fantastic run as a closer. Hopefully he can build on that and put himself into consideration as a future big league reliever. Deunte Heath pitched excellently for the Barons in relief, striking out 84 in 57.2 innings. The White Sox made a good call giving him a second chance. Both Carter and Heath should be in Charlotte in 2011.
Gallagher (25 years old): .590 PA, 292/.390/.425/.815, 74 BB / 89 K, .339 BABIP, .361 wOBA
Carter (24): 57.1 IP, 22 BB / 58 K, 3.92 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 3.91 FIP, .282 BABIP
Heath (25): 57.2 IP, 32 BB / 84 K, 3.12 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 3.23 FIP, .369 BABIP
July 22, 2010
Rank Player Points Previous Change 1 Dan Hudson 179 1 unch 2 Dayan Viciedo 172 4 +2 3 Chris Sale 168 n/a NEW 4 Tyler Flowers 161 2 -2 5 Jared Mitchell 156 5 unch
I’d rank them in this order: Hudson, Sale, Flowers, Mitchell, Viciedo.
May 1, 2010
The 24 year old CFer for Winston -Salem (A+) is hitting .328/.422/.627/1.049 with 10 BB / 16 K i n 67 AB. .434 wOBA. .396 BABIP.
April 1, 2010
Here’s what they have to say on Jordan Danks:
What he needs to improve: Assuming Jordan is healthy, his priority will be cutting down on his strikeouts. Considering the former Longhorn isn’t a big power threat his K rate (23% in ’09) is dreadful. He simply can’t strikeout that much and succeed as a #2 type hitter in the Majors. You can’t blame the strikeouts on the injuries either. His monthly splits were consistent before and after the injuries.
September 29, 2009
Like the other teams, this list is going to be based for the most part off of who had the best seasons in the league. Age will play a small factor, as a guy with a very good season at a younger age may get the spot over a guy with a slightly better season who was a bit older.
Outfield – Justin Green
Green hit .303/.387/.444 for Kannapolis with 17 steals before earning a promotion to the Carolina League.
Relief Pitcher – Dan Remenowsky
Remenowsky had a 1.99 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and a 44.1% strikeout rate to go along with a 6.5% walk rate for Kannapolis.
July 19, 2009
23-year old Justin Greene was promoted to the Winston-Salem Dash (A+) from the Kannapolis Intimidators (A). Greene was hitting .303/.394/.444/.838 with 66 K’s and 30 BB’s. 23-year old Tyson Corley was promoted to Winston-Salem from Kannapolis too. Corley has a 0.95 ERA (1.105 WHIP) with 38 K’s and 9 BB’s in 38.0 innings.
UPDATE: Greene’s trying to improve on hitting off-speed pitches.
July 14, 2009
July 3, 2009
at Winston-Salem: 1-0, 7.00 ERA, 9 IP, 10 H, 4 HR, 2 BB, 3 K
at Kannapolis: 4-3, 3.80, 45 IP, 48 H, 2 HR, 7 BB, 30 K
The Sox have put Edwards on the fast track following Tommy John surgery, getting the call to Winston-Salem despite being the third- or fourth-most deserving Kannapolis pitcher. His fastball is in the high-80s, so he has some work to do in terms of missing bats.