Monthly Archives: April 2012
Tyler Beede (Vandelbilt) threw 7 scoreless innings against #3 Kentucky in a game that Vandy would go on to win 4-3.
Sahil Bloom (Stanford) threw 5 scoreless innings against UCLA to earn a win. Bloom: 5IP, 2H, 0ER, 0BB
Mike Yastrzemski (Vandelbilt U.) went 3-4 at the plate in Vandy’s 6-1 win over #3 ranked Kentucky. Recap
Steve Cishek (Miami Marlins) earned a win on Saturday with a scoreless inning of relief against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Steve has an impressive 0.96ERA so far in 2012.
Bryan LaHair (Chicago Cubs) continues to impress offensively, going 3-4 at the plate in Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Box
CP Baseball Community Highlights from Thursday’s games:
Tim Collins (Royals) was impressive in two innings of work against the Cleveland Indians, escaping a bases-loaded/no-outs jam, allowing just a sacrifice fly. Tim’s final line: 2IP, 1H, 1BB, 0ER Royals Recap
Ryan Flaherty (Orioles) had his first (and second) hit in a 5-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. Ryan finished the day 2-3 with his first RBI. Recap
Kevin Youkilis (Red Sox) went 3-4 with a grand slam, contributing to the Red Sox recent offensive resurgence. Kevin’s line: 3-4, 1HR, 4RBI, 2RS Red Sox Recap
Jeremiah Bayer (Red Sox High A) was solid again in relief: 2IP, 1H, 0ER Recap
Mike Dowd (Seattle A) went 2-5 at the plate, with 1RBI.
CP Baseball Community Highlights from Tuesday’s games:
Bryan LaHair (Cubs 1B) hit his fourth HR of the season, scoring the only Cubs run in a 5-1 loss to the Cardinals. Video
Travis Dean (Kennesaw State U.) earned his third win of the season, allowing 5 hits and two earned runs in five innings of work. Kennesaw beat Savannah State 9-4. Recap
Nick Friar (Northwestern U.) touched 90mph for the first time in his career: 5IP and 1R. Recap
Max Tishman (Lawrence Academy) threw a complete-game shutout with 16 strikeouts. Recap
John Andreoli (Cubs High-A) had another strong offensive outing, going 2-3 with a walk and a stolen base. John is now hitting .341 on the season.
Will Inman (Red Sox AAA) tossed a scoreless inning of relief: 1IP, 0R, 1K. Will’s stats
Murphy Smith & Shawn Haviland (A’s AA) combine for a win/save for the second time this season. Murphy and Shawn led the Midland RockHounds to a 9-3 victory over the Corpus Christi Hooks. Box Score
Dan Cellucci (Lincoln-Sudbury HS) went 3-4 with 3 RBI and David McCullough (Lincoln-Sudbury HS) threw 6 innings of scoreless baseball, leading L-S to a 9-3 victory over Concord-Carlisle.
Greg Hemmer threw 9 shutout innings for Framingham, only to see his team lose a hard-fought game to Framingham in 11 innings. Recap
CP Baseball Community Highlights from Tuesday’s games:
Bryan LaHair contributed late-game heroics for the second straight evening, hitting a game-tying solo HR in the bottom of the ninth inning. The Cubs ultimately went on to win 3-2 in ten innings. Bryan finished the night 2-4 with a HR and a walk. Check out the video of Bryan’s big opposite field drive here.
Tim Collins tossed 1.1 innings of scoreless relief in a tough 4-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians. Tim has held his opponents scoreless in 7 of his 8 appearances in 2012. Tim’s ESPN Player Profile
Kevin Youkilis went 2-4 with a pair of singles in the Red Sox 11-2 victory over the Twins. Box Score
Dan Houston (Colorado AA) was dominant in his start for the Tulsa Drillers. Dan’s line: 8IP, 2H, 1BB, 0ER, 7K, and a win. Read the complete recap here.
Jeremy Hazelbaker (Boston AA) had a strong offensive showing: 2-3, 2BB, R, RBI in a tough 7-6 loss.
Scott Weismann (Cubs AA) made his double-A debut: 3IP, 0R in AA debut – and went 1-1 at the plate!
Charlie Butler (Nashoba HS) tossed a complete game shutout in s 1-0 win over Marlborough HS. Charlie’s line was certainly impressive: 14K, 5H Read the complete game recap here.
Congrats to Cory Gearrin on his promotion to the Atlanta Braves! Cory pitched 18.1 innings for the Braves during two stints in the Major Leagues in 2011. The Braves are set to play the Los Angeles Dodgers this evening at Dodger Stadium.
Have a look at the highlights from the CP professional baseball community on Monday:
Bryan LaHair sparked a two-run winning rally for the Chicago Cubs by earning a hard-fought (12-pitches) walk against hard-throwing Cardinals closer, Jason Motte. Read more here.
Richard Sullivan (Atlanta AA) threw 2.1 innings of 1-hit/3K scoreless relief for the Birmingham Braves. Box Score
John Andreoli went 1-2 with 2BB. John is now hitting .342 with a .479 OBP (1st in FL St League)
Jimmy Gillheeney earned his 3rd win (3-0/1.29 ERA) for the High Desert Mavericks (Seattle High-A): Box Score
John Pedrotty (Arizona A) earned his first win of year: 6IP, 0R, 5H, 1BB, 5K
Mike Dowd goes 2-3 with a BB and run scored for the Clifton LumberKings (Seattle A): Box Score
On Tuesday, Cressey Performers accomplished great things on the baseball field at all competitive levels:
- Steve Cishek earned a win with one inning of scoreless relief (1k) against Bryan LaHair’s Chicago Cubs. Brian contributed to the offensive effort with an RBI in a 1-for-2 effort, including one walk. Read the complete game recap here.
- Tim Collins struck out the only batter he faced after entering a 2-out, runners on first and second base situation. Unfortunately for Tim, the Royals lost for the sixth consecutive time against the Tigers.
- Jeremy Hazelbaker (Red Sox AA) went 1-for-3 with a home run in the Portland Sea Dogs 6-3 loss to the New Britain Rock Cats. Read the game recap here.
- Corey Kluber (Inadians AAA) extended his starting record to 3-0 with another solid performance against the Columbus Clippers. Corey went six innings, allowing a single run on six hits. Recap here.
- In local high school baseball, CP athlete Ryan Venditti went eight innings, striking out 10 and scattering four hits. Ryan also scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth, leading Westborough to a victory over Westford in a non-league matchup.
Monday was another productive day of baseball for CP’s minor league guys. With over 60 CP alums in action, a few highlights included:
- Cory Riordan pitched 3.2 innings of solid relief to earn a win for the Tulsa Drillers over visiting Corpus Christi. Cory’s performance included 4H, 1R, 1ER and 4Ks. Complete Box Score.
- Jeremy Hazelbaker put together a 2-for-5 performance for the Portland Sea Dogs (Red Sox AA-Affiliate). Jeremy had 1RBI in the 10-5 extra innings loss. Complete Box Score.
CP athlete and KC Royals AAA prospect Anthony Seratelli’s 2-for-4 performance, including a 6th inning grand slam, wasn’t enough to hold off the Albuquerque Isotopes in a 9-7 loss on Sunday. Read the complete game recap here.
Cressey Performance Athletes Murphy Smith and Shawn Haviland combined for a 3 hit, 3-2 victory for Oakland AA Affiliate, the Midland RockHounds. Murphy (1-0) pitched six innings, allowing two earned runs on three hits. Shawn covered the final three innings, allowing a single hit and no runs. Shawn earned the first save of his professional career.
Read the full game recap here.