This has been a big week for the CP baseball community. Today’s blog will highlight big league debuts, scoreless innings streaks and much more:
Chad Jenkins (Blue Jays) was promoted to the big league roster earlier this week, making the jump from AA to MLB. In his first appearance, Chad went 3 scoreless innings of relief, striking out 2. Stats
Steve Cishek (Marlins) is in the midst of a 17 inning streak of scoreless appearances. He has converted each of his 7 save opportunities since the all-star break and continues to impress in place of previous closer Heath Bell. Stats
Corey Kluber (Indians) was effective in his 2nd career MLB start, leaving after 6 innings of work with 1 run allowed. Despite departing the game in the position to earn a W, Corey went home empty-handed after a bullpen meltdown. Box
Tim Gustafson (Reds AAA) went 6.1 innings, allowing a single run in his 4th win of the season at the triple-A level. Tim has now allowed just 2ER in his last four appearances. Story
Scott Weismann (Cubs A) earned his first professional save for the Daytona Cubs. Scott allowed three hits while striking out one. Box
Will Inman (Red Sox AAA) struck out the only batter he faced in a 6-5 loss to the Durham Bulls. Kevin Youkilis was 1-3 in another Pawsox rehab appearance. Box
Mike Dowd (Mariners A) was solid at the plate, going 2-3 with a walk and 3RBI. Stats
Tim Gustafson (Reds AA) Earned a win, throwing 5.2 innings and striking out 5. Tim is now 2-0 on the season. Stats
Jeremy Hazelbaker (Red Sox AA) was 2-4 at the plate with a double and 2RBI in a 4-0 Sea Dogs win. Box
Tim Gustafson impressed during his second start of the season, taking a perfect game in to the 7th inning. Read the full recap here.
Here’s a great article about CP athlete and Atlanta Braves prospect Tim Gustafson:
Tim and his wife made the trip up to snowy Massachusetts this winter to train with us when they could have stayed home in sunny Georgia!
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