April 28, 2010

First Bobcat Baseball Minor League Update for 2010

by Stephanie Jergel, sports information student assistant


MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – This is the first edition of the 2010 weekly summer report checking on former Georgia College & State University players in the professional ranks.

Michael Antonini (2007)

Starting pitcher for the Binghamton Mets, Double- A affiliate of the New York Mets … Has posted a 2-2 mark … Has 11 strike outs on the year in 21.1 innings … Picked up his most recent win on April 16 striking out five in five innings … Has a ERA of 5.06 … The Mets are third at 10-9 in the Eastern League, Eastern Division.

Brandon Durden (2005)

Starting pitcher for the Tulsa Drillers, Double- A affiliate for the Colorado Rockies … 0-2 in four appearances … In 23 innings pitched has struck out twelve … Has an ERA of 3.91 … In his last outing (April 27) struck out four in five innings ... The Drillers are forth at 6-12 in the Texas League, Northern Division.

Andrew Reichard (2007)

Pitcher for the San Jose Giants, from the Class A Advanced affiliate of the San Francisco Giants … 1-1 in five appearances … Has an ERA of 7.27 … In 8.2 innings has posted four strikeouts … On April 19 went 2.1 innings striking out one … The Giants are third at 10-7 in the California League, North Division.

Brandon Anderson (2007)

Recently traded to the Lake County Fielders located in Zion, IL of the Independent Northern League … The deal was part of an eleven player de from the Kalamazoo Kings … With the Kings in 2009 had a batting average of .280 … Had ten doubles, three triples, and two home runs on the season with the Kings … The Fielders will start their 2010 season on May 20.

Pete Paris (2009)

Catcher for the Windy City Thunderbolts of the Frontier Independent League … In 2009 had a batting average of .359 with 9 RBIs while with the River City Rascals … Had three doubles in 39 at bats … The Thunderbolts will start their 2010 season on May 20.

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