Second Bobcat Baseball Minor League Update for 2009
by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - This is the second edition of the 2009 weekly summer report checking on former Georgia College & State University baseball players in the professional ranks.
Michael Antonini (2007)
Pitcher for the Binghamton Mets, Double-A affiliate of the New York Mets ... Has posted a 4-2 mark ... Has 53 strikeouts on the year in 63.1 innings ... In his last outing (June 24) struck out one in three innings of relief allowing two hits and one run against the Bowie Baysox ... Has an ERA of 5.26... The Mets are sixth at 27-44 in the Eastern League, Northern Division.
Brandon Durden (2005)
Pitcher for the Tulsa Drillers, Double-A affiliate for the Colorado Rockies ... 1-2 in five appearances ... In 28.1 innings pitched has struck out seven ... Has an ERA of 4.13 ... In his last outing went 7.1 giving up two runs on four hits against the Arkansas Travelers in a no contest ... The Drillers are 38-33 which puts them at second in their division in the Texas League.
Andrew Reichard (2007)
Pitcher for the Augusta GreenJackets, from the Class A South Atlantic League (SAL) ... 2-2 with an ERA of 3.77 and one save ... Posted 17 strikeouts while only walking one ... On June 8 went six innings to get the win against the Savannah Sand Gnats ... Team is third in the SAL, Southern Division at 36-34.
Christian Castorri (2006)
Pitcher for the Lynchburg Hillcats, a Class A Advanced Carolina League team ... 1-1 with 14 strikeouts and six walks ... ERA of 7.41 ... On June 25 pitched two innings giving up three runs against the Pelicans of Myrtle Beach ... The Hillcats were the division winner of the first half of the season with a 45-24 record ... Stand at 0-1 in the second half half of the season.
Brandon Anderson (2007)
Outfielder for the Kalamazoo Kings of the Frontier Independent League ... An assistant coach at Temple University ... Has played in all the Kings' 31 games ... Second on the team with .315 batting average with six doubles, two triples, one home run and 13 RBIs ... His 39 hits leads the Kings ... His six doubles are tied at the top of team leaders ... His two triples lead the team also ... Leads team with 13 stolen bases an d no errors ... The Kings lead the East Division with a 21-10 record.
Hans Stancil (2007)
Joins Anderson on the Kalamazoo Kings ... Plays third base ... Appeared in 24 games ... Batting .160 ... Four of his eight hits are doubles ... Has five stolen bases which is tied for fourth on the team.
Pete Paris (2009)
Catcher for the River City Rascals ... Batting .400 in nine games ... Eight hits, two doubles and three RBI ... Has yet to commit an error on the season ... The Rascals lead the West Division with a 21-10 mark.
Sean Heimpel (2007)
Pitcher for the Washington Wild Things ... Has pitched in seven games posting a 1-4 record ... Has an ERA of 8.13 in 31 innings of play and 15 strikeouts ... Team is fifth (14-18) behind the East Division leading Kings.
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