Fifth Bobcat Baseball Minor League Update for 2009

by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant 

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - This is the fifth 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 7-5 mark ... Has 86 strikeouts on the year in 115 innings ... In his last outing (Sept. 5) struck out four and walked one in seven innings of work allowing 11 hits and five runs against the Altoona Curve ... Has an ERA of 5.32 ... The Mets finished sixth at 54-86 in the Eastern League, Northern Division.

Brandon Durden (2005)

Pitcher for the Tulsa Drillers, Double-A affiliate for the Colorado Rockies ... 7-4 in 17 appearances ... In 101.1 innings pitched has struck out 38 ... Has an ERA of 3.46 ... In his last outing went three innings giving up a run on two hits and striking out one against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals ... The Drillers finished the season at 74-66 in the North Division of the Texas League.

Andrew Reichard (2007)

Pitcher for the Augusta GreenJackets, from the Class A South Atlantic League (SAL) ... 4-4 with an ERA of 2.30 and one save ... Posted 40 strikeouts while only walking seven ... On Sept. 7 went six innings against the Rome Braves striking out two and giving up a hit ... Team finished at 76-63 in the SAL, Southern Division.

Brandon Anderson (2007)

Outfielder for the Kalamazoo Kings of the Frontier Independent League ... Has played 91 games for the Kings ... Batting .280 with 10 doubles, three triples, two home runs and 32 RBI ... His 89 hits is third on the Kings ... His two triples are second on team ... Leads team with 37 stolen bases ... The Kings finished the season with a 58-38 mark in the East Division.

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