RSS Twitter Facebook YouTube
Expand Menu

Winter League Sunday Round-up

October 19, 2008
Share via: Share: Facebook Share: Twitter Share: Google Share: Pinterest Share: Print Share: Email
Arizona Fall League

The Surprise Rafters are currently 4-7 and in last place (3 teams) of the AFL National Division - 2 games behind the first place Peoria Javelinas.

Player Updates (10/15 - 10/18): -

LHP Chuck Lofgren - Lofgren continues to really struggle in the AFL. Since the last update Lofgren has made two appearances; he worked 0.2 innings on 10/15 allowing 4 runs and he worked 0.1 innings on 10/18 allowing another 4 runs (2 earned). For the season, Lofgren now has a 50.14ERA having worked 2.1 innings allowing 15 runs (13 earned) off 8 hits and 7 walks.

RHP Erik Stiller - Like Stiller said himself on Tony's radio show this week; he had a tough outing in his only appearance since the last update allowing 7 runs (5 earned) in just 0.1IP on 10/16. Stiller now holds a 21.60ERA for the year (3.1IP, 8H, 10R, 8ER, 2BB, 4K).

RHP Josh Tomlin - Tomlin has not appeared since Wednesdays update. He still holds an impressive 1.29ERA over 2 starts (7IP).

RHP Neil Wagner - Wagner worked 1.1 scoreless innings on 10/17 to take his overall ERA down to 3.60 for the season (5IP, 3H, 3R, 2ER, 5BB, 2K).

3B Wes Hodges - Hodges continues to impress so far this fall having recorded a hit in each game since the last update. Hodges was 2-for-5 on 10/15, 1-for-4 on 10/16 and 2-for-4 on 10/18. For the year Hodges holds a .367(11-for-30)/.387/.633/1.020 line with 2 2B, 2HR and 9RBI in 7 games.

1B Beau Mills - Mills continues to see limited playing time against advanced competition; he made on appearance on 10/17 going 2-for-5 with a 2B. Mills has an impressive .357(5-for-14)/.526/.429/.955 line in his limited playing time.

INF Josh Rodriguez - Rodriguez went a combined 0-for-7 between 10/16 & 10/17 to put his overall line at a less than impressive .100(2-for-20)/.250/.100/.350

OF Stephen Head - Head, being on the Taxi squad, does not have an AB since the last update as a result his average still sits at .400 (2-for-5).

RHP Neil Wagner continues to have a blog for; this week an entry from guest blogger, Wes Hodges.

Hawaii Winter League

The North Shore Honu have compiled a 1-2 record since the last update and their overall record now sits at 6-11 for the season.

Player Updates (10/15 - 10/18): -

LHP Matt Meyer - Meyer allowed 2 earned runs in 0.1IP on 10/17 to take his overall ERA to 12.00 (6IP, 11H, 11R, 8ER, 5BB, 7K).

LHP Shawn Nottingham - Nottingham allowed 1ER in 1IP in his only appearance since the last update (10/17). His numbers for the season now sit at a 4.50ERA (10IP, 9H, 8R, 5ER, 6BB, 13K).

LHP Heath Taylor - Taylor made a start for the Honu on 10/17 working 4.2 innings allowing 1ER on 6 hits. Taylor now holds a 2.19ERA for the young season (12.1IP, 14H, 4R, 3ER, 4BB, 9K).

C Adam Davis - Davis has made just one appearance since the last update going 0-for-3 to drop his overall average to .125 (3-for-24) in 9 games.

3B Dustin Realini - Still not played since 10/3. 0-for-13 for the season.

INF Ron Rivas - Went 1-for-4 in his only appearance on 10/17 to raise his overall average to .188 (3-for-16) in 6 games played.

OF Matt McBride - McBride was 2-for-5 on 10/16, 0-for-2 with 2BB on 10/17 and 2-for-5 on 10/18 to raise his overall average to .283 (17-for-60) with 6 2B, HR, 14RBI in 16 games.

Elsewhere in Hawaii, Indians 2008 18th round pick LHP Kaimi Mead continues to pitch for the Honolulu Sharks and has worked a scoreless inning since the last update to run his overall record to a 2.70ERA (10IP, 9H, 7R, 3ER, 5BB, 8K).

As Tony mentioned yesterday, there is a subscriber only article on discussing Matt McBrides seemingly temporary transition from behind the plate to the outfield.

Caribbean Winter Leagues

As Indians Major and Minor leaguers are playing for a range of teams throughout the Caribbean we will be focusing solely on individual performances and not overall team records for the season.

Player Updates: -


RHP Randy Newsom - 1G, 0.2IP, 3H, 3R/ER, 1BB, 0K, 40.50ERA

OF Matt LaPorta - 4G, .278(5-for-18)/.278/.389/.667, 2 2B, 4RBI

INF Asdrubal Cabrera - Has not yet played

OF Franklin Gutierrez - Has not yet played

RHP Edward Mujica - Has not yet played

INF Nuiman Romero - Has not yet played

INF Karexon Sanchez - Has not yet played

There appears to be a new addition to the Venezuelan rosters as RHP Hector Rondon is listed on the roster for Caracas, but has yet to make an appearance.


1B Jordan Brown - 2G, .500(2-for-4)/.500/.750/1.250, 2B, 2RBI

C Chris Gimenez - 2G, .125(1-for-8)/.125/.125/.250

RHP Adam Miller - 1G, 4IP, 3H, 2R/ER, 0BB, 2K, 4.50ERA

LHP Scott Lewis - Has not yet played

LHP Tony Sipp - Has not yet played

RHP Fausto Carmona - Has not yet played

3B Andy Marte - Has not yet played

LHP Rafael Perez - Has not yet played

C Carlos Santana - Has not yet played

OF Jose Constanza - Has not yet played

OF Lucas Montero - 2G, .333(2-for-6)/.429/.500/.929, 2B, RBI

C Alex Castillo - 1G, no official plate appearance.

RHP Joaniel Montero - Has not yet played


OF Roman Pena - 7G, .368(7-for-19)/.429/.684/1.113, 3 2B, HR, 3RBI

I'll be back on Wednesday with the next Winter League Round-up.

User Comments

No comments currently. Be the first to comment!

Your Name:
Leave a Comment:
Security Code:

IBI Videos

No videos at this time

Available IBI Books

The 2014 Cleveland Indians Baseball Insider book featuring the Indians' Top 100 Prospects and more is now available. Also, previous editions from 2008-2012 are also available at a discounted rate. Just click on the book image for more information. Thanks again for all the support!


RSS Twitter Facebook YouTube
News   |   Teams   |   Players   |   Reference   |   Rankings   |   Depth Chart   |   Payroll   |   Privacy
Admin Login
All Rights Reserved 2017, Indians Baseball Insider   |   Affordable web design by Alt Media Studios