Jun 222012
 

Our weekly look at the leaders, trailers, and outliers in the Washington Nationals minor leagues.

SYRACUSE CHIEFS 36-37, 5th place I.L. North, 8½ games behind

Good Carlos Rivero .323/.375/.446 in June
Bad Mitch Atkins 6.65ERA, 1.62WHIP in June
Interesting 433 Team Pitching Ks = 14th in I.L., 215 BB’s, 4th

HARRISBURG SENATORS 36-35, 2nd place E.L. West, 8½ games behind

Good Kevin Pucetas 3-1, 2.42ERA, 0.89WHIP in first four starts
Bad Danny Rosenbaum 2-2, 5.94ERA, 1.77WHIP in last six starts
Interesting 34HRs is 8th in 10-team E.L.

POTOMAC NATIONALS 1-0, T1st place C.L. North Division, ½ game ahead (31-39, 1st half)

Good Randolph Oduber .298/.328/.404 in June
Bad Matt Swynenberg 1.95WHIP since CG on April 29
(65H, 13BB, 5HR in 40IP)
Interesting 108 doubles is 7th in 8-team C.L. (leader is 153)

HAGERSTOWN SUNS 0-1, T5th place Sally League North Divison, 1 games behind (42-27, 1st half)

Good Brian Goodwin .345/.441/.483, 7SB in June
Bad Kylin Turnbull 0-1, 5.48ERA in June
Interesting 64HRs T1st in Sally League

DSL NATIONALS 12-5, T1st Place Boca Chica South Division, 2 games ahead

Good 19 y.o. Elisaul Gomez 3.38ERA, .224OBA in six appearances
Bad 20 y.o. Philips Valdez 6.75ERA, .324OBA in four appearances
Interesting 17 y.o. Armando Echinique .353/.389/.412 in 7G

  4 Responses to “Good, Bad, Interesting – Vol. 10”

  1. Think we can expect Goodwin in Potomac soon? Or even Harrisburg?

    • No. Best hope I can give is that Skole will get pushed up to Potomac if/when Rendon returns, because as we saw with Purke, just because he began the year there isn’t a guarantee he’ll return there.

  2. Honorable mention should go to Jimmy Van Ostrand hitting .389 over his last 10 games with a .611 slugging per cent age.

    • Just so folks know, my m.o. is to try to spread the love (and the blame) around as much as I can. If a given “Good” is a hitter in Week 1, then I look for a pitcher the following week; likewise for “bad.” And if you haven’t noticed, GBI seems to have a bit of a curse (Goods go Bad, Bads go Good), which is how the superstitious refer to “reversion to the mean” ;-)

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