Results tagged ‘ Wellington Castillo ’

7/28 Minor matters

Welington Castillo hit a grand slam, Brad Snyder had four RBIs and Micah Hoffpauir drove in three runs in Iowa’s 14-12 win over Albuquerque Tuesday. Sam Fuld scored four runs and Darwin Barney scored three in the slugfest. Jay Jackson picked up the win, giving up seven runs on eight hits over five innings.

Tennessee had the day off and opens a five-game homestand against West Tenn Wednesday.

Brooks Raley gave up three runs on seven hits over 6 2/3 innings in Daytona’s 7-5 win over Palm Beach. Michael Brenly had a hit, and has reached base safely in 25 straight games. He’s gotten a hit in 24 of those games. DJ LeMahieu, Ryan Flaherty, Junior Lake and Rebel Ridling each had two hits.

Peoria had the day off and opens a three-game series against Wisconsin Wednesday. Boise faces Vancouver Wednesday. Vismeldy Bieneme had two hits in Mesa’s 3-0 win over the Padres.

– Carrie Muskat

6/18 Minor matters

Jay Jackson gave up six runs on eight hits over four innings in Iowa’s 6-5 loss to Round Rock. Welington Castillo hit his seventh home run, a two-run shot, and finished with three RBIs. James Russell threw 2 2/3 scoreless innings.

Austin Bibens-Dirkx gave up seven runs on eight hits over 3 1/3 innings as Tennessee lost 12-6 to Mobile. Marwin Gonzalez had three hits.

Rafael Dolis gave up three runs on four hits over five innings in Daytona’s 6-4 loss to Dunedin. An error by Junior Lake in the eighth led to Dunedin’s winning run. Kyler Burke and Rebel Ridling each had two hits.

Peoria had Thursday off and resumes play Friday against Quad Cities. The Boise Hawks open the season Friday at Yakima.

– Carrie Muskat

3/19 Cubs trim eight from spring camp

The Cubs trimmed eight players from the spring camp roster, including 2008 No. 1 Draft pick Andrew Cashner. The right-handed pitcher, who was on the travel squad and expected to pitch Friday against the Chicago White Sox, had appeared in three games and given up one run on four hits and five walks over five innings.

Pitchers Blake Parker and Jeff Stevens and catcher Wellington Castillo were optioned to Triple-A Iowa.

Five non-roster invitees were assigned to the Minor League camp, including pitchers Cashner, Casey Coleman, Thomas Diamond, and J.R. Mathes; and infielder Bryan LaHair.

Stevens, acquired from Cleveland in the Mark DeRosa deal, appeared in 11 games with the big league team last year and posted a 7.11 ERA. This spring, the right-hander had four innings over four games and had given up eight runs (four earned) on five hits and three walks.

Diamond was a non-roster invitee who was claimed off waivers from Texas, and had not given up a run in 4 1/3 innings. He gave up one hit and three walks in three games.

The roster is now at 42, including 18 pitchers, four catchers, 12 infielders, and eight outfielders.

– Carrie Muskat

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