Monday Farm Report: MLB Alum to Help With Hartford Clinic
2-6) allowed on Former big-league pitcher Bill Lee and third baseman Graig Nettles are among nine former big-league players who will assist the Hartford Yard Dogs in a youth clinic on Saturday. The Yard Dogs are getting an assist from the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association, which is based in Colorado Springs.
In addition to Lee and Nettles, and Hartford hitting coach Lee Stevens, former big-league players taking part in the clinic will include former Rockies outfielder angel Echevarria, Dave Fleming, Joe LaHoud, Matt Merullo and Gary Waslewski.
The clinic is free and open for kids ages six to 14.
In Sunday's Games
AAA Albuquerque (19-19) lost 9-7 at Las Vegas. David Holmberg became the first Isotope pitcher to work into the seventh inning, but failed to get an out in the seventh. He finished with a line of six-plus innings, eight his, seven runs, four earned, two walks and a strikeout. The Isotopes committed three errors, which led to three unearned runs. Mike Tauchman was 3-for-4, raising his average to .385, and Raimel Tapia raised his average to .313 after going 2-for-4.
AA Hartford (21-15) won 9-4 at Bowie. Parker French (1-3) allowed two runs in five innings. Dom Nunez and Sam Hilliard had three hits apiece, Nunez scoring three runs and Hilliard driving in three. Brendan Rodgers had a home run, single and three RBI.
High A Lancaster (17-20) was shutout, 3-0, at San Jose. Roberto Ramos had the Jet Hawks only hit, a single in the fourth. Matt Dennis (2-6) allowed one run on two hits and three walks, striking out nine in six innings.
Low A Asheville (13-21) lost 7-5 against Kannapolis. Nick Kennedy (0-5, 7.58) was the victim of a five-run fifth inning. Kennedy departed after 4 1/3 innings, allowing on eight hits and six runs, walking two, triking out four.