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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Farmstros Five 2009- Week Five

The Hooks had the only winning record in the system this week going 4-3(16-15 over-all). Otherwise, Round Rock was 3-4(15-18); Lancaster was 2-4(10-22); and Lexington was 1-5(18-14).

The Farmstros Five for the week of May 6-12, 2009:

Farmstros Top Performer of the Week

Jonathan Gaston, OF, Lancaster. Gaston started the week with a five-hit, three homer game on Wednesday. His totals for six games: 14 for 23, three doubles, two triples, three home runs, and 12 RBI.

The Other Four

Doug Arguello, LHP, Corpus Christi. Arguello had the first complete game for Corpus Christi in almost two seasons. Over-all, he pitched 15 innings, allowed three earned runs and struck out 11.

Bud Norris, RHP, Round Rock. Norris didn't allow an earned run and struck out five while allowing four hits in 6 2/3 IP in his only start of the week.

Casey Hudspeth, RHP, Corpus Christi. Hudspeth joined with Arguello to give the Hooks two complete games in one week. He allowed nine hits and two runs in his start.

Brian Bogusevic, OF, Round Rock. Bogusevic went 10 for 21 with four doubles, one home run, and five RBI.

2 comments:

Kelsey said...

Does Norris' ss/bb rate bother you? I don't know how he is able to keep his era that low while allowing that many free passes.

farmstros said...

24 BB and 44 Ks in 41 IP. That is a lot of walks. At the same time, last year it was 31 BB and 84 Ks in AA, 80 IP. A much better ratio. Maybe, he is just getting adjusted to Triple A. One thing I have heard is that, he needs to get more consistent with his third pitch(I think a changeup) to be a major league starter.