Prospect Pulse: August 10th, 2012 – Daniel Minor and Preston Tucker


The Prospect Pulse is a recap of some of the top performances in the minors from the previous day. Prospects are sorted by the league in which they play with their parent club listed in parentheses. In each of the 14 leagues this series follows I will select what I feel is the single best performance and may mix in a few “honorable” mentions as well. Then at the end of each days’ recap I will pick a hitter and pitcher of the day from among the 14+ players covered.

Appalachian League (Rk)

3B – Travis Harrison, Elizabethton (Minnesota): 3-3, 2 2B, RBI, R
1B – Jeremy Schaffer, Johnson City (St. Louis): 2-4, 2B, HR, 4 RBI, 2 R
RHP – Daniel Minor, Greeneville (Houston): 7.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 11 SO

Pioneer League (Rk)

LF – Jesse Winker, Billings (Cincinnati): 2-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, R
DH – Nick DelGuidice, Idaho Falls (Kansas City): 3-4, 2 2B, 4 RBI

New York-Penn League (A-)

DH – Preston Tucker, Tri-City (Houston): 4-5, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 3 R
RHP – Hansel Robles, Brooklyn (NY Mets): 8.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 7 SO

Northwest League (A-)

1B – Daniel Vogelbach, Boise (Chicago Cubs): 3-4, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 2 R, BB
3B – Jeimer Candelario, Boise (Chicago Cubs): 4-5, 2 2B, 2 RBI, 3 R

Midwest League (A)

RHP – Mark Williams, Wisconsin (Milwaukee): 7.0 IP, 6 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 11 SO
RHP – Kyle Zimmer, Kane County (Kansas City): 6.2 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 10 SO
RHP – Robert Shore, Clinton (Seattle): 6.0 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 10 SO

South Atlantic League (A)

LHP – Adalberto Mejia, Augusta (San Francisco): 8.0 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 SO
1B – Cole Frenzel, Savannah (NY Mets): 2-3, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, 2 R

California League (A+)

1B – C.J. Cron, Inland Empire (LA Angels): 2-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R
CF – Leon Landry, High Desert (Seattle): 4-5, 2 2B, HR, RBI, 2 R

Carolina League (A+)

DH – Matt Fields, Wilmington (Kansas City): 5-5, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 4 R
RHP – Jason Adam, Wilmington (Kansas City): 7.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 SO
LHP – Scott Snodgress, Winston-Salem (Chicago White Sox): 6.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO

Florida State League (A+)

RHP – Casey Sadler, Bradenton (Pittsburgh): 7.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO

Eastern League (AA)

LHP – Mark Cohoon, Binghamton (NY Mets): 9.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 10 SO
LF – Nick Weglarz, Akron (Cleveland): 2-2, 2B, HR, 4 RBI, R, 2 BB

Southern League (AA)

CF – Daniel Pertusati, Jacksonville (Miami): 3-4, 3B, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 4 R, BB
RHP – Josh Stinson, Huntsville (Milwaukee): 7.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 SO

Texas League (AA)

RHP – Casey Kelly, San Antonio (San Diego): 5.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO

International League (AAA)

LF – Chris Dickerson, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (NY Yankees): 3-5, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, BB
RHP – Jonathan Pettibone, Lehigh Valley (Philadelphia): 7.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 4 BB, 2 SO

Pacific Coast League (AAA)

LHP – Greg Smith, Salt Lake (LA Angels): 6.2 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO
2B – Taylor Harbin, Reno (Arizona): 4-5, 2B, HR, 4 RBI, 3 R
LHP – Brett Cecil, Las Vegas (Toronto): 8.0 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 7 SO

Pitcher and Hitter of the Day

Friday’s games produced an Astros double dip as Greeneville’s Daniel Minor and Tri-City’s Preston Tucker took the pitcher and hitter of the day honors.

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