winter lines, 10/13/08 and 10/14/08

AFL 10/13: Scottsdale lost to Mesa 7-0

Scottsdale: SS Emmanuel Burriss: 0 for 2, BB, HBP, 2 SB, CS
Scottsdale: 2B Kevin Frandsen: 0 for 4, SO
Scottsdale: 3B Chris Johnson: 2 for 4, 2B, SO
Scottsdale: CF Ben Copeland: 0 for 1
Mesa: CF John Raynor: 3 for 5, 2B, SB
Mesa: LF Scott Cousins: 2 for 5, HR, 2B

Scottsdale: RHP Kevlin Pichardo: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 K--1 HB, 1 WP
Mesa: RHP Tommy Hanson: 2.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 4 K--1 HB

Neither Giants middle infielder had a hit, but Burriss did manage to reach base twice.  His SB/CS line is now 4/2.  Frandsen's AVG dropped to .267.  Copeland, the Giants' other AFL hitter, did not start but did get one plate appearance.  The Astros' Johnson had two of the Scorpions' five hits.  The Marlins' Raynor, who hit .312/.402/.489 in the generally pitcher-friendly Southern League this year, led all players in the game with three hits, raising his AVG to .500 through 18 AB.  Fellow Marlins prospect Cousins, who played his college ball at University of San Francisco, had one of the game's two homers.

The Giants' Pichardo allowed a run while throwing just 9 of 16 pitches for strikes.  Hanson, perhaps the Braves top pitching prospect after his .175 BAA this year, did not allow a hit to any of the dozen batters he faced.

AFL 10/14: Scottsdale lost to Mesa 6-5

Scottsdale: CF Ben Copeland: 2 for 5, 2B
Scottsdale: 2B Drew Sutton: 3 for 5, 2 SO, SB
Scottsdale: PR Emmanuel Burriss: 0 for 0
Mesa: 3B Jason Donald: 2 for 3, 2B, BB

Scottsdale: LHP Alex Hinshaw: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 4 K

Batting leadoff, the Giants' Copeland had two hits, raising his AVG to .346.  The Astros' 25-year-old Sutton was the other Scorpion with multiple hits.  Burriss appeared as a 9th inning pinch runner.  The Phillies' Donald was one of thee Solar Sox hitters with a multiple-hit line, raising his AVG to .412.

Throwing 18 of 22 pitches for strikes, Hinshaw struck out four of the seven batters he faced.  It was his most effective of three AFL appearances.

HWB 10/13: a scheduled off-day

HWB 10/14: Waikiki lost to North Shore 14-5

Waikiki: CF James McOwen: 1 for 3, 2B, 2 BB, SO, CS
Wiakiki: LF Roger Kieschnick: 1 for 4, 3B, 2 SO
North Shore: CF Corey Brown: 2 for 3, HR, 3 BB

Waikiki: RHP Andrew Brackman: 4.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 4 K--1 HR, 1 HB, 2 WP
Waikiki: RHP Steven Edlefsen: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB--1 HR, 1 WP

Kieschnick had his second Hawaiian triple.  No one had two hits for the Beach Boys, but the Mariners' McOwen did reach base three times.  The A's Brown led the Honu's offense with his first Hawaiian homer and three walks.  He has a .386 OBP after 48 AB.

The Yankees' Brackman, who threw just 45 of 84 pitches for strikes, seems to be struggling with his control as he returns from Tommy John surgery.  His ERA rose to 6.14, and his W-L record dropped to 1-3 after four starts.  The Giants' Edlefsen allowed five runs to score, including all thre inherited runners, while recording just four outs.  He threw just 24 of 42 pitches for strikes and was ejected from the game in the middle of the 9th inning.

Mexican note:
Mexicali 10/14: C Todd Jennings: 0 fro 4, 2 SO, GiDP

Jennings' AVG dropped to .083 with the oh-fer.

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