The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe.
No GBT Today.
THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA…
- Here are the Rays in their pajama gear for their late-night cross-country flight. [The Heater]
- Sounds like double-A pitching coach Bill Moloney is doing well and recovering at home after being shot in a mugging. [Montgomery Advertiser]
- Double-A pitching prospect Joe Cruz is done for the year. [Montgomery Advertiser]
- The strikeouts will always be there, but what happened to all the walks? [TampaBay.com]
- Reid Brignac talks about the mental aspect of his struggles. [TBO.com]
- Here is a roundup of the Rays’ draft picks. [Rays Prospects]
DOWN ON THE FARM…
- Lehigh Valley 6, DURHAM 5: Jay Buente gave up 5 runs in just 4 innings on 7 hits and 2 walks…After pitching a scoreless 8th inning, Jake McGee gave up a walk-off home run to the first batter he faced in the 9th inning…CF Desmond Jennings was 3-5 with 2 stolen bases, numbers 11 and 12…C Robinson Chirinos went 0-2 with 2 walks….LF Brandon Guyer was 0-4 with 3 strikeouts.
- MONTGOMERY 5, Jacksonville 2: Nick Barnese tossed 6 shutout innings, striking out 5 and walking 3…SS Tim Beckham was 2-4 with his 6th stolen base. He is now up to .304…LF Stephen Vogt was 2-4 with 3 RBI…C Nevin Ashley went 2-2 with his 6th home run.
- CHARLOTTE 4, St. Lucie 0: Merrill Kelly had his best start of the year, tossing 8 shutout innings, striking out 3 and giving up just 5 hits and no walks…SS Hak-Ju Lee doubled twice in 5 at bats and stole his 17th base.
- BOWLING GREEN 6, Kane County 4: Braulio Lara gave up 3 runs in 5 innings…RF Cody Rogers was 3-5 with a triple and a home run, his 10th.