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September 11, 2012

Minor League Update

Games of September 10

by Bradley Ankrom

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Only seven minor league games took place last night, so this morning's update will be quick:

Around The Majors

Around The Minors

  • Delta Cleary, LF, Rockies (23) (Advanced Class-A Modesto): 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI, 3B (1), K. Toolsy outfielder taken in the 37th round out of college in Louisiana missed most of the first half with a wrist injury; hit .290/.355/.396 in 117 games between Low-A Asheville and Modesto.
  • Delino DeShields Jr., 2B, Astros (20) (Advanced Class-A Lancaster): 2-for-5, RBI, 2 2B (2). Matched his Lancaster season total with a pair of doubles; picked off of second base by High Desert pitcher Taylor Stanton.
  • Taylor Guerrieri, RHP, Rays (19) (Short-season Hudson Valley): ND, 4.0 IP, 1 H, 5 BB, 3 K. Walked five batters in 52 innings during the regular season; uncharacteristic wildness can be attributed to Guerrieri reaching back for a little bit extra in an elimination game of the New York-Penn League playoffs as well as an inconsistent strike zone.
  • Andrew Heaney, LHP, Marlins (21) (Low-A Greensboro): ND, 4.2 IP, 7 H, 3 R, BB, 9 K. Miami’s top pick (ninth overall) in this year’s draft, Heaney relies on plus command of an above-average fastball and average offspeed offerings; matched his season-best with nine strikeouts.
  • Tony Renda, 2B, Nationals (21) (Short-season Auburn): 4-for-4, R, RBI, 2B (1). Hitting .429 in the postseason after going .264/.341/.295 during the regular season; Washington’s second-round pick out of California last June, Renda is a prototypical “grinder,” an undersized second baseman who has a knack for getting the barrel of the bat on the ball.
  • Richie Shaffer, 3B, Rays (21) (Short-season Hudson Valley): 1-for-3, R, RBI, 3B (1), BB. Drove in and scored a run in the first inning, accounting for all of Hudson Valley’s scoring in its 2-0 win over Brooklyn; Rays’ first-round pick (25th overall) in last June’s draft, Shaffer was widely-regarded as possessing the college ranks’ best bat, but few believe he’ll be able to stick at third base.

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