Jordan Tuwiner wrote:GCL O's won 3-2.
Raymond Hunnicutt went 2 for 4 with a run and a strikeout.
I'm heading down to the GCL on the 6th and should be able to catch 3 games.
Shorebirdfan wrote:Little off topic, but I just realized that in all the trading deadline discussions, we all missed a minor league transaction with Zach Fowler being moved from Norfolk to Frederick. Significant in that Fowler, who had spent the season primarily with the Shorebirds, had been 'loaned" to Norfolk for the 2nd time last week. Guessing this is a permanent move to Frederick which would really be a promotion.
mcpd wrote:Machado with a good night so far with the bat . 3 for 3 with a double and triple. Looks like he had a couple of errors which cost some runs.
Shorebirdfan wrote:Since the beginning of July, in minor league at bats, Joe Mahoney is 33-100 with 17 XBH. I know I'm one of just a handful who thinks he can still become the everyday 1B for the O's.
ofahn wrote:You've seen him play this year. His he just not being aggressive enough or are they not pitching to him?
Don't want to say they are not pitching to him, he has just learned to be very patient. Low A pitchers often simply can't throw strikes (or have the umpires call them) so patient hitters at this level will draw walks. Strikes out a lot too. Think you will really get a read on him when he reaches the Carolina League and has to try and contact more.
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