After clinching the division Binghamton heads on a 8 day road trip to Akron and Bowie. Jeff Walters tied the B-Mets career save record with his 36th of the year/AA career. Mark Cohoon has won his last 5 starts, allowing 28 hits and 7 walks while striking out 18 over 31.1 IP in the process. He's limited batters to .275 over his last 10 starts, moving his season total down to .305
Angel Cuan takes over the rotation spot of Matt Bowman who is at least temporarily shut down due to workload. Aside from a spot start with AA, Cuan hasn't started regularly since late June. St. Lucie is 3 games behind Charlotte for the second half division.
OF/3B Dustin Lawley (.259, 25 HR, 90 RBIs) was named Florida State League player of the year. Bronx-raised infielder T.J. Rivera and right-hander Matt Bowman also were named to the FSL postseason All-Star team.
In 3 starts Julian Hilario has gone 1-2 with a 5.68 ERA allowing 17 hits and 4 walks over 14.1 IP while striking out 8.
John Gant allowed SI 4 runs (3 ER) on 8 hits and 2 walks while striking out 9 over 5 IP on July 2nd. The Cyclones are 1.5 games behind Aberdeen for the division lead despite losing last night, and have fallen 6.5 games out in the wild card race.
Carlos Gomez pitched two innings of relief last Wednesday, allowing 2 unearned runs on 3 hits. He last started on July 7th, just his third start of the year. Edit: Gomez was announced, not sure why...
Giancarlo Alvarado has allowed 10 runs on 10 hits and 5 walks over his last 4 IP raising his ERA from 1.94 to 3.74
Daryl Thompson joined the 51s yesterday and picked up a win pitching a scoreless 11th. Kai Gronauer went back on the DL. He's played just once game since July 2nd, but someone has to warm up the relievers.