Posted by Jay Floyd, Mon, August 19, 2013 08:00 AM Comments: 14
It’s another weekly rundown of the Phillies’ minor leagues with details on some recent noteworthy performers…
Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs-
International League All-Star Cesar Hernandez is back in action after missing a few weeks with a wrist injury. In three games since rejoining the Pigs’ starting lineup, Hernandez has gone 3-for-9. Overall this season, the switch-hitting 23-year-old has posted a .315 average with two homers, 35 RBI and 31 stolen bases in 95 minor league games.
Righty hurler Tyler Cloyd in his last seven starts has tallied a 4-1 record with a 0.77 ERA while striking out 32 and walking five in 47 innings. In 12 big league starts, the 26-year-old is 4-4- with a 4.14 ERA. Cloyd was the Phils’ 18th round draft selection in 2008.
Double-A Reading Fightin Phillies-
Left-hander Jesse Biddle struck out seven and walked none while allowing three earned runs in six innings in his latest start on Sunday. The 21-year-old has a 3.13 ERA in four starts this month after posting a 7.11 mark in five July outings. Biddle was the Phillies’ first round draft choice in 2010. Continue reading Minor League Rundown: Hernandez, Biddle, Milner, Cutters Updates