Posted by Jay Floyd, Sun, May 12, 2013 09:45 AM Comments: 0
In the latest rundown of developmental notes, we’ll take a glance at some top performers, several guys who aren’t doing too well, a couple sidelined prospects and a group of former Phillies minor leaguers…
The Hot List-
Lakewood righty Nic Hanson has not been scored upon in two outings (11 total innings) since moving from the BlueClaws’ bullpen to their starting rotation. A 16th round pick in last year’s draft out of Golden West College, Hanson, 21, has a 1-0 record with a save and a 3.38 ERA in eight games.
Class A Advanced Clearwater outfielder Cameron Perkins has been performing extremely well this month. In 10 games, the 22-year-old has posted a .385 average with six doubles, a triple, a homer and six RBI. Perkins was selected in the 6th round of the 2012 draft out of Purdue University.
Dominican hurler Gabriel Arias has looked great for the Clearwater Threshers, going 4-1 with a 1.25 ERA through nine outings (four starts). The 23-year-old has regularly had his fastball clocked at 95 MPH over the past year.
Double-A Reading catcher Cameron Rupp, whose batting average had been as low as .211 this past week, decided to shave his goatee for a change of luck. Since going bald faced, the 24-year-old has gone 5-for-12 with three home runs and five RBI in three contests. Rupp was drafted out of the University of Texas in the 3rd round in 2010. Continue reading Minor League Notes: the Hot, the Cold, the Injured and the Departed