Posted by Jay Floyd, Tue, August 13, 2013 08:00 AM Comments: 1
It’s another weekly rundown of the Phillies’ minor leagues with loads of details on some recent noteworthy performers…
Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs-
Outfielder Tyson Gillies is batting .306 with four doubles, a homer and three steals in 10 August games. Overall with the IronPigs this season, the 24-year-old Canadian is batting .217 with a .604 OPS in 55 games. Gillies was originally acquired from Seattle in the 2009 Cliff Lee trade.
Infielder Pete Orr has posted a .392 batting average with six RBI and three stolen bases in 12 August games. In 84 games this season, the 34-year-old sports a .255 average with four home runs and 27 RBI.
In 12 August games, first baseman Cody Overbeck is batting .370 with three homers and nine RBI. The 27-year-old, who was the Phils’ 9th round draft choice in 2008, has a .268 overall average along with 19 home runs and 62 RBI in 108 games.
Second baseman/center fielder Cesar Hernandez, who missed nearly three weeks of action with a reported wrist ailment, went 0-for-1 in the IronPigs’ game on Sunday. In 88 games at Lehigh Valley this year, the switch-hitting 23-year-old is batting .310 with two homers and 31 RBI. Continue reading Minor League Rundown: Gillies, Orr, Tolbert & More