Posted by Jay Floyd, Tue, May 12, 2015 02:30 PM Comments: 1
It’s your weekly rundown of top performers from the Phillies’ developmental ranks with some not-so-good performers mixed in as well.
Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs (9-23 record, last in International League North Division- worst record in the league)…
3B Maikel Franco has continued to shine on offense, as the 22-year-old has gone 12-for-25 (.480 avg) with three homers and eight RBI in his last six games. Overall, the Dominican native has notched a .341 average with four home runs and 18 RBI in 30 games this season.
RHP Phillippe Aumont sports a 1-1 record and a 1.93 ERA in three starts since joining the Pigs’ rotation. In seven appearances this year, the 26-year-old has a 1.73 ERA and a .188 batting average against.
Catcher Tommy Joseph is 2-for-32 (.063 avg) in his last 10 games. Overall, in 20 games this season, the 23-year-old sports a .123 average with four doubles and six RBI.
Double-A Reading Fightins (16-13, 3rd place in Eastern League Eastern Division)…
1B Art Charles was named Eastern League Player of the Week on Monday and has gone 14-for-23 (.609 avg) over a six game stretch. In 20 games this season, the 24-year-old is batting .378 with five home runs and 18 RBI. Read my recent feature on Charles by clicking here.
RHP Aaron Nola is 3-0 with a 1.23 ERA in his last three starts. Overall, in six games this season, the 21-year-old is 4-2 with a 2.04 ERA and a .210 batting average against. Continue reading Minor League hot and cold list: Franco, Nola, Crawford, Leibrandt, Tocci