Colorado Rockies: May 8 Minor League Report and Prospect Update
A Asheville Tourists (14-16, Fourth in South Atlantic League – Southern)
Call to the Pen
Alejandro Requena got his first win of the season this week. It is surprising that it his first win given the fact that Requena has posted a 1.45 ERA now in six starts this season.
In other positive pitching news, top three prospect Riley Pint hurled five scoreless innings with five strikeouts to earn his first Single-A win.
Lastly, reliever J.D. Hammer gave up his first earned run of the season. Hammer is now sitting with a 0.59 ERA in 15.1 innings pitched this season.
Offensively, Vince Fernandez has stood out over the last week. Fernandez is hitting .385 over his last 10 games and had 10 hits over the week, but only managed one RBI. Fernandez also stole five bases over the course of the week.
5/8/17 – Ryan Luna assigned to Boise Hawks from Asheville Tourists.
5/7/17 – Asheville Tourists activated 2B Max George from the 7-day disabled list.
5/6/17 – RHP Mike Bunal assigned to Boise Hawks from Asheville Tourists.
5/6/17 – Asheville Tourists placed C Joel Diaz on the 7-day disabled list.
5/5/17 – RHP Reid Humphreys assigned to Asheville Tourists from Grand Junction Rockies.
5/5/17 – Asheville Tourists placed 3B Tyler Nevin on the 7-day disabled list.
5/5/17 – 1B Luis Castro assigned to Asheville Tourists from Boise Hawks.
5/4/17 – Asheville Tourists placed 1B Jacob Bosiokovic on the 7-day disabled list.
5/4/17 – LF Eric Toole assigned to Asheville Tourists.
5/2/17 – C Campbell Wear assigned to Asheville Tourists from Boise Hawks.
5/2/17 – SS Carlos Herrera assigned to Asheville Tourists.
5/2/17 – Asheville Tourists placed RF Manuel Melendez on the 7-day disabled list.
5/2/17 – Asheville Tourists placed 2B Max George on the 7-day disabled list.