Mountaineers In The Pros: August 4


BASEBALL BLOG
By Grant Dovey for WVUsports.com
August 04, 2014 10:10 AM

A great week for the Mountaineers as Grant Buckner earned a promotion to Double-A. Also, Jedd Gyorko is swinging a hot bat for the San Diego Padres after coming off the disabled list last week.

Vince Belnome | Bobby Boyd | Grant Buckner | Sean Carley | David Carpenter | Billy Fleming | Jedd Gyorko | Ryan McBroom | John Means | Harrison Musgrave | John Polonius | Ryan Tuntland | Corey Walter

Players on 2014 Roster

 

Bobby Boyd
Tri-City ValleyCats (SS)
Houston Astros
CF - 5-9 - 180
Silver Spring, Md.
Boyd reached base in all five games last week, including one multi-hit game. He has missed his last two games. In the New York-Penn League rankings, Boyd is No. 4 in batting average, No. 5 in on-base percentage and No. 8 in stolen bases.

2014 Season Stats

Stats from 7/28-8/3


 

Sean Carley
Staten Island Yankees (SS)
New York Yankees
RHP - 6-4 - 230
Melbourne, Fla.
Carley made one start last week, allowing four runs, two earned, on five hits in 2.2 innings. He struck out two and walked one.

2014 Season Stats

Stats from 7/28-8/3


 

Billy Fleming
GCL Yankees (GCL)
New York Yankees
2B - 6-1 - 200
Churchville, Pa.
Fleming continues to swing a hot bat in rookie ball. He had two multi-hit games last week and is now 9-for-23 with two doubles, one triple and one RBI in seven games.

2014 Season Stats

Stats from 7/28-8/3


 

Ryan McBroom
Vancouver Canadians (SS)
Toronto Blue Jays
1B - 6-3 - 220
Fredericksburg, Va.
McBroom played in seven games last week and has a seven-game hitting streak after recording a hit in each game. He had two multi-hit games, six doubles one home run and five RBI. In the Northwest League rankings, McBroom is No. 2 in doubles, No. 3 in RBI, No. 3 in slugging percentage, No. 4 in home runs and No. 6 in batting average.

2014 Season Stats

Stats from 7/28-8/3


 

John Means
Aberdeen IronBirds (SS)
Baltimore Orioles
LHP - 6-3 - 195
Olathe, Kan.
Means had one start last week, allowing two runs on five hits in 3.2 innings. In the loss, Means struck out three.

2014 Season Stats

Stats from 7/28-8/3


 

Harrison Musgrave
Grand Junction Rockies (SS)
Colorado Rockies
LHP - 6-1 - 205
Bridgeport, W.Va.
Musgrave picked up a no-decision, allowing five runs on six hits with 3.2 innings with four strikeouts and two walks.

2014 Season Stats

Stats from 7/28-8/3


 

Corey Walter
Vermont Lake Monsters (SS)
Oakland Athletics
RHP - 6-3 - 215
Wheeling, W.Va.
Walter pitched in three games last week, totaling 2.2 innings. He only gave up one hit and struck out four batters. His season ERA is 1.50 and he has 18 strikeouts in 18 innings.

2014 Season Stats

Stats from 7/28-8/3


In the Majors

 

David Carpenter
Atlanta Braves
RHP - 6-2 - 230
Fairmont, W.Va.
Carpenter made two appearances. He threw 2.2 innings, allowing one run on three hits with four strikeouts.

2014 Season Stats

Stats from 7/28-8/3


 

Jedd Gyorko
San Diego Padres
2B - 5-10 - 210
Morgantown, W.Va.
Gyorko came back off the disabled list and had a hit in his first five games back. He had two doubles, two home runs and seven RBI last week.

2014 Season Stats

Stats from 7/28-8/3


Triple-A

 

Vince Belnome
Durham Bulls
INF/DH - 5-11 - 205
Coatesville, Pa.
Belnome had a hit in six of seven games last week with three doubles and one RBI. He also drew eight walks.

2014 Season Stats

Stats from 7/28-8/3


Double-A

 

Grant Buckner
Winston-Salem Dash (A+)
Chicago White Sox
1B/OF - 6-2 - 225
Elkview, W.Va.
Buckner received a call-up to Double-A Birmingham in the Chicago White Sox organization. He went 2-for-16 in his first four games with two runs, one double, one RBI and one walk.

2014 Season Stats

Stats from 7/28-8/3


Single-A

 

John Polonius
Augusta Greenjackets (A)
San Francisco Giants
INF - 6-1 - 160
Willemstad, Curacao
Polonius was placed on the 7-day disabled list on June 21 after injuring his hand on a slide. He flew to Arizona on June 23 to have his hand examined.

2014 Season Stats

Stats from 7/28-8/3


 

Ryan Tuntland
Augusta Greenjackets (A)
San Francisco Giants
1B/3B - 6-1 - 190
Des Plaines, Ill.
Tuntland has been on the 7-day disabled list since July 5.

2014 Season Stats

Stats from 7/28-8/3

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