Bulls in the Pros update: Baseball in USF South Florida Bulls Athletics Posted 1 hour ago Pitchers Austin Adams: Austin was recently on the Washington Nationals roster but was optioned back down to the minors today. In his short three day stint with the big league club, Adams pitched 1 inning, allowed 1 run on 0 hits and 2 walks. While pitching in triple A, Adams has pitched in 5 games, worked 6 innings, allowed 0 runs on 1 hit and 1 walk while striking out 12. He has collected 1 save while posting a 0-0 record. He currently pitches for the Fresno Grizzlies, the class AAA affiliate of the Nationals. http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?sid=milb&player_id=613534#/career/R/pitching/2019/ALL Kevin Quackenbush: Kevin has been generally solid this season as most of his 6.10 ERA can be attributed to one game in which he allowed 4 of his 7 ER. On the season he has posted a 1-1 record with no saves over 8 games. he has pitched 10.1 innings, allowed 10 hits and 3 walks while striking out 14. he currently plays for the oklahoma City Dodgers, the Class AAA affiliate of the Dodgers. http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?sid=milb&player_id=534812#/gamelogs/R/pitching/2019/MINORS Jimmy Herget: At 25 years old, Jimmy Herget is on the edge of the prospect scale. The right-handed reliever has drawn comparisons to Steve Cishek for his sidewinder delivery and fastball/slider approach. He's struck out nine without allowing an earned run in six innings of work this season at Triple-A, and he's now logged 98 innings at the level. There are still some questions about his command, but he's ready to help a Cincinnati Reds bullpen that has been a bit shaky to start the year with six losses and three blown saves. https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2830795-each-mlb-teams-prospect-who-could-help-right-away-in-2019#slide7 This article is about prospect who could help their team right away. He appears to be close to a call up if he can be a little better with command. He currently plays for the Louisville Bats, the class AAA affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. On the season Jimmy has Pitched in 8 innings over 9 games allowing 4 runs (3 Earned) on 6 hits and 9 walks (intentional). He has also struck out 12 http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?player_id=623474#/gamelogs/R/pitching/2019/MINORS Tommy Eveld: Eveld had a rough start to the season but has cleaned it up lately, he also could see a call up this season as the Marlins begin to make moves. He is currently plays for the New Orleans Baby Cakes, the Class AAA affiliate of the Marlins. On the season Tommy pitched 9.2 innings over 7 games, allowed 8 runs (6 Earned) on 9 hits and 4 walks while striking out 9. http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?player_id=669746#/gamelogs/R/pitching/2019/MINORS Ryan Valdez: Ryan has found some success to start the year going 1-0 with no saves working as reliever but has allowed no runs and only four hits . He has walked 5 batters over the course of his 8.1 innings pitched while striking out 6. He is currently playing for the Bradenton Marauders, the class A(advanced) affiliate of the Pirates. http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?sid=milb&player_id=676964#/gamelogs/R/pitching/2019/MINORS Phoenix Sanders: Phoenix has been solid this season allowing runs on 7 hits, 7 walks(four in one game), and 10 strikeouts over 9.0 innings pitched this season. He is 1-0 with no saves working primarily out of the bullpen while he does have one start. He is currently pitching for the Montgomery Biscuits, the AA affiliate of the Rays http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?sid=milb&player_id=676637#/gamelogs/R/pitching/2019/MINORS Joe Cavallaro: Joe has struggled this season and will need to turn things around. In three appearances he has logged 3.1 innings but allowed 8 runs on ten hits and 2 walks, while striking out five. Its would appear he is catching to much of the plate. All of his appearances came as a member of the St. Lucie Mets, the class A(advanced) affiliate of the mets but he currently plays for the Brooklyn Cyclones, the class A(short) affiliate of the Mets. He was moved on April 12. http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?sid=milb&player_id=676860#/career/R/pitching/2018/ALL Shane McClanahan: Shane McClanahan had a rough outing in Bowling Green’s 8-3 loss to Great Lakes. In five innings, he walked four batters, including three in the four-run second inning. The Loons made him pay with a pair of run-scoring extra-base hits. The Hot Rods scored the next three runs, but Great Lakes put the game away with another four-run inning in the seventh. LHP Shane McClanahan: 5 IP, 2 H, 4 ER, 4 BB, 6 K (4.70) Bowling Green’s site offers this recap. On the year Shane has a 1-2 record over four starts and 15.1 Innings. He has allow 8 ER on 12 hits and 11 walks while striking out 21 48 strikes on 87 pitches. He's gotta break this trend. He currently pitches for the Bowling Green Hot Rods, the class A (full) affiliate of the Rays https://www.draysbay.com/2019/4/21/18509299/rays-prospects-minor-leagues-april-21-2019-ricardo-wong http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?player_id=663556#/gamelogs/R/pitching/2019/MINORS Peter Strzlecki: Pistol has pitched in five games, working 6 innings with 1 save and 0 runs allowed on 4 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 5. it's a little disheartening though to see Palm Beach State listed as his school on his team profile as he plays for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. the class A(full) affiliate of the Brewers. http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?sid=milb&player_id=657265#/gamelogs/R/pitching/2019/MINORS Andrew Perez: AP has been good in relief this season only allowing 2 runs (1 Earned) so far. He is 0-1 with no saves. He has allowed 14 hits, and 5 walks over 10.1 innings pitched and struck out 14. He currently plays for Kannapolis Intimidators, the class A(full) affiliate of the White Sox http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?sid=milb&player_id=680970#/gamelogs/R/pitching/2019/MINOR Position players Kevin Merrell: Kevin is currently hitting only .177 on the year but has improved it a little bit by hitting .222 over his last ten games. He has also stolen four bases while being caught only once. He currently plays for the Midland Rockhounds, the class AA affiliate of the A's http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?sid=milb&player_id=656736#/gamelogs/R/hitting/2019/MINORS David Villar: Villar has struggled a bit to start the season hitting just .208 to start the campaign and only .189 over his last ten games. hopefully his power numbers will improve moving forward as well as he has added only two extra base hits for the San Jose Giants, the Class A (advanced) affiliate of the Giants http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?player_id=681584#/career/R/hitting/2019/ALL Coco Montes: Coco Started slow but has picked up recently. He is hitting .246 on the year but .273 over his last ten games. He has belted three doubles and a triple so far this season for the Asheville Tourists, the class A (Full) affiliate of the Rockies. If I missed anyone please add them.