Lineups and notes for August 4
Getting ready for Paul Goldshmidt Bobblehead Night here at Ogren Park Allegiance Field, as the Osprey will take on the Helena Brewers at 7:05. Gates open at 6:30 tonight, with the first 750 fans entering the gates getting a Paul Goldschmidt bobblehead.
Tonight, we’re scheduled to have Osprey VP/GM Jeff Griffin on the pre-game show, talking about the upcoming promotions for the month of August, including Renew Your Wedding Vows Night, the second Float to the Game and College Colors Night. We’re on the air at 6:50, with the first pitch around 7:05, on AM 930 KMPT and online at MissoulaOsprey.com.
|Overall: 2-4, 15-29|
|Manager: Jeff Isom|
|5||Raul Mondesi, Jr.||RF||.211||4||20|
|Starting Pitcher Stats||W-L||ERA||G-GS|
|Overall: 5-1, 23-21|
|Manager: Andy Green|
|Starting Pitcher Stats||W-L||ERA||G-GS|
|Umpires:||Home Plate||Cody Oakes|
|First Base||Sean Allen|
The Osprey begin a run of six straight games against the Helena Brewers with a three-game series at Ogren Park Allegiance Field. The final three will be at Kindrick Legion Field in Helena.
Last Time Out:
On the Mound Tonight:
The Brewers will counter tonight with right-hander Leonard Lorenzo, who has mastered Missoula this season. Lorenzo (2-3, 3.86) has won twice against the Osprey this season, and sports a 2-0 record and a 1.80 ERA in 10 innings against the Osprey this season. Lorenzo is 0-3 with a 4.61 ERA against the rest of the Pioneer League. Lorenzo is ranked seventh in the Pioneer League in ERA.
Monday, August 6
Tuesday, August 7
Wednesday, August 8
Thursday, August 9
String ‘em Together:
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D-backs Minor League Report/Osprey Alumni Update:
|AZL D-backs||Alumni Briefing: Justin Bianco (2011-12) has a hit in seven at-bats, while John Leonard (2012) is hitless in his first six at-bats. Both have played in two games since being transferred to Arizona.
|DSL D-backs||Update: The DSL D-backs are a game and a half back of the DSL Rockies for first in the Baseball City Division.
|SS-A Yakima||Alumni Briefing: Josh Parr (2011) is hitting .228 with 10 doubles, six home runs, 25 RBIs and 10 stolen bases for the Bears. Miguel Pena (2009) has allowed two earned runs in 5 1/3 innings, spanning two starts, since his return to the mound from elbow surgery. Blake Perry (2010) continues to be dominating, with a 4-0 mark and 1.92 ERA in nine outings, including eight starts, and has a 9-inning complete game to his credit this season.|
|Record: 5-5, 26-22|
|Next: at Tri-City|
|Class A South Bend||Alumni Briefing: Tom Belza (2011) has run his batting average up to .276, with 28 of his 109 hits this season going for extra bases. Matt Helm (2009-10) isn’t far off of Belza’s average, hitting .274 with a team-high 65 RBIs and 10 stolen bases. Chris Ellison (2011) has played in 107 of the Silver Hawks’ 110 games this season, hitting .254 with 48 RBIs. Seth Simmons (2011) continues to pile up impressive numbers, going 3-3 with a 1.93 ERA, and 75 strikeouts in 60 2/3 innings pitched.
|Record: 20-20, 55-55|
|Next: at Lake County, with JR Bradley (2010) getting the start for the Silver Hawks|
|Class A Advanced Visalia||Alumni Briefing: Ender Inciarte (2009) continues to impress in his stint with the Rawhide. In 40 games, Inciarte is hitting .321 with eight doubles, four triples, a home run and 16 RBIs, with 25 stolen bases. Jon Griffin (2011) has stayed steady for much of the season, hitting .279 with 18 home runs and 73 RBIs, and currently leads the team in homers and ribbies. Right now, the star of the bullpen is Blake Cooper (2010), who is 3-5 with a pair of saves and a 3.02 ERA in 38 appearances, and has struck out 49 batters in 47 2/3 innings pitched.|
|Record: 23-18, 54-57|
|Next: vs. Stockton, with Taylor Siemens (2011) getting the start for the Rawhide|
|Double-A Mobile||Alumni Briefing: The future double-play combination for the D-backs may be in Mobile at the moment. 2009 Osprey teammates David Nick and Chris Owings have been steady at second and short, respectively, for the BayBears. Nick is hitting .260 in 96 games, while Owings, after a slow start following his promotion to Mobile, is hitting .264. Both have four home runs, while Nick has 36 RBIs and Owings adding another 22.|
|Record: 16-25, 56-55|
|Next: at Birmingham|
|Triple-A Reno||Alumni Briefing: The lead may not be what it once was, but Adam Eaton (2010) and Jake Elmore (2008) are still 1-2 in the Pacific Coast League in hitting. While the edge between Elmore (.357) and third place Matt McBride of Colorado Springs has shrunk to three points, Eaton continues to dominate. Eaton’s .384 mark leads all of Triple-A in hitting, plus Eaton’s PCL-leading totals in hits (155) and runs (106) still leads all of the minors. Eaton also leads the league in doubles (37), stolen bases (33), total bases (220) and on-base percentage (.459).|
|Next: at Omaha, with Charles Brewer (2009) starting tonight for the Aces|
Former Osprey with the Arizona Diamondbacks:
|Paul Goldschmidt (2009)||.302 BA, 15 HR, 54 RBI, .906 OPS||Gerardo Parra (2006)||.284 BA, 6 HR, 30 RBI, .770 OPS|
|Miguel Montero (2002-03)||.287 BA, 13 HR, 64 RBI, .851 OPS|
TEAM: 55-51, 3rd in NL West, 2 GB … 5.5 GB in wildcard