Summer Baseball Update - June 15, 2015

Seniors in 2015-16
Clayton Dalrymple, El Dorado Broncos (Jayhawk League)
Dalrymple is off to a roaring start this summer, hitting .379 (11-for-29) with a home run and six RBIs and six stolen bases in seven games and helping the Broncos grab a 5-2 record to start the season. The rising senior has a hit in all seven of his contests, including three multi-hit efforts, while his home run was in a 10-8 win over Derby on June 11. In addition to being 11th in the Jayhawk League in batting average, Dalrymple is among the leaders in steals (1st), hit by pitch (5, 1st), and hits (T-8th). He has also reached base safely more than once in six of his seven games, posting a .486 OBP. 


Tyler Moore, East Texas Pump Jacks (Texas Collegiate League)
Moore was 4-for-15 (.267) with an RBI and two walks in his last six games as he is now batting .233 (7-for-30) on the season. The catcher turned in a two-hit performance on June 13 vs. The Woodlands, going 2-for-4 in East Texas' 4-3 win. The next day, also against The Woodlands, Moore reached base safely three times by going 1-for-2 with a double and two walks. His double drove in one of the three East Texas runs in the first inning as the Pump Jacks beat the Strykers, 6-1.

Tyler Wolfe, Mat-Su Miners (Alaska Baseball League)
Wolfe collected his first hit of the summer in his second game, an RBI single in the first inning of Mat-Su's 8-5 win over Chugiak on June 10, but he has gone hitless in his last 10 at-bats as he is 1-for-15 (.067) in five games. Wolfe, who led K-State in walks this past season, also drew a pair of free passes in his first two games while he has also been hit by a pitch three times.


Juniors in 2015-16
Jake Wodtke, El Dorado Broncos (Jayhawk League)
Playing in four of El Dorado's seven games, Wodtke is 1-for-13 (.077) to start his summer. His one hit is a double, notched on June 9 at Derby. Despite being limited to a sole hit so far, the rising junior has three RBIs, including two registered on June 10. On June 11, Wodtke was hit by a pitch twice and walked once, helping him score two runs in a 10-8 El Dorado win.


Sophomores in 2015-16
Sam Chadick, Junction City Brigade (Mid-Plains League)
Complete stats are not available.


Robbie Glendinning, Dodge City A's (Jayhawk League)
Glendinning, an incoming transfer from North Iowa Area Community College, has started his summer by going 11-for-31 (.355) in his first eight games. The NJCAA Division II All-American has a hit in seven of his eight contests, including three straight multi-hit efforts from June 10-13 (7-for-13 over the three-game span). The infielder also has a home run, a solo shot hit on June 9 at Bethany in a 15-5 Dodge City victory. Since going 2-for-11 in his first three games of the summer, the Perth, Australia native has nine hits in his last 20 at-bats (.450 batting average).


Ethan Klosterboer, Junction City Brigade (Mid-Plains League)
Complete stats are not available.

Brian O'Bannon, Topeka Senators (Mid-Plains League)
Complete stats are not available.


Freshmen in 2015-16
Cade Bunnell, Rossville Rattlers (Mid-Plains League)
Bunnell has played in just one game and has made it count by reaching base in all three of his plate appearances on June 13 vs. Baldwin City, going 1-for-1 with two walks.

Matt Nerz, Rossville Rattlers (Mid-Plains League)
Nerz has appeared in four games, going 2-for-11 with a home run and two RBIs. His homer was recorded on June 10 vs. the Topeka Golden Giants, a solo shot in Rossville's 11-9 win.

Ethan Skender, Junction City Brigade (Mid-Plains League)
Complete stats for Junction City are not available.

Michael Smith, Topeka Senators (Mid-Plains League)
Complete stats are not available.

Cory Wright, Topeka Golden Giants (Mid-Plains League)
Complete stats are not available; Golden Giants are 4-6 to start the season.

Brooks Zimmerman, Rossville Rattlers (Mid-Plains League)
Like his teammate Cade Bunnell, Zimmerman has appeared in one game this summer, going 1-for-3 with a run scored on June 12 vs. Baldwin City.



Pro Cats
Carlos Torres, New York Mets

The right-hander, who leads all Met pitchers with 30 appearances this season, threw in three games last week, allowing two runs over 4 1/3 innings. After holding San Francisco and Atlanta scoreless on June 12 and 13, respectively, he surrendered two runs on three hits and one intentional walk in a losing decision against the Braves on June 13. Torres tossed 31 pitches on June 13, his most in an outing since May 18 vs. St. Louis (32 pitches).

Evan Marshall, Reno Aces (Triple-A, Arizona Diamondbacks)
In two appearances over three days at Las Vegas last week, the right-hander allowed one run on four hits over 1 1/3 innings. On June 11, Marshall faced five batters, allowing three hits before striking out Matt Reynolds and then intentionally walking a batter. Two days later, Marshall worked around a two-out single by inducing three groundouts in a scoreless sixth inning. In 13 appearances with Reno this season, Marshall has a 7.82 ERA (11er, 12.2ip), 11 strikeouts and seven walks.

A.J. Morris, Indianapolis Indians (Triple-A, Pittsburgh Pirates)
Morris has continued his impressive 2015 campaign by throwing three scoreless relief appearances last week. He tossed two shutout frames on June 10 at Rochester before walking two and striking out one over 2/3 of an inning over two appearances on June 13 and 14. The right-hander is 3-0 with a 2.70 ERA (10er, 33.1ip) in 23 games this year, striking out 34 and walking 11 while holding opponents to a .215 batting average against. Entering this week, he has thrown 5.0 consecutive scoreless innings.

Wade Hinkle, Arkansas Travelers (Double-A, Los Angeles Angels)
Over four games last week, Hinkle was 2-for-12 (.167) with an RBI and three walks. On June 12 vs. Springfield, the 25-year-old reached base safely three times with a hit and two walks while also driving in a run. His other hit of the week came in a pinch-hit duty on June 11. Hinkle, in his first season at the Double-A level, is hitting .233 (41-for-176) with 8 doubles, 3 home runs, 15 RBIs and 20 runs scored.

Kyle Hunter, Jackson Generals (Double-A, Seattle Mariners)
On the disabled list; has a 5.40 ERA (5er, 8.1ip) in five appearances this season.

Jared King, Binghamton Mets (Double-A, New York Mets)
The 23-year-old outfielder played in five games last week, going 4-for-17 (.235) with three walks and three runs scored. In his last game of the week, on June 14 vs. New Britain, King reached base safely three times with the help of two walks and a hit as he scored two runs in Binghamton's 6-5 win. One of those pair of runs was the game-tying one in the ninth as he drew a leadoff walk and later scored on an RBI single before the Mets walked off with the victory. In his first season at Double-A, King is batting .211 (47-for-223) with 7 doubles, 2 home runs, 24 RBIs and 19 runs scored in 57 games.

Nick Martini, Springfield Cardinals (Double-A, St. Louis Cardinals)
Martini turned in a pair of multi-hit games last week, but his big game came on June 12 at Arkansas when he fell a double short of the cycle in a 3-for-5 with five RBIs performance. The 24-year-old went hitless in his first two at-bats of the game before registering a single in the seventh, a two-run triple in the eighth and a three-run homer in the ninth of a 15-12 loss. Over six games last week, Martini went 6-for-20 (.300) with seven RBIs and three runs scored. He is hitting .282 (49-for-174) with 9 doubles, 2 triples, one home run and 17 RBIs in 52 games this season.

Ross Kivett, West Michigan Whitecaps (Class A, Detroit Tigers)
With his average hovering around .300 for most of the season, Kivett hit .417 (10-for-24) with a home run and two RBIs over six games last week. The outfielder had a trio of multi-hit games, including a pair of three-hit efforts on June 10 and 14 (game two of a doubleheader) while his home run on June 11 was his second of the season. In 60 games so far, Kivett is batting .307 (75-for-244) with 18 doubles, one triple, 2 home runs, 24 RBIs and 15 stolen bases. Two of his 15 stolen bases were recorded in the second game of the June 14 doubleheader as he went 3-for-3 with a run scored.

Mitch Meyer, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Class A, Milwaukee Brewers)
After a month-long stint on the disabled list, Meyer returned to the Wisconsin lineup by collecting a hit in all four of his games last week and hitting .400 (6-for-15) with five RBIs. In his return game, he went 1-for-3 with two RBIs against Dayton before two days later, he had the second of his two multi-hit games in as many days and drove in three runs at Bowling Green. The outfielder is batting .263 (20-for-76) with 4 doubles, one triple, seven RBIs and four runs scored in 21 games this season.