BluGrass Baseball Minor League Playoff Action

Minor League Baseball

Christian Friedrich

Louisville isn’t the only team competing in the Minor League playoffs with BluGrass Baseball connections.  Here is a rundown of some other Kentucky players’ postseason performances.

  • EKU alum Christian Friedrich surrendered three runs in five innings while striking out 10 for high A Modesto in the California League playoffs Thursday.
  • Former UofL standout Chris Dominguez was 1-17 in Salem-Keizer’s tun to the Northwest League Championship.
  • Lexington native Ben Revere was 4-12 with two runs scored and two RBI in high A Fort Meyer’s first round elimination in the Florida State League playoffs.
  • UofL alum Chris Cates was 0-3 for Fort Meyers.
  • Trinity High alum Tyler Kuhn is 1-8 for high A Winston-Salem in the Carolina League playoffs.
  • NKU alum Nathan Jones allowed two hits in one-third of an inning for Winston-Salem.
  • UK alum Sawyer Carroll is 0-8 for San Antonio in the AA Texas League playoffs.

Where Are They Now? 2007 UofL Cards

College Baseball, Minor League Baseball

Dan McDonnell

Last week we looked at the 2006 SEC Champion UK baseball team and where in the minor leagues the members of that team were playing.  In the interest of fair coverage today we’ll look at the 2007 College World Series final eight and Big East Champion UofL Cardinals team.

  • RHP Trystan Magnuson — AA New Hampshire Fisher Cats — 4-1, 2.55 ERA, 41 games, 48 SO, 67 IP — 2007 Stats — 3-3, 1.83 ERA, 36 games, 58 SO, 59 IP
  • OF Isaiah Howes — Rookie GCL Yankees — Hasn’t played since being drafted in 2007 after shoulder surgery — 2007 Stats — .396, 18 home runs, 69 RBI
  • C Logan Johnson — High A Winston-Salem Dash — .257, 10 home runs, 33 RBI — 2007 Stats — .364, 16 home runs, 64 RBI
  • OF Boomer Whiting — High A Potomac Nationals — .255, 62 runs, 50 SB — 2007 Stats — .373, 80 runs, 73 SB
  • RHP Zach Pitts — Short-Season Batavia Muckdogs — Hasn’t pitched in 2009 — 2007 Stats — 10-3, 2.52 ERA, 91 SO, 121.2 IP
  • SS Chris Cates — High A Fort Myers Miracle — .244, 38 runs, 8 stolen bases — 2007 Stats — .298, 74 runs, 17 stolen bases
  • C Derrick Alfonso — Low A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers — .211, 5 runs, 3 RBI — 2007 Stats — .276, five home runs, 31 RBI
  • 3B Chris Dominguez — Short-Season Salem-Keizer Volcanoes — .273, 11 HR, 35 RBI — 2007 Stats — .266, 15 home runs, 61 RBI
  • LHP Justin Marks — Rookie AZL Athletics — 1 game, 0 IP, 6 R — 2007 Stats — 9-2, 2.67 ERA, 87 SO, 104.2 IP
  • 2B Justin McClanahan — Low A Lansing Lugnuts — .265, 13 home runs, 52 RBI — 2007 Stats — .250, 5 home runs, 24 RBI