24 year-old left fielder Todd Frazier (1st – 2007) went 2-4 with 2B, R, and anÃ‚Â RBI.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â In 3 minor league seasons, Frazier has hit (.367/.491).Ã‚Â I like himÃ‚Â in left field, I LOVE him at SS.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â
25 year-old first baseman Danny DornÃ‚Â (32ndÃ‚Â – 2005 Draft) went 2-4 with a HR, R, and 2 RBI. In 4 minor league seasons, Dorn is batting an impressive (.375/.509)Ã‚Â
24 year-old second baseman Chris ValaikaÃ‚Â (3rdÃ‚Â – 2006) went 2-3 with a 2B and a R.Ã‚Â In 4 minor league seasons he has hit (.339/.440)
WOW, its great to be back. It’s beenÃ‚Â 2 years for me, and back in 2007 there certainly weren’t this many talented 24 year-olds at AAA!
25 year-old starting pitcher Matt KlinkerÃ‚Â (15th – 2006) started 2010 with a stellar performance. Matt pitched 5 shutout innings, giving up just 2 hits, while striking outÃ‚Â 3.Ã‚Â Last year, the DOTF favorite and Redleg Nation contributor pitched in 108 innings, striking out 112, while walking 34.Ã‚Â
23 year-old left fielder Yonder Alonso (1st – 2008) went 1-3 with a BB, 2B, R, and an RBI.Ã‚Â So farÃ‚Â in two minor league seasons Yonder has hit (.378/.459).
24 year-old DH, Sean HenryÃ‚Â (20thÃ‚Â – Ã‚Â 2004 Mets) went 2-4 withÃ‚Â HR, R, andÃ‚Â 3 RBI.Ã‚Â Henry, acquired by the Reds in the Jeff Conine trade, has hit (.352./.436) inÃ‚Â 6 minor league seasons.
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20 year-old Dutch shortstop Julius Gregorius (free agent 2008) went 4-6 with a R, and 3BÃ‚Â .Ã‚Â Ã‚Â “Goldmember” Gregorius, Ã‚Â doesn’t speak freaky deaky dutch, and he hasn’t hit much either, in two minor league seasons he has hit justÃ‚Â (.314/.312).
22 year-old catcher Kevin Coddington (44th – 2008) went 2-5 with a HR and an RBI.Ã‚Â In two seasons of minor league baseball, Coddington has hit (.336/.362).
24 year-old first baseman Chris Richburg (23rd – 2009) went 2-4 with a 2B, BB, and 2 RBI.Ã‚Â Last year, Richburg hit (.380/.395) in 46 games at Billings.