Games Played on 09/04/12
Minor League Player of the Day: Billings RF Jeff Gelalich went 2-4 with a double and triple. The 21 year old was a 1st round pick in this year’s draft, but has struggled in his first professional season going .236/.329/.370/.699 at Billings.
The Bats season is over…thank goodness. Horrible year for the Reds AAA team, as they finished last in the Western Division, 38 games out of first, with a 51-93 record, losing 9 of their last 10 and 7 in a row.
Pensacola finished their inaugural season with a 34-35 second half record, finishing 3rd in the South Division, 4 games out of first place. They had the exact same record in the first half, finishing 3rd, but were 5.5 games out.
The Blaze won the first half title by 3 games over San Jose, with a 41-29 record. They finished third in the second half with a 31-29 record, 8 games out.
Bakersfield has a bye in the first round of the California League Playoffs, awaiting the winner of San Jose and Modesto.
The Dragons finished last in their division in the first half, going 30-40, 17.5 games out of first. The second half wasn’t much kinder, they again finished last, going 30-38, 11 games out and finished last again.
The Mustangs loss dropped them back into a first place time with Missoula, who they play in the final two games of the season.
Jeff Gelalich was 2-4 with a double/triple and Robert Maddox homered for the second day in a row.
Jordan Remer was the only Mustang pitcher to throw a scoreless inning.
AZL Reds – Season Completed
The AZL Reds finished the season last in the AZL Central with a 18 – 38 record and 16.5 games back of first place. Jonathan Reynoso was the Red’s lone player named to the 2012 Arizona League All-Star Team. Reynoso, a 19 year old RH hitting OF, hit .311/.328/.411/.739 in 190 AB with 30 SB.