Nissan #ProJackets Baseball Report

May 31, 2017

THE FLATS -- Pitcher Buck Farmer headlined the Georgia Tech baseball #ProJackets this past week, as the righty earned a win in a spot start for the Detroit Tigers, while Charlie Blackmon was named the MLB NL Player of the Week.

The 26-year old Farmer made a spot start for the Tigers in a doubleheader versus the Chicago White Sox on May 27. Farmer went 6.1 scoreless innings and struck out a MLB career-high 11 batters to earn the win.




Blackmon, who had a superb week last week with three home runs and 12 RBIs while hitting .400 overall at the plate, has continued to lead the hottest team in baseball offensively this season. Over his last 10 games, Blackmon has hit .357 with four home runs, two triples, one double, 14 RBIs and eight run scored. His week was highlighted by a 4-for-4 night with a home run, a triple, a walk, three RBIs and a run scored versus St. Louis on May 26. He also blasted two home runs in a win at Philadelphia on May 23.


 

 



Derek Dietrich had a strong three-game swing from May 20-23, as he posted three straight two hit games and went 6-for-14 with a triple, a double, two RBIs and three runs scored during that stretch, while Matt Wieters has hit safely in seven of his last 10 games, including a 2-for-3 night with a double in the series opener versus San Diego on May 26.

Another #ProJacket retired from the game last week, as Mott Hyde was added to the Voluntarily Retired List on Sunday, May 28. (Click Here) Hyde was in his fourth season in the minor leagues and in his second full season with the Corpus Christi Hooks, the Double-A affiliate of the Houston Astros.

Below is a complete list of the Baseball #ProJackets in the majors this season.

MLB

PLAYER

2017-18 SEASON STATS


Charlie Blackmon
#19 / CF

Colorado Rockies
MLB Debut:
June 7, 2011 (Rockies)
MLB Draft:
2008 (Rockies), 2nd round
Status: Active
Years at Georgia Tech: 2008
High School:
North Gwinnett
Hometown: Suwanee, Ga.

GP: 53 
Batting Avg: .327 
Hits: 72
Home Runs:
13
Triples: 8 
Doubles: 11 
RBI:
46 
Runs: 39 
Stolen Bases: 4 
OBP: .364
OPS: .992
SLG: .627

Derek Dietrich

#32/ 2B

Miami Marlins
MLB Debut:
May 8, 2013 (Marlins)
MLB Draft:
2010 (Rays), 2nd round
Status: Active
Years at Georgia Tech: 2008-10
High School:
St. Ignatius
Hometown: Parma, Ohio

GP: 45 
Batting Avg: .220 
Hits: 27 
Home Runs:
2
Triples: 2
Doubles:
6
RBI:
13
Runs: 12 
Stolen Bases: 0
OBP: .314 
OPS: .664 
SLG: .350

Matt Wieters
#32/ C

Washington Nationals
MLB Debut:
May 29, 2009 (Orioles)
MLB Draft:
2007 (Orioles), 1st round
Status: Active
Years at Georgia Tech: 2005-07
High School:
Stratford
Hometown: Goose Creek, S.C.


GP:
41 
Batting Avg: .274 
Hits: 40
Home Runs:
4
Doubles: 8 
RBI:
17 
Runs: 15 
Stolen Bases: 1 
OBP: .342 
OPS: .753 
SLG: .411

Blake Wood
#36/ P

Cincinnati Reds
MLB Debut:
May 12, 2010 (Royals)
MLB Draft:
2006 (Royals), 3rd round
Status: Active
Years at Georgia Tech: 2004-07
High School:
North Gwinnett
Hometown: Suwanee, Ga.



GP:
23 
IP: 24.2 
Record:
0-3 
Save:

ERA:
4.01
SO:
23
Opp. Avg: .266 
Whip: 1.54


Yellow Jackets in the Minors/Independent Leagues

Player

Current Team (MLB Team)

Level

MiLB Bio

Years at Tech

2017-18 Season Stats

Luke Bard

Chattanooga Lookouts (Twins)

AA

BIO

2010-12

2-1, 3.63 ERA, 13 GP, 1 Save, 22.1 IP, 35 SO

Jed Bradley

Bowie Baysox (Orioles)

AA

BIO

2009-11

*Retired (Click Here)

1-2, 9.75 ERA, 8 GP, 12.1 IP, 9 SO

*Made one appearance for the Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Sam Clay

Fort Myers Miracle (Twins)

A (Adv)

BIO

2013-14

5-0, 2.67 ERA, 16 GP, 2 Save, 27.0 IP, 28 SO

Jake Esch

San Antonio Missions (Padres)

AA

BIO

2009-11

* Disabled 7-day list

0-2, 3.00 ERA, 3 GP, 3 GS, 15.0 IP, 13 SO

*Made one start with the El Paso Chihuahuas (AAA)

Zane Evans

NW Arkansas Nautrals (Royals)

AA

BIO

2011-13

*Reassigned on May 26

33 GP, .205 avg., 25 hits, 4 HR, 1 2B, 15 RBI, 11 runs, 2 SB

Buck Farmer

Toledo Mud Hens (Tigers)

AAA

BIO

2010-13

1-3, 4.12 ERA, 9 GP, 9 GS, 54.2 IP, 54 SO


* Made one start for the Detroit Tigers
1-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 GP, 1 GS, 6.1 IP, 11 SO

Brandon Gold

Asheville Tourists (Rockies)

A

BIO

2014-16

2-4, 5.02 ERA, 8 GP, 8 GS, 1 CG, 43.0 IP, 42 SO

Matt Gonzalez

Florida Fire Frogs (Braves)

* Played 16 games with the Rome Braves (Braves)

A (Adv)

BIO

2013-16

17 GP, .311 avg., 23 hits, 0 HR, 1 3B, 0 2B, 7 RBI, 10 runs, 2 SB

Matthew Gorst

Greenville Drive (Red Sox)

A

BIO

2014-16

2-1, 4.30 ERA, 12 GP, 1 Save, 23.0 IP, 24 SO

Matthew Grimes

Bowie Baysox (Orioles)

AA

BIO

2011-14

2-4, 3.86 ERA, 9 GP, 8 GS, 49.0 IP, 35 SO

Mott Hyde

Corpus Christi Hooks (Astros)

AA

BIO

2011-14

*Voluntarily Retired list (Click Here)

26 GP, .207 avg., 17 hits, 2 HR, 1 2B, 6 RBI,
12 runs, 5 SB

Dusty Isaacs

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Blue Jays)

AA

BIO

2011-14

1-2, 2.91 ERA, 14 GP, 21.2 IP, 23 SO

Connor Justus

Inland Empire 66ers (Angels)

A (Adv)

BIO

2014-16

44 GP, .204 avg., 31 hits, 3 HR, 1 3B, 8 2B, 13 RBI,
22 runs, 6 SB

Deck McGuire

Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Reds)

AA

BIO

2008-10

5-2, 2.76 ERA, 10 GP, 10 GS, 58.2 IP, 60 SO

A.J. Murray

Fort Myers Miracle (Twins)

A (Adv)

BIO

2012-15

* Released - Free Agent

Matt Murton

Toledo Mud Hens (Tigers)

AAA

BIO

2001-03

* Released - Free Agent

7 GP, .154 avg., 4 hits, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 2 runs

Arden Pabst

West Virginia Power (Pirates)

A

BIO

2014-16


28 GP, .253 avg., 24 hits, 2 HR, 5 2B, 10 RBI, 13 runs

Daniel Palka

Rochester Red Wings (Twins)

AAA

BIO

2011-13


* Disabled 7-Day list

41 GP, .261 avg., 41 hits, 8 HR, 6 2B, 22 RBI,
24 runs, 1 SB

Mark Pope

Texas AirHogs (Independent League)

Independent

BIO

2009-11

0-1, 0.00 ERA, 3 GP, 3.1 IP, 1 SO

Andrew Robinson

Harrisburg Senators (Nationals)

AA

BIO

2007-10

0-0, 5.79 ERA, 5 GP, 1 save, 4.2 IP, 3 SO

Matt Skole

Syracuse Chiefs (Nationals)

AAA

BIO

2009-11

* Disabled 7-Day List

35 GP, .228 avg., 26 hits, 5 HR, 11 2B, 16 RBI,
26 runs

Daniel Spingola

Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Cubs)

A (Adv)

BIO

2012-15

47 GP, .291 avg., 46 hits, 2 HR, 6 3B, 13 2B, 24 RBI, 15 runs, 3 SB

Brandon Thomas

York Revolution (Independent League)
River City (Frontier League)

Independent

BIO

2010-13

*traded to River City (Frontier League) on May 4

(River City): 16 GP, .120 avg., 6 hits, 2 HR, 1 2B, 5 RBI, 10 SB

(York): 7 GP, .091, 1 hit, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 runs, 1 BB, 2 SB

Kyle Wren

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers)

AAA

BIO

2011-13

42 GP, .305 avg., 46 hits, 2 HR, 3 3B, 7 2B, 21 RBI, 26 runs, 6 SB


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