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Minor League Ball Gameday: Saturday, March 8

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DJ Peterson and Kris Bryant leave the yard and Billy Hamilton swipes a pair of bases.

Mariners corner infielder DJ Peterson was 2-3 with a home run.
Mariners corner infielder DJ Peterson was 2-3 with a home run.
Otto Greule Jr

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back. Kris Bryant, DJ Peterson and Billy Hamilton led the charge offensively from the Top 100 that saw game action yesterday. Bryant launched his second home run of the spring to go along with a pair of strike outs. Peterson hit a single, struck out, and knocked his first home run. Hamilton showed his ability to terrorize a pitching staff, working a walk and stealing back to back bases before scoring.

Only four Top 100 pitchers toed the mound yesterday and all had a rough time. Yordano Ventura fared the best, allowing two runs on three hits with a walk and two strike outs over three innings. Jameson Taillon easily got the worst of it, only recording two outs, allowing three runs (one earned) on three hits, a walk and a wild pitch. Here's how the rest fared.

The Top 100

Position Players

Rank (Ovr) Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
1 (1) Byron Buxton, CF MIN 2 0 0 0 0 0
2 (2) Xander Bogaerts, SS BOS 3 0 0 0 0 0 K
4 (5) Javier Baez, SS CHC 3 0 0 0 0 0
6 (7) Carlos Correa, SS HOU 1 0 0 0 0 0 K
7 (8) Kris Bryant, 3B CHC 3 1 1 2 1 0 HR (2), 2 K
Rank (Ovr) Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
10 (14) Addison Russell, SS OAK 1 0 0 0 0 0
11 (17) Maikel Franco, 1B PHI 1 0 0 0 0 0
12 (18) George Springer, CF HOU 3 1 0 0 0 0 K
13 (25) Nick Castellanos, 3B DET 3 0 1 0 0 1 SB (2), K
14 (27) Austin Hedges, C SD 2 0 0 0 0 0 K
Rank (Ovr) Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
16 (34) Joc Pederson, CF LAD 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 (36) Albert Almora, CF CHC 1 1 1 0 0 0
21 (41) Jorge Soler, RF CHC 1 0 1 1 0 0 3B, E
23 (43) Billy Hamilton, CF CIN 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 SB (4), BB
32 (66) Chris Owings, SS AZ 2 0 0 0 0 0
Rank (Ovr) Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
33 (69) Christian Bethancourt, C ATL 1 0 0 0 0 0 K
34 (70) Stephen Piscotty, RF STL 1 0 1 0 0 0
35 (72) Matt Davidson, 3B CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0
41 (79) Jake Marisnick, CF MIA 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 (82) Jonathan Singleton, 1B HOU 1 0 0 0 0 0
Rank (Ovr) Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
46 (85) DJ Peterson, 3B/1B SEA 3 1 2 1 1 0 HR (1), K
47 (86) Rosell Herrera, SS/2B COL 0 0 0 0 0 0
48 (90) Jorge Bonifacio, RF KC 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 K
49 (91) Marcus Semien, SS/3B CWS 1 0 0 0 0 0
51 (93) Taylor Lindsey, 2B LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 K
Rank (Ovr) Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
54 (98) Michael Choice, CF/LF TEX 1 0 0 0 0 0 Sac
55 (100) Arismendy Alcantara, SS/2B CHC 1 0 0 0 0 0

Pitchers

Rank (Ovr) Name, Pos Team IP H R ER BB K Notes
10 (22) Jameson Taillon, RHP PIT 0.2 3 3 1 1 0 WP
13 (26) Yordano Ventura, RHP KC 3 3 2 2 1 2
21 (44) Matt Wisler, RHP SD 2 2 2 2 1 0 HR (S. Gennett)
27 (55) Marcus Stroman, RHP TOR 3 4 3 3 1 1 HR (K. Kiermaier)

Standout Performances

Position Players

Name, Pos Team Top 10 Rank AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
Ryan Lavarnway, C BOS - 1 0 1 2 0 0
Heiker Meneses, SS BOS - 1 0 1 0 0 0
Christian Vasquez, C BOS - 0 1 0 0 0 0 BB
Cameron Rupp, C PHI - 3 1 2 1 1 0 HR (1)
Henry Urrutia, RF BAL 7 2 1 0 0 0 0
Michael Almanzar, 3B BAL - 1 1 0 0 0 0
Jonathan Schoop, SS BAL 5 1 1 1 1 1 0 HR (1)
Mikie Mahtook, CF TB - 1 0 1 0 0 0
Kevin Kiermaier, RF TB 10 2 2 2 2 1 0 HR (1)
Cameron Seitzer, 1B TB - 2 1 1 2 1 0 HR (2)
Name, Pos Team Top 10 Rank AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
Marc Krauss, 1B HOU - 4 2 3 1 1 0 HR (2)
Zach Walters, SS WAS - 2 0 1 2 0 0
Jorge Polanco, 2B MIN 10 2 1 1 0 0 0 2B
Chris Colabello, 1B MIN - 3 2 3 1 0 0 2B
Max Kepler, LF MIN - 2 1 1 1 0 0
Stuart Turner, C MIN - 2 0 1 0 0 0
Danny Santana, SS MIN 9 2 0 1 1 0 0 2B, K
Andrew Lambo, 1B PIT - 3 0 1 1 0 0 K
Brent Keys, LF MIA - 1 1 1 0 0 0 2B
JT Realmuto, C MIA 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 SF
Name, Pos Team Top 10 Rank AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
Christian Villanueva, 3B CHC - 3 0 1 0 0 0 2B
CJ Cron, 1B LAA 2 2 0 1 1 0 0
Mark Minicozzi, 1B SF - 4 1 1 1 1 0 HR (2)
Andrew Susac, C SF - 1 0 1 1 0 0 2B
Tommy Medica, 1B SD - 1 1 0 0 0 0 BB
Cody Decker, 1B SD - 1 0 1 2 0 0 2B
Alex Dickerson, LF SD - 2 1 1 1 1 0 HR (1), BB
Rico Noel, LF/CF SD - 3 1 1 1 1 0 HR (1)
Cory Spangenberg, 2B SD - 3 1 1 0 0 1 SB (1), BB
Billy Burns, CF OAK - 4 0 2 0 0 0 CS
Name, Pos Team Top 10 Rank AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
Jesse Winker, CF CIN 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 2B
Neftali Soto, 1B CIN - 4 1 1 0 0 0 2B
Ketel Marte, 2B SEA - 2 1 0 0 0 1 SB (3), BB, K
Jesus Montero, 1B SEA - 2 1 2 1 0 0 2 2B
Stefen Romero, LF SEA - 2 1 1 1 0 0 3B
Tyler Naquin, CF CLE 4 2 1 1 0 0 0
Tony Wolters, C CLE - 0 0 0 1 0 0 BB
Carlos Moncrief, RF CLE - 3 0 1 0 0 0 K
Leury Garcia, 2B/SS CWS - 1 0 1 0 0 0
Trayce Thompson, RF CWS 7 2 1 0 0 0 1 SB (1), BB, K
Name, Pos Team Top 10 Rank AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
Nomar Mazara, RF TEX - 1 0 0 0 0 0
Jacob Scavuzzo, RF LAD - 1 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Long, RF/CF LAA - 3 0 3 0 0 1 SB (1)
Tim Wheeler, LF COL - 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 2B, K
Cristhian Adames, 2B/SS COL - 1 0 1 0 0 0
Jose Pirela, 2B NYY - 2 0 1 0 0 0 E

Pitchers

Name, Pos Team Top 10 Rank IP H R ER BB K Notes
JR Graham, RHP ATL 3 0.1 2 0 0 0 0
Cody Martin, RHP ATL - 0.2 3 3 3 1 0
Miguel Gonzalez, RHP PHI 4 1 4 4 4 2 0 WP
Ken Giles, RHP PHI - 1 1 1 1 2 0
Brad Boxberger, RHP TB - 1 2 1 1 2 1
Nate Karns, RHP TB - 2 1 0 0 1 0
Matt Andriese, RHP TB - 1.1 2 2 2 0 0 WP
Sean Gilmartin, LHP MIN - 2 2 0 0 0 3
Brian Flynn, LHP MIA 6 2 3 2 2 2 4
Lee Stoppelman, LHP STL - 1.1 0 0 0 0 2
Name, Pos Team Top 10 Rank IP H R ER BB K Notes
Derek Law, RHP SF - 1 0 0 0 0 2
Robbie Erlin, LHP SD - 2 0 0 0 1 2
Johnny Hellweg, RHP MIL 4 2 1 0 0 1 1
Brett Marshall, RHP CIN - 3 4 0 0 3 4
Daniel Corcino, RHP CIN - 0.2 3 5 5 2 0 HR (D. Peterson)
Michael Lorenzen, RHP CIN 6 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 W
Carlos Contreras, RHP CIN 7 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 WP
Dominic Leone, RHP SEA - 1 0 0 0 0 1
Arodys Vizcaino, RHP CHC 10 1 0 0 0 0 2
Zach Lee, RHP LAD 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 W
Name, Pos Team Top 10 Rank IP H R ER BB K Notes
Tom Windle, LHP LAD - 2 1 0 0 1 1 Sv
Christian Bergman, RHP COL - 2 3 1 1 0 2 HR (A. Romine)

Injuries

- Twins 3B Miguel Sano (season; elbow)

- Mariners RHP Taijuan Walker (1 week, shoulder inflammation)