Prospect Roundup – DeLeon/Alvarez/Rhame/Mieses Shine
On Saturday Jose DeLeon and Jacob Rhame combined for eight innings, two earned runs. DeLeon went the first six, giving up both earned runs, one walk, five k’s. Rhame went two scoreless innings, walking one, and striking out four. Rhame has been spotless since returning from his ped suspension.
On Friday night Yadier Alveraz pitched five scoreless innings, zero walks, seven strikeouts as he continued to dominate at the A ball level. Yadier is living upto the bonus he received last year and is quickly making a case for the best pitching prospect in the Dodger system that has yet to pitch in the major leagues.
Omar Estevez continued his hot hitting banging out three more hits on Friday, hitting .381 in his last ten games.
Yaseil Sierra was promoted to AA this week, and made his first appearance today for the Tulsa Drillers. Sierra was pinned with the loss, giving up one earned run in two innings, with one walk and four strikeouts. Since being moved to the bullpen Sierra has made eight appearances out of the bullpen and every appearance has been two innings.
Edwin Rios hit his third home run for Tulsa and now has 25 home runs on the season over three different levels.
Johan Mieses hit his 22nd home run and fourth for the week. Mieses just turned 21 last month and his been on a home run ladder. Mieses hit 3 HR in April, 4 HR in May, 5 HR in June, 6 HR in July, and will be trying to hit seven in August.