First full update in a while:
-Kevin Cron returned from a short injury and went deep 3 times in his first 5 games back for Reno (D'Backs). He's now hitting .332 in his 64 total AAA games this year to go along with 31 HR and 86 RBI. (Plus he hit 5 HR in his 27 MLB appearances)
-Stefan Crichton has logged 3 straight scoreless relief appearances for Reno (D'Backs), and has just 1 walk in his last 14 innings pitched. He's now 3-3 with a 4.03 ERA for the year at AAA.
-Jason Coats is 6-for-36 (.182) across his last 10 games for Durham (Rays). For the year, he's now hitting .246 with 15 HR, 40 RBI and a .759 OPS.
-Jantzen WItte has struck out 12 times in his last 10 games for Pawtucket (Red Sox). He's now hitting .276 for the year at AAA with 6 HR, 40 RBI and a .729 OPS.
-Brian Howard's had a rough time in his first three AAA starts since being promoted to Las Vegas (A's). He's given up 25 hits and 19 earned runs in just 9.2 overall IP, which results in an 0-1 record and a 17.69 ERA.
-Riley Ferrell recently returned to Round Rock (Astros) after missing about 3 weeks with an injury, giving up 2 runs in his first inning. Overall this year with 5 teams across 3 different levels of competition, he's 1-1 with a 1.93 ERA.
-Durbin Feltman gave up 2 runs last time out for Portland (Red Sox), where he's 2-3 with a 5.14 ERA so far this year.
-Jerrick Suiter has just one extra-base hit in his last 14 games for Altoona (Pirates), where he's hitting .231 with 4 HR, 35 RBI and a .583 OPS.
-Taylor Featherston is hitless in his last 4 games for NW Arkansas (Royals), where he's hitting .245 with 13 HR, 48 RBI and a .710 OPS.
-Brandon Finnegan picked up his first W of 2019 in his 6th relief appearance for Chattanooga (Reds), where he's carrying a 2.25 ERA and a 12:3 strikeout to walk ratio since returning from injury.
-Brian Trieglaff remains on the disabled list and has yet to pitch for Trenton (Yankees) this year.
-Luken Baker had 4 hits, including a home run, during a double-header on Friday for Palm Beach (Cardinals). He's now hitting .229 for the season with 7 HR, 41 RBI and a .664 OPS.
-Evan Skoug had an RBI double last time out for Winston-Salem (White Sox), where he's now hitting .184 in 32 games since his promotion with 5 HR, 19 RBI and a .713 OPS.
-Austen Wade continues to deal with a hip injury that has kept him out since may for Lynchburg (Indians).
-Nick Lodolo, as discussed, was shut down for the year after 2 starts for Dayton (Reds). He ends his first year of pro ball with a 2.45 ERA in 8 total starts and an eye-popping K to BB ratio of 30 to 0!
-Sean Wymer picked up a W in his last start for Lansing (Blue Jays), where he's now 6-11 with a 5.95 ERA for the year.
-Alex Isola has landed on the 7-day DL after having hit safely in 8 of his last 10 for Cedar Rapids (Twins). In 25 total pro games between rookie ball and CLass A, he's hitting .309 with 3 HR, 17 RBI and an .837 OPS.
-Johnny Rizer has 7 hits during his current 4-game hit streak for Delmarva (Orioles). He's hitting .333 in 15 games since his promotion, and through 42 total pro games he's hitting .316 with 3 HR, 27 RBI and an .865 OPS.
Short-season A and rookie leagues:
-Josh Watson has been re-assigned to Vermont (A's) after having a rough go (hitting just .109) in his 20-game tryout in Advanced A. In 37 total pro games across three levels, he's now hitting .158 with 1 HR, 9 RBI and a .534 OPS.
-Brandon Williamson has yet to register a decision in his 6 starts for Everett (Mariners), but carries a 1.80 ERA and a 15:4 K to BB ratio.
-Jake Guenther has a 9-game hit streak going for Princeton (Rays), where he's hitting .340 through 30 games with 2 HR, 17 RBI and an .897 OPS.
-Jared Janczak has logged 4 consecutive scoreless relief outings for the Indians' AZL League team, where he's now 1-0 with a save and a 3.60 ERA through 11 total appearances.
-Jordan Kipper has finally returned after missing nearly a year, making 3 starts so far in a rehab assingment with the Orioles' GCL League team. He's 0-0 with a 3.00 ERA so far.
-Matt Purke is 3-6 with a 5.48 ERA through 20 total apperances (and 11 starts) for the Sugar Land Skeeters.