Who’s Hot / Who’s Not – Minor Leagues

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DykstraWho’s Hot:

Gonzalez Germen – Las Vegas. Germen has pitched very well since being sent down to Vegas. He hasn’t allowed an earned run in his last 4 outings dating back to August 8th, during which he’s pitched 6 innings, allowed 3 hits, with 2 walks and 7 strikeouts while picking up 2 saves. He was called up to replace Bartolo Colon who went on the bereavement list on Tuesday.

Logan Verrett – Las Vegas. Verrett was a 3rd round selection in the 2011 draft and has been pitching well as of late. In his last three starts, he has a record of 2-1 with a 1.96 ERA. In 23 innings, he’s allowed 11 hits, 8 walks and 16 strikeouts. During this stretch, opponents are hitting .147 against him with a 0.83 WHIP.

Allan Dykstra – Las Vegas. Dykstra is having a great month of August. In 13 games through August 17th, he’s hitting .357 (13 for 37) with 2 HR, 8 RBI, 9 walks, and a 1.117 OPS.

Juan Centeno – Binghamton. Centeno was on last week’s Who’s Not list and he’s reversed his fortune’s this week. The man who gunned down Billy Hamilton was on a 4 game hitting streak through August 17th over which he was hitting .462 (6 for 13) with 2 runs scored and 4 RBI.

Darrell Ceciliani – Binghamton. Entering Monday’s action, the 4th round pick in the 2009 draft was riding a 6 game hitting streak over which he was batting .417 (10 for 24) with 4 runs scored and 3 RBI.

Cam Maron – St Lucie. Through August 17th, Maron was on an 8 game hitting streak, batting .394 (13 for 33), raising his season average to .290 with 91 hits in 88 games.

Yeixon Ruiz – Savannah. The Dominican infielder is in his 5th season in the Mets organization. Through August 17th, Ruiz collected hits in 7 of his last 8 games during which he was hitting .429 (12 for 28) with 8 runs scored 1 HR and 8 RBI.

Who’s Not:

Chase Bradford – Las Vegas. On last week’s Who’s Hot list, Bradford makes the opposite list this week. In his last two appearances out of the pen, he’s pitched two innings, allowing 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2.

Erik Goeddel – Las Vegas. Goeddel is having a rough month of August. Opponents are hitting .462 against him in 4 appearances this month, yielding 12 hits in 5.2 innings including 2 home runs. This August he is 0-1 with a 7.94 ERA and a 2.29 WHIP.

Matt Koch – St. Lucie. The Mets 3rd round pick in the 2012 draft had a rough last outing on August 14th, lasting just 3.2 innings, giving up 10 hits, 6 earned runs while walking three batters. In 19 starts on the year, he has a record of 7-4 with an ERA of 5.20 in 98.2 innings. Opponents are hitting .299 off him on the year.

Beck Wheeler – St. Lucie. It’s been a rough week for Wheeler. The 25 year old righty absorbed the losses in his last two outings, pitching just 0.2 innings while allowing 3 hits, 3 walks, and 4 earned runs.

Albert Cordero – St. Lucie. Cordero has been struggling at the dish, batting just .040 over his last 7 games (1 for 25). On the season, he’s hitting .208 in 45 games for St. Lucie.

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