The Hotsheet (6/01- 6/07)
No-No in Bowie?
No-No in Bowie?
ITW Correspondent
Posted Jun 8, 2007


Radhames Liz was the clear highlight of a promising week in the O's system, but Brandon Erbe, Billy Rowell, Brandon Tripp, and others all make an appearance on The Hotsheet.

The Hotsheet (6/01 – 6/07)

# 1 Radhames LizBowie Baysox – (9 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 8 K, 3 BB)

There was little doubt about last week’s top spot, as the Baysox starter threw a 120 pitch complete game no-hitter in a 5-0 victory over visiting Harrisburg.

#2 Jeff Fiorentino Bowie Baysox – 8 for 18 (2 doubles, 4 RBI)

The centerfielder put together three multi-hit games and four RBI to go with his .450 batting average. After an awful start, Fio has raised his season batting line to a respectable .265/.353/.370.

#3 Pete Maestrales – Frederick Keys – 7 for 18 (7 runs scored, 1 HR, 4 RBI)

The Keys corner infielder collected hits in five straight games, scored seven runs, and belted his second home run of the season last week.

#4 Travis BrownFrederick Keys – 6 for 18 (7 RBI, 3 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 HR)

The shortstop, with an average under .200 for the season, knocked in seven runs, hit two doubles and batted .340 in six games this week.

#5 Jonathan TuckerFrederick Keys – 8 for 25 (4 runs scored, 2 doubles, triple)

The Keys second baseman showed great discipline at the plate this week, with four multi-hit games and an average of .320. He may be undersized, but he continues to get the job done.

#6 Billy Rowell Delmarva Shorebirds – 6 for 20 (8 RBI, 2 doubles, 3 runs scored, HR)

The top hitting prospect in the organization finally makes a showing on The Hotsheet after an oblique strain and a cold spell at the plate. His week included a 3 for 4 performance on Tuesday.

#7 Brandon Tripp Delmarva Shorebirds – 7 for 23 (6 RBI, 4 runs scored, 2 HR)

The Shorebirds’ outfielder was steady at the plate this week, hitting safely in five straight games, knocking in six runs and batting .310. He is showing that his torrid April was no fluke.

#8 Robert Andrews Delmarva Shorebirds – 6 for 16 (7 runs scored, 2 RBI)

Andrews joins two Shorebirds teammates on the Hotsheet this week after scoring seven runs, knocking in two and stealing his seventh base of the season.

#9 Brandon ErbeFrederick Keys – 8.0 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 11 K, 1 BB

Welcome back, Brandon Erbe. He told ITW in a recent interview that nothing was going on with his recent struggles and that he was learning from the experience. Looks like he was telling the truth.

#10 Cory DoyneNorfolk Tides – 2.1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 3 K

The Tides’ closer notched his International League leading 16th and 17th saves of the season this week. He could get a major league look when the rosters expand in September.

The Not So Hotsheet

Cesar Crespo Norfolk Tides – 0 for 11

The usually consistent Tides’ infielder really struggled at the plate this week and has only one hit in his last seven games.

Jon Knott Norfolk Tides – 1 for 16

The Tides’ OF/1B/DH saw his struggles at the plate continue with a .070 average in five games last week.

Ruddy YanBowie Baysox – 2 for 18

The Baysox outfielder preserved Radhames’ no-hitter in the top of the ninth inning with a miraculous catch early in the week, but failed to contribute much offensively.

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