The Hotsheet (7/6 - 7/12)
Paco is smiling for a reason
Paco is smiling for a reason
ITW Correspondent
Posted Jul 13, 2007

Paco Figueroa and Brandon Tripp had big weeks, but Jason Berken continues to struggle in Frederick. Find out who else makes this week's Hotsheet and Not So Hotsheet inside.

The Hotsheet (7/6 - 7/12)

#1 Oscar Salazar Bowie Baysox – 11 for 22 (6 RBI, 4 2B, 2 runs scored)

The Baysox third baseman had an offensive explosion this week with six runs batted in and three multi-hit games. He is batting .325 over his last 10 games.

#2 Paco FigueroaBowie Baysox – 11 for 22 (6 runs scored, 2 2B)

The University of Miami product produced much needed offensive support for the Baysox, with six runs scored and a five game hitting streak to go with his .500 average for the week.

#3 Tike RedmanNorfolk Tides – 6 for 14 (6 RBI, 3 SB, double)

The speedy centerfielder knocked in six runs, batted .430 for the week and continued to be a menace on the base paths with three stolen bases. Expect to see Redman in an Orioles uniform when the rosters expand in September.

#4 Ryan FinanFrederick Keys – 8 for 22 (6 RBI, 2HR, 5 runs scored)

The Keys third baseman continues to see his average climb after batting .370 with two long balls, six runs batted in and three multi-hit games.

#5 Jonathan TuckerFrederick Keys – 8 for 23 (stolen base, 3 runs scored, double)

The sure-handed second baseman put together a six game hit streak and is batting .389 over his last ten games.

#6 Adam SternNorfolk Tides – 5 for 13 (double, triple, homerun, 7 runs scored, 2 SB)

Norfolk’s outfielder hit the ball all over the ballpark in limited action last week, en route to batting .390 over five games.

#7 Chris Vinyard – Delmarva Shorebirds – 7 for 24 (HR, 3 RBI, 3 doubles)

The first baseman put together another impressive week with three multi-hit games, one long ball and three extra base hits to accompany his .300 average. Delmarva is a tough place to hit, but Vinyard is showing that it is not impossible.

#8 Cory Doyne Norfolk Tides – 2.2 IP, 2 K, 0 H, 0 ER

The Tides’ closer notched his International League leading 26th save before heading off to Albuquerque, New Mexico for the Triple-A All-Star game (where he picked up yet another save with a scoreless ninth inning).

#9 Terry Tiffee Norfolk Tides – 3 RBI, HR, 5 game hit streak)

After going hitless in his previous four games coming into the week, the Tides third baseman bounced back with a five game hit streak and an average of .300.

#10 Brandon Tripp Delmarva Shorebirds – 5 for 18 (2 HR, 4 RBI)

The Shorebirds’ outfielder showed his power at the plate last week with his 12th and 13th home runs of the season and has now elevated his average to .298 for the year.

The Not So Hotsheet

Jason BerkenFrederick Keys – 3.2 IP, 10 H, 12 R, 8 ER

The Keys’ right-handed slinger saw his record fall to 4-9 on the year after taking a shellacking from the visiting Salem Avalanche.

Ruddy YanBowie Baysox – 2 for 17

The outfielder struggled miserably at the plate last week, managing only two hits and drawing zero walks.

Travis BrownFrederick Keys – 2 for 16

The Keys’ third baseman was of little use to his ball club this week at the plate, with only two hits in five games.

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