J.J. Cooper

BAPR Plus: June 8

J.J. Cooper -

Yovani Gallardo had one of his worst starts as a pro, Joba Chambelain continued to dominate the Florida State League and Henry Sosa is carrying his sub-1.00 ERA into June. […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: June 5

J.J. Cooper -

Jon Lester’s return to Boston keeps inching closer and Gio Gonzalez saw his start largely washed away on Monday. Triple-A Jordan Tata’s second start of the season wasn’t nearly as […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: June 4

J.J. Cooper -

Joe Whilhoit’s hitting streak record is safe. Mitch Hilligoss saw his hitting streak end at 38 games when Matt Durkin and two relievers held Hilligoss hitless on Sunday. Now Brandon […]

Minors

Who’s In Already

J.J. Cooper -

Seven teams have already advanced to the NCAA Super-Regionals, but up to now being a No. 1 seed hasn’t been a big advantage. Three No. 1 seeds have advanced as […]

College

BAPR Plus: May 31

J.J. Cooper -

The minor leagues’ longest hitting streak in 18 season reached 36 games when Mitch Hilligoss laid down a bunt for a single in the seventh inning. Gio Gonzalez racked up […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 30

J.J. Cooper -

Mitch Hilligoss had to wait until his last at-bat, but he succeeded in extending his hitting streak to a South Atlantic League record 35 games, and Colby Rasmus had a […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 29

J.J. Cooper -

Whenever a hitting streak stretches past 30 games, it’s time to take notice. Charleston first baseman Mitch Hilligoss had no trouble extending his hitting streak to 34 games on Monday […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 25

J.J. Cooper -

Ryan Braun didn’t get a hit on Thursday night, but he probably won’t remember that part of the day at all after finding out that he’s headed to Milwaukee. The […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 24

J.J. Cooper -

Justin Upton homered again. Roger Clemens‘ appearance in Trenton drew 75 media members and Luke Hochevar continued to struggle in Wednesday’s action. Triple-A Mike Pelfrey struck out four while allowing […]

Minors

More Fun With Lancaster Stats

J.J. Cooper -

It was another typical night in Lancaster last night as the JetHawks beat Inland Empire 16-8 in a game that would be called a slugfest anywhere else, but is just […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 23

J.J. Cooper -

Steven Wright recorded 10 strikeouts in 12 outs, but lost. Heath Rollins saw his 42-inning streak of not allowing an earned run end, while the minors strikeout leader, Yovani Gallardo, […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 22

J.J. Cooper -

Brett Smith is on a pretty impressive roll for Trenton, while Jake Fox just keeps on hitting. Triple-A Joey Votto extended his hitting streak to 15 games while hitting a […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 21

J.J. Cooper -

Jay Bruce and Darren Ford have been punishing pitchers this week, but nothing compares to the wild Lancaster-Lake Elsinore series this weekend. Triple-A Sean Smith lowered his ERA to 1.78 […]

Minors