High A Dish: Price Doesn’t Disappoint In Debut

California League

Prospect Of The Day

Outfielder Josh Reddick did his part in Lancaster’s (Red Sox) 6-3 win over Stockton (Athletics). He went 3-for-4 with two doubles a run scored and two RBIs lifting him to a .327/.339/.542 line.

Prospect Nuggets

It was a quiet night as one game was postponed and the others didn’t have a lot of action. Visalia (Diamondbacks) righthander Wes Roemer went six innings, allowing five runs on ten hits and two walks while striking out just one. He was handed his third loss of the season…Inland Empire (Dodgers) third baseman Josh Bell was 0-for-5 with three strikeouts and four men left on base…San Jose (Giants) righthander Kevin Pucetas gave up five runs on seven hits over 5 2/3 innings, but still managed to remain perfect (6-0, 2.81) as his counterpart gave up 12 runs over the same frames. He also had two walks and six strikeouts.

What To Watch For Today

Lefthander James Adkins takes the hill for Inland Empire against High Desert (Mariners).

Carolina League

Prospect Of The Day

Frederick (Orioles) right fielder Brandon Tripp had a fair case for this honor two days ago and stepped it up yesterday. Last night he went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a run scored and two RBIs. He is now hitting .301/.367/.503 in 41 games at high Class A.

Prospect Nuggets

Third baseman Jared Goedert went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs in Kinston’s (Indians) 6-5 loss to Myrtle Beach (Braves)…Right fielder Cirillo Cumberbatch was 3-for-4 with a double and run scored in the same game…Second baseman Travis Jones was mostly responsible for Myrtle Beach’s win over Kinston (Indians). He went 2-for-4 with a home run and double…Righthander Tim Bascom went five innings, allowing an unearned run on five hits and two walks while striking out three in his 2008 debut.

What To Watch For Today

Deunte Heath (5-2, 2.89) and Brandon Erbe (4-3, 5.10) face off in an intriguing righthanded matchup tonight.

Florida State League

Prospect Of The Day

The FSL didn’t have a lot of action either, but it did have a debut we’ve been waiting a while for. Lefthander David Price will take today’s honors after pitching in his first professional game and not disappointing. Last year’s first overall pick went five innings, allowing just three hits and a walk while striking out four and giving up no runs.

Prospect Nuggets

Dunedin (Blue Jays) catcher J.P. Arencibia was 3-for-5 with two RBIs in a 10-2 win over Brevard County (Brewers)…Righthander Wade Townsend is back in high Class A and followed Price with 1 2/3 innings in which he allowed three hits, no runs and struck out two…Third baseman Mitch Hilligoss was 4-for-5 with a run scored in Tampa’s (Yankees) 5-0 win over Daytona (Cubs).

What To Watch For Today

Lakeland (Tigers) and Jupiter (Marlins) play in a doubleheader starting at 5:05 p.m. EDT. Duane Below gets the ball in Game 2 for Lakeland.

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