Low A Dish: Freeman Cleans Up

Freddie Freeman had a monster night, Michael Burgess went deep again and Scott Moviel had another strong outing in Tuesday’s low Class A action.

South Atlantic League

Prospect Of The Day

Rome (Braves) first baseman Freddie Freeman went 4-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs in a 5-3 win over Greensboro (Marlins). The big 6-foot-5, 220-pounder extended his hitting streak to eight games, including four straight multi-hit games to raise his line to .308/.364/.517 in 331 at-bats.

Prospect Nuggets

Savannah (Mets) righthander Scott Moviel pitched seven strong innings against West Virginia (Brewers), limiting the Power to one run on three hits, with one walk and two strikeouts. However, he didn’t get much offensive support and took a no decision. After going 1-4, 9.68 in five starts in April, Moviel has gone 7-3, 3.31 and hasn’t allowed more than three earned runs in any start since … Asheville (Rockies) righthander Connor Graham pitched a seven-inning complete game shutout against Hagerstown (Nationals) in the second game of a doubleheader. Graham gave up only two hits, fanned eight and walked three to improve to 7-4, 2.06 on the year … In the first game of that doubleheader, Hagerstown right fielder Michael Burgess hit his 16th home run of the year. Burgess went 2-for-4 between the two games … Lakewood (Phillies) center fielder Dominic Brown went 2-for-4 with his seventh home run of the year and two RBIs in a 6-4 win over Augusta (Giants).

What To Watch For Today

Hickory (Pirates) and Lake County (Indians) will play a doubleheader starting at 5:05 EDT. Lefthander Ryan Miller (7-3, 2.40) will start in game one for the Captains.

Midwest League

The MWL had Tuesday off.

What To Watch For Today

Righthander Jordan Walden (4-6, 2.33) will get the ball for Cedar Rapids (Angels) as they take on Lansing (Blue Jays) at 7:00 EDT.