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What do we make of Nick Allgeyer? In his first two starts of the season Allgeyer had a 1.50 ERA with twin six inning starts with just one run allowed in each. That earned Allgeyer a call-up to the big leagues where we know he didn't appear. Back to AAA then and in three games since his return Allgeyer has conceded eleven runs in 10.1 innings. He has gone from major league potential to just hanging on in the AAA rotation. Allgeyer is probably not as good as he was in the first two games, nor as bad as he has been recently. But he needs to find what made him successful at the start of the season.

The same question could be asked of Adam Kloffenstein. In his first three starts, Kloff gave up a total of one run. In his last two starts he was charged with seven runs and six runs. On Saturday he didn't get out of the second inning. Can he, like Allgeyer, fix what ails him?

Allgeyer took the loss for the Bisons on Saturday as did Kloffenstein for the C's. New Hampshire split a doubleheader, Zach Logue had twelve strikeouts in game one. Dunedin had the day off.

Buffalo 2 Scranton 3

New Hampshire 6 Somerset 1 - game one

New Hampshire 0 Somerset 12 - game two

Everett 9 Vancouver 1

Dunedin - scheduled day off

This is what I noted from yesterday's games.

Nick Allgeyer pitched five innings, and was taken deep twice in the third inning, accounting for all three runs allowed.

Kevin Smith drove in both Bison runs when he sliced a ball into right field in the top of the third. Christian Colon had three hits, Tyler White had two.

Zach Logue racked up twelve K's in game one. He pitched six innings and just allowed a solo home run. Logue has 39 K's in 27.1 innings. Gabriel Moreno had two hits and scored two runs. Austin Martin was 1-3 with a walk and two RBI.

Game two was due to be a bullpen game. That didn't work out to plan as Cre Finfrock and Connor Law gave up seven runs in the first inning. It didn't get any better from there. The Fisher Cats had only two hits in a forgettable game.

Adam Kloffenstein just didn't have it on Saturday. He threw 57 pitches in 1.2 innings and was charged with six runs on five hits and three walks.

The C's had just three hits. Spencer Horwitz homered for the only run. Tanner Morris had the other two hits.

Three Stars

Third Star - Gabriel Moreno

Second Star - Christian Colon

First Star - Zach Logue


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hypobole - Sunday, May 30 2021 @ 09:08 AM EDT (#399015) #
Logue 's stats look good. Great BB/K ratio, FIP even lower than his 2.96 ERA. Only negative are the 3 HR's. But he turned 25 last month and really shouldn't be in AA.
scottt - Sunday, May 30 2021 @ 10:37 AM EDT (#399016) #
Maybe nothing is wrong with Allgeyer.
The first home run was by Hoi Jun Park who is hitting .371.
The second home run was by Trey Amburgey who is hitting .440 with 4 homeruns, a big right handed bat with 63 HR in the minors.

Deivi Garcia was up for the Yankees and got hit pretty hard by Detroit.
I'd be happy if Allgeyer had gotten a start in Dunedin and only gave up 3 runs in 5 innings.

Finfrock faced 6 batters, walked 3 and only retired 1.
Kloff didn't fare much better and couldn't get out of the second inning.

jerjapan - Sunday, May 30 2021 @ 03:56 PM EDT (#399039) #
Connor Overton has some great numbers thus far- signed out of indie ball, he appears to have changed his delivery and is hitting 97 mph at times.
Who do you guys like in terms of the prospects thus far?  Gabe Moreno certainly looks like the future at catcher.  Otto Lopez is raking, and Hagen Danner should've been a pitcher all along. 
scottt - Sunday, May 30 2021 @ 04:42 PM EDT (#399041) #
Too early. Not even a month in.
hypobole - Sunday, May 30 2021 @ 04:43 PM EDT (#399042) #
Two non-prospect pitchers I'm keeping an eye on are 28 yr old lefty Tayler Saucedo in Buffalo and the C's Paxton Schultz, who came over from the Brewers for Derek Fisher. Both have been excellent early on.
jerjapan - Sunday, May 30 2021 @ 05:16 PM EDT (#399044) #
Never too soon to talk prospects - it's just so great to have the minors back. 

Saucedo looks like a potential depth arm for sure.  a big lefty, he looked great when I saw him pitching in Buffalo a couple of years back, but his stuff is a bit pedestrian.  a classic 'failed starter' relief type. 

Schultz I just started paying attention to - any idea of his stuff? 
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