By Scott Barancik, Editor


Here are your minor-league highlights from the week of June 4-10, 2018:



Jewish Baseball News Hitter of the Week: Rowdy Tellez

1B Rowdy Tellez (Blue Jays/AAA) hit .389 (7-for-18) with a home run, 3 doubles, 3 RBIs and a .421 on-base percentage last week.



Jewish Baseball News Pitcher of the Week: Robert Stock

  • P Robert Stock (Padres/Triple-A) earned 3 saves in 3 appearances last week, yielding a hit and a walk over 3 combined innings and striking out 3.

Other highlights

  • C Garrett Stubbs (Astros/AAA) hit .389 (7-for-18) with an RBI and a .476 on-base percentage. In an injury-shortened season, Stubbs is hitting .368 with 16 RBIs and a .412 OBP in 116 at-bats.
  • C Ryan Lavarnway* (Pirates/AAA) hit .429 (3-for-7) with a double, an RBI and a .556 OBP.
  • LF Zach Borenstein* (Mets/AAA) hit just .217 (5-for-23) last week but still managed to pound 2 HRs and a double and drive in 5 runs. He leads the Las Vegas 51s with 13 HRs and 40 RBIs and is among Pacific Coast League leaders in both categories.
  • C Michael Barash (Angels/AA) hit .357 (5-for-14) with a home run, 3 doubles, 4 RBIs and a .471 OBP.
  • C Ryan Gold (Blue Jays/A) hit .273 (3-for-11) in his first week of the 2018 season, including a double and an RBI.
  • P Jake Fishman (Blue Jays/High-A) tossed 3.67 scoreless innings across 2 games, yielding 3 hits and a walk while striking out 4 and earning his first save of the season.
  • P Matthew Gorst (Red Sox/High-A) pitched 2 hitless innings on June 7, yielding one walk and striking out 2 while adding his 8th save in 8 chances.
  • P Dean Kremer* (Dodgers/High-A) earned his fourth straight win on June 7, yielding one run over 5 innings on 9 hits, a walk and 7 strikeouts.
  • P Brandon Gold (Rockies/High-A) won a 6-inning start, yielding one run on 6 hits and a walk while striking out 7.
  • P Sam Delaplane (Mariners/A) pitched 2.67 scoreless innings across 2 games, yielding 3 hits and 2 walks while striking out 4 and earning his 3rd save in 4 opportunities.


  • P Ryan Sherriff (Cardinals/AAA) announced that underwent Tommy John surgery and will be out for the remainder of 2018.
  • 1B Cody Decker* (Diamondbacks/AAA) was placed on the disabled list.
  • P Jason Richman (Dodgers/AAA) was promoted to Triple-A.
  • P Brad Goldberg* (Diamondbacks/AA) was assigned to Arizona’s Double-A team.
  • C Mitchell Kranson (Twins/AA) was promoted to Double-A.
  • C Ryan Gold (Blue Jays/A) was promoted to Single-A.
  • P Jordan Scheftz (Indians/short-season-A) was demoted to short-season-A.

Free agents

Disabled list

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Members of Team Israel’s 2017 squad are marked with an asterisk.

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