Baseball Sunday: Hometown report

Published: Sunday, July 10 2011 12:00 a.m. MDT

Kam Mickolio Reno AAA Diamondbacks

Pitcher played for Utah Valley University

Pitched just 2/3 of an inning this week

Matthew Neil Jamestown A Marlins

Pitched for BYU

Gave up 2 ERs in longest outing (6 innings)

Stephen Parker Midland AA Athletics

Played third base for BYU and American Fork

8-game hitting streak ended on Friday

Tanner Robles AZL Reds Rookie Reds

Pitched for Cottonwood High

Got the win in first Arizona League game

Braeden Schlehuber Lynchburg A Braves

Catcher played for Viewmont High

Last 10 games: .258, 1 HR, 2 RBI

Egan Smith Lansing A Blue Jays

Pitched for Pleasant Grove High

Evened his record at 3-3 with win on Tuesday

Jordan Smith Louisville AAA Reds</p>

Pitcher from Pleasant Grove

ERA is 2.25 in 3 rehab starts in Arizona

Justin Smith Palm Beach A Cardinals

Pitched for Utah Valley University

Given up 5 runs in each of last 4 starts

Matt Spring Portland AA Red Sox

Catcher played for Dixie State

1-for-8 with a 2B this week

Mitch Talbot Cleveland MLB Indians

Pitcher from Cedar City

Tagged for 8 runs, might lose spot in rotation

Kent Walton Midland AA Athletics

Played outfield for BYU

Released on June 14

Jordan Whatcott Clearwater A Phillies

Pitched for the University of Utah

Last 10: 2.45 ERA, 21 Ks, just 6 walks

The farm

Salt Lake Bees

All-Star time: Monday, home run derby; Tuesday, autographs; Wednesday: Game on MLB Network

Ogden Raptors

Best team in the Pioneer League: Ogden's won 4 straight and 8 of last 10.

Orem Owlz

Rough patch: Have suddenly lost 6 in a row to fall into a tie for second place in the South

Around the horn

Sellouts, in a good way

The Dayton Dragons have set the record for consecutive sellouts by a pro franchise in North America — and there is no end in sight. An overflow crowd of 8,688 witnessed the 815th straight sellout at Fifth Third Field on Saturday night, when the Dragons surpassed the mark set by the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers from 1977-95.

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