Kam Mickolio Reno AAA Diamondbacks
Pitcher played for Utah Valley University
Gave up a run in his only appearance of week
Matthew Neil Jamestown A Marlins
Pitched for BYU
Pitched 7 strong innings in his last start
Stephen Parker Midland AA Athletics
Played third base for BYU and American Fork
On season: .282, 9 HRs, 63 RBIs in 109 Gs
Tanner Robles Dayton A Reds
Pitched for Cottonwood High
1-6, 8.00 ERA in last 10 starts
Braeden Schlehuber Lynchburg A Braves
Catcher played for Viewmont High
In a little slump: 1 hit in last 16 at-bats
Egan Smith Lansing A Blue Jays
Pitched for Pleasant Grove High
Very good outing on Tuesday, but no decision
Jordan Smith Louisville AAA Reds
Pitcher from Pleasant Grove
One of two Jordan Smiths in the minors
Justin Smith Palm Beach A Cardinals
Pitched for Utah Valley University
No earned runs in last 32/3 innings
Matt Spring Portland AA Red Sox
Catcher played for Dixie State
He's the everyday catcher for the Sea Dogs
Mitch Talbot Columbus AAA Indians
Pitcher from Cedar City
Optioned to Triple-A after Ubaldo trade
Keenyn Walker Kannapolis A White Sox
Played outfield for Judge Memorial H.S.
Batting .189 since promotion
Jordan Whatcott Clearwater A Phillies
Pitched for the University of Utah
Last 9 games: 0.00 ERA, 9 Ks, 1 BB, 5 SVs
Around the horn
Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa filed an official complaint with Major League Baseball, alleging that Milwaukee gets an unfair advantage at Miller Park by increasing the illumination of the "ribbon boards" that ring the field when the Brewers are batting. That was denied by the Brew Crew, of course. Which didn't explain why they were 40-14 at home at the time but just 21-35 on the road.
Not so naughty
The Rays, meanwhile, are first in the majors in runs scored on the road and 29th in scoring at home at Tropicana Field.
"It does prove one thing," said manager Joe Maddon, who apparently couldn't help himself. "That we're not cheating at home."
Only 4 teams didn't make at least 1 trade in July: the Yankees, Rays, Twins and Angels.
—Philadelphia Daily News
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