Hometown report on major and minor league baseball players

Published: Saturday, June 30 2012 11:33 p.m. MDT

Name. . .Team. . .Class. . .Org.

James Brooks. . .GCL Nats. . .R. . .Nationals

Shortstop played for the University of Utah

Drove in his first pro run on Friday

Tyson Brummett. . . Lehigh Valley. . .AAA. . .Phillies

Pitcher from Spanish Fork

Pitched 32/3 scoreless innings for the win

John Buck. . .Miami. . .MLB. . .Marlins

Catcher played for Taylorsville High

Batting .218 in June — his best month of '12

Matt Carson. . .Rochester. . .AAA. . .Twins

Outfielder played for BYU

On season: .274, 5 HRs, 27 RBIs, 6 SBs

Taylor Cole. . .Vancouver. . .A. . .Blue Jays

Pitched for BYU

Given up just 1 ER in 11 innings so far

C.J. Cron. . .Inland Empire. . . A. . .Angels

Designated hitter played for the Utes

Batting just .209 in last 10 games

Brandon Duckworth Pawtucket. . .AAA. . .Red Sox

Pitcher from Kearns

Dominant on Thurs.: 7 inns., 2 hits, 0 BBs

Stephen Fife. . .Albuquerque. . .AAA. . .Dodgers

Pitched for University of Utah

Scattered 9 hits over 5 innings for sixth win

Willie Eyre. . .Round Rock. . .AAA. . .Rangers

Pitcher played for Cyprus High and CEU

Pitching well for new team: 2.70 ERA

Jeremy Guthrie. . .Colorado. . .MLB. . .Rockies

Pitcher played for BYU

Has 9.19 ERA in Coors Field (3.89 on road)

Austin Hall. . .AZL Brewers. . .R. . .Brewers

Pitched (and played infield) for BYU

Great second game: 22/3 innings, just 1 hit

Steven Hirschfeld. . .Rochester. . .AAA. . .Twins

Pitcher from Moab

Tagged for 7 runs in 22/3 inning start

Goose Kallunki. . .Eugene. . .A. . .Padres

Pitched for UVU and Orem High School

Has 2 2Bs and 6 RBIs in last four games

Brady Lail. . .Signed. . . Yankees

Pitcher played for Taylorsville High

Signed with Yankees last week

Marcus Littlewood. . .Everett. . .A. . .Mariners

Second baseman played for Pine View High

Playing well: .344, 3 HRs in last 10 games

Brandon Lyon. . .Houston. . .MLB. . .Astros

Pitcher played for Taylorsville High

On season: 2.73 ERA, 30 Ks, just 8 BBs

Kam Mickolio. . .Hiroshima Carp. . .Japan

Pitcher played for Utah Valley University

One of Carp's best relievers, 14 holds, 6 SVs

Parker Morin. . .Idaho Falls. . .R. . .Royals

Catcher played for the Utes and Park City H.S.

Hit a triple and a HR vs. Raptors on Thursday

Matthew Neil. . .Jacksonville. . .AA. . .Marlins

Pitched for BYU

ERA is 5.05 with Double-A, 2.06 in Single-A

Stephen Parker. . .Sacramento. . .AAA. . .Athletics

Played third base for BYU and American Fork

Played just one game vs. Bees, went 0 for 5

Braeden Schlehuber Lynchburg. . .A. . .Braves

Catcher played for Viewmont High

On season: .288, 8 HRs, 27 RBI, .854 OPS

Egan Smith. . .Dunedin. . .AA. . .Blue Jays

Pitched for Pleasant Grove High

Pitched 6 innings, 1 ER, 4 hits allowed in win

Jordan Smith. . .Louisville. . .AAA. . .Reds. . .

Pitcher from Pleasant Grove

Lights out in June: 1.29 ERA, 5 saves

Matt Spring. . .Portland. . .AA. . .Red Sox

Catcher played for Dixie State

Went yard on Wednesday (4 on season)

Mitch Talbot. . .Samsung Lions. . .S. Korea

Pitcher from Cedar City

Just 32 Ks in 73 innings, but ERA is OK: 3.70

Tyler Wagner. . .Helena. . .R. . .Brewers

Pitched for Utah

Pulled in 2nd inning after 7 runs (5 earned)

Keenyn Walker. . .Kannapolis. . .A. . .White Sox

Played outfield for Judge Memorial H.S.

Back after 20 days on disabled list

Jordan Whatcott. . .Reading. . .AA. . .Phillies

Pitched for the University of Utah

ERA as a starter: 4.80; reliever: 1.88

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