Utahns in baseball: C.J. Cron hits first career MLB homer; former BYU slugger Matt Carson catches fire in Columbus
Carson is now batting .316 on the season, with three home runs, 13 RBIs and 22 runs scored. However, has hit his stride of late. The right fielder is batting .433 over the past 10 games. He’s also hit two home runs, while driving in seven runs and scoring 11 more in that span.
Stephen Fife (Utah), Albuquerque (Los Angeles Dodgers): Allowed six hits and two runs in three innings, picking up a no-decision in the Isotopes’ 8-4 win at El Paso on Saturday.
The Ute alum was sent back down to Albuquerque on Monday after making a spot start in the Dodgers’ rotation last Sunday.
Brandon Lyon (Taylorsville H.S.), Salt Lake (Los Angeles Angels): Allowed five hits, one walk and one run in 3 1/3 innings in four separate appearances throughout the week. Lyon allowed three hits and a run, picking up a loss in the Bees’ 6-5 loss at Sacramento on Sunday.
The righty is 0-4 on the season, but boasts a 2.40 ERA in 17 appearances this season.
Tyson Brummett (Spanish Fork H.S.), Chattanooga (Los Angeles Dodgers): 1-1, 1.32 ERA in two starts during the week for the Lookouts. The righty fired seven shutout innings, allowing five hits and striking out four, as Chattanooga defeated Pensacola 7-3 on Tuesday.
Brummett then allowed five hits and three runs (two earned) in 6 2/3 innings Sunday, picking up a loss in the Lookouts’ 4-2 defeat at the hands of Huntsville.
Brummett is now 3-3 on the season, with a 0.83 ERA in seven starts with Chattanooga. Opposing hitters are batting just .198 against him.
Parker Morin (Utah), Northwest Arkansas (Kansas City Royals): Five hits, one double and two RBIs in 16 at-bats during the week. The catcher went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI in the Naturals’ 9-1 victory over Springfield on Friday.
Morin is batting just .235 over his last 10 games, but went 5-for-9 at the plate in his last two games.
Matt Neil (BYU), Montgomery (Tampa Bay Rays): Allowed five hits and two runs in three innings, as the Biscuits picked up a 6-3 loss at Mississippi on Saturday.
Montgomery is now 1-2 on the season, with a 7.64 ERA. He’s 0-2 in three starts with a 10.45 ERA since moving into Montgomery’s starting rotation on April 28.
Braeden Schlehuber (Viewmont H.S.), Mississippi (Atlanta Braves): Four hits, one double, one RBI and one runs in 12 at-bats during the week. Schlehuber went 3-for-5 at the plate on Wednesday, helping the Braves past Mobile 5-3.
He’s batting .224 on the season, with two home runs and seven RBIs.
Matt Spring (Dixie State), Portland (Boston Red Sox): One hit and three RBIs in seven at-bats over the week. Spring drove in three runs in the Sea Dogs’ 13-12 win over New Hampshire on Sunday, hitting a key sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game at 12. The sac fly happened in the middle of a 4-run rally, in which Portland overcame a 12-9 deficit entering the final inning.
Keenyn Walker (Judge Memorial H.S.), Birmingham (Chicago White Sox): Placed on 7-Day disabled list. Batting .143 in 19 games. Walker last played on May 4.
Chris Capper (BYU), South Bend (Arizona Diamondbacks): Remains on the 7-Day disabled list. Has yet to appear in a game with the Silver Hawks this season.
Taylor Cole (BYU), Dunedin (Toronto Blue Jays): Allowed eight hits and three runs (two earned) in the Blue Jays’ 6-3 victory over Clearwater on Wednesday. Cole struck out four batters in the win — a season low for him.
The righty is 3-0 with a 2.50 ERA for Dunedin.
Jake Hannemann (BYU), Kane County (Chicago Cubs): Six hits, two RBIs and five runs scored in 22 at-bats over the week. The former BYU star also stole two bases.
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