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Utahns in baseball: South Jordan native Brady Lail strikes out 11; BYU alum Adam Law returns to hitting ways

Published: Monday, May 19 2014 2:55 a.m. MDT

Brandon Lyon (Taylorsville H.S.), Salt Lake (Los Angeles Angels): Allowed eight hits, two walks and four runs in 1 2/3 innings during two combined appearances during the week. He lost both appearances.

Lyon has dropped to 0-6 on the season, with a 4.32 ERA. The Taylorsville High alum has lost in his last three appearances and has a 7.36 ERA over his last 10 appearances.

Double-A

Tyson Brummett (Spanish Fork H.S.), Chattanooga (Los Angeles Dodgers): Allowed five hits, two walks and three runs over six innings, picking up a no-decision in the Lookouts’ 4-3 loss at Mobile. He also struck out six batters.

Brummett is 3-3 on the year, boasting a 1.28 ERA in eight starts for Chattanooga.

Parker Morin (Utah), Northwest Arkansas (Kansas City Royals): One hit, one double, one RBI and one run scored in three at-bats during a 6-5 at Arkansas on Monday. However, the catcher was placed on the seven-day disabled list with an injury and hasn’t played since.

He’s batting .211 on the year, with three doubles and 16 RBIs for the Naturals.

Matt Neil (BYU), Montgomery (Tampa Bay Rays): Allowed four hits, one walk and two runs in two separate appearances during the week. After three rough appearances as a starter, Neil was moved back into the bullpen, where he has found more success this season.

The BYU alumnus holds a respectable 2.89 ERA in 9 1/3 innings as a reliever. He posted a catastrophic 10.45 ERA in 10 1/3 innings as a starter before returning to the bullpen.

Braeden Schlehuber (Viewmont H.S.), Mississippi (Atlanta Braves): Three hits and four RBIs in 10-bats during the week. Schlehuber is batting .235 on the year, with two home runs and 11 RBIs in 68 at-bats.

Matt Spring (Dixie State), Portland (Boston Red Sox): One hit in four at-bats during the Sea Dogs’ 13-5 victory over New Britain on Thursday. The catcher is batting .171 on the year.

Keenyn Walker (Judge Memorial H.S.), Birmingham (Chicago White Sox): Zero hits in three at-bats in Birmingham’s 5-1 loss at Huntsville on Sunday. Walker returned to the Barons' lineup Sunday in his first game since being placed on the seven-day disabled list on May 5.

Single-A

Chris Capper (BYU), South Bend (Arizona Diamondbacks): Remains on the seven-day disabled list. Has yet to appear in a game with the Silver Hawks this season.

Taylor Cole (BYU), Dunedin (Toronto Blue Jays): 0-1, 2.08 ERA and 12 strikeouts in two combined starts during the week. The BYU alum allowed just one run and five hits over Tuesday, but lost 1-0 to Palm Beach in a pitcher’s duel. Cole then scattered five hits and two runs over six frames in a no-decision against Bradenton on Sunday.

Cole is 3-1 on the year, with a 2.39 ERA in nine games. He has 63 strikeouts to just 13 walks.

Jake Hannemann (BYU), Kane County (Chicago Cubs): Zero hits, one RBI and one run scored in 20 at-bats during the week. The former BYU standout has struggled at the dish over the past 10 games, failing to collect a hit in that span.

He’s batting .204 on the year, with 15 RBIs and 23 runs scored. He also has stolen 12 bases.

Adam Law (BYU), Rancho Cucamonga (Los Angeles Dodgers): Five hits, one RBI and two runs scored in 13 at-bats for the Quakes. Law returned to the Quakes on Tuesday after a brief transfer stint in Ogden, and continued where he left off in April. Law picked up hits in three straight games in his first games in Rancho Cucamonga since April 30.

The former Cougar is batting .309 on the year, with five doubles, nine RBIs and 17 runs scored in 26 games.

Brady Lail (Bingham H.S.), Charleston (New York Yankees): Allowed four hits and two runs in a win over Hickory on Friday. The South Jordan native also struck out 11 batters, while allowing no walks in the six-inning performance.

Lail is 6-1 on the year, with a 3.30 ERA and an impressive 7.3-to-1 strikeout to walk ratio in eight starts for the RiverDogs.

Marcus Littlewood (Pine View H.S.), Clinton (Seattle Mariners): Two hits, two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored in 11 at-bats during the week. After a scorching start to the season, Littlewood has cooled down a bit to the tune of a .323 average in 25 games.

He also has nine doubles, three home runs and 21 RBIs this year.

Adam Miller (BYU), South Bend (Arizona Diamondbacks): Allowed one hit and one run in 1 2/3 innings against Fort Wayne on Thursday, before exiting with an undisclosed injury.

The Silver Hawks then placed the BYU alum on the seven-day disabled list.

Tyler Wagner (Utah), Brevard County (Milwaukee Brewers): 0-1, 0.82 ERA in two combined starts during the week. Wagner allowed six hits and two unearned runs over five frames in a loss to Fort Myers on Monday. He backed up the solid performance with another on Sunday, allowing four hits and two unearned runs in six innings. The former Ute picked up a no decision in the Manatees’ 3-2 loss to Jupiter.

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