Utahns in baseball: John Buck plays first base for first time after bizarre incident; BYU alum Taylor Cole starts All-Star Game

BYU alum Taylor Cole starts All-Star Game

Published: Sunday, June 15 2014 11:20 p.m. MDT

Updated: Sunday, June 22 2014 8:45 p.m. MDT

The former Ute is batting .275 in the majors, with three home runs and 15 RBIs.

Jeremy Guthrie (BYU), Kansas City Royals: Allowed six hits, four walks and two runs while striking out a season-high nine batters to pick up his first win since April 9, as Kansas City beat the Chicago White Sox 7-2 on Friday.

Guthrie is now 3-6 on the year, with a 4.04 ERA. He entered his start Friday on an 11-game winless streak after winning his first two starts of the season.

Triple-A

Matt Carson (BYU), Columbus (Cleveland Indians): Remains on the 7-day disabled list with a left ankle sprain suffered on May 24. Carson is batting .273 on the season, with seven doubles, five home runs, 17 RBIs and 26 runs scored in 41 games with the Clippers.

Stephen Fife (Utah), Albuquerque (Los Angeles Dodgers): Remains on the 7-day disabled list with right forearm tightness. The former Ute is 1-2 on the season, with a 6.94 ERA for the Isotopes, but has not pitched since May 10.

Double-A

Tyson Brummett (Spanish Fork H.S.), Chattanooga (Los Angeles Dodgers): Did not pitch this past week.

Brummett is 4-5 on the year, with a 2.63 ERA. He is expected to participate in the Southern League All-Star Game in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Tuesday.

Parker Morin (Utah), Northwest Arkansas (Kansas City Royals): Remains on the 7-day disabled list. The catcher has not played since May 12. He’s batting .211 on the year, with three doubles and six RBIs with the Naturals.

Braeden Schlehuber (Viewmont H.S.), Mississippi (Atlanta Braves): Zero hits in 12 at-bats during the week. The catcher is batting .202 on the year, with three home runs and 20 RBIs in 36 games.

Matt Spring (Dixie State), Portland (Boston Red Sox): One hit in four at-bats during the week. Spring is batting .250 in 21 games this season, with two home runs and 14 RBIs.

Single-A

Jaycob Brugman (BYU), Beloit (Oakland Athletics): Seven hits, five doubles, two RBIs and four runs scored in 28 at-bats throughout the week. The outfielder is batting .275 on the year, with 21 extra base hits, 28 RBIs and a .823 OPS (on-base plus slugging percentage) in 54 games.

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 four hits, two walks and two runs in 5 2/3 innings, picking up a win over Lakeland on Monday. Cole also added seven strikeouts to pad his Florida State League-leading strikeout total to 95 at the All-Star break.

Cole also started the FSL All-Star Game for the North All-Stars on Saturday, allowing two hits in one inning, but leaving without allowing a run.

Jake Hannemann (BYU), Kane County (Chicago Cubs): Six hits, two doubles, three RBIs and four runs scored in 26 games. Most of the former BYU standout’s production came on Saturday, when Hannemann went 4-for-6 at the plate, with two RBIs and two runs scored at Beloit.

Adam Law (BYU), Rancho Cucamonga (Los Angeles Dodgers): One hit in 16 at-bats during the week. Law finished the first half of the season batting .304 for the Quakes, with 11 extra base hits, 19 RBIs and 27 runs scored in 42 games.

Brady Lail (Bingham H.S.), Charleston (New York Yankees): Allowed three hits and one walk, while striking out six in six shutout innings, in a no-decision against Lexington on Thursday. The Bingham High School product is also expected to participate in the South Atlantic League All-Star Game on Tuesday.

Marcus Littlewood (Pine View H.S.), Clinton (Seattle Mariners): Four hits, three RBIs and one run scored in 20 at-bats throughout the week. The catcher drove in three runs for Clinton on Sunday, but it wasn’t enough for the LumberKings, as they fell to Peoria 6-5.

Littlewood ends the first half of the season batting .270, with four home runs, 28 RBIs and 25 runs scored in 43 games. He is slated to start in the Midwest League All-Star Game in Comstock Park, Michigan, on Tuesday.

Adam Miller (BYU), South Bend (Arizona Diamondbacks): Remains on the 7-day disabled list. The BYU alum last pitched on May 15. He is 3-0 this season, with a 2.80 ERA.

Tyler Wagner (Utah), Brevard County (Milwaukee Brewers): Allowed four hits and one walk in seven shutout frames on Monday, picking up a 3-0 win over Tampa. Wagner finished the first half of the year with a 5-4 record and a 2.09 ERA in 13 starts.

The former Ute also pitched a scoreless fifth inning for the North All-Stars in the FSL All-Star Game on Saturday.

Keenyn Walker (Judge Memorial H.S.), Winston-Salem (Chicago White Sox): Five hits, three RBIs and two runs scored in 19 at-bats during the week. Walker also stole a pair of bases during the week. The Salt Lake City native is batting .194 in 13 games since being sent down to Winston-Salem.

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