Utahns in baseball: Mariners designate John Buck for assignment; Ex-Ute Tyler Wagner's scoreless streak snapped
Finally, former Ute Parker Morin also had a productive week, picking up hits in all four games he started over the week, including his first home run of the season. Morin was playing his first full week back in Double-A Northwest Arkansas since landing on the disabled list in May.
John Buck (Taylorsville H.S.), Seattle Mariners: Designated for assignment by the Seattle Mariners on Monday. He batted .226, with one home run and six RBIs in 27 games for the Mariners this season.
C.J. Cron (Utah), Los Angeles Angels: Three hits and two runs scored in 16 at-bats over the week. Cron finished the first half of the Major League Baseball season batting .278, with nine home runs and 27 RBIs in 52 games played. He also has a .307 on-base percentage.
Jeremy Guthrie (BYU), Kansas City Royals: Allowed eight hits, three walks and eight runs in four innings, as the Royals fell to Detroit 16-4 on Thursday. Guthrie entered last week winning three of his last four starts, but has gone just four innings in his last two starts, allowing 19 hits and 14 runs in eight total innings (15.75 ERA).
Guthrie heads into the all-star break 5-8 on the season, with a 4.56 ERA in 19 starts. He also has 75 strikeouts in 120 1/3 innings, but has also allowed 130 hits and 18 home runs.
Brandon Kintzler (Dixie State), Milwaukee Brewers: Allowed just two hits and no runs in three separate appearances over the week, totaling 1 2/3 innings. Kintzler ended the first half of the season 1-3 on the year, with a 3.82 ERA in 37 total appearances. He also has eight holds in 10 opportunities this season.
Matt Carson (BYU), Columbus (Cleveland Indians): Had six hits, one double, three RBIs, three runs scored and one stolen base in 22 at-bats throughout the week. After a slow start to the week, Carson picked up in a five-game series at Indianapolis. He went 3-for-5 and scored a pair of runs on Sunday.
Carson is batting .273 this season, with six home runs, 22 RBIs and 30 runs scored in 50 games.
Stephen Fife (Utah), Albuquerque (Los Angeles Dodgers): Allowed five hits and two runs in six innings, picking up a no-decision in Albuquerque’s 4-3 loss to El Paso on Tuesday.
Fife is 1-0, with a 4.86 ERA in three starts since coming off the disabled list. He’s 2-2, with a 6.08 ERA for the Isotopes.
Matt Spring (Dixie State), Pawtucket (Boston Red Sox): Two hits, one double and three runs scored in five at-bats with the Pawtucket Red Sox. Spring was promoted during the week from Double-A Portland and made his Triple-A season debut on Thursday.
Tyson Brummett (Spanish Fork H.S.), Chattanooga (Los Angeles Dodgers): Allowed five hits and three runs in one inning of relief on Sunday. Brummett was making his first appearance since going on the Dodgers’ restricted list on June 21. It was Brummett’s first relief appearance of the season, also.
The righty is 4-5 with a 2.99 ERA with Chattanooga.
Parker Morin (Utah), Northwest Arkansas (Kansas City Royals): Five hits, one double, one home run, three RBIs and two runs scored in 13 at-bats throughout the week. Morin picked up his first home run this season on Thursday, during the Naturals’ 5-4 win over Springfield.
Braeden Schlehuber (Viewmont H.S.), Mississippi (Atlanta Braves): One hit in seven at-bats during the week. Schlehuber is batting .200, with three home runs and 25 RBIs in 45 games.
Jaycob Brugman (BYU), Stockton (Oakland Athletics): Eight hits, one home run, two doubles, five RBIs and four runs scored in 29 at-bats during the week. Brugman joined advanced Single-A Stockton from Single-A Beloit on Monday.
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.
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