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Utahns in baseball: Pine View alum Marcus Littlewood extends hit streak

Ex-Ute Tyler Wagner keeps rolling

Published: Sunday, Aug. 3 2014 11:20 p.m. MDT

Updated: Monday, Aug. 4 2014 6:29 a.m. MDT

Stephen Fife (Utah), Albuquerque (Los Angeles Dodgers): Remains on the 7-day disabled list with right forearm tightness. Fife is 2-2, with a 7.01 ERA in 11 appearances with the Isotopes this season. He last pitched on July 18.

Matt Spring (Dixie State), Pawtucket (Boston Red Sox): Two hits, two home runs, two RBIs and two runs scored in 12 at-bats throughout the week. Spring hit his first two home runs since his promotion in early July over the week, hitting one against Syracuse on Thursday and another against Columbus on Sunday.

Spring is batting .222 in Pawtucket, with five extra base hits and five RBIs in 10 games.

Double-A

Tyson Brummett (Spanish Fork H.S.), Chattanooga (Los Angeles Dodgers): Placed on the 7-day disabled list for undisclosed reasons. Brummett is 4-5, with a 2.79 ERA in 13 starts for Chattanooga. He last pitched on July 16.

Taylor Cole (BYU), New Hampshire (Toronto Blue Jays): Allowed eight hits, four walks and eight runs (seven earned) in 5 1/3 innings in a 14-3 loss to Reading on Saturday. Cole struggled in his Fisher Cats debut after being promoted from advanced Single-A Dunedin on Friday.

The righty was 7-6 in Dunedin, with a 2.92 ERA and a minor league-leading 143 strikeouts in 114 innings.

Parker Morin (Utah), Northwest Arkansas (Kansas City Royals): One hit and one run scored in 13 at-bats throughout the week. Morin is batting .227 in 38 games with the Naturals this season.

Braeden Schlehuber (Viewmont H.S.), Mississippi (Atlanta Braves): Six hits, one double, five RBIs and three runs scored in 21 at-bats throughout the week. Schlehuber picked up three multi-hit games over the week and is hitting .333 over his last 10 games.

The Viewmont High product is now batting .218 in 61 games this season. He also has 33 RBIs.

Single-A

Jaycob Brugman (BYU), Stockton (Oakland Athletics): Five hits, one double, one home run, five RBIs and one run scored in 25 at-bats throughout the week. Brugman is batting .230 in Stockton, with two home runs and 12 RBIs in 25 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.

Jake Hannemann (BYU), Daytona (Chicago Cubs): Four hits, one home run, one RBI and four runs scored in 24 at-bats throughout the week. The former BYU standout hit his first home run since being promoted to advanced Single-A on Wednesday, going 3-for-5 at the plate in the process.

Hannemann is batting .263 in 10 games with Daytona. He also has three extra base hits, three RBIs and seven runs scored.

Adam Law (BYU), Rancho Cucamonga (Los Angeles Dodgers): Six hits and three runs scored in 22 at-bats throughout the week. Law is batting .289 in Rancho Cucamonga this season, but just .212 over his last 10 games.

Brady Lail (Bingham H.S.), Tampa (New York Yankees): Placed on the 7-day disabled list over the week. Lail last appeared on July 23. He is 1-0, with a 7.36 ERA in two starts since being promoted to advanced Single-A Tampa.

Marcus Littlewood (Pine View H.S.), Clinton (Seattle Mariners): Eight hits, one home run, one triple, one double, three RBIs and six runs scored in 18 at-bats over the week. Littlewood extended his hit streak to 11 with a single on Sunday.

With the hot streak, Littlewood raised his batting average back to .252 in 68 games on the year. He also has six home runs, 12 doubles and 39 RBIs this season.

Adam Miller (BYU), South Bend (Arizona Diamondbacks): 0-0, 9.64 ERA in three separate appearances over the week. Miller tossed two shutout innings at Clinton on Monday, scattering just three hits. Miller then allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits in two innings against Bowling Green on Wednesday. The BYU alum then allowed three runs on five hits in 2/3 inning at Dayton on Friday.

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