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Utahns in baseball: 2014 Olympian, Utah resident Eddy Alvarez off to hot start after promotion

Published: Sunday, Aug. 24 2014 10:45 p.m. MDT

Updated: Monday, Aug. 25 2014 6:23 a.m. MDT

Brandon Kintzler (Dixie State), Milwaukee Brewers: Was 0-0, 3.86 ERA in three separate appearances over the week totaling 2 1/3 innings. Kintzler pitched a perfect frame against Toronto on Tuesday but came back the next day and surrendered a three-run home run to Jose Bautista on Wednesday. The former Dixie State pitcher served up another home run on Friday, but both runs that he allowed in one inning against Pittsburgh were unearned.

Kintzler holds a 3.45 ERA in 49 games played this season.

Triple-A

John Buck (Taylorsville H.S.), Salt Lake Bees (Los Angeles Angels): Four hits, one home run, four RBIs and one run scored in 13 at-bats throughout the week. Buck is batting .303 in 27 games with the Bees this season.

Matt Carson (BYU), Columbus (Cleveland Indians): Two hits, one RBI and two runs scored in 20 at-bats throughout the week. He’s batting .241 in 78 games this season, with nine home runs, 29 RBIs and 41 runs scored.

C.J. Cron (Utah), Salt Lake (Los Angeles Angels): 11 hits, one home run, four RBIs, three runs scored in 23 at-bats throughout the week. Cron is batting .335, with seven home runs and 31 RBIs in 44 games with the Bees this season.

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): Remains on the 7-day disabled list. Spring is batting .265, with two home runs and seven RBIs in 12 games with the PawSox this season.

Double-A

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

Parker Morin (Utah), Northwest Arkansas (Kansas City Royals): Two hits, one home run, one RBI and two runs scored in 15 at-bats throughout the week. Morin, who has hit .150 over his past 10 games, is batting .200 in 50 games with the Naturals this season.

Braeden Schlehuber (Viewmont H.S.), Mississippi (Atlanta Braves): Six hits, three RBIs and one run scored in 16 at-bats over the week. On Sunday, Schlehuber went 3-for-4, including a two-run double and an RBI single, as the Braves defeated Birmingham 7-1.

Single-A

Eddy Alvarez (SLCC), Kannapolis (Chicago White Sox): 12 hits, two home runs, five RBIs, five runs scored and two stolen bases in 26 at-bats throughout the week. The former Olympian is batting .467 over his first 11 games since joining Kannapolis on Aug. 12.

Jaycob Brugman (BYU), Stockton (Oakland Athletics): Eight hits, three RBIs and five runs scored in 26 at-bats throughout the week. He has hit safely in nine of his last 10 games. Brugman is batting .292, with 12 home runs and 31 RBIs in 44 games with the Ports.

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): 0-2, 5.73 ERA in two combined starts over the week. On Tuesday, Cole allowed six hits and four runs in five innings in a loss to Lakeland. Cole lost again on Sunday, allowing five hits and three runs in six innings. Cole also struck out 15 batters over the week.

Cole is 8-8 in Dunedin, with a 3.12 ERA and 167 strikeouts in 130 innings pitched.

Jake Hannemann (BYU), Daytona (Chicago Cubs): Nine hits, one home run, four RBIs, four runs scored and one stolen base in 34 at-bats throughout the week. The former Cougar is batting .250 in 31 games since joining the Cubs.

Adam Law (BYU), Rancho Cucamonga (Los Angeles Dodgers): Five hits and two runs scored in 25 at-bats throughout the week. Law is batting .271 in 99 games this season.

Brady Lail (Bingham H.S.), Tampa (New York Yankees): 1-0, 0.83 ERA in two combined starts throughout the week. On Tuesday, Lail pitched six hitless innings at Brevard County but wound up with a no-decision. Lail outdueled BYU alum Taylor Cole Sunday, allowing just one run in six innings as Tampa beat Dunedin 5-1.

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