Lorenzo Cedrola is working on a nine-game hitting streak at the moment. Even without it his season was going well, but now the 20-year-old is lighting Full-A on fire. The right-handed hitter is slashing .326/.365/.438 with 10 doubles and three triples. He’s driven in 14 runs and scored 28 more, all while stealing seven bases.
Victor Acosta is a Monster: Volume “I’ve lost count”. The 22-year-old outfielder has a .317/.352/.492 slash line. With that, he’s hit 10 doubles and two triples, as well as six home runs. His average is second-best on the team, as are his doubles and homers. Meanwhile, the right-handed hitter has 24 runs scored and a (once again) second-best 26 RBI for Greenville. Maybe this is the season Acosta gets some recognition.
The reason Acosta doesn’t lead the team in home runs and RBI is Marino Campana. Campana has nine home runs and 30 RBI on the year. The 20-year-old also has eight doubles and three triples, as well as a steal. His .239 average could use a boost, but it’s tough to complain about the rest.
Michael Osinski is back to raking. His average has risen to .290 and he now has 21 RBI in 34 games. The third baseman went into a mini-slump after returning from the disabled list but has brought his average up .021 points from .269 over his last eight games.
Denyi Reyes still isn’t walking anyone. The 21-year-old pitcher has thrown 71 1/3 innings and struck out 72 batters. He’s only walked eight people in that time. That combined with a .217 BAA and 0.94 WHIP have led Reyes to a 5-3 record and 2.01 ERA. He has 22 walks in 243 1/3 career innings in the minors.
Meanwhile, Kutter Crawford is still unlucky. Despite a 2.71 ERA over 63 innings, the 22-year-old has a 0-3 record on the year. He’s holding batters to a .233 average and has 73 strikeouts but the offense doesn’t seem to want to help him when he pitches a gem. Looking past the record, Crawford’s having a phenomenal year.
Alex Scherff is the Red Sox number eight prospect and is hitting a stride. He’s allowed one earned run over his last two outings (10 2/3 innings) and has lowered his ERA to 5.20 on the year. While there’s still room for improvement, it’s clear he’s turning things around. The 20-year-old right-hander is pitching for the first time at a professional level this season, so it shouldn’t be that surprising that he needed to get adjusted.