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Rays prospects and minor leagues: McKay promoted to Triple A, per report

Rays prospects and minor leagues: McKay promoted to Triple A, per report

Brendan McKay has been one of the best pitchers in the minors this season. Brendan McKay will be promoted to Triple-A Durham and start for the Bulls on Tuesday, according to Marc Topkin. In 41 2⁄3 innings this season, he has a 1.30 ERA, 39.7% strikeout rate, and 5.8% walk rate. He’s ready to pitch in Triple A. His bat? Well, he’s ready to pitch in Triple A. Triple-A Durham Bulls (28-17) Christian Arroyo and Mike Brosseau powered Durham to a 9-5 win over Norfolk. Arroyo’s solo homer in the second cut the Bulls’ deficit to 2-1. In the fourth, Nick Ciuffo tied the game with an RBI...
DRaysBay May 23, 2019
Rays prospects and minor leagues: Brendan McKay strikes out 9 in 6.0 scoreless innings

Rays prospects and minor leagues: Brendan McKay strikes out 9 in 6.0 scoreless innings

Christian Arroyo and Michael Brosseau homer for Durham Brendan McKay (Montgomery) made his season debut as a bulk guy with a scoreless 6.0 innings with nine strikeouts. Curtis Taylor (Montgomery) acted as the opener with two scoreless frames. Christian Arroyo and Michael Brosseau homered for Durham. Triple-A Durham Bulls (27-17) The Durham Bulls defeated the Norfolk Tides 8-4. The Tides rushed ahead 2-0 in the first. The Bulls answered with two in the third on RBI singles by Nick Ciuffo and Kean Wong. In the fourth Michael Brosseau put the Bulls ahead with a two run homer. After the Tides...
DRaysBay May 22, 2019
Rays prospects and minor leagues: De Leon, Duffy rehab with Durham

Rays prospects and minor leagues: De Leon, Duffy rehab with Durham

For the first time in his pro career, Matt Duffy played the outfield Tuesday. Tuesday, we started our draft previews here with a look at some college pitchers, one of whom will certainly not be drafted by the Rays now. We’ll look at even more players over the next two weeks. Triple-A Durham Bulls (26-17) Durham edged Norfolk, 4-3. Jose De Leon continued his rehab with Durham, tossing 2 2⁄3 scoreless innings. He was joined by Matt Duffy, who batted 0-for-4 as the Bulls’ left fielder. Christian Arroyo’s RBI double in the second gave Durham a 1-0 lead, and after Jake Cronenworth’s...
DRaysBay May 11, 2019
Rays prospects and minor leagues: McKay dominant again

Rays prospects and minor leagues: McKay dominant again

Although he walked a season-high three batters, Brendan McKay continued to prove why he’s one of the best starters in the minors on Friday. For the season, Brendan McKay now has a 1.82 ERA and 0.88 WHIP in 29 2⁄3 innings for Montgomery with a 41.6% strikeout rate. Maybe it’s too early for a promotion — especially because he’s not hitting right now — but it only took 24 2⁄3 innings last season for him to be promoted, albeit with better numbers on the mound. Triple-A Durham Bulls (20-14) Durham took advantage of the MLB baseball in an 11-8 win over Rochester. Christian Arroyo...
DRaysBay May 10, 2019
Rays prospects and minor leagues: Woods makes Rays debut

Rays prospects and minor leagues: Woods makes Rays debut

After Jose De Leon made his second rehab appearance, Stephen Woods made his organizational debut. When the Rays traded Evan Longoria, they received Denard Span, Christian Arroyo, Matt Krook, and Stephen Woods. Woods was originally drafted by the Rays in 2013, but he didn’t sign. He missed all of 2018 with a shoulder injury. Charlotte’s John Vittas has more on Jose De Leon and Woods Thursday. Triple-A Durham Bulls (19-14) Arturo Reyes was sharp in Durham’s 5-1 win over Lehigh Valley. Reyes had a rough outing in his Bulls debut, but he struck out a season-high 10 batters his second time...
DRaysBay May 7, 2019
Rays prospects and minor leagues: Christian Arroyo homers

Rays prospects and minor leagues: Christian Arroyo homers

Taylor Walls homers in return from Injured List. Christian Arroyo (Durham) went deep off one of the Atlanta Braves top arms Kolby Allard. Taylor Walls (Charlotte) hit his second homer of the season in his return from the Injured List. Triple-A Durham Bulls (16-14) The Durham Bulls defeated the Gwinnett Stripers 4-2. Ryan Yarbrough made his second start in AAA that went quite well. Yarbrough allowed one run in 5.0 innings of ork while striking out five. The game was tied at one in the bottom of the sixth when the Bulls separated with three runs. The most damaging hit was a two run homer off...
DRaysBay Apr 27, 2019
Rays prospects and minor leagues: Fox, Sanchez homer in doubleheader sweep

Rays prospects and minor leagues: Fox, Sanchez homer in doubleheader sweep

Good pitching and timely hitting helped Montgomery extend its winning streak. Thanks to the MLB baseball, everyone in Triple A has been hitting this season, but that’s especially true for Durham’s infield. In addition to the five players listed below, Christian Arroyo has a .916 OPS, and Mike Brosseau has a 1.005 OPS. The league average is .768. Triple-A Durham Bulls (10-10) Durham rallied for a 6-4 win over Columbus. Through five innings, the Bulls were unable to take advantage of any of their opportunities, but they broke through in the sixth and erased a 4-0 deficit. Nick Solak hit a...
Tampa Bay Times Apr 25, 2019
Rays to call up Christian Arroyo, Austin Pruitt for Friday's game vs. Red Sox

Rays to call up Christian Arroyo, Austin Pruitt for Friday's game vs. Red Sox

The Rays plan to call up infielder Christian Arroyo and right-handed reliever Austin Pruitt for Friday's game in Boston against the Red Sox.Arroyo, the Hernando High product, will get his second turn with the team replacing Joey Wendle, who is headed back to the injured list,
DRaysBay Apr 25, 2019
Rays prospects and minor leagues: Wander Franco launches first homer of the season

Rays prospects and minor leagues: Wander Franco launches first homer of the season

Christian Arroyo and Mike Brosseau homer for Durham. Wander Franco (Bowling Green) extended his hitting streak to ten games with his first homer of the season while picking up two walks. During his hit streak he is hitting .378 (14-for-37) with five doubles, one triple, and a homer while being issued six walks and being hit by a pitch and striking out only three times. Triple-A Durham Bulls (8-10) The Durham Bulls defeated the Louisville Bats 4-2 in a rain shortened game. Durham fell behind 2-0 through two frames. Homers by Christian Arroyo and Mike Brosseau led the Bulls comeback. Aaron...

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