Saturday, September 4, 2010

Bulls Week in Review: August 28 to September 3

The Durham Bulls were 3-3 on the final full week of the season and have just 3 games remaining in the regular season. They are now 86-54 on the year and lead the south division by 15 games. The South Division Champion Bulls led the International Postseason Awards with 3 players being named to the Post Season All-Star Team. Dan Johnson, Elliot Johnson, Jeremy Hellickson. Dan Johnson was named the league MVP, Hellickson was the league’s most valuable pitcher and Charlie Montoyo was manager of the year. The Bulls await their opponent for the playoffs which begin on Wednesday.

Hitting Leaders:
Average: Leslie Anderson (.336)
Slugging: Chris Richard (.526)
On Base Pct: Chris Richard (.390, fourth in INT)
Hits: Elliot Johnson (130, tied ninth in INT)
Doubles: Chris Richard (39, first in INT)
Triples: Elliot Johnson (4)
Home Runs: Chris Richard (18)
RBI’s: Chris Richard (74, tied eighth in INT)
Stolen Bases: Elliot Johnson (30, tied fifth in INT)

Pitching Leaders:
ERA Starters: Richard De Los Santos (3.52, seventh in INT)
ERA Overall: Jake McGee (0.57)
Wins: Richard De Los Santos (14, first in INT)
Saves: Winston Abreu (23, tied third in INT)
Strikeouts: Aneury Rodriguez (94)

Team Hitting Stats (league rank):
Average: .277 (2 of 14)
Slugging: .430 (4 of 14)
On Base Pct: .354 (2 of 14)
Hits: 1330 (2 of 14)
Doubles: 285 (5 of 14)
Triples: 21 (11 of 14)
Home Runs: 137 (4 of 14)
Runs Scored: 739 (1 of 14)
Stolen Bases: 146 (2 of 14)

Team Pitching Stats (rank):
ERA: 3.54 (1 of 14)
Runs Allowed: 545 (1 of 14)
Strikeouts: 1034 (3 of 14)
Walks: 435 (6 of 14)

Transactions: Nevin Ashley added to roster from Montgomery (8/29/10). Bobby Livingston transferred to Montgomery (8/30/10). Aneury Rodriguez activated from inactive list (8/30/10). Jose Lobaton promoted to Tampa Bay (8/31/10). Omar Luna added to roster from Hudson Valley (8/31/10). Dioner Navarro promoted to Tampa Bay (9/1/10). Desmond Jennings promoted to Tampa Bay (9/1/10). Rocco Baldelli promoted to Tampa Bay (9/1/10). Dale Thayer added to roster from Tampa Bay (9/1/10). Kyle Holloway added to roster from Princeton (9/1/10). Bobby Livingston added to roster from Montgomery (9/1/10).

Disabled List: Alvin Colina, Jason Cromer, Carlos Hernandez, Heath Phillips and Virgil Vasquez.

The Week Ahead: 9/4/10-9/6/10: at Norfolk Tides.

Governor’s Cup Semifinal Series: 9/8/10-9/9/10: at TBA. 9/10/10-9/12/10: vs TBA.