Minor League Notebook | June 18


Posted Jun 19, 2007


Division Champs Augusta and San Jose enjoy a three day All-Star Break. A GreenJackets ace may have been chosen to start the SAL All-Star Game today, after another can't. Fresno and Connecticut enjoy a one day break. Just Another No Game Day in the Minors!

Fresno Grizzlies: No Game Scheduled

Fresno (38-33) is in third place in the PCL Pacific South division, and had the day off. The Grizzlies will be back in action tonight at 7:05 p.m. P.T. for the start of a four game series against Portland.

Connecticut Defenders: No Game Scheduled

After taking two of three games from Altoona over the weekend, Connecticut had the day off. The Defenders host Portland for the start of a four game series tonight. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. E.T.

San Jose Giants: No Game Scheduled (All-Star Break)

The CAL North League Champions will enjoy three days off for the All-Star break. The Giants lone participant in tonight’s California/Carolina League All-Star Game is Taylor Wilding (4-0, 1.52, 11 saves).

Augusta GreenJackets: No Game Scheduled (All-Star Break)

Augusta (50-20) the SAL League Southern Division champs for the first half of the season, are currently on a three day All-Star break. Henry Sosa (6-0, 0.76 ERA) had been tabbed to start today’s SAL All-Star Game, but won’t participate after being promoted to San Jose. Other GreenJackets who hope to participate in the game are Kevin Pucetas (8-1, 1.54), Adam Cowart (9-3, 2.01), Clayton Tanner (9-2, 2.19), and closer Juan Trinidad (13 saves, 1.40). Rumors have Pucetas being the game’s likely starter in Sosa’s absence.

Class A (Short Season) - Salem-Keizer Volcanoes

The reigning Northwest League Champions will kick off the 2007 season tonight against Boise, the team they defeated for the 2006 Northwest League Title, at 7:15 p.m.


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