Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Checking in on Former Astros Playing in the Atlantic League

Checking in on a few former Astros playing in the independent Atlantic League this summer ...

Jobduan Morales - May 2014
Photo by Jayne Hansen

SOMERSET PATRIOTS

OF Michael Burgess (26)
.247/.260/.419 in 24 games
Played in 98 games for Corpus Christi in 2013

RHP Mickey Story (29)
2.76 ERA and 0.788 WHIP in 8 games/8 starts (45.2 IP)
Played in the Astros system in 2011 and 2012 for Oklahoma City and Houston

LONG ISLAND DUCKS

RHP Hector Ambriz (31)
1.29 ERA and 0.857 WHIP in 7 games (7 IP)
Played in the Astros system in 2012 and 2013 for Oklahoma City and Houston

Ambriz was subsequently signed by the Nationals in May and released by them in June.

RHP Sergio Perez (30)
0.77 ERA and 0.943 WHIP in 6 games/2 starts (11.2 IP)
Played in the Astros system from 2006 to 2012

LHP Darin Downs (30)
Signed with the Ducks on 7/13
Played in the Astros system in 2014 and 2015 (2014 for the Astros)

SOUTHERN MARYLAND BLUE CRABS

1B Daryle Ward (40)
.249/.288/.308 in 55 games
Played in the Astros system from 1997 to 2002 (1998 to 2002 for the Astros)

RHP Fernando Nieve (32)
1.82 ERA and 0.932 WHIP in 20 games (24.2 IP)
Played in the Astros system from 2001 to 2008 (2006 and 2008 for the Astros)

Nieve was subsequently sold to Campeche in the Mexican League.

LANCASTER BARNSTORMERS

RHP C.J. Fick (29)
2.45 ERA and 0.909 WHIP in 2 games/2 starts (11 IP)
Played in the Astros system in 2012 and 2013 (2012 for the Astros)

Fick's contract was subsequently sold to Taiwan where he is currently playing.

C M.P. Cokinos was signed by the Barnstormers in April, but was subsequently placed on the inactive list and has not played for that team.

BRIDGEPORT BLUEFISH

C Jobduan Morales (24)
.254/.333/.341 in 41 games
Played in the Astros system from 2012 to 2015

RHP Sammy Gervacio (30)
3.94 ERA and 1.348 WHIP in 26 games (29.2 IP)
Played in the Astros system from 2005 to 2011 (2009 and 2010 for the Astros)

SUGAR LAND SKEETERS

OF Edwin Gomez (23)
.184/.231/.184 in 16 games
Played in the Astros system in 2012 and 2013

Gomez was subsequently released.

OF Willy Taveras (33)
.250/.307/.330 in 48 games
Played for the Astros from 2004 to 2006

C Chris Wallace (27)
.267/.295/.419 in 68 games
Played in the Astros system from 2010 to 2013

YORK REVOLUTION

1B Telvin Nash (24)
.231/.259/.365 in 15 games
Played in the Astros system from 2009 to 2015

I'll check in later on in the week (I hope) with one or two of the other independent leagues.

4 comments:

  1. Thank you for these updates. I find them quite interesting!!

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  3. Jobduan was on the All Star team last week !

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  4. Thank you for some updates!
    Sarah @HooksFanSarah

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