Area Baseball Players Roundup in Minor, Major Leagues


Published on August 16 2013 1:45 pm
Last Updated on August 16 2013 2:39 pm
Written by Millie Lange

There are several area athletes playing baseball for minor and major league baseball teams. Here's a rundown this week of those competing:

Major Leagues

Ross Wolf (Newton) is pitching for the Texas Rangers. He last pitched August 7 against the Los Angeles Angels where he threw one inning, allowing one hit and striking out one. He has a 1-4 record and a 5.40 ERA.

Minor Leagues

Danny Winkler (Effingham) is pitching for the Tulsa Drillers in the Double A Texas League. The Drillers are part of the Colorado Rockies organization. He has a 1-0 record with a 3.38 ERA. He has allowed 11 hits, five walks and struck out eight. He last pitched August 11.

Chad Green (Effingham) is pitching for the Lakeland Flying Tigers, Class A Advanced Florida State League, an affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. He has a 2-0 record with a 2.70 ERA. He's pitched 16.2 innings, allowing 14 hits, four walks and striking out 14.

Nick Gardewine (Effingham) is pitching for the Arizona League Rangers. He has a 2-2 record and a 3.74 ERA. He's pitched 33.2 innings, allowing 16 walks and struck out 26.

Derek Thompson (Teutopolis) is pitching for the Arizona League Rangers. He has a 1-1 record with a 2.53 ERA. He's pitched 32 innings, allowed 24 hits, 13 walks and struck out 37.

Derek Hankins (Altamont) is with the Doosan Bears of the Korean League. The 6-foot-4 30-year-old right-handed pitcher signed with the Bears back in July. He has a 1-1 record with a 5.57 ERA. He's pitched 21 innings, allowed 28 hits, 10 walks and nine strikeouts. He got a win Thursday, August 15. He's had two no decisions.

Tanner Bushue (South Central) is with the Tri-City Valley Cats in Troy New York. He has a 3-3 record with a 4.20 ERA with 40 innings pitched, 29 hits, nine walks and 35 strikeouts.

Spencer Patton (South Central) is with the AA Northwest Arkansas Naturals. He has a 1.69 ERA with 10.2 ininngs pitched, allowing five, hits, four walks and has 16 strikeouts.

Phil Wetherell (Stewardson-Strasburg) is currently with the Charleston Riverdogs in Charelston, S.C. They are a Class A affiliate. He is currently on the DL.