McElroy wins CBN POW

by on July 7, 2011

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*OF Brad McElroy (St. Thomas, Ont.) had the most hits of the 108 Canadians in the minors. McElroy went 10-for-21 (.476) with four RBIs at the Jays affiliate, class-A Dunedin.


2011 MLB Scouting Bureau camps sked

2011 Canadians in College

2011 Canadians in the Minors

2011 Canadians in the June draft

2012 Canadians draft list

 

By George Farelli

 

The best of the offensive performances for week 12 …

 

Player / Class / Team AB R H HR RBI AVG

Jim Van Ostrand  -  AA  Corpus Christi 13 2 7 1 4 .538

Wes Darvill  -  A  Boise 16 7 8 - 2 .500

Brad McElroy  -  A  Dunedin 21 3 10 - 4 .476

Brandon Dailey  -  RKIE  Arizona Reds 24 7 9 - 5 .375

Ryan Lapensee  -  A  Visalia 22 1 8 - 5 .364

Terrence Dayleg  -  A  Jamestown 27 3 9 1 3 .333

Taylor Green  -  AAA  Nashville 18 1 6 - 1 .333

Nic Cuckovic  -  RKIE  Arizona Royals 25 5 8 - 4 .320

Kyle Dhanani  -  RKIE  Helena 22 2 7 - 5 .318

Leo Ochoa  -  RKIE  Arizona Giants 16 3 5 2 2 .313

Kellin Deglan  -  A  Hickory 16 4 5 1 2 .313

 

Jeff Helps  -  IND  Quebec 17 3 9 - 2 .529

Joel Collins  -  IND  Lake Erie 17 2 7 - - .412

Aaron Dunsmore  -  IND  Calgary 22 5 9 - 5 .409

Sebastian Boucher -  IND  Quebec 20 5 8 - 7 .400

Patrick D’Aoust  -  IND  Quebec 18 4 6 - 1 .333

(Minimum 10 at-bats required)

 

 

The best from the mound:

JAMES  HENDERSON  –   AA  HUNTSVILLE  STARS

APP    IP    H    R    ER    BB    K    W – L    SV    WHIP    WK ERA

2      3.0    1     -      –       2      3     1-0         1      1.00         0.00

Continuing his fine performance with Huntsville, Henderson picked up a save and a sin this week. On June 24, in a 6-5 win over Carolina Mudcats he threw one inning with no hits and no runs, picking up his fifth save. Then, on June 26 again vs. the Mudcats in a 10-inning 10-6 victory, he got the win with two innings surrendering one hit, zero runs and striking out three hitters to secure his third win. Overall with Huntsville his record now stands at 3-0, five saves and a 0.71 ERA.

 

ROB  NIXON  RHP  –   A  MAHONING VALLEY  SCRAPPERS

APP    IP    H    R    ER    BB    K    W – L    SV    WHIP    WK ERA

1      5.0    3     -      –       –       -      1-0        –       0.60         0.00

A 46th round pick by the Cleveland Indians last month, Nixon picked his first win as a pro on June 25 when the Scrappers beat Auburn Doubledays 2-0. It was his second start of the year and he tossed five strong innings, giving up only three hits and zero runs. Overall his record is now 1-1 with a 5.19 ERA.

 

ZACH  BREAULT  RHP  –   A   VANCOUVER  CANADIANS

APP    IP    H    R    ER    BB    K    W – L    SV    WHIP    WK ERA

1      5.1    3     -      –       3      2      1-0        -      1.18        0.00

Another rookie picking up his first professional win, on June 27 in an 8-5 victory over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, Zach threw 5 and 1/3 innings, gave up only 3 hits, no runs and struck out 2 batters. The Blue Jays prospect’s overall record with the Canadians is now 1-1 and a 3.95 ERA.

 

NICK  BUCCI  RHP  –   A   BREVARD  COUNTY  MANATEES

APP    IP    H    R    ER    BB    K    W – L    SV    WHIP    WK ERA

1      7.0    5     2     2       2      4     1-0        –       1.00        2.57

Another solid outing for him, on June 29 he got the win in a 4-2 victory over the Phillies affiliate Clearwater Threshers. He tossed seven innings and surrendered five hits, two runs, while striking out four. His overall record with the Manatees is now 5-5 with a 4.07 ERA.

 

Player of the Week

OF Brad McElroy

St. Thomas, Ont.

The St. Thomas native had the most hits of the 108 Canadians in the minors this week. McElroy went 10-for-21 (.476) with four RBIs at the Jays affiliate, class-A Dunedin.

Runners-up: Jim Van Ostrand, Richmond, B.C., double-A Corpus Christi (Astros); Wes Darvill, Langley, B.C., class-A Boise (Cubs); Zach Breault, Amherstburg, Ont., class-A Vancouver (Jays); Rob Nixon, Welland, class-A Mahoning Valley (Indians); Calgary’s James Henderson, double-A Huntsville (Brewers); Brandon Dailey, Brantford, Ont., rookie-class Arizona League Reds; Ryan Lapensee, La Salle, Ont., class-A Visalia (Diamondbacks); Taylor Green, Comox, B.C., triple-A Nashville (Brewers); Terrence Dayleg, Burnaby, B.C., class-A Jamestown (Marlins).

 

Previous winners

Week 1 — LHP Mark Hardy (Campbell River, BC)

Week 2 — RHP Nick Bucci (Sarnia, Ont.)

Week 3 — 3B Brett Lawrie (Langley, BC)

Week 4 — RP Andrew Albers (North Battleford, Sask.)

Week 5 — OF Adam Loewen (Surrey, BC)

Week x — C Mike Blanke (Granby, Que.)

Week 7 — OF Michael Crouse (Port Moody, BC)

Week 8 – Adam Loewen (Surrey, BC), Brett Lawrie (Langley, BC)

Week 9 — Brock Kjeldgaard (London, Ont.), Scott Diamond (Guelph, Ont)

Week 10 — Taylor Green (Comox, BC)

Week 11 — James Paxton (Ladner, BC)

 

Transactions this week

Scott Mathieson (Aldergrove, BC) – Recalled by the Philadelphia Phillies from Triple-A Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs.

Trystan Magnuson (Vancouver, BC) – Recalled by the Oakland A’s from Triple-A Sacremento River Cats.

Rene Tosoni (Coquitlam, BC) – Optioned by Minnesota Twins to Triple-A Rochester Red Wings, and then recalled 48 hours later.

Mitch Clarke (Kitchener, Ont.) – Activated by Cincinnati Reds at Rookie Class, Billings Mustangs.

Evan Grills (Whitby, Ont.) – Activated by the Houston Astros at Rookie Class, Gulf Coast Astros.

 

Jalen Harris (Toronto, Ont.) – Activated by the Milwaukee Brewers at Rookie Class, Arizona Brewers.

Evan Rutckyj (Windsor, Ont.) – Activated by New York Yankees at Rookie Class, Gulf Coast Yankees.

Colin Kleven (Kamloops, BC) – Activated by Philadelphia Phillies at Single-A, Williamsport Crosscutters.

Steve McKinnon (Duncan, BC) – Activated by the Texas Rangers at Rookie Class, Arizona Rangers.

Alexandre Periard (St. Eustache, Que.) – Signs as a Free Agent with Seattle Mariners.

Emerson Frostad (Calgary, Alta.) – Moved by the Houston Astros to Triple-A, Oklahoma City RedHawks from Double-A, Corpus Chritie Hooks.

 

Jonathan Malo (Laval, Que.) – Moved by the New York Mets to Triple-A, Buffalo Bisons from Double-A, Binghamton Mets.

Brock Kjeldgaard (London, Ont.) – Moved by the Milwaukee Brewers to Double-A, Huntsville Stars from Single-A, Brevard County Manatees.

Jason Braun (Matsqui, BC) – Moved by the Cincinnati Reds to Single-A, Bakersfield Blaze from Double-A, Carolina Mudcats.

Skylar Stromsmoe (Etzikom Alta.) – Moved by the San Francisco Giants to Single-A, Salem Keizer Volcanoes and then returned to Double-A,

Richmond Flying Squirrels.

John Suomi (Etobicoke, Ont.) – Moved by the Philadelphia Phillies first to Double-A, Reading Phillies and then to Single-A, Clearwater

Threshers.

Joey Paciorek (Maple Ridge, BC) – Moved by the Milwaukee Brewers to Single-A, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers from Rookie Class, Helena Brewers.

 

Leo Ochoa (Saint Amable, Que.) – Moved by the San Francisco Giants to Single-A, Salem Keizer Volcanoes from Rookie Class, Arizona Giants.

Luke Carlin (Aylmer, Que.) – Placed on Diabled List by Cleveland Indians at Triple-A, Columbus Clippers.

Tyson Gillies (Vancouver, BC) – Placed on Disabled List by Philadelphia Philles at Single-A, Clearwater Threshers.

Marc Bourgeois (Granby, Que.) – Placed on the Inactive List by Arizona Diamondbacks at Single-A, Yakima Bears.

 

Guillaume Duguay (Trois Rivieres, Que.) – Activated by Quebec Capitales, IND Can Am League.

Geoff Freeborn (Airdrie, Alta.) – Signs as a Free Agent with Chico Outlaws, IND North American League.

Jonathan Waltenbury (Oshawa, Ont.) – Released by Evansville Otters, IND Frontier League.

 

2011 Draft Pick Signings to date

Dustin Houle (Penticton, BC) – 8th Round Draft Pick signs with Milwaukee Brewers.

Chase Larssen (Vancouver, BC) – 9th Round Draft Pick signs with the Atlanta Braves.  [Assigned to Rookie Class, Danville Braves]

Adam Paulencu (Sherwood Park, Alta.) – 13th Round Draft Pick signs with the San Francisco Giants.

Nic Cuckovic  (Victoria, BC) – 17th Round Draft Pick signs with the Kansas City Royals.  [Assigned to Rookie Class, Arizona Royals}

Sean Jamieson (Simcoe, Ont.) - 17th Round Draft Pick signs with the Oakland Athletics.  [Assigned to Single-A, Vermont Lake Monsters]

 

Jonathan Jones (Lorraine, Que.) – 23rd Round Draft Pick signs with San Francisco Giants.

Justin Atkinson (Surrey, BC) – 26th Round Draft Pick signs with Toronto Blue Jays.

Carter Bell (Courtenay, BC) – 29th Round Draft Pick signs with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Sheldon McDonald (Spuce Grove, Alta.) – 33rd Round Draft Pick signs with the Chicago Cubs.

Stephen Wickens (Whitby, Ont.) – 33rd Round Draft Pick Signs with Minnesota Twins.  [Assigned to Rookie Class, Gulf Coast Twins]

 

Les Williams (Toronto, Ont.) – 37th Round Draft Pick signs with Toronto Blue Jays.  [Assigned to Rookie Class, Bluefield Blue Jays ]

Jalen Harris (Toronto, Ont.) – 41st Round Draft Pick signs with the Seattle Mariners.

Shane Davis (Belmont, Ont.) – 42nd Round Draft Pick signs with Toronto Blue Jays.  [Assigned to Single-A, Vancouver Canadians]

Robert Nixon (Welland, Ont.) – 46th Round Draft Pick signs with Cleveland Indians.  [Assigned to Single-A, Mahoning Valley Scrappers]

Eric Brown (Thunder Bay, Ont.) – 42nd Round Draft Pick signs with Toronto Blue Jays.  [Assigned to Single-A, Vancouver Canadians]

 

Brandon Kaye (Langley, BC) – Signs as an Undrafted Free Agent with the Toronto Blue Jays.  [Assigned to Single-A, Vancouver Canadians]

Marc Bourgeois (Granby, Que.) – Signs as an Undrafted Free Agent with the Arizona Diamondbacks.  [Assigned to Single-A, Yakima Bears]

Dan Welch (Victoria, BC) – Signs as an Undrafted Free Agent with the Oakland A’s.

RHP  Cory Hall (Regina, Sask.) – Signs as an Undrafted Free Agent with Kansas City Royals.

 

 

One thought on “McElroy wins CBN POW

  1. Matt says:

    Thanks for posting the 2011 Canadians In The Minors resource. It helped answer some questions which fans of multiple independent leagues have had, so I directed them to your link.

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