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Spokane Indians season concludes, records set in Albuquerque and Fresno.

Prospect news and statistics from the Rockies minor league affiliates from September 5-11, 2022

A week after the short-season affiliates wrapped up their seasons, it was time for one of the Colorado Rockies full-season affiliates to do the same. The Spokane Indians finished their season on the road, dropping four-of-six games against Tri-City. The Indians fell just short in their push for the playoffs the week prior, but finished with a very respectable 64-66 overall record.

While the games will go on for the Albuquerque Isotopes and Fresno Grizzlies, it was still an important week for their record books.

After taking four games against San Jose (SF), the Grizzlies have their eyes set on a playoff matchup against those same Giants. But Adael Amador (No. 17 PuRP) had a moment in the spotlight before the pennant chase begins, drawing his 87th walk of the season. That base-on-balls tied Amador with Damon Miller’s 2000 season for the most walks in a single season in Grizzlies’ history.

For the Isotopes, they had a tough time against El Paso (SD) with five-of-six games dropped against the Chihuahuas. There were good feelings to be had though, thanks to the resurgent bat of 1B D.J. Peterson on Thursday night. Peterson’s grand slam set a franchise record as the team’s 213th home run of the season. But it didn’t stop there, as the long-ball was Albuquerque’s 13th grand slam of the season, tying the 1995 Indianapolis Indians for the most in Minor League history.

Top 30 PuRPs

Triple-A: Albuquerque Isotopes (1-6, 59-74 overall)

A big part of Albuquerque’s misery against the Chihuahuas came on the hill, with the team surrendering 58 earned runs in seven games. Logan Allen was not part of the problem, however. In his lone start, Allen tossed five innings with a solo homer counting for the lone run and hit against him. Karl Kauffmann (No. 20 PuRP) had an up-and-down start with five runs allowed in 5 ⅔ innings but registering an impressive 11 strikeouts along the way.

At the plate, Wynton Bernard continued making the PCL look easy with an 11-for-28 series, including two doubles and a homer. Ryan Vilade (No. 8 PuRP) also delivered a strong series, notching 10 hits. Sam Hilliard matched Vilade in hits, sending two over the wall while also driving-in six.

Double-A: Hartford Yard Goats (1-5, 73-58 overall)

The Hartford offense struggled to find consistency, posting two runs or less in half of their games against Somerset (NYY). Grant Lavigne (No. 22 PuRP) was the bright spot of the lineup, leading the team with seven hits, five RBI and ten total bases while also collecting his 10th homer of the season. Three of Hunter Stovall’s six hits were doubles while Isaac Collins had five hits and five runs scored in 12 at-bats.

On the hill, Noah Davis (No. 19 PuRP) had another strong start with seven strikeouts and one run allowed in 5 ⅔ innings. Joe Rock (No. 16 PuRP) made his Yard Goats debut, striking out six in four innings.

High-A: Spokane Indians (2-4, 64-66 overall)

Chris McMahon (No. 9 PuRP) continued to put his lat injury in the rear-view mirror, allowing just one run over five innings without issuing a walk. Mason Green also surrendered just one run in 5 ⅓ innings while Anderson Amarista delivered the best start of the week with one earned run in 6 ⅔ innings.

The Spokane bats struggled to defy the pitcher-friendly Northwest League with Cuba Bess hitting the lone home run. But there were strong performances by Nic Kent and Robby Martin Jr. Kent had a team-high eight hits, three of which went for doubles. Martin, meanwhile, had the highest OPS (1.247) and RBI (4) of the squad.

Fresno Grizzlies (4-2, 82-49 overall)

Benny Montgomery (No. 2 PuRP) continued to swing a hot bat for the Grizzlies. Montgomery finished with a .455/.520/1.388 slash line, drove-in seven runs and hit five doubles in the series. Three of his five doubles came in one game, marking the first time a Fresno hitter did that since Yadiel Hernandez in 2019. Sterlin Thompson had eight hits against the Giants, including his first home run with the Grizzlies. Jordan Beck, another 2022 draft pick, also homered in the series.

Speaking of 2022 draftees, Friday marked the Low-A debut of first round selection Gabriel Hughes. The Gonzaga product tossed three scoreless innings, registering one strikeout in eleven batters faced.

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Week of 9/12-9/18 (Hitters)

Name PuRP Ranking Level H/AB HR SO BB SB
Name PuRP Ranking Level H/AB HR SO BB SB
Zac Veen 1 Double-A 1/18 0 6 2 0
Benny Montgomery 2 Low-A 4/14 0 5 1 0
Drew Romo 3 High-A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Elehuris Montero 5 MLB DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Ezequiel Tovar 6 Triple-A 5/14 1 0 0 0
Michael Toglia 7 MLB DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Ryan Vilade 8 Triple-A 1/17 0 5 2 0
Brenton Doyle 10 Double-A 8/24 3 8 2 0
Colton Welker 11 SF Triple-A (IL) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Adael Amador 17 Low-A 2/10 1 4 4 0
Warming Bernabel 18 High-A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Grant Lavigne 22 Double-A 5/19 0 8 5 0
Aaron Schunk 24 Double-A 6/19 1 7 4 0
Yanquiel Fernandez 25 Low-A 8/15 0 2 0 0
Dyan Jorge 26 DSL N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Hunter Goodman 27 Double-A 7/23 2 8 1 1
Willie MacIver 28 Double-A 0/7 0 1 3 0
Eddy Diaz 30 High-A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Julio Carreras HM Double-A 2/5 0 2 0 0
Jameson Hannah HM Double-A (IL) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Juan Brito HM Low-A 3/11 0 2 1 2
Bladimir Restituyo HM High-A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Week of 9/12-9/18 (Pitchers)

Name PuRP Ranking Level G/GS IP R/ER SO BB
Name PuRP Ranking Level G/GS IP R/ER SO BB
Ryan Rolison 4 Triple-A (IL) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Chris McMahon 9 High-A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Jaden Hill 12 Low-A 1/1 2.1 3/3 3 1
Helcris Olivarez 13 ACL (IL) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Sam Weatherly 14 ACL (IL) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ryan Feltner 15 MLB DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Joe Rock 16 Double-A 1/1 4.0 4/4 5 2
Noah Davis 19 MLB DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Karl Kauffmann 20 Triple-A 1/1 4.2 5/5 3 5
Jordy Vargas 21 Low-A DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Mitchell Kilkenny 23 Double-A 1/1 6.1 0/0 3 1
McCade Brown 29 Low-A (IL) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Tony Locey HM Double-A 2/1 2.1 3/3 2 4
Julian Fernández HM Triple-A 3/0 3.0 1/1 1 2
Brayan Castillo HM Low-A 1/1 4.0 2/2 3 2

Season to Date (Hitters)

Name PuRP Ranking Level H/AB HR SO BB SB
Name PuRP Ranking Level H/AB HR SO BB SB
Zac Veen 1 Double-A 114/466 12 132 64 55
Benny Montgomery 2 Low-A 73/233 6 71 21 9
Drew Romo 3 High-A 95/374 5 81 35 18
Elehuris Montero 5 MLB 79/255 15 63 27 4
Ezequiel Tovar 6 Triple-A 89/278 14 64 25 17
Michael Toglia 7 MLB 107/429 30 149 60 7
Ryan Vilade 8 Triple-A 88/349 4 64 48 9
Brenton Doyle 10 Double-A 116/471 23 158 23 23
Colton Welker 11 SF Triple-A (IL) 12/37 2 7 6 0
Adael Amador 17 Low-A 131/449 15 67 87 26
Warming Bernabel 18 High-A 115/367 14 56 31 23
Grant Lavigne 22 Double-A 127/449 10 134 68 2
Aaron Schunk 24 Double-A 116/450 14 115 36 6
Yanquiel Fernandez 25 Low-A 135/475 21 114 39 5
Dyan Jorge 26 DSL 66/206 4 35 24 13
Hunter Goodman 27 Double-A 154/523 36 151 40 6
Willie MacIver 28 Double-A 80/346 15 106 37 10
Eddy Diaz 30 High-A 102/391 6 89 30 37
Julio Carreras HM Double-A 130/462 11 127 36 19
Jameson Hannah HM Double-A (IL) 27/99 1 25 12 7
Juan Brito HM Low-A 115/402 11 71 78 17
Bladimir Restituyo HM High-A 111/396 8 87 11 22

Season to Date (Pitchers)

Name PuRP Ranking Level G/GS IP R/ER SO BB
Name PuRP Ranking Level G/GS IP R/ER SO BB
Ryan Rolison 4 Triple-A (IL) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Chris McMahon 9 High-A 8/6 28.2 18/17 25 5
Jaden Hill 12 Low-A 10/10 17.2 6/6 25 6
Helcris Olivarez 13 ACL (IL) 1/1 2.0 0/0 1 0
Sam Weatherly 14 ACL 5/3 11.2 5/5 23 2
Ryan Feltner 15 MLB 11/11 51.2 25/22 60 18
Joe Rock 16 Double-A 22/22 115.2 72/62 120 50
Noah Davis 19 MLB 26/26 133.1 86/82 152 60
Karl Kauffmann 20 Triple-A 26/26 131.2 81/75 135 70
Jordy Vargas 21 Low-A 13/11 51.1 23/17 64 17
Mitchell Kilkenny 23 Double-A 24/24 102.0 67/63 76 34
McCade Brown 29 Low-A 18/18 89.2 56/52 118 23
Tony Locey HM Double-A 26/20 102.2 82/71 93 67
Julian Fernández HM Triple-A 55/0 54.0 45/41 63 31
Brayan Castillo HM Low-A 22/22 99.1 72/62 89 51

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Upcoming Schedule

Triple-A Albuquerque: 9/13-9/18 vs Oklahoma City (LAD)

Double-A Hartford: 9/13-9/18 @ Binghamton (NYM)

High-A Spokane: Season concluded

Low-A Fresno: 9/13 @ San Jose (SF), 9/15-9/16 vs San Jose (SF)