Stock Watch: Week 4

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Lansing Lugnuts (17-13 2.0GB, 2nd)

The Lugnuts finished the week with a 3-5 (double-header) causing them to loss their grip on 1st place. they were swept by Bowling Green, but bounced back with a series win over West Michigan. Ver the weekend Fort Wayne handed Lansing another series defeat by taking the last two games.

The stay on the road this week, opening a 4-game set against South Bend on Monday. Then it’s off to West Michigan.

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Tim Locastro is riding an 11-game hit streak after collecting 2 hits in Saturday’s game. He has hit .350/.480/.550 over his last 6-games. He’s shown great plate discipline with 4 walks and 1 strike out. He went 7-for-20 with two doubles, a triple and three RBI during this time. Tim also went 2-for-3 in stolen base attempts.

J.D. Davis (Jonathan Davis) was added to the Lugnuts roster at the end of April and has been on fire since being added to the line up on the 1st of the month. Davis played 6 games this week going 9-for-23 with a double, a triple, and a home run. He also drove in 5 RBI, stole 2 bases, walked 3 times and struck out twice.

Anthony Alford remains hot, hitting .333 with an RBI, was a perfect 4-for-4 in the stolen base department, and collected 3 doubles. He’s still striking out too much but had a good week drawing walks with 8 over 5 games.


Jesus Tinoco, a 20 year old from Venezuela, made his season debut on May 6th. He pitched 4 innings, allowed 4 hits, walked 2 and struck out 3. He induced 5 ground ball, 8 fly ball and 2 line drives, while holding opposing batters to a .235 BA.

Starlyn Suriel allowed one run, solo home run, a walk and registered 2 strike outs in 4 innings (2 RP) this week. He got the win on the 6th in relief of Tinoco, pitching a perfect 5th inning. In his next appearance he went 3 inning, allowing one run. He needs to do a better job of keeping the ball on the ground. In his 4 innings he allowed 10 fly balls, compared to 2 ground balls.

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