Jason Hammel of the Colorado Rockies is on the disabled list
after suffering a groin injury on April 26. Hammel (0-2, 9.16 ERA)
is off to a tough start. He’s allowed 28 hits and 20 runs in 18 2/3
innings. The South Kitsap grad has struck out 13 and walked
Bloomquist is hitting .148 for the Royals. The South Kitsap
grad has made seven starts and has just 4 hits in 27 at-bats, and
three came on April 20 at Toronto. Bloomquist does have three
stolen bases, second-high on the club, and has scored eight
MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
Aaron Cunningham, 23, is the starting right fielder for the
Portland Beavers, the Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres..
Heading into Tuesday’s game against Tacoma, the South Kitsap grad
was hitting .265 with two home runs, 5 doubles, 1 triple and 13
RBI. Cunningham homered on Sunday at Salt Lake City but was 0-for-4
on Monday against the Rainiers. He’s hitting .270 (10-37) over his
last 10 games.
Jared Prince, former North Kitsap and Washington State star, is
hitting .262 forr the Hickory Crawdads of the Class A South
Atlantic League. Prince has 1 home run, 6 doubles and 14 RBI. He’s
hitting .194 (7-36) over his last 10 games.
Williams and the Atlanta Hawks play on. In fact, they’re
playing the Orlando Heat right now in Game 1 of their Eastern
Conference semifinal series. The Bremerton High grad stepped it up
in the last three games against the Bucks. Here’s a
glowing review of his play in Game 5 of that series.