Minor League Player of the Day – Miguel Urena (Dominican) - 5 IP, 3 hits, 0 runs, 6 K. The 6'8" Urena has been mentioned quite a few times in this year's minor league reports, and he picked a good afternoon to throw 5 shutout innings to win this award on a very quiet day. While the big righty hasn't necessarily been overpowering batters as he's struck out just 25 batters over 40 innings, he has limited the hits and runs against him as shown by his .197 batting average against and his 1.58 ERA.
AAA – All star break
AA – Off day
HiA – Off day
LoA – Off day
Rookie Ogden – Off day
Rookie Arizona – Off day
DSL – The Dominican Dodgers shutout the Astros 6 to 0 on Tuesday in the only minor league game for the organization. Player of the day Miguel Urena won his 3rd game of the season after tossing 5 shutout innings. A trio of relievers held the Astros scoreless over the final 4 frames, starting with 2 innings from Angel Bautista. Adriel Almonte got through the 8th without any issues, and while Dennis Santana walked 3 in the 9th he was still able to preserve the shutout. At the dish DH Felix Osorio had the big hit as he crushed a 2-run homer and finished the game 2 for 4. Carlos Aquino had two hits including a double and drove in a run, while Luis Subero went 1 for 3 with a RBI triple.
Coming up – Everyone but the Isotopes return to action on Wednesday, starting with Zachary Bird and the Loons at 4:05 PT. Tyson Brummett and the Lookouts play at 5:05, Bernardo Reyes and the Raptors take the field at 6:00, and Fabio Martinez and the Quakes serve as the nightcap at 7:00.
Minor League Transactions – AAA: Clint Robinson Cleared waivers and was outrighted back to the Isotopes. AA: Daniel Coulombe and Freddie Cabrera were both assigned to the Lookouts from Rancho Cucamonga without any corresponding roster moves.