Milwaukee Brewers Farm System: Brevard County Manatees Week 5
The Milwaukee Brewers High A affiliate, the Brevard County Manatees followed up a strong week with a mediocre one as they attempt to turn the season around.
The last update saw the Milwaukee Brewers High A affiliate, the Brevard County Manatees, have their best week of the season. Since then, they have gone 5-6, which is actually a decent improvement from their first month of games. Let’s take a look at their latest slate of games:
5/5 vs Lakeland: L 2-4
Kodi Medeiros started the game off by going 3.2 innings and giving up 2 runs (1 earned). Kender Villegas and Junior Rincon also added scoreless outings. OF Elvis Rubio led the offense by going 2-3.
5/6 vs Lakeland: L 3-7
Eric Hanhold started the game off with a rare off outing going 4 innings and giving up 4 runs. CF Johnny Davis led the offense with a 2-3 day and a couple of runs.
5/7 vs Lakeland: L 1-2
Bubba Derby continued his strong season by going 6 innings and giving up 2 runs. Angel Ventura finished the game off with 3 scoreless frames. Johnny Davis went 1-3 with a walk and scored the lone run.
5/9 at Daytona: W 8-3
Brandon Woodruff had a nice start going 6 innings and giving up 2 runs. C Dustin Houle had a strong night going 2-4 with a run, RBI and walk.
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5/10 vs Daytona: L 0-2
Kodi Medeiros had a nice outing by going 6.2 innings and giving up 1 run. Johnny Davis collected 2 of the teams 4 total hits.
5/11 at Daytona: L 2-9
Jon Perrin had a nice start in his Manatees debut by going 6 innings and giving up 2 runs (1 earned) only to have the bullpen give up 7 runs in 2 innings. In a cameo appearance, Scooter Gennett led the team by going 2-4.
5/12 vs Daytona: W 2-0
Eric Hanhold redeemed his rough outing by tossing 5 scoreless innings to start the game. 2B George Iskenderian led the team with a 3-4 performance.
5/13 at Dunedin Doubleheader Game 1: W 7-5
Bubba Derby had a rough start in the first game of a doubleheader by going 5 innings and giving up 5 runs. Dustin Houle had a nice 4-4 game with a couple of runs and RBI.
5/13 at Dunedin Doubleheader Game 2: L 2-6
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Angel Ventura started off game 2 by going 4 innings and giving up 1 run. Iskenderian and 3B Taylor Brennan each went 2-3.
5/14 at Dunedin: W 7-2
Another nice outing from Brandon Woodruff as he went 6.1 innings giving up 2 runs. DH Fidel Pena had a nice day going 3-5 with a run and 3 RBI.
5/15 at Dunedin: W 5-4
Kodi Medeiros started the game before being taken out due to injury. As I’m writing this there is still no word on what it was. Kender Villegas took over for him and pitched 4 innings of 3 run ball. RF Omar Garcia and LF Brandon Diaz each went 2-4.
After a strong week Johnny Davis now has the highest batting average on the team at .293. Brandon Woodruff is continuing his strong season and is now 4-1 with a 1.83 ERA through 8 starts. The Manatees don’t have a day off for another two weeks and will look to continue to put together some good stretches of games.