A look back at Mahoning Valley Scrappers history


¯ Manager – Ted Kubiak

¯ The season – The Scrappers were Pinckney Division champs in their debut season, going 43-33 to beat out Batavia by one game. In the playoffs, the Scrappers defeated Batavia, 2 games to none, then lost 2-1 in the championship series to the Hudson Valley Renegades.

¯ Future Indians – Victor Martinez made his professional debut as a 20-year-old, and CC Sabathia made six starts for the Scrappers in his second season of pro ball. Ryan Drese finished 34-39 in a six-year MLB career, inclduing a 10-9 season as a starter with the Indians in 2002; Carl Sadler pitched out of the Tribe bullpen in 2002 and 2003; Kyle Denney pitched in four games with Cleveland in 2004.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Nate Grindell hit .315 with 47 runs batted in. Alex Requena stole 44 bases and scored 44 runs. Martinez hit .277 with four homers and 36 RBI. Omar Moraga and Jorge Moreno were other regulars, with Moreno’s nine home runs leading the team. Sabathia fanned 27 in 19 2/3 innings, but the main pitchers were Brian Jackson (6-4, 3.44), Anthony Marini (5-3, 3.60), Steve Cowie (2-5, 4.67, 83 strikeouts in 61 2/3 innings) and Chris Kelley (3-4, 5.63).

¯ Other names of note – Matt Watson, who ended up playing in 34 big league games, led the NYPL in hitting that year with a .380 average. Dan Grummit slugged 22 home runs. Future major leaguers Marlon Byrd and Jorge Cantu were active in the league that season. Ryan Madson (who is still pitching in the big leagues this season) and Joe Kennedy (43-61 in seven big league seasons) were the most familiar names among pitchers.


¯ Manager – Ted Kubiak

¯ The season – After being moved to the McNamara Division, the Scrappers won that division with a record of 48-28. The postseason was similar to the previous year with a 2-0 sweep of Batavia and a 2-1 championship series loss to the Staten Island Yankees.

¯ Future Indians – A 20-year-old Coco Crisp played for Cardinals’ affiliate New Jersey for half the season. Lefty pitcher Brian Tallett, who finished 16-25 over nine MLB seasons, made six starts for the Scrappers in his first year of pro ball. Utility man Joe Inglett made it to the Indians in 2004, playing 64 games. He was in and out of the majors with other teams for the next seven years. He hit .287 with 37 runs and 37 RBIs for the Scrappers in 2000. Infielder Hector Luna played five games with Mahoning Valley and made it to the Indians in 2006 when he played 37 games. Infielder John McDonald played in five games on an injury rehabilitation.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Ryan Church, longtime Indians’ prospect who had a seven-year major league career, was the Scrappers’ top slugger with 10 homers and 65 RBIs to go with a .298 batting average. Other batting leaders were Jeff Becker, Nate Janowicz, Jeff Haase and Eric Crozier. Brandon Matheny (6-3, 3.29), Simon Young (7-2, 1.75), Kyle Evans (5-2, 3.14) and Steve Fitch (5-1, 4.28) were the Scrappers’ top pitchers.

¯ Other names of note – Mark Malaska from Cardinal Mooney pitched in 10 games with Hudson Valley. He later pitched in 41 MLB games with Tampa Bay and Boston. Other future major leaguers who were regulars in the NYPL in 2000 include Pirates catcher Ryan Doumit, Chase Utley, Jason Bay, Wilson Valdez, Wilson Betemit, Pete Orr, Wily Mo Pena, Alex Rios and Brandon Lyon. In addition, Major League sluggers Miguel Cabrera and Adrian Gonzales played eight games each in the league as teenagers.


¯ Manager – Dave Turgeon

¯ The season – A 26-49 season left the Scrappers in last place in the McNamara Division.

¯ Future Indians – Catcher Josh Bard, who saw action with the Tribe in parts of four seasons and played 10 years altogether in MLB, played in 13 games for the Scrappers. Infielder Zach Sorensen later played with Cleveland in 2003.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Rickie Morton banged out 12 homers and drove in 40 runs. Others who played that season included Miguel Quintana, Bryce Uegawachi, Chad Peshke, Maximo Made and Jonathan Van Every. Top pitchers were Nick Moran, Victor Kleine, Luke Field, Doug Lantz and Marcos Mendoza.

¯ Other names of note – Slugger Jose Bautista got his professional career started with Williamsport, the Pirates’ affiliate. Pittsburgh starting pitcher Ian Snell also pitched for the Crosscutters. Other future Major Leaguers in the NYPL in 2001 included Ryan Howard, Shelley Duncan, Kevin Youkilis, James Shields, Ryan Raburn and Dan Haren.


¯ Manager – Chris Bando

¯ The season – At 46-30, the Scrappers ended up a single game behind the Auburn Doubledays in the Pinckney Division race as the NY-PL switched to a three-division format.

¯ Future Indians – Outfielder Ben Francisco got his professional career started (he played part-time with the Tribe 2007-09) with the Scrappers, hitting .349 with 23 RBIs and 22 steals. A 21-year-old starting pitcher going by the name of Fausto Carmona pitched in three games for Mahoning Valley before being promoted. In 2011, he admitted he had falsified his age and name and after that went by his true name, Roberto Hernandez. Pitcher Brian Slocum was 5-2 with a 2.60 ERA for the Scrappers. He saw 10 games of action later in Cleveland.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Bill Peavy (41 RBIs), Brian Wright (47 RBIs), Shaun Larkin (9 HRs) were, along with Francisco, among the Scrappers’ hitting leaders. Top pitchers were Blake Allen (5-5, 4.82), Victor Kleine (9-3, 3-80), Michael Rogers (8-4, 3.60), Keith Ramsey (6-3, 2.04) and Slocum.

¯ Other names of note – Curtis Granderson and Hanley Ramirez got their professional careers started in the NYPL in 2002, and Robinson Cano played a part of the season before being promoted. Pitchers Alfredo Simon and Brandon League also pitched that season in the league.


¯ Manager – Ted Kubiak

¯ The season – The Scrappers again finished in second place in the Pinckney Division behind Auburn, but this time they were 18 games behind with a 38-36 record.

¯ Future Indians – Ryan Garko (.273, 4HRs, 16 RBIs) and Kevin Kouzmanoff (.272, 8HRs, 33 RBIs) made their professional debuts before making it to Cleveland and the big leagues. Pitcher Juan Lara also debuted at 3-3, 3.50 in 12 starts before getting a cup of coffee with the Indians.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Mike Conroy (.292, 7 HRs, 44 RBIs), Jesus Colmenter (29 RBIs), future big leaguer Brad Snyder (14 SBs), Ryan Goleski (.296, 8 HRs, 37 RBIs) and Ryan Mulhern. Pitchers included T.J. Burton (4-2, 6.79), Scott Roehl (5-6, 3.64), Lara, Adam Brandenburg (1-4, 5.13) and Matt Davis (4-4, 1.54).

¯ Other names of note – Two players and a pitcher who came to Cleveland later in their career, Michael Bourn, David Murphy and Matt Albers, all debuted in the NYPL. Also getting their professional careers started in 2003 were Melky Cabrera and Nick Markakis.


¯ Manager – Mike Sarbaugh

¯ The season – For the third straight season, Mahoning Valley was second in the Pinckney Division behind Auburn, this time nine games behind with a 42-34 record. But this season was a little different as it ended with the franchise’s only league title. The Scrappers went 23-12 from Aug. 1 to Sept. 1 to sneak into the playoffs as a wild card. They defeated the Doubledays in the semifinal round of the playoffs before sweeping the Tri-City ValleyCats 2-0 in the championship series.

¯ Future Indians – Catchers Chris Giminez (.300, 10 HRs, 38 RBIs) and Wyatt Toregas (.294, 7 HRs, 48 RBIs) both made their professional debuts before working their way up to Cleveland. Pitchers Tony Sipp (3-1, 3.16 ERA in 10 starts), Aaron Laffey (3-1, 1.24 in 8 starts) and Scott Lewis (3 starts) all were in their first professional season.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Argenis Reyes (.312, 27 steals) who played for the Mets for a brief time, Brian Finegan (34 RBIs), Tim Montgomery (32 RBIs), Brett Parker (.273, 10 steals) and Mike Butia (.315, 44 RBIs) were among the Scrappers’ position players. Pitchers that season included Ryan Knippschild (4-3, 3.93), Richard De Los Santos (1-5, 5-26), Matt Haynes (4-4, 4.64), Roger Lincoln (3-3, 3.73) and Mark Harris (3-2, 3.03, 13 saves).

¯ Other names of note – Getting their professional careers started in the 2004 NYPL were Ben Zobrist, Adam Lind, John Jaso and Hunter Pence. Pitchers getting started were Anibal Sanchez and Matt Capps.


¯ Manager – Rouglas Odor

¯ The season – The Scrappers finished 33-43 and in third place in the Pinckney Division.

¯ Future Indians – Jensen Lewis, now a part of the Indians’ local television presence, got his professional career started, going 4-2 with a 3.20 ERA in 11 starts and two relief appearances. Trevor Crowe played in 12 games and Jordan Brown, who had a cup of coffee with the Tribe in 2010, played in 19 games.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Outfielder Jose Costanzes, who later played with Atlanta, hit .263 with 23 steals. Other Scrapper regulars that season were Matt Fornasiere (.256, 28 RBIs), Derrick Peterson (31 RBIs), Andrew Lytle, Trevor Mortensen and Evandy De Leon (7 HRs, 30 RBIs). Besides Lewis, the piching staff included James Deters (3-4, 2.97), Ryan Edell (3-4, 2.95), Joe Ness (4-2, 1.67) and Kevin Dixon (3-6, 4.53).

¯ Other names of note – Pro debuts were made by Brett Gardner, Steve Pearce, Eduardo Nunez and Matt Joyce. Pitchers who worked in the NYPL that season include Kyle Kendrick, Wade Davis and Jake McGee.


¯ Manager – Rouglas Odor

¯ The season – Mahoning Valley was 40-36, three games back of Auburn in the Pinckney Division and just two games out of the wild card spot.

¯ Future Indians – Lefty starter David Huff, a first-round draft pick of the Indians that year, made four starts for the Scrappers before moving on. Josh Tomlin was 8-2 with a 2.09 ERA in 15 starts for Mahoning Valley.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Besides Tomlin, other pitchers for the Scrappers were Luis Valdez (7-5, 2.62), Michael Eisenberg (3-1, 3.29), William Delage (2-7, 4.34), Erik Stiller (3-3, 3.23) and Derrick Loop (1-2, 2.95). Everyday players included Adam Davis, Andrew Lytle (.292, 10 steals), Jared Goedert (.269, 27 RBIs), Dustin Realini (5 HRs, 37 RBIs), Jason Denham (.302) and Matt McBride (.272, 31 RBIs), who played briefly with the Phillies and Rockies.

¯ Other names of note – Pirates catcher Francisco Cervilli started his career. Among pitchers in the league in 2006 were Jeremy Hellickson, Justin Masterson and Luke Gregerson.


¯ Manager – Tim Laker

¯ The season – The Scrappers were a .500 team, 37-37 and nine games back of Auburn in the Pinckney Division.

¯ Future Indians – The only Scrappers from ’07 who made it to Cleveland were pitcher Vinnie Pestano (1-1, 3.57, 6 saves in 21 games) and Josh Judy, who saw brief action for the Tribe in 2011. He pitched in just four games for Mahoning Valley that year.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Everyday players included Mark Thompson (11 steals), Jansy Infante (.292), Adam White (.260, 22 steals), Matt Brown (31 RBIs) and Todd Martin (.360, 8 HRs, 40 RBIs). The pitching staff included Michael Eisenberg (4-7, 4.08), Daniel Frega (6-2, 3.49), Janniel Montero (7-3, 3.69), Heath Taylor (3-3, 2.35) and Kelvin De La Cruz (2-4, 3.98).

¯ Other names of note – The league included Daniel Descalso, Stephen Vogt and Lucas Duda, plus pitchers Alex Cobb, Zach McAllister, Zach Britton, Jordan Zimmerman, Tony Watson and Marc Rzepczynski.


¯ Manager – Travis Fryman

¯ The season – Mahoning Valley finished 31-44, fifth out of six teams in the Pinckney Division.

¯ Future Indians – Lonnie Chisenhall, chosen in the first round of the draft by the Indians, hit .290 with five homers and 45 RBIs. Utilityman Cord Phelps hit .312 with 21 RBIs. On the pitching side, Zach Putnam who pitched in eight games with Cleveland in 2011, and went on to a seven-year MLB career, made three starts for the Scrappers. Matt Langwell, who had a cup of coffee with the Tribe in 2013, pitched in seven games.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Besides Chisenhall and Phelps, Scrappers players included Isaias Velasquez (.281), Ryan Blair (22 RBIs), Jeremie Tice (.275, 5 HRs, 36 RBIs) and Brock Simpson (.294). The Mahoning Valley pitching staff included P.J. Zocchi (3-5, 4.91), Kaimi Mead(5-8, 5.52), Russell Young (6-3, 3.38), Brad Hinkle (1-1, 3.54) and Mike McGuire (3-5, 4.05).

¯ Other names of note – Players in the NYPL included J.B. Shuck and Travis d’Arnaud and pitchers Brad Peacock, David Phelps and Hunter Strickland.


¯ Manager – Travis Fryman

¯ The season – The Scrappers reached the championship finals again, but this time lost the series 2-1 to the Staten Island Yankees. Mahoning Valley won the Pinckney Division by seven games with a 49-27 record, then swept the Brooklyn Cyclones in the opening round of the playoffs.

¯ Future Indians – Jason Kipnis (.306, 19 RBIs) played in 29 games for the Scrappers and Roberto Perez played in four games. Pitchers Preston Guilmet (6-6, 4.09 in 15 starts) and Austin Adams (3-1, 4.86 in 17 games) played key roles for the Scrappers. Both had brief careers with the Indians.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Other regulars for Mahoning Valley included Jordan Henry (.286, 23 RBIs, 22 SBs), Greg Folgia (.272, 36 RBIs), Ben Carlson (27 RBIs), Chun-Hsiu Chen, Rafael Vera and Kyle Bellows (7 HRs, 32 RBIs). Other pitchers were Brett Brach (5-2, 2.19), Marty Popham (6-1, 2.76), Clayton Cook (5-3, 2.79), Vidal Nuno (5-0, 2.05), Jeremy Johnson (2-2, 1.95), Tyler Sturdevant (2-1, 2.75) and Cory Burns (3-2, 1.93, 11 saves). Nuno, Sturdevant and Burns all have pitched in the majors.

¯ Other names of note – Yan Gomes played that season with Auburn in the Toronto farm system. Others in the league included Brock Holt, J.D. Martinez, Matt Adams, Ryan Goins and Jose Altuve. Pitchers included Alex Colome and Adam Warren.


¯ Manager – Travis Fryman

¯ The season – Mahoning Valley was dead last in the Pinckney Division with a mark of 30-46.

¯ Future Indians – Gio Urshela (.290, 35 RBIs) played his 18-year-old season with the Scrappers after playing rookie ball the previous season. Jesus Aguilar played in 32 games. Asdrubal Cabrera, Wyatt Toregas and Mitch Talbot did short injury rehab stints.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Carlos Moncrief (.241, 5 HRs, 21 RBIs), Chase Burnette (.274, 8 HRs, 28 RBIs), Brian Heere, Kevin Fontanez and Diego Seastrunk (4 HRs) were among the everyday players. Pitchers included Jordan Cooper (5-5, 4.94), Mike Rayl (2-4, 2.81), Alex Kaminsky (6-5, 2.48), Kirk Wetmore (2-7, 6.26) and Casey Gaynor (5-2, 4.04).

¯ Other names of note – Marcell Ozuna was the biggest future name playing in the NYPL that season.


¯ Manager – Dave Wallace

¯ The season – The Scrappers stayed in the race for most of the season, finishing 41-34, third in the Pinckney Division, but just four games out of first.

¯ Future Indians – The eighth overall pick of the 2011 draft, Francisco Lindor, played in just five games for the Scrappers in his debut season. Relief pitcher Cody Allen also made his debut that season, pitching in 14 games for the Scrappers before being promoted to Lake County. Joe Colon, who pitched in 11 Indians games in 2016, made 14 starts (4-4, 3.55) for the Scrappers. Cody Anderson and Shawn Armstrong both pitched briefly for the Scrappers that season and later pitched briefly for the Indians.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Tony Wolters (.292, 20 RBIs, 19 SBs) is now a catcher with the Colorado Rockies after starting his minor league career as a middle infielder. Other regulars for Mahoning Valley included Jake Lowery (6 HRs, 43 RBIs), Jordan Smith (.300, 47 RBIs), Alex Lavisky (5 HRs, 28 RBIs), Cody Elliott (31 RBIs) and Bryson Myles (20 SBs). Pitchers included Rob Nixon (7-3, 4.82), Danny Jimenez (4-3, 2.39), Harold Guerrero (2-4, 6-14), Nat Striz (4-5, 3.26) and Enosil Tejada (2-2, 2.91, 12 saves).

¯ Other names of note – Future major leaguers in the NYPL that season included Matt Duffy, Austin Barnes, Travis Shaw, Maikel Franco and Ben Gamel. Pirates pitcher Nick Kingham pitched in the NYPL in 2011.


¯ Manager – Ted Kubiak

¯ The season – The Scrappers dropped back down to 30-45, in fifth place in the division.

¯ Future Indians – Erik Gonzalez (.220, 18 RBIs, 9 SBs) and first-round pick Tyler Naquin (.270) were regular with the Scrappers and Jose Ramirez appeared in three games as a 19-year-old. Ryan Merritt was 3-4 with a 4.09 ERA in 14 starts.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Joey Wendle (.327, 4 HRs, 37 RBIs) made it to the majors with the Athletics and Rays. Other Scrappers regulars were Aaron Siliga, Charlie Valerio (.269, 5 HRs, 35 RBIs) and Juan Romero (7 HRs, 25 RBIs). The pitching staff included Jake Sisco (1-6, 5.03, Luis De Jesus (4-2, 2.02 Geoffrey Davenport (2-3, 3.41), Luis Morel (2-6, 4.89) and Josh Martin (4-1, 4.14).

¯ Other names of note – Debuting in professional baseball in the NYPL in 2012 were Brandon Nimmo, Mookie Betts and Vince Velasquez.


¯ Manager – Ted Kubiak

¯ The season – The Scrappers again finished fifth in the Pinckney Division with a record of 30-44.

¯ Future Indians – Kyle Crockett made his professional debut with eight shutout relief appearances before he was promoted.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Offensively, the leaders were Nellie Rodriguez (.287, 9 HRs, 37 RBIs), Claudio Bautista (.272, 24 RBIs), Josh McAdams (7 SBs), Paul Hendrix (.258) and Robel Garcia (5 HRs, 24 RBIs). The pitching staff included Caleb Hamrick (3-6, 3.20), Cole Sulser (3-2, 1.83), Rob Whitenack (3-4, 3.86), Luis Lugo (1-4, 1.97), Alexis Paredes (2-2, 3.35) and current Yankee farmhand Ben Heller (1-3, 3.13).

¯ Other names of note – Among players in the league that season were the Pirates’ Adam Frazier and Chad Kuhl, Trey Mancini and Robert Gsellman.


¯ Manager – Ted Kubiak

¯ The season – A 33-42 season left the Scrappers in fifth place for the third straight season.

¯ Future Indians – Francisco Mejia (.282, 36 RBIs) Greg Allen (30 SBs) and Bradley Zimmer (.304, 30 RBIs, 11 SBs), a first-round pick that year were key contributors for the Scrappers.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Besides that trio, other regulars for Mahoning Valley were Leo Castillo (.260, 6 HRs, 49 RBIs), Steven Patterson (.269, 26 RBIs), Yonathan Mendoza and Taylor Murphy (.262). The pitching staff included Sean Brady (2-4, 2.79), Juan Santana (1-9, 5.09), Cam Hill (1-2, 1.76), Julian Merryweather (1-2, 3.66) and David Speer (3-1, 2.74).

¯ Other names of note – Among 2014 NYPL players who have reached the bigs are Michael Conforto and Pirates pitcher Joe Musgrove.


¯ Manager – Travis Fryman

¯ The season – The Scrappers were tied for fifth in the division with a 31-44 record.

¯ Future Indians – None yet.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Everyday regulars were Willi Castro (.264, 25 RBIs, 20 SBs), Ka’ai Tom (.283, 29 RBIs, 14 SBs), Mark Mathias (.282, 32 RBIs), Connor Marabell, Nathan Winfrey (.270) and Daniel Salters (.279, 26 RBIs). The pitching staff included Jared Robinson (2-4, 3.25), Kieran Lovegrove (1-8, 6.08), Casey Shane (2-4, 3.45), Leandro Linares (0-7, 6.55), att Esparza (4-1, 2.30) and Shao-Ching Chiang (3-2, 3.92).

¯ Other names of note – Andrew Benintendi made his pro debut in the NYPL in 2015. Howland graduate Tanner Scott pitched in nine games with Aberdeen in the league in 2015 after making his pro debut in 2014 with the Orioles’ Gulf Coast League rookie team. He made his MLB debut with two games with Baltimore in 2017 and pitched in 53 games for the O’s in 2018. Outfielder Anthony Santander, who has been up and down with the Orioles the last few seasons, played eight games for the Scrappers in 2015.


¯ Manager – Edwin Rodriguez

¯ The season – Mahoning Valley’s 37-38 record was good enough for fourth place in the Pinckney Division.

¯ Future Indians – Pitcher Shane Bieber, who made his Indians debut in 2018 and is currently a part of the Cleveland rotation, made eight starts with the Scrappers in 2016.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – The lineup included Gabriel Mejia (.322, 28 SBs), Emmanuel Tapia (6 HRs, 24 RBIs), Erlin Cerda (5 HRs, 35 RBIs), Alexis Pantoja (23 RBIs), Gavin Collins (.260) and Silento Sayles (17 RBIs). Pitchers were Juan Hillman (3-4, 4.43), Luis Jimenez (1-5, 5.24), Ryan Colegate (6-2, 3.22), Triston McKenzie (4-3, 0.55), Tanner Tully (4-1, 1.17) and Mike Letkewicz (6-0, 1.74).

¯ Other names of note – Cardinals flame-throwing reliever Jordan Hicks made his professional debut with State College.


¯ Manager – Luke Carlin

¯ The season – The Scrappers captured the Pinckney Division crown by five games with a record of 44-29, but were swept 2-0 by the Vermont Lake Monsters in the playoff semifinals.

¯ Future Indians – Zach Plesac made seven starts and a relief appearance for the Scrappers on his way to a (perhaps temporary) spot in Cleveland’s 2019 rotation.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Position players included Nolan Jones (.317, 4 HRs, 33 RBIs), Oscar Gonzalez (283, 34 RBIs), Will Benson (10 HRs, 36 RBIs), Ulysses Cantu (.254, 4 HRs, 25 RBIs), Ernie Clement (.280) and Simeon Lucas (.262, 25 RBIs). Pitchers were Francisco Perez 4-4, 3.28), Gregori Vasquez (5-3, 2.38), Felix Tati (7-3, 3.77), Grant Hockin (2-4, 4.36), Riley Echols (1-1, 3.86) and Kirk McCarty (2-2, 1.85).


¯ Manager – Jim Pankovits

¯ The season – The Scrappers won a second straight Pinckney Division title in their 20th season, this time with a 42-33 record and a 1 1/2-game edge over Auburn. Once again, Mahoning Valley was swept in the playoffs, losing two straight to the Tri-City ValleyCats.

¯ Future Indians – None yet.

¯ Scrappers’ leaders – Position players included Tyler Freeman (.352 average, 38 RBI, 29 doubles, 49 runs, 14 SBs), Jose Fermin (.279, 26 RBI, 47 runs, 39 walks, 17 SBs), Hosea Nelson (.233, 8 HRs, 36 RBI), Clark Scolamiero (.240, 24 RBI), Mitch Reeves (.274, 36 RBI), Henry Pujols (.229, 7 HRs, 26 RBI). Starting pitchers included Juan Mota (4-6, 5.53, 63 Ks in 15 starts), Zach Draper (7-4, 3.04, 65 Ks in 13 starts) and Cameron Mingo (2-5, 5.03 in 14 starts). Pitching out of the bullpen were Luis Santos (5-2, 3.15, 34 Ks in 34 innings, Manuel Alvarez (1-0, 2.28, 26 Ks in 27 innings), Erik Algarin (2-2, 3.04, 34 Ks in 23 innings) and Luis Araujo (2-1, 5.60, 34 Ks in 35 innings).


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