TinCaps Week in Review #2
Week 2 of the 2011 season finds the Tincaps in an almost team wide hitting slump (sounds familiar) with the exceptions being career minor league utilityman Jake Blackwood and Catcher/1B Tommy Medica.
They began with a 3 game series with the Great Lakes Loons, losing 2 of 3. And then they were swept by the West Michigan Whitecaps in 3 games. The beginning of a series with the South Bend Silver Hawks also resulted in a loss. This gives them an overall record of 6-9.
OF Jose Dore is the most highly touted prospect currently in the regular starting lineup and he ended the week hitting .217. C/1B Tommy Medica, my personal sleeper pick for the season, had a 7/23 week with 5 runs, 4 2B and 5 RBI giving him a .345 average.
3b/DH Blackwood has hung around .350 since the beginning of the week with 3 2B, HR, 2 RBI, 2 BB and 3 SO.
Starting pitcher Mark Hardy has received poor run support in his three starts and has a 1-3