Minor-league seasons wrapping up
for former Texas State players
Just a few games remain for the former Texas State baseball players in baseball’s minor leagues, and several are finishing up stellar years.
With three games left in the regular season, former Southland Conference hitter of the year Paul Goldschmidt leads the Class A California League in home runs (33), doubles (39), total bases (299), slugging percentage (.596) and on-base-plus-slugging (.973). He also has reached 100 RBI, an impressive total in 131 games and good for second in the league.
Click here for a feature about the slugger from MinorLeagueBaseball.com. Goldschmidt is in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ farm system.
Matt Miller ranks sixth in the Triple-A Pacific Coast League in hitting (.324) and is third in hits (154) and fourth on on-base percentage (.406). Miller plays for Colorado Springs, the Colorado Rockies’ affiliate.
Pitcher Mike Hart was promoted from the Oakland Athletics’ low-Class A Vancouver affiliate to high-Class A Stockton midway through the season. In six games in the California League, he is 2-0 with a 1.86 earned-run average. Overall, he is 3-1 with a stellar 1.06 ERA.
Kane Holbrooks, who also was promoted to high-Class A during the season, is 8-6 overall with a 1.96 ERA, including 3-3 with a 2.32 ERA for Fort Myers in the Minnesota Twins’ farm system.