Edited by goulik, 01 June 2014 - 05:41 PM.
Posted 07 June 2014 - 08:05 AM
"Gilmartin Shines, Again
In a good old-fashioned pitchers duel, Sean Gilmartin led the Rock Cats with seven and a third innings of scoreless ball, with eight strikeouts and zero walks. (Are we fully on the Gilmartin bandwagon yet? He now has a 2.82 ERA, 68 strike outs and just 16 walks in 67 innings)."
Yes, Im on the bandwagon! We need a AAA promotion of Mays and or Meyers to make room for Sean in Rochester...Someone get it done! (Trade Correia and or Nolasco, Cut Pelf)
Edited by goulik, 08 June 2014 - 06:22 AM.
Posted 12 June 2014 - 12:42 PM
Posted 21 June 2014 - 09:14 PM
Over the first two innings Sean scattered 3 singles. No blood no foul...
Third inning started with a Bernier error followed by a strike out, wild pitch, and a sac fly advancing the runner to third. Not a problem until the home run. Yes, both unearned (Sac fly should have been third out) but just not looking good. He gave up another single before ending the inning.
Fourth inning he got another out but another single showed he did not have it this day and Scott Diamond came in to pick him up. Not a great Rochester debut
Posted 25 June 2014 - 04:51 AM
Posted 05 July 2014 - 08:57 PM
On Jun 27 he pitched 6 innings allowing 7 hits and 4 runs in a no decision. He walked two and struck out only one. At AA he struck out 74 in 72 innings but to that point at AAA, he had only 7 Ks in 15 innings.
On Jul 02 he made his 4th Rochester start of the year getting his first AAA win. He went 5 innings and gave up 5 hits and 3 runs. He walked 3 but also for the first time at AAA, He struck out more than 1 per inning with 6 Ks.
In his two partial AAA years with the braves he struck out 2 batters every 3 innings approximately. (Similar numbers at lower levels) With the 6 most recent Ks he is back at that AAA ratio. The aberration here appears to be this years AA strikeout ratio but this is a small sample size and we can still hope that his increased K rate will transfer yet... Fingers crossed
Edited by goulik, 05 July 2014 - 09:00 PM.
Posted 06 July 2014 - 06:36 AM
Posted 17 July 2014 - 07:26 AM
July 7th Sean had a rough second inning which should have been completed with two earned runs on a grounder to Beresford but an error allowed the runner from third to score and the batter was thrown out trying to advance to second base. He then cruised until the 7th when he allowed a runner to reach and was relieved by Oliveros with one out. The wheels came off for Oliveros and he allowed that runner plus two more to score.
July 12th Sean went 6.1 innings allowing 2 runs with 3 Walks and 3 Ks. He gave up a run in the first but then cruised through 5 scoreless innings before being relieved with 2 on and one out in the 7th. The man on second eventually scored. Very solid appearance really.
Posted 17 July 2014 - 07:58 PM
I really like him as a depth move but right now i am not sure that I would place him above Kris Johnson or Logan Darnel at this point, two pitchers he will have to beat out to get to the show. i would be surprised if all three left handers are with the Twins organization next year. One could very well be paxkaged in a deadline deal
Personally I am hoping one or two of the three are packaged with one or two of Correia/Suzuki/Willingham/Morales to sweeten the trades and improve the return
Posted 23 July 2014 - 11:05 PM
Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:03 AM
Last night he did not fair as well. In 6 innings he allowed 5 hits but also 5 runs and 3 walks. He gave up his 5th AAA HR of the year (he allowed only 2 at NB) for his 3rd AAA loss of the year. His Rochester line is now 1-3 with a 3.98 ERA. He has pitched 52 innings allowing 23 earned runs with 16 walks and 38K's (half the rate he had at AA)
Sean is still learning at this new level and Hoopefully more days in the future will look like July 26th and fewer the 31st.
Posted 15 August 2014 - 05:17 AM
Here's a AA video of a 3 k inning in New Britain
And another from Rochester
Edited by goulik, 15 August 2014 - 05:22 AM.
Posted 31 August 2014 - 06:33 AM
In more detail:
On Aug 23, Gilmartin struck out two and walked one in the first, walked another and got his third K in the second and set down the side in order in the third. The fourth inning started with his third walk. A swinging K was followed by a two run home run and a double. A fly out and ground out ended the inning. In the fifth, he began with a fly out but a single, stolen base and a walk later he was relieved by Hamburger. Hamburger got the hold and eventually the 3-2 win.
This Friday, August 29th, Gilmartin got a little help from his friends to survive the first two innings. The first inning started off with back to back singles. With runners on first and third, Hermann gunned down an attempt to steal second base. A sac fly led to the first run of the game and a grounder ended a rough first inning. The second inning also began with a single but a strike out was followed by a double play. For the second game in a row, the third inning was a breeze and Gilmartin got his second k of the day. The fourth inning went like this; Swinging K, single, single, Swinging K, single and a run, fly out. The fifth was like the third with his 5th strike out. Sean induced a groundout in the sixth and then was pulled in favor of AJ Achter who went on to win 3-2 (yes same scenario as Aug 23rd)
Editing note: Apologies for posting a partial and editing three times but I was losing my entry half way through and didn't want to keep retyping the whole thing.
Second Editing note: Apologies for the typos now corrected... Having a bad start to the day here...
Edited by goulik, 31 August 2014 - 07:04 AM.
Posted 27 September 2014 - 08:40 PM
All signs point towards a return to Rochester with a possible 2015 debut at some point. He is not a top line pitching prospect but he may have enough to be a decent back of the rotation pitcher who can miss some bats. He's not an ace but he's got more upside than many pitchers we have seen lately on the MLB roster.