- Ethan Lindow makes his fifth start with Arkansas...threw a season high seven innings and a quality start in the series opener on Tuesday (ND, 4 H, 2 R, BB, 5 K, HR)...pitched on 5/24 vs. Frisco and got no decision despite giving up just one run on four hits over five innings with three walks and six strikeouts...took the loss on 5/18 at Wichita despite a season high seven strikeouts (5.2 IP, 7 H, 4 R, BB, 2 HR)...acquired on 5/8 by the Mariners from Phillies in exchange for cash and joined the Travs two days later...began the season with Double-A Reading making five appearances including three starts...in 18 innings with the Fightin’ Phils he was 0-1 with a 5.00 ERA, striking out 15 and walking six...lone win came on 4/25 vs. Altoona (6 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 3 BB, 3 K)
- Lindow spent most of last season as a starter with Reading going 5-3 with a 4.20 ERA in 96.1 innings over 19 games, all starts...struck out 67, walked 23 and allowed 12 homers...matched a career high with seven innings in a win on 8/6/22 vs. Hartford part of a three game August win streak...opened the year out of the bullpen for High-A Jersey Shore posting a 2-0 record and a 1.33 ERA with 31 strikeouts and seven walks over 20.1 innings
- Ethan split the 2021 season between Jersey Shore and Reading compiling a 3-8 record and a 3.81 ERA over 85 innings in 18 games (15 starts)... named Phil- lies Minor League Pitcher of the Month for July after going 3-1 with a 1.55 ERA (5 ER, 29.0 IP), and 24 Ks with five BB in five games (four starts) during that month...tossed his first professional shutout on 7/30/21 vs Brooklyn in the second game of a doubleheader...did not pitch in 2020 due to the cancelled MiLB season
- In 2019 he won the Paul Owens Award as the best pitcher in the Phillies minor league system...selected as an Organization All-Star by MiLB.com...spent majority of season with Lakewood but made his final 3 appearances with Clearwater...combined to go 5-4 with a 2.52 ERA in 110.2 IP with 119 strikeouts and 22 walks in 26 games (16 starts) while limiting opponents to a .219 average... Named Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Month in both June and July
- Ranked among the 2018 NY-Penn League leaders with Williamsport going 3-2 with a 2.19 ERA in 70 innings (13 games) with 63 K, 19 BB and a .227 OBA... began professional career in 2017 with 27.2 innings in eight starts (4.55 ERA) for the Gulf Coast League Phillies
- 24-year old was drafted out of Locust Grove High School in Georgia...turned down scholarship offer to UAB to go pro with the Phillies
LEADING OFF--The Travelers try to clinch a series win over Midland as they close out a two week homestand.
LAST TIME OUT--Blake Beers pitched five shutout innings and Midland hit three home runs in a 9-2 defeat of Arkansas on Saturday night...the RockHounds scored the first six runs of the game and got Beers his first win in Double-A...A.J. Puckett took the loss in what was a bullpen game for the Travs pitching staff...Robbie Tenerowicz had three hits including a solo homer in the loss.
BORN TO RUN--Arkansas stole two bases last night and leads the league with 92 steals...the Travs are 14 ahead of Wichita for the top spot and rank 3rd in Double-A...Jonatan Clase’s 36 total steals (19 with Arkansas) this year are third most in minor league baseball...five Travs have 10+ steals...Arkansas is on pace for 254 steals which would obliterate the franchise record of 181 set in 1987.
STRAIGHT TO SEATTLE--Yesterday RHP Bryan Woo became the third Traveler called directly to the Mariners this season joining RHP Juan Then and RHP Bryce Miller...since Arkansas became the Mariners Double-A club in 2017, 16 Travelers players have been called up directly to the big league club in season...the most came in 2019 when eight players went up.
BYRD SPREADING HIS WINGS--First baseman Robbie Tenerowicz has found his stroke over the past three weeks...had
three hits last night for his 10th multi-hit efforts in his past 17 games...batting .385/.453/.600 in that span...known as Byrd or Byrdman (nicknames he acquired in college) he ranks among the league leaders in RBIs (T-1st, 42), home runs (T-6th, 9), batting average (5th, .309), slugging percentage (8th, .528), on-base percentage (4th, .426) and runs (4th, 36).
NOTHNG BUT DONUTS--Midland’s run in the second inning last night snapped a stretch of 18 consecutive scoreless innings, the longest such streak of the season for the club...Friday night was the third shutout of the season for the pitching staff...that came on the heels of allowing just a first inning run on Thursday night.
ROSTER SHUFFLE--Seattle has made recent transactions affecting the Arkansas roster...yesterday, RHP Bryan Woo was selected by Seattle and made his Major League debut as the starter at Texas...joining the club from Extended Spring Training was RHP Jack Parisi...Wednesday, LHP Ben Onyshko was reinstated from the Development List and RHP Dayeison Arias was placed on the Injured List.
PROSPECTING--The Travelers active roster is populated with six of the Mariners top 30 prospects according to the MLB Pipeline rankings...on that list are RHP Emerson Hancock (#4), OF Jonatan Clase (#12), RHP Prelander Berroa (#14), RHP Isaiah Campbell (#17), OF Robert Perez, Jr. (#21) and RHP Travis Kuhn (#22).
GETTING HOUNDED--The Midland RockHounds (Oakland A’s) are currently one game behind San Antonio for first place in the South Division... they dropped four of six last week at Corpus Christi...RockHounds top all of Double-A in batting average at .265 and lead the league in runs with 294... Midland has eight of MLB Pipeline’s top 30 Oakland prospects on their active roster including OF Lawrence Butler (#7), OF Denzel Clarke (#9), INF Brett Harris (#12), INF Darell Hernaiz (#14), Royber Salinas (#16), RHP Ryan Cusick (#19), RHP Joey Estes (#20) and INF Logan Davidson (#23).
- Bryan Woo makes his 9th start of the season and at the Double-A level...started on Tuesday and took the loss despite allowing just two runs over five innings... did have a season high in walks (3) and a season low in strikeouts (4)...picked up his second straight win on 5/17 in Wichita dealing a strong six innings (7 H, R, BB, 10 K, HR)...threw a career-best seven innings (on only 74 pitches) in a shutout effort on 5/11 vs. NW Arkansas giving up just two hits while striking out seven and earning his first win of the season...retired the first 18 hitters of that game before an surrendering an infield hit to start the 7th inning...pitched on 5/5 at Springfield and was saddled with the loss (4 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 5 K, HR)...dominated Tulsa on 4/29 authoring five shutout innings with eight strikeouts while giving up just one hit...made Double-A debut in home opener on 4/11 throwing four shutout innings (H, BB, 7 K)
- Woo also faced Frisco on 4/22 and took no decision after a solid four innings of work...gave up just one run on three hits and two walks with seven strikeouts
- Bryan was named Texas League Pitcher of the Week for May 8-14...threw career best 7 IP in win vs. NWA (2 H, 7 K)...retired first 18 hitters of the game
- Split last season between High-A Everett, Class-A Modesto and the Arizona Complex League...was held out of game action until June...pitched three times for the ACL Mariners (5.2 innings)...made six starts for Modesto going 0-1 with a 3.98 ERA over 20.1 innings with 29 strikeouts and six walks...made seven starts with Everett to close out regular season posting a 1-3 record with a 4.78 ERA...struck out 46 and walked 16 in 32 innings...earned first pro win on 8/2/22 with Everett vs. Hillsboro giving up just an unearned run on four hits over five innings with a walk and five strikeouts...struck out a career best 11 on 8/19/22 in a six inning start vs. Vancouver and earned Northwest League Pitcher of the Week honors for that performance
- Closed his 2022 campaign by pitching in the Arizona Fall League making five starts for the Peoria Javelinas making up for lost innings during the season... allowed just one run over his 10.2 innings of work in the Fall League...took home an AFL Pitcher of the Week Award as well
- Did not pitch in 2021 after being drafted...sat out while recovering from UCL replacement (Tommy John) surgery on his right elbow at the end of April
- Started just six of 31 games in college over three years at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo with an cumulative ERA of 6.36
- 23-year old is a native of Alameda, California...went to Alameda High School and was named the West Alameda County Conference MVP