Re: Friday 8/21/09 minor league updates
Jordan Hotchkiss continues to pitch well in his conversion to starting, and Dayton wins 5-3. A couple hits by Alexis Oliveras carry him to .311. Cody Puckett hits his 18th HR.
A thought, out of the blue, on Puckett. He's not a big guy but seems to hit like it. Word is, though, that he's not much of a second baseman. Might he be a candidate to switch to catcher? It's probably too late to convert guys like Francisco and Frazier, who might be within a year of the big leagues (if not less), but Puckett has a ways to go. He's apparently a better athlete than infielder. I don't know a thing about his makeup, but on the surface he seems like the kind of player suited for such a move.