Re: Minor-League Player of the Day
Monday, May 20: Ryan Wright, Bakersfield. The University of Louisville product, not hitting up to his usual standards this year, has come alive in the last couple games. Leading off in last night's victory over High Desert, the 6-foot-1 second baseman was 3-4 with two doubles, a HR, two runs scored and three RBIs. The night before, he went 2-3 with a double.
Also notable . . .
Denis Phipps (doubleheader totals for Louisville): 4-6, 2B, HR, BB, 2 SB.
Billy Hamilton (2): 4-7, 2B, BB.
Neftali Soto (2): 4-8, HR.
Carlos Contreras: 5 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 4 K.
Junior Arias: 3-4, 3B, SB.
"Give me the mace and I'll drive the pumpkin down Whitey Ford's throat." -- Ping Bodie, when asked in 1960 whether he could have hit contemporary pitchers.