Minor League Sports

Iowans in Minor League Baseball: Joel Booker adjusting to Triple-A

Former Iowa outfielder Joel Booker. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
Former Iowa outfielder Joel Booker. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)

Former Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area preps and former University of Iowa players who are in affiliated professionabaseball. Alstatistics mentioned are through Friday, May 10, 2019.

Jake Adams (Iowa): First baseman is 7-for-13 in his last four games, raising his season batting average to .308 in 29 games for high-Class A Fayetteville (Astros). Has five home runs and 26 RBIs.

Nick Allgeyer (Iowa): Left-handed starting pitcher is 3-3 with a 2.13 earned run average in seven starts for high-A Dunedin (Blue Jays). Has 35 strikeouts in 38 innings and a very fine WHIP of 0.89: 29 hits and five walks.

Joel Booker (Iowa): Outfielder continues adjustment to Triple-A, as he has hits in his last three games to move his batting average to .200 in nine games for Charlotte. Promoted from Double-A Birmingham recently, where he hit .351 in 20 games.

Tyler Cropley (Iowa): Assigned back to low-A Hagerstown (Nationals) last week. Has played in four games and is 4-for-11, including back-to-back 2-for-3, one RBI games a week apart.

C.J. Eldred (Mount Vernon/Iowa): Has pitched in six games for low-A Lexington (Royals). Has no record and a 6.30 ERA, with 11 strikeouts in 10 innings.

Nick Gallagher (Iowa City West/Iowa): A rough outing this past week for high-A Lynchburg (Indians), in which he gave up five earned runs in 2 2/3 innings. Is 1-0 with a save and 4.26 ERA in seven games, four starts, for the Hillcats. Has allowed just 17 hits in 25 1/3 innings and has 34 strikeouts.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW ADVERTISEMENT

Korry Howell (Kirkwood CC): Shortstop is 4-for-18 in six games since being sent to low-A Wisconsin (Brewers). Has driven in three.

Mitch Keller (Cedar Rapids Xavier): Pitcher allowed three runs in three innings in his lone start last week for Triple-A Indianapolis (Pirates). Is 3-0 with a 3.97 ERA in seven starts, with 42 strikeouts in 34 innings.

Mason McCoy (Iowa): A .379 batting average the first month of the season will get you promoted, and it did in this case. The shortstop moved from high-A Frederick to Double-A Bowie (Orioles), where he has just kept hitting, to the tune of 10-for-17 in his first four games, including a home run and three RBIs.

Robert Neustrom (Iowa): Outfielder has hits in seven of his last eight games at low-A Delmarva (Orioles). Has .329 average in 19 games, with three homers and 14 RBIs.

Tyler Peyton (Iowa): Pitcher is 0-1 with a 6.38 ERA in 10 relief appearances for high-A Myrtle Beach (Cubs). Has 17 strikeouts in 18 1/3 innings.

Colin Rea (Cascade): Just keeps doing his thing as a member of the Triple-A Iowa (Cubs) starting rotation. Is 3-0 with a 2.97 ERA in six starts and has allowed just 30 hits in 33 1/3 innings.

Nick Roscetti (Iowa): Infielder has played in 11 games at high-A Carolina (Brewers) and has a .158 batting average with two RBIs.

Scott Schebler (Cedar Rapids Prairie): Outfielder was demoted by Cincinnati Reds to Triple-A Louisville after hitting .123 in 30 games. Has played in five games for the Bats and is 3-for-19 with a pair or runs batted in.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW ADVERTISEMENT

Thank you for signing up for our e-newsletter!

You should start receiving the e-newsletters within a couple days.

Keaton Winn (Pekin): In seven games for low-A Augusta (Giants), the former Iowa Western Community College pitcher is 1-2 with a 3.86 ERA.

Still In Extended Spring Training: A.J. Puk (Cedar Rapids Washington/Oakland Athletics), Brady Schanuel (Iowa/Milwaukee Brewers), Connor Van Scoyoc (Cedar Rapids Jefferson/Los Angeles Angels).

Give us feedback

We value your trust and work hard to provide fair, accurate coverage. If you have found an error or omission in our reporting, tell us here.

Or if you have a story idea we should look into? Tell us here.

Give us feedback

We value your trust and work hard to provide fair, accurate coverage. If you have found an error or omission in our reporting, tell us here.

Or if you have a story idea we should look into? Tell us here.