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MLB Trade Rumors
Howard, Harvey, Mets, Prospectsother mechanically inclined metrics, which give the Mets confidence that he’s m
Howard, Harvey, Mets, Prospects
MLB Trade Rumors / Posted 7 hours ago
other mechanically inclined metrics, which give the Mets confidence that he’s making some strides. Phillies right-hander Mark Appel has been placed on the minor league disabled list with a strained right shoulder, tweets Matt Breen of the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Former top draft pick Mark Appel writes letter to Astros fansMark Appel never pitched in a major-league game at Minute Maid Park. That said
Former top draft pick Mark Appel writes letter to Astros fans
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Mark Appel never pitched in a major-league game at Minute Maid Park. That said, he still has a message for the Astros fans who never got to see him pitch for his hometown team. A few months after being traded - and less than three years after being... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Former top draft pick Mark Appel writes letter to Astros fansMark Appel never pitched in a major-league game at Minute Maid Park. That said
Former top draft pick Mark Appel writes letter to Astros fans
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Mark Appel never pitched in a major-league game at Minute Maid Park. That said, he still has a message for the Astros fans who never got to see him pitch for his hometown team. A few months after being traded - and less than three years after being... Read more
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The Morning Call
Russell enjoying return to rotationthe first time for the IronPigs since Maikel Franco and Ruf did it on May 19, 2
Russell enjoying return to rotation
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
the first time for the IronPigs since Maikel Franco and Ruf did it on May 19, 2014. GAME 1: TOLEDO 6, LEHIGH VALLEY 3 Mark Appel had his roughest start to date with the IronPigs, lasting only 2/3 of an inning. He allowed four runs on four hits... Read more
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The Morning Call
Featherston going with the flow ... againtime," Brundage said. "[Being the DH] is as close as I can give him a day off t
Featherston going with the flow ... again
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
time," Brundage said. "[Being the DH] is as close as I can give him a day off the way he's swinging the bat." Game notes: Mark Appel, Sunday's Game 1 starter, has allowed 11 earned runs in his last three starts totaling 152/3 innings (6.32 ERA)... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
IronPigs win second-straight game via walk-offIP represents his longest outing since he tossed eight on May 31, 2015 with Fri
IronPigs win second-straight game via walk-off
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
IP represents his longest outing since he tossed eight on May 31, 2015 with Frisco (AA). The series continues on Saturday at 6:35 p.m. as RHP Mark Appel (3-2, 3.58) will be on the bump for Lehigh Valley against Toledo LHP Daniel Norris (0-4, 8... Read more
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Philly.com
Phillies prospect watchCole Hamels trade. AB H BA 2B 3B HR BB SO RBI SB Last week 23 4 .174 1 0 0 2
Phillies prospect watch
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
Cole Hamels trade. AB H BA 2B 3B HR BB SO RBI SB Last week 23 4 .174 1 0 0 2 9 1 0 Season 134 34 .254 4 2 3 7 34 18 2 Mark Appel RHP, Lehigh Valley (AAA) Appel has walked four batters in three of his last four starts after opening the season... Read more
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The Morning Call
Alonso battles back from latest setbackgood defense, hustle around the field to get on base, keep my mind focused on t
Alonso battles back from latest setback
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
good defense, hustle around the field to get on base, keep my mind focused on that and the timing will come." •Game notes: Mark Appel didn't get through the sixth inning for the fifth consecutive start. He allowed three runs on three hits with four... Read more
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Philly.com
Pitching prospect to Groome for the futurerecovering from a season-ending knee injury. Kris Bryant, the No. 2 overall pi
Pitching prospect to Groome for the future
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
recovering from a season-ending knee injury. Kris Bryant, the No. 2 overall pick in 2013 behind current Phillies farmhand Mark Appel, hit 26 home runs with an .858 OPS with the Cubs last season and has an .828 OPS and six home runs in 142 at-bats... Read more
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The Morning Call
5 things to know about IronPigs homestandconsecutive losing seasons at home. They are 292-295 all time in east Allentown
5 things to know about IronPigs homestand
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
consecutive losing seasons at home. They are 292-295 all time in east Allentown. Return to form: Former No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel starts the first game of the homestand. After a 3-0 start, he has allowed eight earned runs on 11 hits and five... Read more
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The Morning Call
IronPigs head home riding four-game winning streakwill return home to begin a three-game set with the Syracuse Chiefs on Monday n
IronPigs head home riding four-game winning streak
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
will return home to begin a three-game set with the Syracuse Chiefs on Monday night. First pitch from Coca-Cola Park is set for 7:05 p.m. as RHP Mark Appel (3-2, 3.38) gets the ball for Lehigh Valley against Syracuse RHP Austin Voth (2-... Read more
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SportingNews
MLB Draft 2016: Top overall picks historyplayers selected No. 1 overall: 2015-Dansby Swanson, SS, Diamondbacks 2014-Br
MLB Draft 2016: Top overall picks history
SportingNews / Posted 12 days ago
players selected No. 1 overall: 2015-Dansby Swanson, SS, Diamondbacks 2014-Brady Aiken, LHP, Astros (didn't sign) 2013-Mark Appel, RHP, Astros 2012-Carlos Correa, SS, Astros 2011-Gerrit Cole, RHP, Pirates 2010-Bryce Harper, C,... Read more
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Times News
Lehigh Valley’s Appel has had struggles in the stretchMark Appel is a prime example of why the No. 1 overall pick in the draft is nev
Lehigh Valley’s Appel has had struggles in the stretch
Times News / Posted 13 days ago
Mark Appel is a prime example of why the No. 1 overall pick in the draft is never a sure thing. The right-handed wonder has all of the stuff to be a big leaguer, but has recently shown that he is still a work in progress. It’s almost guaranteed that... Read more
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The Morning Call
Phillies questions answered: Will Phils make move for veteran pitcher?Adam Morgan are all showing what they could be capable of, while starters like
Phillies questions answered: Will Phils make move for veteran pitcher?
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
Adam Morgan are all showing what they could be capable of, while starters like Jake Thompson, Zach Eflin, Alec Asher and Mark Appel are all waiting for their chance. It’s a similar situation in the bullpen, with relievers like Jeanmar Gomez and... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Prospect Heat Check: The kid with more hype than Clayton KershawBonus: Mengden is carrying on the legacy of Rollie Fingers and Dennis Eckersley
Prospect Heat Check: The kid with more hype than Clayton Kershaw
Yahoo Sports / Posted 13 days ago
Bonus: Mengden is carrying on the legacy of Rollie Fingers and Dennis Eckersley with a truly resplendent mustache. 11. Mark Appel, SP, Triple-A, Philadelphia Speaking of the Giles trade, Appel is about as close to major league ready as he'll... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Are the Phillies Really Contenders or Just Ahead of Schedule?is over. The Phillies farm system could also have some gifts for the pitching
Are the Phillies Really Contenders or Just Ahead of Schedule?
Bleacher Report / Posted 14 days ago
is over. The Phillies farm system could also have some gifts for the pitching staff. Right-handers Jake Thompson and Mark Appel, the former No. 1 pick of the Houston Astros, haven't been great for Triple-A Lehigh Valley, but that may not get... Read more
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The Morning Call
IronPigs routed by Clippers 10-2night at Huntington Park. In the second, Adam Moore delivered the big blow wit
IronPigs routed by Clippers 10-2
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
night at Huntington Park. In the second, Adam Moore delivered the big blow with a three-run blast off of IronPigs starter Mark Appel, Michael Martinez knocked home a pair with a two-run double and later scored on a wild pitch from Appel. The 'Pigs... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Clippers 10, IronPigs 2 | 11th straight home winme out with this baby, for sure.” The Clippers took control with a six-run sec
Clippers 10, IronPigs 2 | 11th straight home win
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
me out with this baby, for sure.” The Clippers took control with a six-run second inning against 2013 No. 1 draft pick Mark Appel (3-2), but the IronPigs did their part. Two infield errors and two Appel wild pitches provided three unearned... Read more
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The Morning Call
IronPigs fall below .500 with 7-1 loss to Clipperswas 2-for-3 for Lehigh Valley. Andrew Knapp (1-for-4) had the only other hit fo
IronPigs fall below .500 with 7-1 loss to Clippers
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
was 2-for-3 for Lehigh Valley. Andrew Knapp (1-for-4) had the only other hit for the IronPigs. The series continues today at 6:35 p.m. as RHP Mark Appel (3-1, 3.00) heads to the mound for the 'Pigs against Columbus RHP Mike Clevinger (4-0,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Mark Appel: Being drafted first overall by Astros 'a blessing and a curse'Nearly three years removed from being drafted first overall by the Astros, pitc
Mark Appel: Being drafted first overall by Astros 'a blessing and a curse'
Houston Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
Nearly three years removed from being drafted first overall by the Astros, pitcher Mark Appel called his draft status "a blessing and a curse." Now, he says he'd like to provide some advice to the next player who wears that crown. Appel, who was... Read more
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The Morning Call
IronPigs blanked by Clippers, 2-0Valley's four hits, all singles. Columbus added an insurance run in the eighth
IronPigs blanked by Clippers, 2-0
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
Valley's four hits, all singles. Columbus added an insurance run in the eighth on Tyler Naquin's RBI single. The series continues Monday at 6:35 p.m. as RHP Mark Appel (3-1, 3.00) goe for the 'Pigs against Columbus RHP Will Roberts (2-1... Read more
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Boston Globe
Nick Cafardo: How baseball’s key offseason trades have worked out so farfor the Dodgers. 4. The Astros obtained Ken Giles from the Phillies for five m
Nick Cafardo: How baseball’s key offseason trades have worked out so far
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
for the Dodgers. 4. The Astros obtained Ken Giles from the Phillies for five minor leaguers pitchers — Vincent Velasquez, Mark Appel, Brett Oberholtzer, Thomas Eshelman, and Harold Arauz. This is not what the Astros had in mind when they targeted... Read more
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The Morning Call
Railriders blast their way to 10-1 win over the IronPigsand into the home bullpen in left field. That three-run shot highlighted a fiv
Railriders blast their way to 10-1 win over the IronPigs
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
and into the home bullpen in left field. That three-run shot highlighted a five-run third inning against IronPigs starter Mark Appel, who entered the game with a 3-0 record, a 1.64 ERA and just four runs allowed in four starts this season. Appel... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Bleier, five-run third inning helps SWB roll past Lehigh ValleyBleier found himself in a quick first-inning jam Thursday, he managed to escape
Bleier, five-run third inning helps SWB roll past Lehigh Valley
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Bleier found himself in a quick first-inning jam Thursday, he managed to escape with minimal damage. Bleier’s counterpart, Mark Appel, faced a similar situation two innings later but couldn’t overcome it and the RailRiders pounced on the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Rain, Chris Marrero ruin L.V. IronPigs' Education Day gamemiscue of the season. … Perkins' 15-game hitting streak ended. It is the fourth
Rain, Chris Marrero ruin L.V. IronPigs' Education Day game
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
miscue of the season. … Perkins' 15-game hitting streak ended. It is the fourth longest in team history. •Up next: RHP Mark Appel (3-0, 1.64 ERA) faces Scranton/Wilkes-Barre LHP Richard Bleier (0-0, 3.38) in the first of a two-game series... Read more
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ESPN
Brighter days arriving ahead of schedule for Philliessuccessor, Matt Klentak, followed that up with a coup in December when he acqui
Brighter days arriving ahead of schedule for Phillies
ESPN / Posted 23 days ago
successor, Matt Klentak, followed that up with a coup in December when he acquired Velasquez and former No. 1 draft pick Mark Appel from Houston for closer Ken Giles as part of a seven-player deal. "There's no holding back. You're at the high... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Early Miseries Indicate Yankees Are in Troublepick in the June 2010 draft. His batterymate on Sunday, Vincent Velasquez, was
Early Miseries Indicate Yankees Are in Trouble
Bleacher Report / Posted 24 days ago
pick in the June 2010 draft. His batterymate on Sunday, Vincent Velasquez, was obtained from Houston along with pitchers Mark Appel, Brett Oberholtzer, Thomas Eshelman and Harold Arauz for closer Ken Giles and Jonathan Arauz in December... Read more
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Cleveland Indians
5 eye-opening stats from season's first monthprovided flashes of the future, and the Phillies haven't even dipped into a pro
5 eye-opening stats from season's first month
Cleveland Indians / Posted 25 days ago
provided flashes of the future, and the Phillies haven't even dipped into a prospect pool highlighted by right-handers Mark Appel and Jake Thompson. Basically, the Phillies aren't making you squint too hard to see the seeds of a contender at... Read more
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Seattle Mariners
5 eye-opening stats from season's first monthprovided flashes of the future, and the Phillies haven't even dipped into a pro
5 eye-opening stats from season's first month
Seattle Mariners / Posted 25 days ago
provided flashes of the future, and the Phillies haven't even dipped into a prospect pool highlighted by right-handers Mark Appel and Jake Thompson. Basically, the Phillies aren't making you squint too hard to see the seeds of a contender at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lundquist's passion for pitching never subsided"I spend a lot of time with these guys and that gives me a head start learning
Lundquist's passion for pitching never subsided
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
"I spend a lot of time with these guys and that gives me a head start learning what I need to do to prepare to help them." Mark Appel (3-0, 1.64 ERA) and Eflin (3-0, 2.05 ERA) have been stellar pupils through four starts each. Appel came from his... Read more
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CBS Sports
The Phillies are baseball's biggest surprise so far, can they keep it up?way -- almost certainly at some point this season -- are top prospects like J.P
The Phillies are baseball's biggest surprise so far, can they keep it up?
CBS Sports / Posted 25 days ago
way -- almost certainly at some point this season -- are top prospects like J.P. Crawford, Nick Williams, Jake Thompson, Mark Appel, Jorge Alfaro and Andrew Knapp, among others. (Let's also not forget that the Phillies have the top overall pick... Read more
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The Morning Call
IronPigs rained out; doubleheader set for June 18rotation to simply bump back a day, with David Buchanan starting Monday, follow
IronPigs rained out; doubleheader set for June 18
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
rotation to simply bump back a day, with David Buchanan starting Monday, followed by Jake Thompson on Tuesday, Zach Eflin on Wednesday, Mark Appel on Thursday and Asher on Friday to close out the homestand. Twitter @TomHousenick 6... Read more
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The Morning Call
Williams stops thinking, starts playing … againis for the next five days: Saturday, Asher; Sunday, David Buchanan; Monday, Jak
Williams stops thinking, starts playing … again
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
is for the next five days: Saturday, Asher; Sunday, David Buchanan; Monday, Jake Thompson; Tuesday, Zach Eflin; Wednesday, Mark Appel. •Up next: Asher makes his 2016 IronPigs debut vs. Buffalo LHP Scott Diamond (2-1, 2.38 ERA). Asher was 1-2 with... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Adams comes through in a pinch for Bisonsin the decision. Drew Hutchison opened the game for Buffalo. He went six inning
Adams comes through in a pinch for Bisons
The Buffalo News / Posted 27 days ago
in the decision. Drew Hutchison opened the game for Buffalo. He went six innings, allowing six hits and striking out six. Mark Appel only went 5.1 innings for the IronPigs. He allowed four hits and walked four. Both starters gave up a run... Read more
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Times News
Lehigh Valley’s Eflin is off to fast start this seasonon hitting.” Eflin’s next start is scheduled for Tuesday, when he will get ano
Lehigh Valley’s Eflin is off to fast start this season
Times News / Posted 28 days ago
on hitting.” Eflin’s next start is scheduled for Tuesday, when he will get another crack at Pawtucket. Appel of Gold Mark Appel (3-0) has also started well and will take the mound tonight. He has won all three starts and carries a 1.62 ERA.... Read more
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ESPN
The winding path of soon-to-debut Sean Manaeaperfect place, as Manaea struck out 85 hitters in 57 1/3 innings last summer to
The winding path of soon-to-debut Sean Manaea
ESPN / Posted 28 days ago
perfect place, as Manaea struck out 85 hitters in 57 1/3 innings last summer to put himself next to Stanford right-hander Mark Appel as the early leaders of the No. 1 overall discussion for the 2013 draft. That buzz followed Manaea back to Terre... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Rochester’s Darnell keeps Bisons guessing to earn shutoutThe game will be an interesting pitching matchup as Drew Hutchison makes his fi
Rochester’s Darnell keeps Bisons guessing to earn shutout
The Buffalo News / Posted 28 days ago
The game will be an interesting pitching matchup as Drew Hutchison makes his first start for the Bisons since returning from a spot-start stint with the Toronto Blue Jays. Lehigh Valley is scheduled to start former No. 1 overall pick Ma... Read more
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The Morning Call
5 things to watch for on upcoming IronPigs homestandsurgery on May 2. Morgan made 15 starts last season with Philadelphia beginning
5 things to watch for on upcoming IronPigs homestand
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
surgery on May 2. Morgan made 15 starts last season with Philadelphia beginning on Father's Day. 2. Strong start: Mark Appel starts the IronPigs' homestand opener. The right-hander is 3-0 with a 1.62 ERA. He has five walks and 14... Read more
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Philly.com
Phillies concerned about Charlie Morton's hamstringto replace him. The coaching staff gushed about the pitcher's performance and d
Phillies concerned about Charlie Morton's hamstring
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
to replace him. The coaching staff gushed about the pitcher's performance and demeanor in spring training. Zach Eflin and Mark Appel, two prospects who have pitched well, are not on the 40-man roster. Lefty labor The Phillies will oppose a... Read more
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CBS Sports
Three reasons the Astros are off to a terrible start in 2016traded a five-player package to the Phillies for Giles. That package include ri
Three reasons the Astros are off to a terrible start in 2016
CBS Sports / Posted a month ago
traded a five-player package to the Phillies for Giles. That package include right-hander Vince Velasquez and fellow righty Mark Appel, the No. 1 pick in the 2013 draft. So far this season, neither Fister nor Giles have provided the impact the... Read more
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Boston Globe
What’s behind the struggles of Craig Kimbrel?haul. Shock likewise greeted the Astros’ trade of five talented young players
What’s behind the struggles of Craig Kimbrel?
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
haul. Shock likewise greeted the Astros’ trade of five talented young players – headed by former No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel and starter Vincent Velasquez – to the Phillies in exchange for closer Ken Giles and a prospect. Both the Sox and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Five-run fifth inning gives IronPigs the edgeMARK APPEL B-T: R-R Ht.: 6-5 Wt.: 220 Born: July 15, 1991, Houston, Texas
Five-run fifth inning gives IronPigs the edge
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
MARK APPEL B-T: R-R Ht.: 6-5 Wt.: 220 Born: July 15, 1991, Houston, Texas Resides: Houston Anything special about your jersey number: I had it in the [Arizona] fall league. I put a couple of numbers down. This is the one I got. I pitched pretty... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Rusney Castillo focused on hitting breaking ballsCastillo, as it were, by pitching to that weakness on Saturday at McCoy Stadium
Rusney Castillo focused on hitting breaking balls
The Providence Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Castillo, as it were, by pitching to that weakness on Saturday at McCoy Stadium -- and exploiting it.IronPigs righty Mark Appel threw him back-to-back breaking balls in the first inning, the second of which Castillo grounded to short, and... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Lack of offense hurts Stanford in Pac-12 baseball lossBeck struck out 11 in his 6 1/3 innings of work, giving up three runs on five h
Lack of offense hurts Stanford in Pac-12 baseball loss
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 1 months ago
Beck struck out 11 in his 6 1/3 innings of work, giving up three runs on five hits. He walked two, one of whom scored. Mark Appel was the last Stanford pitcher to strike out as many as 11 when he did so against California on May 17, 2013. "You... Read more
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The Morning Call
IronPigs drop heartbreaker to PawSox(2-4, R) also had multi-hit games for manager Dave Brundage's squad. The serie
IronPigs drop heartbreaker to PawSox
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
(2-4, R) also had multi-hit games for manager Dave Brundage's squad. The series continues on Saturday at 1:05 p.m. as RHP Mark Appel (2-0, 0.77) gets the ball for the IronPigs against RHP Keith Couch (4-10, 6.14 in 26 G, 21 GS with PAW in '15) who... Read more
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The Morning Call
April 23, 2016IronPigs' Mark Appel (35) pitches the ball. The Lehigh Valley IronPigs played t
April 23, 2016
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
IronPigs' Mark Appel (35) pitches the ball. The Lehigh Valley IronPigs played the Syracuse Chiefs at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown on Monday evening. IronPigs' Mark Appel (35) pitches the ball. The Lehigh Valley IronPigs played the Syracuse Chiefs at... Read more

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