Jun 30, 2010, 7:08 PM EST
Here is this week's minor-league report, compiled by Bill Gluvna of the Nationals' PR department…
This Week's Top Headline
HEY NOW, YOU'RE AN ALL-STAR!: The Harrisburg Senators, in conjunction with the Double-A Eastern League, yesterday announced the rosters for the 2010 Eastern League All-Star Game being played on Wednesday, July 14 at Metro Bank Park in Harrisburg, PA … the Senators had 6 players selected: SS Danny Espinosa, 1B Chris Marrero, RHP Rafael Martin, INF Michael Martinez, LHP Tom Milone and C Jhonatan Solano … additionally, Harrisburg Manager Randy Knorr and his staff will lead the Western Division squad.
Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs
International League North Division
45-35, 2nd Place, 0.5 Game Behind
THE JOSHUA TREE: RHP Josh Wilkie, who played collegiately at nearby George Washington University, has allowed just one earned run in 12.0 innings (0.75 ERA) in 10 June appearances … he's fanned 13 and walked only 2 in that span … Wilkie owns a 1.67 ERA in 28 appearances overall … the 25-year-old has limited opponents to a team-best .194 (25-for-129) batting average against … Wilkie signed with the club as a non-drafted free agent, June 14, 2006.
ATA(HUALPA) BOY: In 10 appearances beginning May 31, LHP Atahualpa Severino has tossed 13.1 consecutive scoreless innings … overall, Severino is 3-0 with a 2.68 ERA in 29 appearances … Severino, 25, signed as a non-drafted free agent, February 13, 2004.
TAKING IT TO THE MAX: OF Justin Maxwell is batting .300 (30-for-100) with 4 doubles, 3 homers, 10 RBI, 5 stolen bases and 12 walks in 29 games during June … Maxwell hit .121 with one homer and 3 RBI in 21 games at the big league level this season withRead more »
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