Good, Bad, Interesting – Vol. 2

Our monthly look at the leaders, trailers, and outliers in the Washington Nationals minor leagues.

[Originally published on; statisics/standings as of May 25, 2018. Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.]
SYRACUSE CHIEFS 22-23, 4th place I.L. North, 4 games behind

Good Yadiel Hernandez, .942 OPS in 1st 10G since promotion
Justin Miller 2-0, 0.00/0.69/0.44, 23K in last 9G (13⅔ IP)
Bad Jose “Orange” Marmolejos 33K in in 42G
Tommy Milone 1-3, 9.35 ERA, 1.79 WHIP in May (4GS)
Interesting Jacob Wilson .313/.359/.458 in May (22G)
Phillips Valdez 2-0, 1.33/3.44/1.08 in seven appearances

HARRISBURG SENATORS 22-23, 3rd place E.L. West, 3 games behind

Good Daniel Johnson .306/.404/.412, 11BB, 7SB in May (22G)
Brady Dragmire 4-2, 2.43 ERA, 1.08 WHIP in 10GS
Bad Stephen Perez 22K, .454 OPS in 28G
Kaleb Fleck 6.48 ERA, 1.38 WHIP in 12G (16⅔ IP)
Interesting Dan Gamache 27BB, .396OBP in 42G
Austen Williams 1-1, 1SV, 1.80/1.82/1.15 in 20IP

POTOMAC NATIONALS 25-19, 1st place C.L. North, 2½ games ahead

Good Carter Kieboom .408/.484/.579, 2HR, 15RBI in May (19G)
Wil Crowe 5-0, 2.89/4.13/1.19 in 8G (43⅔ IP)
Bad Blake Perkins .202/.309/.274 in May(20G)
Mariano Rivera III 8.49/5.87/1.71 in 11&8532; IP (retired)
Interesting Team Batting .284/.364/.284 (1st in C.L. for each)
1PB (fewest), 27WP (2nd fewest)

HAGERSTOWN SUNS 17-29, 7th place Sally North, 12 games behind

Good 18-y.o. Luis Garcia .363/.395/.550 in May (21G)
Nick Raquet 2.66/2.90/1.18 in 50⅔ IP (9GS)
Bad Tomas Alastre 12HR allowed in 42⅔ IP
Jeyner Baez .358 OPS in 12G
Interesting 37 of Suns 54 errors committed by Garcia, Yasel Antuna, and Cole Freeman
55 pitching HBP (2nd most), 345 pitching K’s (fewest)
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