Danny Hultzen, LHP, Mariners (Double-A Jackson): 6 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 12 K.
It's been a strange, but ultimately very good debut for Hultzen. The most polished pitcher in the 2011 draft, Hultzen has had some strange bouts of control issues, but he's yet to really be hittable, as after nine starts for the Generals, he has a 1.78 ERA, 56 strikeouts in 50.2 innings and the Southern League is hitting .146 against him. He might not have the upside of other arms from last year's first round, but he's still on pace to be the first to make an impact in the big leagues.
Others Of Note:
Tyler Anderson, LHP, Rockies (Low-A Ashville): 7 IP, 4 H, 2 R (1 ER), 0 BB, 6 K. 2011 first-rounder has strung together three good starts since returning to mound; should be at High-A soon.
Nolan Arenado, 3B, Rockies (Double-A Tulsa): 2-for-4, R, RBI. If the Rockies were waiting for consistency before calling him up, he's put together a 12-game hitting streak; .308/.355/.438 in...