Greg Veloz has just 2 hits in last 17 at bats shrinking his average to .259. Veloz has really struggled lately as is hitting just .156 in his last 10 games (32 at bats). Ruben Tejada apparently left Sundays game in the fourth inning. He is hitting .318. More information will be available on his status when known.
On the flip side pitchers Scott Shaw and Roy Merrit are continuing there success. Shaw has shown great stuff and good command in his 15.2 innings pitched. He has accounted 19 strikeouts and has prevented base runners from reaching base which can be seen in his very low whip of 0.38. Merrit has an era of 2.19 with 14 strikeouts in 12.1 innings.
In Josh Stinson's last start he gave up 5 runs in 2.1 innings. But other than that Stinson has pitched well as he only allowed 1 run in his other 3 starts. Junior Guerra has been average since giving up 5 runs in an inning on October 7th. He now has an era of 7.59.