#40: Bubba Starling, OF
Age: 26 (August 3, 1992)
Birthplace: Gardner, KS
Ht: 6′ 4″ Wt: 215
Acquired: 2011 MLB Draft
2019 stats (Omaha): 256 PA, .308/.355/.432/.787, 5 HR, 10 2B, 2 3B, 9 SB, 53 K, 19 BB
#50: Juan Carlos Negret, OF
Age: 20 (June 19, 1999)
Birthplace: La Habana, Cuba
Ht: 6′ 1″ Wt: 190
Acquired: Minor League Free Agent
2019 stats (Lexington): 158 PA, .172/.285/.351/.636, 6 HR, 6 2B, 1 SB, 57 K, 15 BB
I watched Jackson Kowar’s first start in Double-A the night it happened, but I went back and re-watched it taking a second set of notes and charting just to see what else I could see. I was very happy with this outing from Kowar. I think we see a lot of his plan of attack at work here, so let’s break it down.
I was hoping for a better start to the second half after the promotions of Jackson Kowar and Brady Singer brought some excitement and life to the Naturals’ rotation.
The Omaha Storm Chasers began the week with a travel day to Sacramento on Tuesday June 11. In their seven game west coast trip they played the Sacramento River Cats who are the AAA affiliate of the San Francisco Giants before they moved on to the Fresno Grizzlies who are the AAA affiliate of the Washington Nationals.