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Noles In The Minors Update
Travis and Boyd have excelled this season in MiLB.


Travis and Boyd have excelled this season in MiLB.

June 26, 2013

By: Scott Moriak, FSU Sports Information

Devon Travis was named the MVP of the Midwest League All-Star Game on June 18 for his 2-for-2, 3 RBI performance which led the East Division to a 6-5 win over the West. Travis came off the bench and hit a single in the fourth inning and a bases-clearing three-run triple in the fifth which gave the East a 4-2 lead.

Travis' success in the All-Star game mirrors what he has been doing all season for the West Michigan Whitecaps. He is batting .350 with 16 doubles, six home runs, 41 RBI and 12 stolen bases in 2013. In his last 10 games, Travis has put together six multi-hit games - including three 3-hit games - and is batting .390 during that stretch.

Jayce Boyd and Robert Benincasa were also honored for their early season accomplishments by being named to the South Atlantic League All-Star Game. Boyd started at first base for the South and Benincasa was a member of the North squad. Boyd went 1-for-3 and Benincasa did not play as the North All-Stars won 2-1 in a seven inning contest.

Both Boyd and Benincasa were rewarded by their respective clubs by being promoted to Class A Advanced on June 20. Boyd now plays for the St. Lucie Mets of the Florida State League, while Benincasa is now a part of the Potomac Nationals of the Carolina League.


Former Seminoles in the Minors:

Triple A
Sean Gilmartin - SP - Gwinnett (Atlanta) - Currently on 7-day DL
Last 10: 2-7, 7.04 ERA, 55.0 IP, 73 H, 44 R, 43 ER, 20 BB, 40 SO, .320 BAA
Season (13 games): 3-7, 5.83 ERA, 71.0 IP, 89 H, 49 R, 46 ER, 30 BB, 47 SO, .308 BAA

Bryan Henry - RP - Reno (Arizona) - Currently on 7-day DL
Season (7 games): 0-1, 8.27 ERA, 16.1 IP, 26 H, 16 R, 15 ER, 9 BB, 9 SO, .356 BAA

Elih Villanueva - SP - New Orleans (Miami) - Currently on 7-day DL
Season (4 games): 1-2, 3.47 ERA, 23.1 IP, 19 H, 9 R, 9 ER, 5 BB, 19 SO, .226 BAA


Double A
Tyler Holt - CF - Akron (Cleveland)
Last 10: .297 (11-37), 5 R, 2 2B, 1 3B, 6 RBI, 5 BB, 5 SO, 2 SB, .801 OPS
Season (71 games): .271 (77-284), 47 R, 13 2B, 6 3B, 2 HR, 22 RBI, 32 BB, 50 SO, 12 SB, .729 OPS

Rafael Lopez - C - Tennessee (Chicago Cubs)
Last 10: .206 (7-34), 5 R, 5 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 4 BB, 10 SO, .731 OPS
Season (50 games): .247 (41-166) 23 R, 17 2B, 4 HR, 20 RBI, 25 BB, 39 SO, .767 OPS

James Ramsey - CF - Springfield (St. Louis)
Last 10: .325 (13-40), 11 R, 3 2B, 1 3B, 4 HR, 9 RBI, 2 BB, 9 SO, 1 SB, 1.099 OPS
Season (58 games): .286 (59-206), 42 R, 10 2B, 3 3B, 7 HR, 20 RBI, 36 BB, 52 SO, 6 SB, .863 OPS

Tony Thomas, Jr. - OF - Portland (Boston)
Last 10: .289 (11-38), 6 R, 2 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 2 BB, 11 SO, 4 SB, .754 OPS
Season (68 games): .245 (66-269), 35 R, 18 2B, 6 3B, 7 HR, 41 RBI, 19 BB, 75 SO, .738 OPS


Class A Advanced
Robert Benincasa - RP - Potomac (Washington) - Called up to Class A Advanced (6/20/13)
Class A Advanced Season (2 games): 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 2 SV, 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO, .222 BAA
MiLB Overall (22 games): 0-1, 2.35 ERA, 12 SV, 23.0 IP, 19 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 5 BB, 34 SO, .213 BAA

Jayce Boyd - 1B - St Lucie (NY Mets) - Called up to Class A Advanced (6/20/13)
Class A Advanced Season (6 games): .462 (12-26), 4 R, 2 2B, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 2 SO, 1.115 OPS
MiLB Overall (71 games): .371 (102-275), 44 R, 18 2B, 1 3B, 6 HR, 53 RBI, 35 BB, 34 SO, .952 OPS

Taiwan Easterling - OF - Daytona (Chicago Cubs)
Last 10: .094 (3-32), 1 R, 1 2B, 2 RBI, 5 BB, 13 SO, .341 OPS
Season (40 games): .203 (26-128), 11 R, 6 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 18 RBI, 12 BB, 45 SO, 6 SB, .560 OPS

Mike McGee - LF - High Desert (Seattle) - Voluntary Retired List (6/20/13)
Last 10: .063 (2-32), 1 R, 1 2B, 2 BB, 12 SO, .211 OPS
Season (29 games): .149 (14-94), 10 R, 1 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 15 BB, 35 SO, 2 SB, .487 OPS

Geoff Parker - RP - Modesto (Colorado)
Last 10: 1-2, 5.60 ERA, 17.2 IP, 24 H, 14 R, 11 ER, 9 BB, 14 SO, .338 BAA
Season (26 games): 3-4, 4.98 ERA, 47.0 IP, 51 H, 30 R, 26 ER, 26 BB, 38 SO, .280 BAA

Robby Scott - RP - Salem (Boston)
Last 10: 2-2, 4.35 ERA, 20.2 IP, 22 H, 15 R, 10 ER, 8 BB, 16 SO, .275 BAA
Season (14 games): 2-3, 4.30 ERA, 29.1 IP, 30 H, 19 R, 14 ER, 13 BB, 22 SO, .265 BAA


Class A
Sherman Johnson - 2B - Burlington (LA Angels)
Last 10: .179 (7-39), 5 R, 5 BB, 6 SO, .468 OPS
Season (61 games): .239 (53-222), 44 R, 12 2B, 2 3B, 2 HR, 15 RBI, 41 BB, 49 SO, 6 SB, .701 OPS

Devon Travis - 2B - West Michigan (Detroit)
Last 10: .390 (16-41), 10 R, 4 2B, 6 RBI, 4 BB, 3 SO, 3 SB, .956 OPS
Season (74 games): .350 (98-280), 54 R, 16 2B, 2 3B, 6 HR, 41 RBI, 33 BB, 32 SO, 12 SB, .913 OPS


Class A Short Season
Hunter Scantling - RP - Connecticut (Detroit)
Season (2 games): 0-0, 5.79 ERA, 4.2 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO, .143 BAA

Scott Sitz - RP - Connecticut (Detroit)
Season (2 games): 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 4.0 IP, 2 H, 6 SO, .143 BAA

Marcus Davis - OF - Eugene (San Diego)
Season (5 games): .118 (2-17) 1 R, 3 RBI, 3 BB, 2 SO, 2 SB, .356 OPS


Rookie League
Stephen McGee - C - AZL Angels (LA Angels) - Rehab assignment from Burlington (6/25/13)
Season (0 games):

Robby Coles - RP - Kingsport (NY Mets) Season (0 games):


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