Lineup, Game Notes, and Transaction – August 5, 2014

Transaction:
RHP Taylor Williams transferred to Brevard County.

Williams was named the MWL Pitcher of the week on Monday.

Williams has done a little bit of everything for the Timber Rattlers this season, and nearly all of it with great aplomb. He’s 8-1 with a 2.36 ERA that ranks second in the league, owns the circuit’s best WHIP at 0.94, has tossed a complete game, and has recorded four saves. Friday marked the 23-year-old Kent State product’s finest outing of the year as Williams notched a career-high 11 strikeouts over seven scoreless, one-hit innings. Overall, Williams has held Midwest hitters to a .201 average — .190 since the All-Star break.

If you were ever going to use aplomb in a baseball article, this was the one in which to use it.

Updated Timber Rattlers Roster: 8 5 2014 Timber Rattlers Roster

Game time tonight at Cedar Rapids is 6:35pm.  The crowd is lined up to watch Joe Mauer take batting practice.   Mauer will hit third and DH tonight for the Kernels.  Ricky Nolasco, also on an MLB rehab assignment for the Twins, will be the starting pitcher for Cedar Rapids.  PLAY BALL!

Broadcast Information:
Radio:
AM1280, WNAM – Pregame 6:15pm
Internet Audio: IHeartRadio

Timber Rattlers Lineup:

August 5 lineup

Timber Rattlers Starting Pitcher: Barrett Astin
Cedar Rapids Starting Pitcher: Ricky Nolasco

Timber Rattlers Game Notes: RattlersGameNotes August 5 2014

 

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