Blue Rocks Land 6 Players On 2017 Carolina League Northern Division All-Star team

The office of  the Carolina League announced Monday their All Stars teams and six Wilmington Blue Rocks made the Northern Division All-Star team. The six Blue Rocks were Shortstop Nicky Lopez , outfielder Anderson Miller and pitchers Foster Griffin, Cristian Castillo, Richard Lovelady, and Yunior Marte.  With six players getting an All-Star nod, it became the…

Blue Rocks April & May Pitching Recap

April: W-L Record: 8-15 Scored Runs: 78 Opponents Runs: 92 Pitching: Starting Pitchers: Foster Griffin Games Played: 5 Games Started: 5 W-L Record: 2-2 Innings Pitched: 24.3 innings Hits given up: 16 Runs given up: 11 Earned Runs: 10 Home Runs given up: 1 Walks: 6 Strikeouts: 26 ERA: 3.70 WHIP: 0.9053   Emilio Ogando Games…

Rocks DeVito Hits For The Cycle In 12-6 Win Vs Dash

  The Wilmington Blue Rocks brought the fire power and made some history during their 12-6 win against the Winston-Salem Dash. Rocks offense had 17 hits, 2 HRs and 4 multiple base hits during the game. Left Fielder Brandon Downes led the team with 4 RBIs and Short Stop Nicky Lopez followed behind with 3…

Blue Rocks Anderson Miller Named Carolina League Player of the Week

The Carolina League office announced on Monday that Wilmington Blue Rocks Outfielder Anderson Miller was named the Carolina League Player of the Week. Miller was on fire last week going 10-for-24 (.417 hitting %), 2 home runs, drove in six runs and had a .500 on base percentage. The Wilmington outfielder might have been on fire…

Blue Rocks Have A Rocky Night In 11-2 Loss Vs Red Sox

After winning three straight games on the road, the Wilmington Blue Rocks could not make it four as the Rocks got demolished 11-2 by the Salem Red Sox on Monday night. Foster Griffin was the starter for the Rocks who has been dominating hitters lately by only giving up 1 ER, 5 hits and striking out…

Blue Rocks Win In 11 innings Vs Nationals, Push Winning Streak To Three

On Easter Sunday, the Wilmington Blue Rocks gave their fans an Easter treat by a extra inning win and three straight road wins in a row. The Rocks beat the Potomac Nationals 5-4 at Pfitzner Stadium in 11 innings and the steady Wilmington pitching led the way for the win. Rocks starter Cristian Castillo in the first three…

Foster Griffin Shines in Blue Rocks Extra Innings Loss Vs Mudcats

The Wilmington Blue Rocks wasted a dominating outing from their starting pitcher Foster Griffin in the 3-2 extra innings loss vs the Carolina Mudcats. Griffin was unhittable for the six innings he pitched and just left the Mudcats hitters dazed and confused. Griffin went 6 innings, 3 hits, 0 runs, 0 ERs, 6 Ks and…

Rocks Lose Pitching Battle 2-1 Vs Mudcats

After scoring seven runs vs the Nationals yesterday, the Wilmington Blue Rocks could only muster 1 run in their 2-1 loss vs Carolina Mudcats. While the Blue Rocks did score in the 8th inning, thanks to Designated Hitter Colton Frabasilio’s single that drove in First Baseman Roman Collins. The team was 1 for 8 with runners…

Blue Rocks Lose Series Home Opener With 8-7 Loss to Nationals

On a clear perfect baseball weather Sunday  day in Wilmington, Delaware, the Wilmington Blue Rocks and Potomac Nationals had the runs coming in bunches all day. Unfortunately, the Rocks came up on the short side and ended up losing to the Nationals 8-7. The Rocks were trailing in this game early and tried to keep…

Duenez and Lovvorn named Player and Pitcher of the year for Blue Rocks

Last Friday during the closing series to the season against the Cleveland Indians, the Kansas Royals presented their players and pitchers of the year for their minor league affiliates. Two of the Blue Rocks best were honored at Kauffman stadium and they were 1st baseman Samir Duenez and pitcher Zach Lovvorn. Duenez was one of…