Cosgrove Earns Win

Msgr. Farrell High School graduate Tom Cosgrove was the winning pitcher for the Fort Wayne TinCaps in a 3-1 Midwest League victory over the Lake County Captains on Aug. 29.

Cosgrove, who pitched three seasons at Manhattan College, allowed one earned run and struck out four over six innings, improving his record to 3-6 with a 3.87 earned run average. In his last 17 innings, he’s surrendered two earned runs on 13 hits and struck out 22 for the Class A full-season affiliate of the San Diego Padres.

Cosgrove was a 12th-round pick of the Padres out of Manhattan College in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft.

 

 

Case Promoted to West Virginia

Iona Preparatory School graduate Brad Case was just promoted to the West Virginia Black Bears of the New York-Penn League and is awaiting his first outing with the team.

The Black Bears, winners of three consecutive games, host Auburn tonight before beginning a three-game series in State College, Pa., on Wednesday and closing out the season with a three-game series starting Saturday versus Mahoning Valley at home.

Case started the season with the Gulf Coast (Rookie) League Pirates where he was 3-0 with a 3.38 earned run average. In his last two starts, he pitched for the Bristol Pirates of the Appalachian League on Aug. 20 and Aug. 26, going 1-1 with a 3.72 earned run average.

Case, 21, was a 17th-round pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates out of Rollins College (Fla.) in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft.

 

Cosgrove Sharp for Fort Wayne

Msgr. Farrell High School graduate Tom Cosgrove scattered three hits, walked two and struck out seven in six shutout innings in his most recent outing for the Fort Wayne TinCaps against the Great Lakes Loons Aug. 22.

Cosgrove, who pitched to a no-decision against Great Lakes, is 2-6 with a 4.01 earned run average this season for the Class A full-season affiliate of the San Diego Padres in the Midwest League.

Cosgrove, 22, was a 12th-round pick of the Padres out of Manhattan College in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft.

 

Case Leading Baseball Prospects

Iona Preparatory School graduate Brad Case has cruised in his last three outings with the Gulf Coast League Pirates of the Gulf Coast Rookie League.

The 17th-round pick of the Pirates in the 2018 draft has given up two earned runs on 13 hits and one walk in his last 17 innings, lowering his earned run average from 5.09 to 3.38. Case, who is 3-0 this season, has 18 strikeouts in the 17 innings.

In other news, Iona Prep graduate Colin Moran is hitting .269 with eight home runs and 45 RBI as the starting third baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Moran, a first-round selection by the Miami Marlins in the 2013 draft, was traded to the Pirates in January in a deal that sent Gerrit Cole to the Houston Astros.

Tom Cosgrove allowed one earned run over five innings in his last outing for the Fort Wayne TinCaps, a Class A full-season affiliate in the Midwest League of the San Diego Padres. The Msgr. Farrell High School graduate, a 12th-round pick of the Padres in the 2017 draft out of Manhattan College, is 2-6 with a 4.25 earned run average.

 

 

Tom Cosgrove Update

Msgr. Farrell High School graduate Tom Cosgrove is 2-4 with a 4.76 earned average for the Midwest League’s Fort Wayne TinCaps, a full-season Class A affiliate of the San Diego Padres.

In 70 innings, Cosgrove has 67 strikeouts. In his last outing on July 13, he allowed one earned run over six innings in a 4-2 loss to Cedar Rapids.

Cosgrove was a 12th round pick of the Padres out of Manhattan College in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft. Cosgrove pitched three seasons at Manhattan.

 

Garay Hitting .333

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School graduate Gavin Garay is 10 for 30 in his first eight games for the Kingsport Mets this season.

Garay, a 21-year-old from LaGrangeville, has two doubles, two home runs and eight RBI to go with a .375 on-base percentage.

Garay was a 26th-round pick of the New York Mets in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft. Kingsport competes in the Appalachian League, a short-season rookie league.

 

Case Off to 2-0 Start

Iona Preparatory School graduate Brad Case has started his professional baseball career with a 2-0 record for the Bristol Pirates of the Appalachian Rookie League.

The right-handed pitcher, a 17th round pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft, gave up two earned runs and struck out three over five innings against Phillies West. His two wins came in starts versus Phillies East.

The Gulf Coast League Pirates are a short-season, rookie league affiliate of the Pirates.