Minor League Report for Aug 10: Marte continues hot hitting in 14-1 win

Altoona 14 – New Britain 1

— Top outfield prospect Starling Marte (.320 – 9 HR – 43 RBI) had a three hit night, going 3-for-4 with an RBI (43) double (29) in Altoona’s 14-1 (7 inning) win over New Britain. Marte has been hitting extremely well of late, batting .429 (18-for-42) with 2 home runs and 9 RBI’s in his last 10 games.
— 2009 1st round pick Tony Sanchez (.237 – 4 HR – 37 RBI) was 1-for-4 with a run scored in the win. Sanchez has yet to take that next step at the plate. He is hitting .237 on the season.
— Altoona’s 7-through-9 hitters combined for 6 hits and 6 RBI’s. Quincy Latimore led the way with 3 hits, 2 doubles and 2 RBI’s.
— Mike Colla (5-8, 3.72 ERA) allowed 4 hits and 1 earned run, receiving his 5th win of the season. Colla struck out 6 and walked 2.

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