Week 18 brings unfortunate news as Devon Travis is behind in his rehab schedule and has yet to swing a bat. The second baseman who hasnt played since July 28th is still hitting over .300, and his amount of games played may come back to haunt him in the AL Rookie of the Year voting. Here's the full rundown from this past week.
Sean Gilmartin RP New York Mets:
Gilmartin appeared in one extended appearance, going 2 1/3 innings giving up one run in Colorado. He picked up his second win of the season, striking out three without surrendering a walk along the way. He has gone two or more innings in relief in four of his past five appearances.
Season to date: 38 G 39 IP 2.54 ERA 36 K 1.18 WHIP
Stephen Drew 2B New York Yankees:
Drew bumped up his average to .199, his highest since August 2nd. He had five hits, all in his last four games, and walked twice while recording a run.
Season to date: 105 G .199 AVG 15 HR 35 RBI .266 OBP .385 SLG
Randy Choate RP St. Louis Cardinals:
Choate pitched a third of an inning in three appearances, giving up one earned run. It was his first run given up in August, and his first since July 28th.
Season to date: 59 G 24 IP 4.13 ER 1 S 16 K 1.13 WHIP
Buster Posey C San Fransisco Giants:
Posey finally hit a bump in the road, only recording four hits in 24 at bats this past week. He added a double and three RBIs. His .318 average is the lowest since July 22nd, and after hitting .400 in July, Posey has a .293 average thus far in August.
Season to date: 115 G .318 AVG 16 HR 79 RBI .375 OBP .478 SLG
Shane Robinson OF Minnesota Twins:
Robinson extended his hitting streak to four, going 4-10 with two RBIs and two runs. His .348 average in August is the highest in any month this season for the outfielder.
Season to date: 71 G .263 AVG 0 HR 16 RBI .315 OBP .342 SLG