RHP Kenny Giles will get the start today for Lakewood in Savannah (2:05 start), as the BlueClaws try to snap a five-game losing streak dating to Monday against Greenville back in Lakewood.
Below find more on Giles, a 7th round pick last year who committed to Arizona before signing.
Here is an interview with Giles from two weeks ago that covers some background on the right-hander.
About: 6-2, 190 pound RHP from Albuquerque, New Mexico
How Acquired: 7th round pick, 2011 from Yavapai CC
Stats: 0-1, 4.76, 1s, 17 IP, 16 H, 8 BB, 20 K
News & Notes: RHP Kenny Giles (0-1, 4.76) starts for Lakewood on Sunday, making his second start of the season…He pitched against Greenville on Monday night, allowing three runs/two earned in four innings and taking his first loss of the season…He’s thrown four innings twice this year, Monday and 4/12 vs Hagerstown when he picked up a save in the home opener…Giles, who has 20 strikeouts in 17 innings, was a 7th round pick last year from Yavapai CC in Arizona…He had committed to play for Arizona but signed at the deadline with the Phillies.