Around The Farm: July 24, 2014 (7.25.14)

01 Aug

Toru Murata (SP, Columbus): W (1-2), 7.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 2 SO

Corey Kluber‘s outing may have outdone Murata’s on Thursday, but seeing the right-hander take a no-hitter into the sixth inning is still impressive. Murata had everything working as he turned in his best start at Triple-A this season. It has not been the best year for Murata — he owns a 5.26 ERA and 27:7 SO:BB in 39.1 Triple-A innings to go with a 4.81 ERA and 32:15 SO:BB in 48.2 Double-A innings — but the 29-year-old is still filling in the gaps of the Clippers’ and RubberDucks’ rotations quite well. Murata’s ability to move from team to team (and from the rotation to the bullpen) as needed and pitch relatively effectively is very useful, and while he is not a prospect at this point, it is great to see him find some success and dominate a game. Read More…

From Indians Baseball Insider, July 25, 2014

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