Jeremy Beasley has been dealing shutout innings on a regular basis this season and in his professional career. In Western Michigan Jeremy threw four more shutout frames in his fifth start for the Burlington Bees of the Class A Midwest League. In fact Jeremy did not a allow a base hit. Just three walks with three strikeouts before being pulled from the game with the Bees leading 4-0. Austin Krzeminski, from Roswell High, took over and lost the no-hitter with two down in the sixth and then he yielded a double, a single and and an earned run in the seventh and final inning in Burlington’s 6-1 win. Jeremy (0-2) takes his third no decision of the season while Krzeminski is credited with the win and he is 1-1.
Jeremy threw 59 pitches and 37 were called strikes. His swing and a miss rate (11 whiffs) was 18.6% and the Whitecaps fouled off (11) 18.6% of his pitches.
Beasley has thrown 18 scoreless innings in the 23 he has completed this season- 78% of Jeremy’s innings have been scoreless this season and in his two year pro career the percentage is 79.6 or 43-of-54 innings.
Jeremy’s ERA dropped from 2.84 to 2.35. His WHIP fell from 1.05 to 1.00 and leads the Bees and is sixth best in the Midwest League. He has struck out 19 batters and walked seven and has allowed only 16 hits. Righties are batting .178 against Beasley, left-handers .222 and with runners in scoring position teams are hitting only .182.
Beasley threw 59 pitches and 37 for strikes. His fast ball hit 95 miles per hour and his slider and changeup both were working effectively. Jeremy as usual pitched at a quick pace.
Beasley rolled through the first inning retiring West Michigan three-up, three-down. He got the first and third hitters on just one pitch each and both balls were hit to right fielder Tori Hunter Jr. Jeremy struck out Bradly Policelli on a called third strike. It was a long at bat with Jeremy jumping to a 1-2 count. Policelli fouled off four pitches and worked the count full, but Beasley ended the 10 pitch duel with the called strike.
In the second inning Beasley walked the leadoff hitter on six pitches and after line out to former Georgia Bulldog football player Brandon Marsh in left field, Jeremy walked his second batter in an eight-pitch at bat. A double play ball ended the Western Michigan threat.
Beasley needed only nine pitches to handle WM in the third inning. He struck out Cesar Gonzalez swinging, Alexis Garcia flied out to center on the second pitch and to the right field on a third pitch. Beasley got the put out as he covered the bag and took the throw from the first baseman.
In the fourth inning Beasley fell behind in the count to the first two batters. After trailing 2-0 Jeremy induced a fly ball to Marsh in left. Then he threw five pitches to Jordan Pearce and four of them were out of the zone as he issued his third walk. He struck out his final batter on four pitches- a ball and then Reynaldo Rivera swung three times and missed twice while fouling off the middle strike. His final out of the game came on foul out to first baseman Franklin Torres.
West Michigan Bottom of the 1st
Cole Peterson flies out to right fielder Torii Hunter Jr.
Brady Policelli called out on strikes.
Jordan Pearce flies out to right fielder Torii Hunter Jr.
West Michigan Bottom of the 2nd
Reynaldo Rivera walks.
Colby Bortles lines out to left fielder Brandon Marsh.
Dylan Rosa walks. Reynaldo Rivera to 2nd.
Ignacio Valdez grounds into a double play, second baseman Leonardo Rivas to first baseman Franklin Torres. Dylan Rosa out at 2nd.
West Michigan Bottom of the 3rd
Cesar Gonzalez strikes out swinging.
Alexis Garcia flies out to center fielder Jo Adell.
Cole Peterson grounds out, first baseman Franklin Torres to pitcher Jeremy Beasley.
West Michigan Bottom of the 4th
Brady Policelli flies out to left fielder Brandon Marsh.
Jordan Pearce walks.
Reynaldo Rivera strikes out swinging.
Colby Bortles pops out to first baseman Franklin Torres in foul territory.
Burlington Top of the 5th