THE SPORTS DESK
The authority for sports coverage in the Fredericksburg region.
Orange High School graduate D.J. Brown tweeted Friday that he has accepted the Cleveland Indians’ offer and will leave James Madison University. The right-hander did not pitch in 2012 because of a torn labrum, but was drafted in the 38th round.
North Stafford’s John Maine pitched seven innings—the most since his 2010 shoulder surgery—but earned no decision in Scranton/Wilkes–Barre’s 6–5 loss to Lehigh Valley Tuesday. Maine (2–2, 6.00 ERA) allowed four runs on seven hits.
Spotsylvania grad Cody Wheeler improved to 2–0 with an 0.89 ERA at Class-A Yakima (Wash.) by pitching five shutout innings Tuesday in a 5–0 win over Spokane.
Colonial Forge grad Jarrett Parker broke an 0-for-21 skid with a double for Class-A San Jose Friday, but has slumped to .231 with seven home runs, 26 RBIs and 14 stolen bases.
Stafford grad Adam Lopez has a 6.00 ERA in three relief outings for rookie-league Bristol.
King George grad Damion Carroll has made two one-inning scoreless relief appearances for the Gulf Coast League Rays.
Colonial Forge grad Levin Hyams is batting .220 at rookie-league Danville with three home runs and 12 RBIs.
Mountain View grad Kyle Haynes has a 1.29 ERA and one save in five relief outings for rookie-league State College (Pa.).
Mary Washington grad Parker Talbert is 2–1 with a 4.85 ERA and Brooke Point grad Evan Houde has a 7.71 ERA in three relief appearances for the Alpine Cowboys of the independent Pecos League.