Zach Lee & Joc Pederson, 2013 Lookouts, Excel At Triple A

Saturday, June 21, 2014
Zach Lee
Zach Lee
- photo by Tim Evearitt
Right-hander Zach Lee, the Dodgers' No. 4 prospect, threw seven scoreless innings Thursday, helping lead Triple-A Albuquerque to a 5-0 victory at Omaha.

The tall Texan pitched for the 2012, 2013 Chattanooga Lookouts. He went 10-10, with a 3.22 ERA in 142 innings in 2013.

Lee, ranked No. 54 on MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 Prospects list, held the Storm Chasers to three hits -- all singles -- and two walks. He struck out three batters and induced 14 groundouts. He threw 102 pitches in the seven innings, matching the longest start of his career.

Thursday was Lee's second scoreless outing of the season and first since he didn't allow a run in six innings April 16 against El Paso.

With the victory, Lee improved to 6-7 with a 4.45 ERA in 15 starts. He has struck out 60 and walked 25 in 83 innings.

Center fielder Joc Pederson went 2-for-4 with a walk Thursday. He is hitting .323/.435/.582 and leads the Pacific Coast League with a 1.017 OPS in 70 games this season.

Pederson spent the entirle 2003 season with the Lookouts where he batted .278 with 22 home runs.

--- Source: MLB.com

Joc Pederson
Joc Pederson
- Photo2 by Tim Evearitt

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