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Long Islanders in the minor leagues
MARCUS STROMAN, Patchogue-Medford
RHP, New Hampshire (Blue Jays, AA): 8-5, 3.47 ERA, 118 K, 27 BB in 19 starts
Most of the year was brilliant, but finished on a sour note, allowing 13 earned runs in 202/3 innings during four starts (5.66 ERA).
STEVEN MATZ, Ward Melville
LHP, Savannah Sand Gnats (Mets, A): 5-6, 2.62 ERA, 121 K, 38 BB in 21 starts
Has a 2.40 ERA during last 10 starts, striking out 65 in 561/3 innings.
SEAN NOLIN, Seaford
LHP, Buffalo Bisons (Jays, AAA): 9-4, 2.77 ERA, 116 K, 35 BB in 20 starts
Has a 1.53 ERA in three starts since being promoted to Triple-A.
JON MINCONE, Half Hollow Hills East
LHP, Brooklyn Cyclones (Mets, A): 2-1, 1.47 ERA, 15 K, 1 BB, 6 saves in 14 games
On the seven-day DL Allowed no earned runs during eight of last nine appearances.
WILLIE CARMONA, Hempstead
1B, Lakewood Blue Claws (Phillies, A)
.302 avg., .352 OBP, .433 SLG. 6 HR, 54 RBIs
Six of last 12 hits have been for extra bases, including one home run.
DAN BURAWA, Rocky Point
RHP, Trenton Thunder (Yankees, AA): 6-3, 2.67 ERA, 64 K, 41 BB, 3 saves in 45 games
Has allowed just one earned run since Aug. 3.
CHRIS BURKE, Islip
1B/3B, Lake Elsinore Storm (Padres, A): .283 avg., .347 OBP, .394 SLG, 4 HR, 33 RBIs
Is five for his last 35 with just one extra-base hit.
MIKE BELFIORE, Commack
LHP, Norfolk Tides (Orioles, AAA): 2-1, 3.22 ERA, 80 K, 28 BB in 36 games
Has struck out 14 and walked four in last six appearances.
NICK TROPEANO, West Islip
RHP, Corpus Christi Hooks (Astros, AA): 7-10, 4.11 ERA, 130 K, 39 BB in 28 games (20 starts), 5 saves
Has a 3.75 ERA during last 10 starts, striking out 63 in 60 innings.
CAM MARON, Hicksville High School
C, St. Lucie Mets (Mets, A): .236 avg., .328 OBP, .296 SLG, 0 HR, 29 RBIs
Has thrown out 26 percent of runners attempting to steal this season and will play in the Arizona Fall League.
All stats through Friday