Terrence Long went 2-4 with 3 runs batted in to help lead Louisville to the victory.
Mike Burns is pitching better thus far in AAA than he did with the big club. Burns pitched 2.1 scoreless innings to pick up the win. Burns surrendered just 1 hit and 1 walk while striking out 1.
West Tenn 2, Chattanooga 2 (play suspended after 4)
Jeremiah Piepkorn continues to swing the hot bat. In yesterday’s game, he went 3-5 with 2 runs, a double, a homerun, and 2 runs batted in. On the year, he’s hitting .344/.344/.531 in 6 games played. Philip Gentry also added a 3-5 night for the Reds.
Carlos Alvarado picked up the win in relief for Sarasota by pitching 3 scoreless innings. He allowed just 1 hit and 1 walk while whiffing 2.
The Dragons squandered a 4-1 lead by allowing 2 runs in the 8th, and 2 more in the 9th for the 5-4 loss. Jay Bruce and Michael Griffin each added their 7th doubles of the season to lead the offensive charge.
Wayne Lundgren pitched 3 scoreless innings in relief before the remainder of the bullpen blew the game in the 8th and 9th innings.