Chris Denorfia went 2-4 and was the only Bats hitter to record multiple hits as Louisville only scraped out 5 total hits. On the year, Denorfia is batting .365/.437/.524.
On the pitching side, Josh Hall went 5 innings, allowing 8 hits, 3 runs (1 earned) , 3 walks, and 1 strikeout. On the season, Hall has a 1.72 earned run average in 3 games started this season. Negatively, he has 7 walks compared to 6 strikeouts.
Chattanooga and Carolina were postponed due to rain
Break out the whooping sticks. Take ’em out behind the woodshed. Red-headed step child. Whatever phrase you want to use would accurately describe the Reds 20-2 stomping of Lakeland. Jeremiah Piepkorn went 1-4 with 5 runs batted in. Cody Strait went 2-6 with 4 runs batted in. He also belted a 3 run homer in the 7th, his 5th on the year. Adam Rosales hit a solo homerun, his 2nd on the year, in the first inning. He also recorded 3 walks. Trevor Lawhorn went 3-5 with 3 runs scored and hit his first homerun of the year. Finally, Tonys Gutierrez went 2-5, recorded 3 runs batted in, and hit his first homerun of the year.
Jeffrey Stevens went 4 innings, allowing 5 runs on 7 hits, 1 walk, and 1 strikeout to fall to 1-1 on the year. The bad outting raised Stevens’ era to 5.79 on the season. Peoria took an early 5-0 lead due to the starting pitching and never trailed in the game.