Aaron Herr went 3-5 with a double, rbi, and 2 runs scored to lead the Louisville offense. In 15 games and 53 at-bats with Louisville, Herr is batting .302/.373/.472. Phil Dumatrait was the loser. Dumatrait went 6.1 innings, surrendering 5 runs on 9 hits, walking 1 and striking out 6. Phil is now 5-5 with a 3.90 in 64.2 innings with the Bats.
The Lookouts did not play. After winning the first half of the season in the North division, the Lookouts trail Tennessee by 1 game in the standings for the 2nd half crown.
Cody Strait went 2-4 with a triple and 3 runs scored for the Reds. Also going 2-4 was Jeremiah Piepkorn who scored 2 runs, belted his 8th homerun of the season, and drove in 2 runs. Adding 2 hits and 2 rbis of his own was Jay Gartwaite who had a double along with a single on the night, going 2-5.
A rought night for the Dayton offense as it scraped together just 1 run on 3 hits. Brad Key had the lone rbi for the Dragons, coming via a solo homerun in the 7th, Key’s first of the season.
Chris Valaika went 2-5 with 2 doubles, scored 2 runs, and drove in 3. Valaika is batting .318/.395/.516 on the season in 157 at-bats. Reds 1st round pick Drew Stubbs went 1-3 on the evening, scoring 2 runs, and hitting his 3rd homerun of the season, a solo shot in the 3rd inning. Finally, Daniel “stop calling me Roger” Dorn went 1-4 with 2 runs and a homerun of his own.
When you get shutout and only get 4 hits, there’s no way to put a positive spin on this so I’ll just leave you with the boxscore.