Scranton/WB 7 – Louisville 3

20 year old 1st round draft pick Jay Bruce was 2-4 and scored 2 runs (.273/.333/.545 in 3 games at Louisville). 26 year old Aaron Herr, 32 year old Mark Bellhorn, and 28 year old Ryan Jorgenson also had 2 hits.

25 year old Ritchie Gardner could only get through 3 innings, allowing 3 runs (2 earned) on 6 hits and walked 2 and took the loss. Gardner has struggled since his promotion to AAA, allowing a BA of .290 and an ERA of 4.62. 24 year old DOTF favorite Calvin Medlock had his second rough outing in two days, allowing 3 earned runs on 3 hits and 2 walks in 1/3 of an inning, raising his ERA in Louisville to 9.00.


Huntsville 7 – Chattanooga 1

21 year old Johnny Cueto started and gave up 5 runs on 6 hits, though he did strike out 7 in 5 innings. 25 year old Justin Mallett threw 2 hitless innings, walking 1 and striking out 2.

High A

Sarasota 8 – Brevard County 6

25 year old Chris Kroski went 2-3 and drove in 3 runs and scored twice, with 2 doubles and a walk (.305/.396/.482). 23 year old Tonys Gutierrez was 4-4 with 3 run scored on a double and a walk (.300/.407/.386 since coming back to Sarasota). 26 year old Josh Holden had two hits, including a triple, driving in 2 (.264/.336/.322). 2nd round pick, 24 year old BJ Szymanski had two hits, driving in 2 (.224/.283/.374).

Bad night for Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Thomas Pauly. He surrendered 4 earned runs on 5 hits and 2 walks and had an error in 2/3 of an innings. Dushan Ruzic got the win in relief, throwing 2 1/3 scoreless innings. Jose Rojas struck out the side in the 8th. Derrick Lutz picked up his 11th save for the Reds.

Dayton 8 – Clinton 2

22 year old 1st round draft pick Drew Stubbs led off the game with his 7th homer and walked twice (.247/.356/.363), 22 year old Chris Heisey had 2 hits and drove in 3 runs (.303/.367/.459), 21 year old Mike Phipps had 2 hits and walked twice (.239/.305/.341) and Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Logan Parker was 2-3 with a homer (his 2nd) and a walk while driving in 2 runs.

21 year old Jordan Smith started, but only threw 3 innings (not sure why). He allowed 0 runs on 1 hit and a walk, striking out 2, lowering his ERA to 3.35. 22 year old Travis Webb got the win in relief and threw 3 innings, giving up a run on 2 hits and a walk, striking out 2. 22 year old Miseal DeJesus gave up a run in 2 innings of work, striking out 4. He’s struck out 60 in 54 2/3 innings. 21 year old Terrell Young pitched a perfect 9th.

Rookie Leagues

Pioneer League

Billings 9 – Ogden 3

DH Kyle Manus was 3-4 with a double, 21 year old LF Keltavious Jones was 2-3 with a homer and 2 walks (.294/.348/.412), 22 year old 1B Michael McKennon was 1-3 with a homer and 2 walks, driving in 3 and scoring 2 (.347/.393/.592). 21 year old C Jason Bour was 2-4 with a double (.314/.352/.451).

Starter Harris Honeycutt threw three plus innings, allowing 2 unearned runs on 3 hits and a walk, striking out 3. 20 year old Philipe Valiquette got the win in relief, throwing 5 innings, allowing 1 unearned run on 4 hits, striking out 4. In 23 2/3 innings at Billings, his ERA is 1.14 and he’s only allowing a BA of .173. 21year old Adam Pointer threw a hitless 9th, striking out 1.


GCL Red Sox 5 – GCL Reds 1

19 year old 3B Carlos Mendez was 2-4 with a double (.250/.306/.341).

19 year old Taiwanese LHP Tzu-Kai Chiu threw 5 one run innings, allowing two hits and a walk, while striking out 6.