Pawtucket 6 – Louisville 4

Chris Dickerson hit his 7th homerun, a solo shot in the 6th inning, and went 2-4 with an rbi and 2 runs scored on the night. He also stole his 13th base of the season. Joey Votto had 3 rbis on the night thanks to his 12th homerun of the season. The HR was Joey’s lone hit on the night in 4 at-bats. Aaron Herr went 2-4 on the night for the Bats.

The bullpen looked outstanding last night for the Bats. They combined to pitch 4 shutout innings, surrendering 2 hits and 1 walk while striking out 5. Bill Bray had the best night, pitching 1.1 innings, allowing 1 hit and striking out 3. Gary Majewski continued his scoreless streak by pitching .2 innings, but did walk a guy. If you subtract Gary’s outing against Toledo in which he allowed 4 runs in an inning, he hasn’t been that bad with Louisville. Key word = Louisville.

Chattanooga 4 – Birmingham 3

The Lookouts capitalized on a big 7th inning by scoring 4 times to capture the win. The inning was led by Adam Rosales who made his 1 hit a 2-run homer. Craig Tatum went 2-4 with a double, run scored, and rbi. Caonabo Cosme went 2-3 with a double, run scored, and rbi.

Johnny Cueto picked up his 3rd win with the Lookouts by pitching 6.1 innings, allowing 3 runs on 7 hits, 1 walk, while striking out 2. A bullpen of Pelland, Till, and Guevara pitched a scoreless 2.2 innings of relief to save the win, allowing just 1 hit.

Sarasota 8 – Fort Myers 5

Sarasota had an even bigger inning than the Lookouts had. The Reds scored 7 runs in the 7th inning to overcome a 4-1 deficit. Miguel Perez went 4-4 with 3 singles, a double, a run scored, and 2 runs batted in. Brandon Szymanski belted a 3-run homer in the 7th inning, and added a double during a 2-4 night. Both Tonys Gutierrez and Cody Strait had 2 hits each.

Robert Manuel lowered his ERA to 3.10 by pitching 4 innings allowing 1 run on 3 hits while striking out 4. Manuel has 61 strikeouts in 61 innings pitched. During that span, he’s walked just 10 and allowed 43 hits.

Cedar Rapids 2 – Dayton 1

Juan Francisco hit his 14th homerun of the season and supplied the only offense for the Dragons.

Alexander Smit made his 2nd start for Dayton and pitched well by allowing 2 runs on 4 hits, 1 walk, and 5 Ks over 4 innings. Unfortunately, he didn’t receive any offensive support and picked up the loss.


Billings 3 – Orem 1

Todd Frazier and Michael McKennon each had 2 hits in 4 at-bats. Both also scored a run and drove in a run.

Phillippe-Alexandre Valiquette pitched 4 scoreless innings, allowing just 1 hit and struck out 1. Valiquette now has a 0.98 ERA in 27.2 innings pitched. Over that span, Valiquette has allowed 15 hits, walked 6 batters, and has 20 strikeouts.