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.
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 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.
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.
GCL Reds DNP
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.