Richmond 9 – Louisville 7

25 year old OF Chris Dickerson (.265/.367/.424) was 2-3 with 2 walks and a stolen base (19 of 23), 25 year old INF Jorge Cantu was 2-5, scored a run and drove in 2, 26 year old 3B Aaron Herr (.283/.332/.478) was 2-5 with a double, triple, run, and 2 RBIs. 20 year old CF and uberprospect Jay Bruce (.322/.390/.644) was 2-4 with a double, walk, run, RBI. 24 year old SS Paul Janish was 2-5 with a double.

23 year old recently promoted reliever Ty Pelland threw an inning, giving up a run on a hit with a strikeout. 27 year old Gary Majewski threw 1/3 of an inning, giving up no runs, but a hit and two walks, with a strikeout. He did allow an inherited runner to score.


Jacksonville 6 – Chattanooga 4

25 year old INF Enrique Cruz had two hits, as did recent acquisition 23 year old OF Shaun Cumberland. 24 year old 1B Adam Rosales, 28 year old Tyrell Godwin, and recently promoted 23 year old OF Danny Dorn all homered.

25 year old reliever Dushan Ruzic kept his ERA at 0 since his promotion with 2 perfect innings of work.

High A

Sarasota 10 – Dunedin 8

Recently promoted 22 year old OF Chris Heisey was 3-5 with a double, 21 year old Chris Valaika (.232/.296/.339) was 2-4 with a HR, 3 runs scored and an RBI. Valaika is starting to hit at Sarasota, hitting .297 in his last 10 games. 24 year old OF Cody Strait (.204/.263/.333) was 3-5 with a homer, 3 RBI, and a run scored. 23 year old 3B Justin Tordi, who has bounced between Dayton, Billings, and now in Sarasota, was 2-4 with a double and a run scored.

21 year old RHP Juan Rafael in his first game (up from the GCL) threw 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief, allowing one hit and striking out 2.

Low A

Dayton 4 – Benoit 3

21 year old OF Keltavious Jones had his second big night in 3 games for the Dragons, going 4-5 with 2 doubles and driving in the tieing run in the 9th. 22 year old 2B Justin Turner (.298/.365/.447) was 2-5 with 2 RBI, including the game winner. 22 yea old OF Carson Kainer (.250/..321/.315) had 2 hits and a walk, and 21 year old SS Zach Cozart (.229/.286/.323) was 1-3 with a HR, 2 runs scored, RBI, and a BB.

23 year old Ramon Geronimo threw 2 scoreless innings, but blew the save, allowing 2 inherited runners to score, though he did get the win, pushing his record to 6-2). His ERA is 2.08 and his WHIP is 1.00.

Rookie Ball

Missoula 5 – Billings 4

22 year old 1B Michael McKennon (.329/.372/.576) was 2-4 with a double and 20 year old RF Michael Jones (.277/.305/.411) was 2-4 with a run scored.

20 year old RHP Curtis Partch lowered his ERA to 1.54 at Billings with 3 innings of scoreless, one hit, 3 strikeout baseball. His ERA was 1.50 with the GCL Reds before his promotion. He’s appeared in a total of 7 games, throwing 17 2/3 innings, allowing 3 earned runs. He has walked 12 and struck out 14. But he hasn’t walked anyone in his last 6 1/3 innings.

GCL Reds did not play.