AAA

Richmond 5 – Louisville 1

25 year old OF Chris Dickerson (.269/.371/.427) was 2-4 with a walk.

28 year old RHP Kirk Saarloos started and threw 5 1/3 innings, allowing 2 runs on 5 hits and a walk, while striking out 5.

AA

Chattanooga 5 – Jacksonville 4 in 11 innings24 year old 1B Adam Rosales (.248/.324/.490) was 2-5 with a triple and homer, scoring 2 and knocking one in. 24 year old 2B Drew Anderson (.244/.313/.393) was 2-5 with a double and homer. 28 year old SS Caonabo Cosme (.277/.299/.473) was 2-5 with 2 doubles and a run scored. 24 year old C Craig Tatum (.288/.327/.433) was 2-4.

25 year old RHP Justin Mallett threw 5 innings of three hit shutout baseball, striking out 3. 24 year old RHP Ramon Ramirez earned the win with two hitless innings of relief, walking one and striking out 3.

High A

Sarasota 4 – Jupiter 1

24 year old OF Cody Strait (.216/.272/.359) was 3-5 with a double and triple, scoring 3 of the Reds 4 runs, and knocking in the other one. He had a stolen base also. 22 year OF Chris Heisey continued his hot hitting since his promotion, going 2-5 with a stolen base. 23 year old INF Eric Eymann (.252/.284/.385) was 2-4 with a double and run scored. Recently promoted Justin Tordi had another good game, going 2-3 with an RBI.

22 year old RHP Sean Watson threw 5 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits and 4 walks, while striking out 4. 24 year old Jose Rojas threw 2 innings of scoreless relief, allowing 1 hit, walking 3, but striking out 4. In his last 15 1/3 innings, he’s allowed only 3 runs, he’s walked 13, but struck out 23.

Low A

Beloit 4 – Dayton 3

New DOTF fave Keltavious Jones was 1-4 with a triple and a run scored. 22 year old OF/DH Carson Kainer (.258/.326/.328) was 2-4 with a double and RN July Minor League Hitter of the Month, Logan Parker was 2-4 (.289/.373/.416).

22 year old RHP Terrell Young threw 2 scoreless innings of relief, allowing 2 hits and striking out 2. In his last 10 games, he’s thrown 14 innings, allowing only 2 runs, giving up 9 hits, walking 5 and striking out 14. 23 year old RHP Marcos Mateo threw 1 1/3 innings of scoreless one hit baseball, striking out 3.

Rookie Leagues

Billings 6 – Helena 4

21 year old SS Todd Frazier (.298/.388/.429) was 3-5 with a homer and a double. He scored two runs and knocked one in. 22 year old 2B Fulton Kendrick (.211/.237/.228) was 2-4 with a double and an RBI.

22 year old RHP Harris Honeycutt threw 4 shutout innings giving up 4 hits, 2 walks, and striking out 4. In 23 1/3 innings, he’s struck out 29 batters. 21 year old RHP Scott Gaffney threw two scoreless innings, allowing 2 hits and striking out 3. He’s struck out 26 in 15 1/3 innings.

GCL Twins 4 – GCL Reds 0

20 year old 2B Radhames Moreta was 2-3 and 21 year old 1B David Scott (.313/.370/.422) was also 2-3.

19 year old LHP Tzu-Kai Chu threw 5 1/3 allowing 2 runs on 7 hits, walking 0 and striking out 7. Chu has struck out 32 batters in 33 1/3 innings.