AAA

Louisville 7- Norfolk 5

26 year old 3B Aaron Herr was 3-5 with a homer and 2 RBI (.282/.333/.487) and 23 year old 1B Joey Votto was 2-5 with a double and 3 RBI’s. Recent acquisition, Jorge Cantu had 2 hits also.

Saarloos threw 5 innings of 4 hit, 2 run (1 earned) baseball.

AA

Montgomery 5 – Chattanooga 3

24 year old 1B Adam Rosales (.266/.348/.509) was 2-5 with a double, triple, and walk.

24 year old RHP Pedro Viola continues to pitch well since his promotion, throwing a scoreless inning. At Chattanooga, he’s thrown 8 innings, allowing 1 earned run (on a homer) and 4 hits, striking out 7.

High A

Sarasota 2 – St. Lucie 1 (8 innings), 2nd game postponed

22 year old SS Chris Valaika (.264/.323/.364) has really heated up in August, last night going 3-4. He’s hitting .393 in his last 10 games and has multiple hit games in 5 of his last 7 games. In August thus far, he’s hitting .366/.412/.522.

22 year old RHP Logan Ondrusek started and threw 5 shutout innings, allowing 2 hits and 2 walks. In his last 16 innings, he’s allowed 1 earned run. 22 year old RHP Sean Watson got the win, throwing 3 innings of 1 run, 2 hit of relief. It was his first relief appearance of the year.

Low A

Burlington 6 – Dayton 4

Justin Turner, Juan Francisco (hitting in the #2 spot?), Drew Stubbs, Carson Kainer, and Zach Cozart all had 2 hits each. But wasn’t enough as the Dragons lost their 4th of 5 on this long road trip.

Rookie Ball

Billings 9 – Idaho Falls 2

21 year old SS/DH Todd Frazier (.330/.410/.500) was 3-4 with a double and triple. 20 year old OF Michael Jones (.285/.310/.431) was 3-4 with a homer and 4 RBIs.

21 year old RHP Enerio Del Rosario threw 6 innings of 2 hit shutout baseball for the Mustangs. In his last 13 innings, he’s allowed 1 earned run on 7 hits.

GCL Orioles 14 – GCL Reds 1

Don’t look at this box unless you’ve got a strong stomach. Ugh. RHP Brandon Rice did start and go 4 innings, allowing 2 earned runs on 5 hits.