Here is the DOTF report for the games of April 5, 2008:

Louisville 5 – Syracuse 3 – 11 Innings (Game 1) (AAA)

The Bats went ahead in the top of the 11th when Jerry Hairston (2 for 6) tripled in Ryan Hanigan, and then scored on a wild pitch. Andy Phillips was also 2 for 6. Drew T. Anderson was 2 for 3 with a BB. Jolbert Cabrera was 1 for 2 with a 2B and 3 BBs. Jay Bruce had a rough game going 0 for 6 with 3 Ks.

Matt Maloney’s first start this season at AAA wa a rough one. He only pitched 3.2 innings, giving up 3 R, 7 H, and a BB. He did stirke out 2 batters. John Adkins, Jim Brower, and Marcus McBeth all pitched at least 2 innings of scoreless relief. Bill Bray added two thirds of an inning with no runs allowed also, he did allow a hit and a walk, while striking out one.

Louisville 4 – Syracuse 1 – 7 Innings (Game 2) (AAA)

Andy Green and Jolbert Cabrera both went 2 for 4, both of Cabrera’s hits were 2Bs. Jerry Hairston chipped in a 2B also. Andy Phillips was 1 for 2 with 2 BBs. Jay Bruce went 1 for 4 and is now hitting .143 so far on the season.

The Bats pitchers one hit Syracuse in the 7 inning second game of the DH. Tom Shearn started and gets the win going 5 strong innings allowing no hits and 3 BB, while striking out 5 batters. Ty Pelland tosses a scoreless inning of relief. Ricky Stone gives up the lone hit and run on a solo HR in the 7th.

Montgomery 8 – Chattanooga 5 (AA)

Tonys Guitierrez went 2 for 4 with a HR. Luis Bolivar was 2 for 5. Craig Tatum was 1 for 2 with a 2B and 2 BBs. Drew M. Anderson and Michael Griffin each added a 2B.

James Avery stared and was roughed up allowing 4 R, 3 ER, 3 H, and 2 BB, while striking out 4 over 4.1 IP. Pedro Viola was also tagged for 3 R in only two thirds of an inning of relief. Danny Herrera, 1.2 IP, and Ramon Ramirez, 1 IP, went unscored upon in relief.

Sarasota 1 – Tampa 0 (A+)

Juan Francisco went 2 for 4 and knocked in the Reds lone run. Chris Valaika doubled.

In a rehab start, Matt Belisle tossed 8.2 shutout innings allowing just 2 hits and no BBs while recording 3 Ks. Sean Watson relieved him to record the final out of the combined 2 hit effort.

Dayton 4 – Great Lakes 3 – 10 Innings (A)

Todd Frazier was 1 for 2 with a HR and 3 BBs. Justin Reed was 2 for 5.

Luis Montano got the start and allowed 2 R, 4 H, 3 BB, with 3 Ks over 4.2 IP. Joseph Krebs allowed a run over 3 innings of relief. Enerio Del Rosario (love that name) and Raymond Jeffords added an inning or more of scoreless relief.