Andy Phillips had not had a homerun all season until 2 days ago.Ã‚Â Now he has 2 in 2 days.Ã‚Â In yesterday’s game, he went 2-4 with a homerun, run scored, and 4 rbis.Ã‚Â Kevin Barker hit his 5th homerun of the season, going 1-5 with a run scored and 3 rbis.Ã‚Â Jay Bruce went 4-5 for the Bats while Jolbert Cabrera and Paul Janish had 2 hits each.
Matt Maloney improved to 3-2 on the season by allowing 2 runs on 7 hits while striking out 2 over 7 innings pitched.Ã‚Â Bill Bray struggled in his first outing since being sent back down to AAA. Bray allowed 2 runs on 2 hits and 2 walks in .1 innings pitched.Ã‚Â Jon Adkins picked up his 5th save of the season by recording the final 2 outs of the game.Ã‚Â Adkins now has a 0.87 ERA in 20.2 innings pitched.
The Smokies scored 5 runs in the 7th and then 6 more in the 9th to blow the game open late.Ã‚Â Derrick Lutz pitched .1 innings, allowing 5 runs (3 earned) on 2 hits and 2 walks to get the loss.Ã‚Â Justin James did not help matter any.Ã‚Â James pitched 1 inning, giving up 6 runs (2 earned) on 3 hits and 4 walks.Ã‚Â
MichaelÃ‚Â Griffin, Tonys Gutierrez, and Craig Tatum each had 2 hits in the game for the Lookouts.Ã‚Â Tatum addedÃ‚Â a double and 2 rbis.Ã‚Â Jerry Gil hit his 2nd homerun of the season and drove in 3.
Rafael Gonzalez picked up hisÃ‚Â 2nd win of the season by goingÃ‚Â 5 scoreless innings, scatteringÃ‚Â 4 hits andÃ‚Â 1 walk while striking out 4.
Dayton vs Quad City
This game was postponed