The Bats scored all 8 runs in the 5th and 6th innings to capture their 3rd straight win over the Tide.Ã‚Â The 6 run 5th inning was capped by Andy Phillips’s grand slam.Ã‚Â That is Phillips’s 3rd homerun in 3 straight games.Ã‚Â Ryan Hannigan went 3-4 in the game with 3 singles.Ã‚Â Luis Bolivar, Jay Bruce, and Chris Dickerson each added 2 hits apiece.Ã‚Â Dickerson hadÃ‚Â a double and drove in 2 rbis.Ã‚Â Bruce added an rbi and a double while Bolivar scored twice.
Adam Pettyjohn remained undefeated and improved to 3-0 with the win.Ã‚Â Adam allowed 5 runs on 7 hits and a walk while striking out 2 in 5 innings pitched.Ã‚Â Gary Majewski picked up his 2nd save of the season, but it was not a smooth inning of work.Ã‚Â Gary gave up a run on 2 hits and a walk while striking out 1.
The Lookouts had only 8 hits, and Tonys Gutierrez had 3 of them.Ã‚Â Tonys went 3-3 with 3 singles in the game to bump his average to .337 on the season.Ã‚Â Chris Valaika went 2-4 with 2 runs scored and a homerun in his first game at Double-A.Ã‚Â He hit .363/.393/.585 in 32 games at Sarasota before getting called up to Chattanooga.Ã‚Â Cody Strait hit a homerun of his own, his 5th of the season, in a 2-5 game.Ã‚Â He added a double.
Daniel Guerrero improved to 2-2 on the season by going 7 scoreless innings, scattering 4 hits and striking out 6.Ã‚Â This was by far Guerrero’s best start of the ’08 season.
Matt Klinker go the start in this one and didn’t have his best game.Ã‚Â Matt allowed 4 runs on 7 hits and 2 walks in 5 innings pitched.Ã‚Â He struck out 3.Ã‚Â He received a no-decision.Ã‚Â
Keltavious Jones, Zach Cozart, Denis Phipps, Brandon Waring, and Logan ParkerÃ‚Â each had 2 hits in the game.Ã‚Â Parker had a homerun, 2 runs scored and 2 rbis while Jones hit a homerun as well.Ã‚Â The Reds #1 draft pick from last season, Devin Mesoraco, made his debut last night in Dayton.Ã‚Â Mesoraco went 1-4 withÃ‚Â a walk, rbi, and 2 strikeouts.