Jay Bruce was a single away from hitting for the cycle last night.Ã‚Â Jay went 3-3 with a double, triple, homerun, and 2 walks to help lead the Bats to victory.Ã‚Â Bruce also scored twice and drove in 3 rbis.Ã‚Â Jay is now batting .366/.398/.662 on the season.Ã‚Â He’s batting .611 in his last 10 games with 3 homeruns, 12 rbis, 5 walks, and 7 strikeouts.Ã‚Â What exactly are we waiting on?Ã‚Â Andy Green,Ã‚Â Andy Phillips, Jolbert Cabrera, Chris Dickerson, and Drew AndersonÃ‚Â each had 2 hits on a night in which the Bats had 15 total.Ã‚Â Phillips had 2 doubles and 2 rbis while Anderson had 2 rbis as well.
Justin Lehr improved to 4-2 on the season by allowing 1 run on 3 hits and 3 walks while striking out 2.Ã‚Â Lehr now has a 2.41 ERA on the season.
The Lookouts and Mudcats scored all 8 of their combined runs in the first two innings and left it up to the pitchers from there.Ã‚Â Tonys Gutierrez and Eric Eymann each went 1-3 with 2 runs batted in to lift the Lookouts to the win.Ã‚Â Chris Valaika and Shaun Cumberland went 2-4 in the game and combined for 3 runs scored.
Ben Jukich picked up the win and is now 3-2 on the season.Ã‚Â Ben pitched a complete game, giving up 2 runs on 6 hits and a walk while striking out 6.Ã‚Â He now has a 2.34 ERA on the year.
Chris Heisey led the Reds in hits in this one, going 3-4 with 2 singles and a double.Ã‚Â The 3-hit night raised Heisey’s average to .292.Ã‚Â Jose Castro went 2-4 with a double and rbi and Drew Stubbs also went 2-4 withÃ‚Â a single, homerun,Ã‚Â and an rbi.
Daniel Guerrero got to the start and a no-decision by going 5 innings, allowing 3 runs on 6 hits, 2 walks, and 5 strikeouts.Ã‚Â Logan Ondrusek got the loss by allowing 2 runs on 3 hits and a walk in 2 innings of relief.
The Dragons had justÃ‚Â 4 hits in this one and no one had a night worth mentioning on the offensive side.
Matt Klinker started for the Dragons.Ã‚Â He picked up the loss by allowing 4 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks in 4 innings of work.Ã‚Â He struck out 5 and dropped to 2-2 on the season.