The Bats took the night off.
Well, it looks like the Lookouts may have taken the night off as well.Ã‚Â Except they actually had a game.Ã‚Â The team struck out a combined 15 times at the plate and only Shaun Cumberland had a 2 hit night, going 2-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
Lee Tabor had a nice relief outing.Ã‚Â Lee threw 2 scoreless innings, scattering 3 hits while striking out 1.Ã‚Â Lee lowered his ERA to 3.68 in 14.2 innings at the Double-A level.
The Reds posted a 5 spot in the 8th inning to blow this game open.Ã‚Â Jacob Kahaulelio led the charge by going 2-4 with 4 rbis.Ã‚Â He also hit his 2nd double of the season.Ã‚Â Drew Stubbs also continued some nice hitting, going 2-3 with 2 runs scored and a walk.Ã‚Â Stubbs has a .383 on-base percentage this season in 236 at-bats.Ã‚Â Finally, Juan Francisco went 1-4, hitting his 10th homerun of the season.
Camilo Vazquez improved to 4-2 by pitching 2 scoreless innings of relief.Ã‚Â Vazquez walked 1 and struck out 2.Ã‚Â This was Camilo’s first outing in nearlyÃ‚Â 2 weeks.
The Dragons are still off for the All-Star break.Ã‚Â In the All-Star game, Joseph Krebs pitched a scoreless inning, allowing a hit.Ã‚Â Luis Montano also pitched a scoreless inning while striking out 2.Ã‚Â Jeff Jeffords pitched .2 scoreless innings, allowing a hit while striking out 1.
The Dragons offensive players had an O’fer night at the plate in the game.
The Mustangs had 15 hits and 4 of those were of the homerun variety.Ã‚Â Neftali Solo went 3-5 with 2 homeruns, 4 rbis, and 2 runs scored.Ã‚Â Solo had an impressive start last season for the GCL Reds.Ã‚Â If memory serves me correct, his defense was rather shaky.Ã‚Â Michael Konstanty and Tony BrownÃ‚Â each had 2 hits, a homerun, a run scored, and 2 runs batted in.Ã‚Â Matt “The Stiffmeister” Stiffler (sorry for the bad American Pie joke) went 2-4 with a double, rbi, and 2 runs scored.Ã‚Â Alex Buckholz and Tyler StovallÃ‚Â had 3 and 2 hits respectively in 5 at-bats.Ã‚Â Stovall was the Reds 20th round draft pick this year.
Oscar Castro picked up the win in the start by goingÃ‚Â 6 innings, allowing 3 runs on 4 hits and a walk while striking out 5.Ã‚Â Randall Linebaugh, the Reds 37th round draft pick in this year’s draft,Ã‚Â pitchedÃ‚Â 1 scoreless inning, allowing a hit while striking out 2.