Louisville 12 – Indianapolis 8 

A nice offensive outing by the Bats.  Rob Mackowiak made his 2nd start for the Bats and went 3-4 with a homerun, 2 rbis, and 3 runs scored.  Adam Rosales went 3-5 with 2 doubles, a triple, 3 runs scored, and 2 rbis.  Alvin Colina went 2-3 with a triple and 3 rbis.  Finally, Aaron Herr went 1-4 with 2 runs scored and a homerun, a 2 run shot for Herr’s 10th of the season.

Adam Pettyjohn was roughed up in the start, giving up 7 runs on 7 hits in 4 innings pitched.  Pettyjohn walked 2 while striking out just 1.  Todd Coffey picked up the win by pitching 2 relief innings, allowing 1 run on 1 hit while striking out 3. 

Chattanooga 4 – West Tennessee 3

Sean Henry went 2-3 with a run scored and an rbi while Craig Tatum scored and drove in a run on a 1 for 3 night to lead the Lookouts to the one-run victory.

James Avery gave up 1 run on 4 hits and 4 walks in 5 innings pitched to pick up the win and improve his record to 5-5 on the season.  Derrick Lutz picked up his first save by pitching .2 scoreless innings in the 9th.

Sarasota Reds

The Reds had the day off.

Fort Wayne 6 – Dayton 2

Anthony Gressick went 1-4 while hitting his 3rd homerun of the season.  The Dragons’ struggles continue, striking out 13 times at the plate offensively.

As if that wasn’t bad enough, starter Joshua Ravin walked 8 batters in 3.1 innings pitched to pick up the loss.  He gave up 5 runs and 3 hits while striking out 2, falling to to 2-5 on the season.

Billings 8 – Great Falls 3

Alex Buckholz went 3-5 with 2 doubles, 2 runs scored, and an rbi.  Buckholz is now batting .429 with 5 doubles on the season.  Tony Brown, Neftali Soto, Brett Bartles, and Michael Konstanty had 2 hits each for the Mustangs.

Jamie Arneson improved to 2-0 on the year by going 6 innings, allowing 1 run on 5 hits and 3 walks.  Arneson struck out 5.

GCL Reds 6 – GCL Red Sox 0

Samuel Vasquez and Donald Lutz each went 2-4 for the Reds with a double.  Vasquez scored twice while Lutz scored once and drove in a run. 

Juan Rafael made the start and picked up his first win at the rookie level.  Rafael went 6 shutout innings, allowing 4 hits and a walk while striking out 6.  He has yet to be score upon in 11.2 rookie innings this season.  He wasn’t as successful early on in the season with Dayton nor Sarasota.