Louisville 9 – Charlotte 0

Ben Jukich got his first win for the Bats, throwing 8 shutout innings, allowing 7 hits, a walk, while striking out 3. Danny Herrera threw a scoreless 9th, allowing one hit. Jerry Hairston hit a grand slam in a rehab start in CF, Chris Dickerson had two hits (double, homer (#11), Ryan Hanigan had two hits, and DT Anderson went 3-5 with a double and homer (#6).


Mississippi 3 – Chattanooga 1

Jordan Smith threw 6 1/3 innings, allowing 8 hits and 3 runs, while walking none and striking out 5. Ramon Geronimo kept his Chattanooga ERA at 0.00 with 1 2/3 scoreless innings of relief, allowing no hits, but 2 walks. The Lookouts could only muster one hit on the night, by Tonys Gutierrez.

High A

Clearwater 7 – Sarasota 1

FSL Pitcher of the Week, Scott Carroll gave up 5 runs (3 earned) in 5 2/3 innings, allowing 9 hits and a walk, while striking out 3. Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Logan Parker, Jason Louwsma, and Carson Kainer all had 2 hits. Catcher Eddy Rodriquez had a homer for the Reds only score.

Low A

Dayton 14 – Burlington 4

The Dragons continued their second half hot streak by beating up on the Burlington Bees on the road Wednesday night. The Dragons racked up 21 hits, including 3 doubles and 4 homers. The attack was led by 19 year old Nefi Soto, who went 5-6 on the night with a homer and drove in 3 runs. Brandon Waring went 4-6 with a homer and drove in 4 runs. Jason Bour (HR) and Zach Cozart both had 3 hits. Jacob Kahaulelio, in his second game since being sent back from Sarasota, went 2-5 with a homer.

The recipient of all this support was Jeremy Horst. He threw 5 innings, allowed 2 runs on 3 hits, walked 0 and struck out 5. Since being moved to the starting rotation, Horst has made 5 starts, thrown 23 innings, with an ERA of 1.96, allowing 12 hits and striking out 26. His WHIP as a starter has been .70.

Rookie Leagues

Billings 6 – Missoula 2

OF Byron Wiley led the offense, collecting 3 hits in 4 ABs, including a homer. David Sappelt and Kyle Day each had two hits.

Enrique Garcia started and threw 4 innings, allowing 1 run on 5 hits, walking 1 and striking out 2. Junior Martinez got the win, going 3 innings, allowing one run on one hit, walking 2, while k’ing 3. Mace Thurman and Jordan Hotchkiss followed with scoreless innings of relief.

GCL Red Sox 8 – GCL Reds 7

Catcher Kevin Coddington led the offense, going 2-5 with a double and 3 RBIs. 1B Humberto Sosa and 3B Maurcio Pimentel also collected two hits.

RHP Evan Hilenbrandt got the start and threw 5 innings, giving up 1 run on 4 hits, walking 2 and striking out 7. Jerry Gil, who is trying to make the conversion to pitcher, was not as effective, giving up 3 runs on 3 hits and 2 walks in 1/3 of an inning. Michael Henry and Hector Santana were pretty ineffective out of the bullpen also.