All five Louisville runs in this one came via the long ball. Ã‚Â Chris Valaika hit his first homerun of the season in the first inning with a runner aboard. Ã‚Â Craig Tatum hit his first of the season in the 4th inning with 2 aboard. Ã‚Â Tatum added a single as well.
Double – A
The Braves committed 5 errors, but the Mudcats could not take advantage and still lost the game.Ã‚Â Chris HeiseyÃ‚Â went 2-3 with a homerun, run scored, and 2 batted in. Ã‚Â Zach Cozart went 1-4 and drove in 2 runs as well.
James Avery got the start and allowed 3 runs on 4 hits and 3 walks in 5 innings pitched. Ã‚Â Ruben Medina picked up the loss in relief by giving up 2 runs in 1.1 innings pitched. Ã‚Â I suppose it is worth noting that Tom Glavine made the start for the Braves. Ã‚Â I was fortunate enough to see John Smoltz make a rehab appearance last season with the Mississippi Braves against the Tennessee Smokies.
Class A Advanced
There isn’t much to report offensively for the Reds in this one other than Jason Louwsma, who went 2-3. Ã‚Â The Reds struck out 10 times collectively against St. Lucie pitching.
The Reds pitching performed well, but an unearned run cost the club the win. Ã‚Â Jeremy Horst scattered 5 hits while walking a batter in 4 innings. Ã‚Â Horst also struck out 3 in the start. Ã‚Â Enerio Del Rosario pitched 2 scoreless innings, surrendering a hit and a walk while striking out 1.
Single – A
The Dragons had Easter Sunday off.