Games played on Monday, May 4

Triple – A

Rochester 4 – Louisville 2

The Bats got out hit 14-6, committed 4 errors on defense, and allowed 2 unearned runs that ultimately cost them the game.  Norris Hopper went 2-5 and collected 2 hits for the 3rd time this month.  Hopper is now batting .294 on the season.  Danny Dorn had only 1 hit, but it was his 2nd homerun of the season. Drew Stubbs had 2 stolen bases and Hopper added 1 steal, giving each 6 total stolen bases on the season.

Double – A

Chattanooga 12 – Carolina 4

The Lookouts scored early and often against the Mudcats.  They led 5-0 after 1 1/2 innings and then tacked on a 5-spot in the 7th to seal the deal.  Michael Griffin was a perfect 3-3 at the plate with a double and a run scored.  Chris Heisey added 2 hits in 4 at-bats and drew a walk.  Heisey raised his average to .345 on the season.

The pitching for the Mudcats was just awful.

Class A Advanced

Fort Myers 8 – Sarasota 6

Devin Mesoraco watched his average rise to .162 after a 2-4 game.  Mesoraco went 2-4 with a 2-run homer.  The homerun was Devin’s 2nd of the season.  Carson Kainer, Yonder Alonso, and Alex Buchholz had 2 hits apiece in the loss.  Each scored a run while Kainer had a triple and Alonso doubled.   

Jerry Gil fell to 0-5 after allowing 5 runs on 9 hits in 6 innings.

Single – A

Fort Wayne 8 – Dayton 7

Jordan Wideman went 1-3 with 3 rbis in the Dragons loss.  Wideman has struggled this season, batting just .125 this season.  Kyle Day went 1-3 as well with a double, run scored, and 2 runs batted in.    

Curtis Partch was handed a 5-0 lead after the Dragons scored 5 runs in the 3rd inning, however, Partch could not hold the lead.  Partch gave up 5 runs on 8 hits and 5 walks in 5 innings pitched.  Partch’s ERA rose to 6.55 with the outing.