Games played on Sunday, May 24

Triple – A

Syracuse 8 – Louisville 6

Luis Bolivar hit his 3rd homerun of the season in the 4th inning.  Bolivar went 2-5 with 3 rbis.  Kevin Barker went 3-5 with 2 doubles, an rbi, and 3 runs scored.  Michael Griffin, Daniel Dorn, and Drew Stubbs also had 2 hits each. 

Sam Lecure started and allowed 6 runs on 7 hits and a walk in 5 innings pitched.  This makes two consecutive starts by Lecure in which he has allowed 6 earned runs over the course of 5 innings.

Double – A

Carolina 7 – Chattanooga 4

Todd Frazier led the Mudcats charge by going 3-4 with 3 rbis.  All 3 hits were singles and Frazier raised his average to .297 on the season.  Sean Henry went 3-5 with a solo homerun.  The homer was Henry’s 4th of the season.  Finally, Chris Heisey went 2-3 with 2 walks and 2 runs scored. 

Jordan Smith improved to a perfect 4-0 on the season with the win.  Smith allowed 3 runs (2 earned) on 6 hits while striking out 6.  Smith’s ERA is now 2.45.  He has allowed 2 or fewer earned runs in 6 of his 7 starts this season. 

Class A Advanced

St. Lucie 6 – Sarasota 1

Yonder Alonso’s first inning solo homerun was really the only news of note in this game.  For Alonso, the homerun was his 6th of the season.  Jason Bour went 2-3 in the game, getting 2 of the Reds 5 hits in the contest.

Single – A

Burlington 1 – Dayton 0

Josh Ravin received little to no offensive help and fell to 1-6 on the season with the loss.  Ravin allowed 1 run on 2 hits and 5 walks while striking out 5 in 5 innings pitched.

The Dragons offense outhit Burlington 6-3 and drew 5 walks.  However, Dayton left 8 runners on base in the game and hit into 3 double plays in the game.