Triple – A

Charlotte 3 – Louisville 2

Drew Stubbs went 2-4 with 2 singles in the game.  Stubbs is now batting .290 on the season.  Drew Sutton went 2-4 as well with a double.  EE went 0-4.

Despite the loss, Matt Maloney tossed a complete game.  Matt allowed 3 runs on 7 hits with no walks.  He struck out 3 and is now 4-4 with a 2.15 ERA in Louisville.

Double – A

Carolina 7 – Jacksonville 0

Chris Denove and Sean Henry each had 2 hits with a homerun.  For Denove, the homerun was his 2nd of the season while Henry belted number 7 on the year.  Todd Frazier went 3-4 with a double, run scored, rbi, and a walk.  Frazier is now batting .326 on the season.  Chris Heisey went 2-4 with a run scored and a walk and now posts a .346 batting average.

Travis Wood threw 6 scoreless innings in the start.  Wood allowed 4 hits and walked 2 while striking out 3. He lowered his ERA to 1.27 on the season.  He is now 8-3 on the year and has not lost a game in his last 11 outings.

Class A Advanced

Palm Beach 5 – Sarasota 4

Justin Reed went 3-4 with a triple and an rbi in the loss.  Neftali Soto had just 1 hit, but it was his 6th homerun of the season.  

Justin Freeman picked up the loss in relief by allowing a run in the 8th and another 1 in the 9th.  Freeman pitched 1.2 innings, allowing the 2 runs on 3 hits to fall to 0-2 on the season.

Single – A

The Dayton Dragons are enjoying the All-Star Break.

Rookie League

GCL Orioles 5 – GCL Reds 0

Not a great start for the Rookie League Reds.  SS Cristobal Rodriguez, a free agent signing back in ’07, went 3-4 to lead the Reds in hits.  LF Theodis Bowe, a 21st round pick in the ’08 draft, went 2-4 with a double.  SS Billy Hamilton, the Reds 2nd round pick in this past draft, also went 2-4,

Marcos Molina, a non-drafted free agent, allowed 4 runs in the 4th inning for the loss.  Molina pitched just 1 inning, allowing the 4 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks.

Billings 9 – Great Falls 1

Efrain Contreras, a non-drafted free agent, went 2-4 in the game with a triple and 4 rbis.  Shane Carlson went 2-3 with a double and 2 rbis.  Yen-Wen Kuo, another non drafted free agent, went 3-5 with a run scored.  Tony Brown, a 23rd round pick in 2006, went 2-3 with a triple, run scored, and an rbi.

Leonardo Astorga pitched 5 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits and 2 walks while striking out 5.