Triple – A

Louisville 8 – Gwinnett 2

Chris Valaika was a perfect 3-3 at the plate with a double, run scored, and 3 runs batted in.  Valaika has struggled this season, batting just .194 this season.  Darnell McDonald went 2-4 with 2 doubles and 2 runs scored.  Danny Dorn hit his 11th homerun of the season in the 8th inning while pinch-hitting.

Justin Lehr improved to 11-2 on the season after allowing 1 run on 5 hits and 2 walks in 7 innings pitched.  Lehr is a perfect 6-0 since joining Louisville.

Double – A

Carolina 7 – Chattanooga 6

Michael Griffin hit his first homerun of the season in Carolina and went 2-5 in the game with 2 runs scored.  Brian Peterson drove in 3 rbis while going 2-4 at the plate with a double.  Juan Francisco went 3-5 with a double, rbi, and run scored.  

Steven Otterness picked up the win in his debut in double – A Carolina.  Otterness pitched 2.1 scoreless, hitless innings while walking 1 and striking out 1.  Steven is pitching at his 3rd level this season,  pitching at both Dayton and Sarasota and now with Carolina.  

Class A Advanced

Tampa 6 – Sarasota 1

The 1 through 7 batters in the Reds lineup each had a hit, but they only had 1 each and could only push 1 run across.  Devin Mesoraco, batting 3rd in the lineup, drove in the lone run and had a double.  Devin is still batting just .207/.303/.350 on the season.

Rafael Gonzalez walked 6 and allowed 4 hits and 3 runs in just 4 innings pitched to pick up the loss and fall to 1-3 on the season.

Single – A

The Dragons did not play.

Rookie League

The game between the GCL Reds and the GCL Red Sox was postponed.

Helena 11 – Billings 3

Yen-Wen Kuo went 2-4 with a double and is batting .462 through 3 games thus far.  Joshua Garton and Humberto Sosa each went 1-4 with a double. 

Shea Snowden fell to 0-2 on the season after allowing 6 runs on 7 hits and 3 walks in 4 innings pitched to pick up the loss.