AAA

Rochester 3 – Louisville 2

Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Matt Klinker threw better in his second AAA start, but took the loss, going 5 1/3, giving up 5 H 3 R 1 ER 2 BB 5 K. Enerio Del Rosario and Ramon Ramirez combined for 2 2/3 innings of hitless relief.

Not much offense for the Bats as no one collected more than one hit and the only extra base hit was a double by Luis Bolivar.

AA

Carolina 7 – West Tennessee 3

Stephen Chapman went 2-4 with a double and drove in 3 runs, while Juan Francisco also collected 2 hits and had a double and a walk.

Josh Krebs picked up his second save with 3 innings of shutout, one hit relief.

High A

Ft. Myers 8 – Sarasota 7 (13 innings)

The Reds got a lot of production out of the top of their order (Sappelt 3 hits including a double, Reed 2 hits, one a triple, and Soto two hits, including a homer), but it wasn’t enough.

Mark Pawlek threw three scoreless innings of relief, only giving up one hit, walking 2 and striking out 4.

Low A

Dayton 18 – Lansing 5

Recently demoted Kevin Feiner was 5-6 with 4 doubles, Cody Puckett was 4-6 with 2 doubles, Josh Fellhauer was 3-6 with a homer, and Alexis Oliveras was 3-7 as the Dragons offense exploded for 18 runs in the first six innings, twice scoring 6 runs in an inning.

J.C. Sulbaran picked up the easy win, throwing 5 innings of 2 run baseball, giving up 4 hits, 3 walks, and striking out 5. Even 1B Mike Konstanty threw a scoreless 7th inning for the Dragons.

Rookie

Pioneer League

Billings 2 – Helena 1

20 year old Italian native, Luca Panerati, threw a complete game (7 inning), and only gave up an unearned run. He gave up 4 hits, walked none, and struck out 5.

None of the Mustangs could manage more than one hit.

GCL

GCL Red Sox 5 – GCL Reds 4 (completion of game suspended on 8/3)

SS Billy Hamilton was 2-5 with a double and DH Henry Rodriguez was 2-3 with 2 doubles.

19 year old RHP Harold Johnson allowed one run, on 3 hits, walking 2 and striking out 7. His ERA now stands at 1.04.

GCL Reds 2 – GCL Red Sox 0

The Reds collected the win, despite only getting one hit on the day, due mainly to the wildness of Red Sox starter, who walked 6 in 1 2/3.

Reds starter Luis Machuca threw 6 scoreless innings, allowing 6 hits, 1 walk and 6 strikeouts in his first appearance for the GCL Reds.