Triple – A

Toledo 7 – Louisville 2

Wes Bankston went 3-4 with a double, run scored, and an rbi while Chris Valaika and Danny Dorn each went 2-4 with a double.  Dorn added a run batted in. 

Sam LeCure fell to 9-6 on the season with the loss.  LeCure allowed 4 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks in 4 innings of work.  He struck out 4 and now posts an ERA of 4.24 on the season.

Double – A

Carolina 4 – Birmingham 3

Jake Kahaulelio went 2-3 with 2 doubles, a walk, and 3 runs scored.  Stephen Chapman went 2-4 with 2 singles and a run scored.  Todd Frazier had only 1 hit, but it was his 39th double of the season.  He also drove in a run.  Frazier is batting .297/.354/.485 this season.

Alexander Smit allowed 2 runs on 5 hits and 2 walks in 7 innings pitched to improve to 3-2 on the season in Double – A.  He struck out 4 and now has an ERA of 3.69.  Phillippe-Alexandre Valiquette allowed a run on a hit and a walk in the 9th, but still picked up his first save for the Mudcats.

Class A Advanced

Fort Myers 6 – Sarasota 3 ; game 1

Dave Sappelt had a triple in 3 at-bats.  He scored a run and drove in 3.  Neftali Soto went 2-3 with a double and scored a run.

Jeremy Horst fell to 5-12 on the season with the loss.  Horst allowed 5 runs (4 earned) on 7 hits and 2 walks while striking out 1.  He still has a respectable 3.40 ERA, despite the record.

Fort Myers 4 – Sarasota 3 ; game 2; final 8

Dave Sappelt and Justin Reed had 2 hits each in the losing effort.  Sappelt drove in a run while Reed drove in a run and scored a run.

Justin Freeman allowed 2 runs on 4 hits and a walk in 2.1 innings of relief to get the loss.  Freeman blew the save in the 7th by allowing a run and then picked up the loss with a run in the 8th inning.

Single – A

Fort Wayne 5 – Dayton 1

Carlos Mendez and Kevin Coddington were each 2-4 for the Dragons in the loss.  Coddington drove in the lone Dragons run while Byron Wiley scored the only run.  Wiley was 0-2 with 2 walks.

Jordan Hotchkiss had a great start for the Dragons, but his bullpen blew the game.  Hotchkiss pitched 5 innings, allowed just 1 hit while striking out 6.  However, Andrew Bowman allowed 4 runs on 2 hits and 3 walks in just .2 innings pitched to drop to 2-7 on the season.

Rookie Leagues

The game between the GCL Reds and GCL Rays was postponed.

The game between Billings and Casper was postponed.