Triple – A

Louisville 10 – Indianapolis 2

The Bats belted 3 homeruns to blow out Indy.  Darnell McDonald went 3-4 with a homerun, 2 doubles, a walk, 2 rbis, and 3 runs scored.  With the terrible play we see nightly from Willie Taveras, it is getting hard to ignore the fact that Darnell is hitting .324/.358/.544 in AAA.  Yeah, I know, we saw him earlier this season and he was terrible, but those numbers are pretty nice!  Juan Francisco went 2-4, hit his 2nd homerun with Louisville, and had a double.  He drove in 3 rbis and scored a run.  Wes Bankston hit his 16th homerun of the season and drove in 3 rbis.  Luis Bolivar and Chris Denove each had 2 hits.

Matt Maloney allowed 1 run on 5 hits and did not walk anyone in 6 innings of work.  He struck out 7 and improved his record to 9-8 on the year and lowered his AAA ERA to 2.96 on the season.

Double – A

Jacksonville 6 – Carolina 3

Zack Cozart and Sean Henry each went 2-4 for the Mudcats.  Henry had a double and an rbi while Cozart scored a run.  Carson Kainer and Jason Bour each added an rbi.

Zach Ward pitched only .1 inning of relief, but that was enough to get the loss.  Ward allowed 2 runs on 2 hits to drop his record to 0-4 on the season.  Joseph Krebs allowed his first earned run in 15 innings of relief work since joining the Double – A team.

Class A Advanced

Jupiter 8 – Sarasota 2

Justin Reed, Alex Buchholz, Dave Sappelt, and Denis Phipps each went 2-4 in this game for the Reds.  Reed had a triple and scored a run, Buchholz added an rbi, Sappelt scored a run, and Phipps doubled and drove in a run.

Lance Janke fell to 0-2 with the loss.  Janke pitched 3.1 innings, allowing 6 runs (5 earned) on 7 hits and a walk while striking out 2.

Single – A

Fort Wayne 6 – Dayton 0

This game only went 7 innings.  The Dragons line score:  0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error.  Enough said.

Rookie Leagues

GCL Red Sox 3 – GCL Reds 2

Henry Rodriguez went 3-4 and Juan Silva went 2-3 in the loss.

Luis Machuca pitched 4 innings of relief, allowed 3 runs on 7 hits and 2 walks to pick up the loss.  The loss drops his record to 1-1 on the season.

Idaho Falls 6 – Billings 4

Mark Fleury went 2-4 with a homerun, 2 rbis, and a run scored.  The homerun was his 2nd of the season.  Mariekson Gregorius hit his 1st homerun of the season and drove in 2 rbis in a 1-4 night.

Leonardo Astorga allowed 4 runs on 7 hits and a walk in 6 innings to drop to 2-5 on the season.