Triple – A
Juan Francisco went 2-4 with a run scored and is now batting .405 during his short stint with the Bats. Ã‚Â Chris Valaika went 2-3 with a double and a run scored. Ã‚Â In his 2nd game with the Bats, Todd Frazier went 1-4 and hit his first homerun in AAA. Ã‚Â The homerun was a 2 run shot in the 7th inning.
Matt Maloney pitched 6 innings, surrendering 4 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks. Ã‚Â He struck out 7. Ã‚Â Maloney is now 9-9 with a 3.08 ERA. Ã‚Â Ramon Ramirez blew any shot of a comeback late by allowing 2 runs on 4 hits in an inning of work.
Double – A
Tennessee 3 – Carolina 2
Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Logan Parker went 2-4 with 2 singles. Ã‚Â Shaun Cumberland and Zack Cozart each had a hit and an rbi in the loss.
Tom Cochran’s defense let him down. Ã‚Â Cochran allowed 3 runs, only 1 earned, in 5.2 innings of work. Ã‚Â He allowed 7 hits and walked a batter while striking out 5. Ã‚Â His record falls to 4-6 on the season while he posts a 3.18 ERA.
Class A Advanced
Dave Sappelt hit his 4th homerun of the season and added a single in 4 at-bats. Ã‚Â He scored a run and drove in 2. Ã‚Â Denis Phipps had 2 singles in 3 at-bats while scoring a run and drawing a walk. Ã‚Â Phipps also stole his 16th base of the season.
Lance Janke allowed 5 runs on 9 hits and 5 walks in 4.1 innings pitched to pick up the loss. Ã‚Â He is now 0-3 with a 4.91 ERA.
Single – A
Byron Wiley went 2-4 with a double while Tony Brown was 2-4 with a triple in the losing effort.
Justin Walker made his first start with the Dragons and allowed 2 runs on 7 hits and 2 walks in 4 innings pitched to pick up the loss. Ã‚Â He struck out 4. Ã‚Â Walker has made 6 starts this season at various levels.
Does any team nickname go better with a team than the Casper Ghosts? Ã‚Â Perhaps they should add the word “Friendly” to it. Ã‚Â Mariekson Gregorius went 2-5 with a triple, run scored, and rbi. Ã‚Â Yorman Rodriguez went 2-5 and scored 2 runs. Ã‚Â Chris McMurray went 2-4 with a double. Ã‚Â Efrain Contreras had only 1 hit, but did drive in 2 rbis and stole a base.
Leonardo Astorga allowed 7 runs (4 earned) on 9 hits in 6 innings pitched to drop to 2-6 on the season. Ã‚Â
Normally I put the Reds in front of the Mustangs, but I wanted to save the lone win for last! Ã‚Â Jefry Sierra went 2-3 while Billy Hamilton and Juan Duran drove in an rbi each.
Misael DeJesus made the start, but did not qualify for the win. Ã‚Â He went 3 innings, allowed just 1 hit and no walks while striking out 4. Ã‚Â Luis Machuca picked up the win in relief by going 5 innings, allowing 1 run on 3 hits while striking out 3.