Triple – A
Ben Jukich scattered 3 hits and walked 3 while striking out 9 in 7 shutout innings of work.Ã‚Â This was Jukich’s best start since July 3 when he also pitched 7 shutout innings against Indianapolis.Ã‚Â The win improved his record to 8-6 on the season with a 4.32 ERA.
Todd Frazier went 2-3 at the plate with 2 doubles, 2 runs scored, 2 walks, and an rbi.Ã‚Â Wes Bankston went 2-2 with a double, 2 walks, and an rbi.Ã‚Â Finally, Juan Francisco was 1-4 with 2 runs batted in.
Double – A
Tennessee 16 – Carolina 9
The Reds led 5-2 after an inning of play, but then trailed 10-5 after 2 innings thanks to an 8 run inning by the Smokies.Ã‚Â Jerry Gil made the start, and the outing went about like most of his trips to the mound.Ã‚Â Gil allowed 6 runs on 4 hits and 4 walks while striking out 2 in 1.1Ã‚Â inning of work.Ã‚Â On the year, Gil is now 2-3 with a 9.39 ERA in 38.1 innings pitched.Ã‚Â He has 43Ã‚Â walks compared to 23 strikeouts in Double – A.Ã‚Â Yes, that is correct!
Zack Cozart went 3-4 with 2 doubles, 2 runs scored, and an rbi.Ã‚Â Shaun Cumberland and Sean Henry each had 2 hits.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Both scored a run and drove in 2 rbis.Ã‚Â Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Logan Parker hit his 6th homerun of the season, walked twice, and drove in 2 rbis.
Class A Advanced
The Sarasota Reds did not play yesterday.
Single – A
Things were looking good for the Dragons until a disastrous 7th inning in which South Bend scored 6 runs.Ã‚Â J.C. Sulbaran allowed 3 runs on 5 hits while striking out 4 in 6 innings to fall to 3-5 on the season.Ã‚Â Scott Gaffney really had it rough, allowing 4 runs on 5 hits in just .1 innings pitched.
Alexis Oliveras scored 2 runs and went 2-3 at the plate with a double.Ã‚Â Humberto Sosa had a single and a double in 4 plate appearances.
Dallas Buck, acquired by the Reds in the Dunn trade with Arizona, made his first start in a long while.Ã‚Â He pitched only 1 inning, allowing a hit and striking out 1.Ã‚Â Not sure if he reinjured himself or if this was the plan.Ã‚Â Harold Johnson came in and pitched 6 innings of relief, allowing 3 runs on 6 hits and a walk to pick up the loss and fall to 2-2 on the season.
The offense managed justÃ‚Â 4 hits and did not draw a walk while striking out 11 times collectively.
The Billings Mustangs did not play yesterday.