Danny Dorn went 1-3, hitting his 2nd homerun in 2 days, giving him 3 homeruns on the season. Ã‚Â Zack Cozart was the only Louisville player with 2 hits, going 2-4 with a run scored. Ã‚Â Juan Francisco went 0-5, adding 3 more strikeouts to his growing total. Ã‚Â Juan is now 0-8 in 2 games with 5 strikeouts.
Sam LeCure got the start and had some issues with his control. Ã‚Â Sam walked 5 and allowed 5 hits in 4.1 innings pitched. Ã‚Â He allowed 2 runs and struck out 2. Ã‚Â Thus far, LeCure has walked 7 in 9.1 innings this season. Ã‚Â He averaged roughly 3 walks per 9 innings last season.
The Carolina Mudcats had a scheduled off-day on Tuesday
Devin Mesoraco went 1-4 with a double and an rbi. Ã‚Â Devin also struck out twice. Ã‚Â It is still early, but Mesoraco has hit safely in 3 of the first 4 games and has drawn a walk in 3 of 4 as well.
Lance Janke (14th round pick in 2008) made his first start of the season and pitched well, but picked up the loss. Ã‚Â Janke allowed 2 runs on 6 hits while striking out 3 in 6 innings of work. Andrew Bowman (5th round pick in 2007) pitched 2 scoreless innings of relief, allowing 1 hit and walking 1 while striking out 4.
The dreams of an undefeated season went down in flames with the bullpen. Ã‚Â The now 5-1 Dayton Dragons allowed 3 runs in the bottom of the 8th for the loss. Ã‚Â Josh Ravin (5th round; 2006) pitched 5 scoreless innings in the start, allowing 5 hits and 2 walks while striking out 3.
Andrew Means (11th round 2008) went 2-4 for the Dragons with a double.