Danny Dorn hit his 4th homerun of the season and went 2-3 for the Bats in the losing effort.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Dorn continues his hot start and is now batting .323/.425/.771 in the first 11 games of the season.Ã‚Â Zack Cozart was also 2-3 in the game. Cozart doubled, drove in a run, and scored a run.Ã‚Â Chris HeiseyÃ‚Â went 1-3 and hit his 2nd homerun of the season.
Justin LehrÃ‚Â went 5 innings, allowing 5 runs on 9 hits and 2 walks while striking out 3.Ã‚Â Lehr is now 0-2 with a 7.20 ERA.
Chris Heisey, Danny Dorn, and Zack Cozart had 2 hits each.Ã‚Â Dorn had a double while the rest of the hits were all singles.Ã‚Â Chris BurkeÃ‚Â also went 2-4 with 2 singles.Ã‚Â
ChadÃ‚Â Reineke Ã‚Â made the start and allowed 3 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks while striking out 2 in 4 innings of work.
A nice comeback by the Mudcats who trailed 5-1 early on and trailed 7-5 heading to the 9th inning but still managed a late rally for the win.Ã‚Â Yonder Alonso went 3-5 with a homerun, double, 2 rbis, and 2 runs scored.Ã‚Â Sean Henry went 3-4 with 3 singles while Brandon YarbroughÃ‚Â went 3-4 with a double and aÃ‚Â run scored. Eric Eymann added aÃ‚Â double and single in 5Ã‚Â at-bats whileÃ‚Â Jose Castro had just 1 hit but drove in 3 rbis.
Neftali Soto and Cody PuckettÃ‚Â had 3 hits each and a double while Alex Buchholz,Ã‚Â Devin Mesoraco,Ã‚Â and Kyle DayÃ‚Â each put up 2 hits.Ã‚Â Mesoraco and Day both homered in the game.Ã‚Â It was Mesoraco’s 2nd of the season while Day’s blast was his first of the season.
With a 3-6 game,Ã‚Â Andrew Means bumped his stats to .347/.370/.408 on the season.Ã‚Â Along with the 3 singles, Means also scored a run and drove in a run.Ã‚Â Chris Richburg and Kevin CoddingtonÃ‚Â each went 2-4.Ã‚Â
Doug Salinas had a nice relief outing in the win.Ã‚Â Salinas pitched 4 scoreless innings, allowing 4 hits while striking out 5.Ã‚Â Salinas has allowed only 1 earned run in 10.2 innings pitched this season.