Toledo 4 – Louisville 1

Chris Valaika and Corky Miller went 2-3 each and combined for 4 of the Bats’ 5 hits in the loss.  Valaika had a triple and a run scored while Miller singled twice.

Travis Wood fell to 0-3 with the loss.  Wood went 7.1 innings, allowing all 4 runs on 9 hits and 3 walks while striking out 6.  Wood’s ERA climbed to 3.50 with the 4 earned runs allowed.


Tennessee 6 – Carolina 5

Jake Kahaulelio, Eric Eymann, and Michael Griffin each went 2-4 in the loss.  Kahaulelio doubled and scored a run, Eymann had 2 singles, while Griffin doubled and drove in 2 rbis.  Sean Henry hit his 2nd homerun of the season.

Daryl Harang lowered his ERA to 0.93 in 9.2 innings pitched by throwing 2 scoreless, hitless innings in relief.  Jerry Gil also threw 2 scoreless innings and amazingly only walked 1 batter.

High A

The game between Lynchburg and Salem was postponed due to rain.


Dayton 3 – West Michigan 0

A superb start tossed in this contest by Brian Pearl.  Pearl went 6 shutout innings, allowing 2 hits and 1 walk while striking out 4.  The win was Pearl’s first of the season and he lowered his ERA to 1.72 ERA in 3 starts this season.

Efrain Contreras led all Reds minor leaguers with 3 hits on the evening, going 3-4 with a double, run scored, and an rbi.  Frank Pfister had a double and a triple in 4 at-bats and drove in a run.