Chris Valaika went 2-3 with a walk and a run scored.Ã‚Â In 129 at-bats, Valaika is now batting .333/.379/.426 with the Bats.Ã‚Â Yonder Alonso followed up his 4 hits, 6 rbi day from Sunday with a 2-4 game with a walk.Ã‚Â Wilkin Castillo had 1 hit, a double, and drove in 2 runs.Ã‚Â
Matt Maloney made the start and pitched 5 shutout innings.Ã‚Â Matt allowed 3 hits and 2 walks while striking out 5.Ã‚Â Ben Jukich suffered the loss by allowing 4 runs on 4 hits and 2 walks in 1.1 innings pitched.Ã‚Â
Sean Henry led the Mudcats hit parade by going 3-5 with a double and a run scored.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Jake Kahaulelio, Eric Eymann, and Dave Sappelt each went 2-5 at the plate.Ã‚Â Kahaulelio had 2 doubles with an rbi and a run scored.Ã‚Â Eymann had 2 singles and scored a run while Sappelt had 2 singles, scored a run, and drove in a run.Ã‚Â Even pitcher Daryl Thompson had 2 hits, going 2-2 in the game.
Scott Carroll struck out 5 in 6 innings pitched, but did not gain a decision.Ã‚Â Carroll allowed 2 runs on 6 hits and 3 walks.Ã‚Â Carroll’s ERA went up to 2.10 on the season.
Pedro Villarreal improved to 2-2 by going 6 innings, allowing 2 runs on 7 hits and a walk while striking out 6.