Minor League Player of the Day:  Todd Frazier (Louisville): 2-4, 2 HRs, 2 runs, 2 rbis 

AAA

Louisville 5 – Scranton W/B 2

Wilkin Castillo and Todd Frazier hit back-to-back homeruns in the 4th inning and combined for 4 hits, 3 runs, and 3 runs batted in.  Frazier’s 2 hits in the game were both homeruns, giving him 5 on the season.  Castillo had a single and a homerun in his 4 at-bats.  Yonder Alonso and Zack Cozart added 2 hits each as well in the win.

Travis Wood improved to 2-4 on the season with the win.  Wood allowed 1 run on 4 hits and 3 walks in 6 innings pitched.  He struck out 5 and lowered his ERA to 4.15 on the year.  Jared Burton pitched a scoreless inning of relief, allowing 1 hit.

AA

Chattonooga 6 – Carolina 4

Tom Cochran pitched 5 scoreless innings, allowing 4 hits and 1 walk while striking out 3.  However, that wasn’t enough as the Mudcats bullpen promptly came in and allowed 6 runs on 6 hits and 7 walks in 4 innings pitched.

Jose Castro went 2-4 with 2 singles and 2 runs batted in.  Dave Sappelt and Eric Eymann had 2 hits each, combining to go 4-8 with 4 singles and 3 runs scored.

High A

 Winston Salem 7 – Lynchburg 3

Neftali Soto hit his 6th homerun of season and added a double in a 2-4 game.  Soto also scored 2 runs and had 2 runs batted in.  Carlos Mendez went 2-4 with a double and a run scored.

Bradley Boxberger went 3.2 innings, allowed 5 runs on 6 hits and a walk.  Bradley did strike out 6.  Boxberger has struggled thus far in May.  After winning Redleg Nation’s Minor League Pitcher of the Month Award in April, Boxberger has gone 1-3 with a 5.24 ERA in 5 starts in May.

A

Bowling Green 6 – Dayton 4

Thomas Nurre, Josh Garton, and Cameron Satterwhite had 2 hits each for the Dragons in the losing effort.

J.C. Sulbaran was roughed up in the loss, allowing 4 runs on 9 hits in 5 innings pitched.