Minor League Player of the Day:Ã‚Â Todd Frazier (Louisville): 2-4, 2 HRs, 2 runs, 2 rbisÃ‚Â
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.Ã‚Â Frazier’s 2 hits in the game were both homeruns, giving him 5 on the season.Ã‚Â Castillo had a single and a homerun in his 4 at-bats.Ã‚Â 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.Ã‚Â Wood allowed 1 run on 4 hits and 3 walks in 6 innings pitched.Ã‚Â He struck out 5 and lowered his ERA to 4.15 on the year.Ã‚Â Jared Burton pitched a scoreless inning of relief, allowing 1 hit.
Tom Cochran pitched 5 scoreless innings, allowing 4 hits and 1 walk while striking out 3.Ã‚Â 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.
Bradley Boxberger went 3.2 innings, allowed 5 runs on 6 hits and a walk.Ã‚Â Bradley did strike out 6.Ã‚Â Boxberger has struggled thus far in May.Ã‚Â 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.
J.C. Sulbaran was roughed up in the loss, allowing 4 runs on 9 hits in 5 innings pitched.