Minor League Player of the Day:Ã‚Â Chris Burke (Louisville) 3-3; 4 runs; HR; 4 rbis
Chad Reineke allowed 1 run on 6 hits and 2 walks over 4.2 innings pitched and picked up the loss.Ã‚Â He struck out 4.
The offense managed just 1 hit, thus, not much to report there.
The offense made up for it in game 2 of the double header.Ã‚Â Yonder Alonso went 2-4 with 2 doubles, a run scored, and 3 RBI.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Michael Griffin, Chris Denove, and Chris Valaika joined Burke with 3 hits in this game.Ã‚Â Griffin had 3 singles, 2 RBI, and 2 runs scored.Ã‚Â Denove also singled 3 times and scored 2 runs.Ã‚Â Valaika had 2 singles and a double, scored twice, and drove in 2 runs.
Devin Mesoraco homered again, his 2nd in Carolina, for his only hit in 3 at-bats.
Travis Webb struck out 7 over 5 innings, but allowed 2 runs on 5 hits and 2 walks to pick up the loss.
Mark Serrano struck out 8 over 6.1 innings, but did not factor into the decision.Ã‚Â He allowed 3 runs on 5 hits and a walk.
The game between Dayton and West Michigan was postponed.