Minor League Player of the Day: Scott Carroll (Carolina) 6.1 IP, 0 Runs, 6 Hits, 1 Walk, 3 Ks

AAA

Columbus 10 – Louisville 7

Wladimir Balentien hit his 8th homerun of the season and added a single in 4 at-bats.  Balentien scored twice and drove in 3 RBI.  Luis Terrero hit his 6th homerun of the season, driving in 2 runs in a 1-3 night.  Chris Denove was 2-4 with an RBI.

Matt Maloney was roughed up in the start.  Maloney allowed 9 runs (7 earned) on 9 hits, 3 walks, and 2 strikeouts in 3.1 innings pitched.  The loss drops Maloney’s record to 4-3 on the season with a 3.73 earned run average.

AA

Carolina 4 – Jacksonville 0

Scott Carroll improved to 1-1 with the Mudcats in 3 starts, lowering his ERA with Carolina to 1.08.  On the season, Scott is 2-3 with an impressive 1.78 ERA in 46.2 innings at the High A and Double-A levels.

Jake Kahaulelio was only 1-5 in the game, but scored a run and drove in 3 RBI.  Dave Sappelt went 2-4 with a double and a run scored. 

High A

Lynchburg 4- Salem 3

Kevin Coddington went 3-4 with a double, run scored, and an rbi.  Jose Gualdron went 2-4 with a double and a run scored.  Efrain Contreras was a perfect 2-2 at the plate with 2 singles and a run scored.

Jordan Hotchkiss pitched 4 innings, allowing 1 run on 4 hits and a walk while striking out 4.  Jeff Jeffords pitched 2 shutout innings, striking out 3 to pick up his first win of the season in relief. 

A

Kane County 6 – Dayton 3

Andrew Means went 3-4 with a run scored while Didi Gregorius and Josh Garton were 2-3.  Garton’s 2 hits were both doubles and he scored twice. 

J.C. Sulbaran got the start and pitchd 5 scoreless innings.  Sulbaran was wild however, walking 5 and striking out 4 while allowing just 2 hits.  The bullpen could not hold the 1-0 lead Sulbaran left with, and thus, he did not get a decision.