Minor League Player of the Day: Scott Carroll (Carolina) 6.1 IP, 0 Runs, 6 Hits, 1 Walk, 3 Ks
Wladimir Balentien hit his 8th homerun of the season and added a single in 4 at-bats.Ã‚Â Balentien scored twice and drove in 3 RBI.Ã‚Â Luis Terrero hit his 6th homerun of the season, driving in 2 runs in a 1-3 night.Ã‚Â Chris Denove was 2-4 with an RBI.
Matt Maloney was roughed up in the start.Ã‚Â Maloney allowed 9 runs (7 earned) on 9 hits, 3 walks, and 2 strikeouts in 3.1 innings pitched.Ã‚Â The loss drops Maloney’s record to 4-3 on the season with a 3.73 earned run average.
Scott Carroll improved to 1-1 with the Mudcats in 3 starts, lowering his ERA with Carolina to 1.08.Ã‚Â 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.
Kevin Coddington went 3-4 with a double, run scored, and an rbi.Ã‚Â Jose Gualdron went 2-4 with a double and a run scored.Ã‚Â 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.Ã‚Â Jeff Jeffords pitched 2 shutout innings, striking out 3 to pick up his first win of the season in relief.Ã‚Â
J.C. Sulbaran got the start and pitchd 5 scoreless innings.Ã‚Â Sulbaran was wild however, walking 5 and striking out 4 while allowing just 2 hits.Ã‚Â The bullpen could not hold the 1-0 lead Sulbaran left with, and thus, he did not get a decision.