Minor League Player of the Day: Mike Costanzo (Carolina) 3-4, HR, 1 Run, 4 RBI, 1 BB
Todd Frazier was a perfect 3-3 at the plate Ã‚Â while driving in a run and drawing a walk. Ã‚Â Michael Griffin, Zach Cozart, and Drew Sutton had 2 hits each in the win. Ã‚Â Griffin had 2 singles and scored a run. Ã‚Â Cozart went 2-4 with a double. Ã‚Â Sutton raised his average to .294 with 2 doubles in 3 at-bats. Ã‚Â He also scored a run and drove in a run.
Chad Reineke pitched 7 innings, allowing 1 run on 10 hits and Ã‚Â 1 walk while striking out 2. Ã‚Â Despite the solid start, Reineke did not pick up a decision. Ã‚Â Jared Burton picked up the victory, despite allowing 2 runs on a hit and a walk in just 1 inning of work.
Brandon Yarbrough homered and singled in 4 at-bats. Ã‚Â He scored a run and drove in 3 RBI. Ã‚Â Jake Kahaulelio went 2-4 with a double and scored 3 runs. Ã‚Â Dave Sappelt raised his average to .368 with the Mudcats by going 2-5. Ã‚Â He also scored a run.
Alexander Smit allowed 7 runs in 3.2 innings pitched to fall to 1-5 on the season.
Efrain Contreras hit his 2nd homerun of the season in a 2-4 night. Ã‚Â He scored a run and drove in 2 RBI. Ã‚Â Carlos Mendez went 3-4 with 3 singles and scored a run.
Donnie Joseph allowed his first runs in forever in this game and picked up the loss. Ã‚Â Joseph allowed 2 runs on 3 hits and a walk in 2.1 innings pitched. Ã‚Â He did strike out 5.
Henry Rodriguez was a perfect 3-3 at the plate and was a homerun short of the cycle. Ã‚Â Rodriguez scored a run and drove in a run. Ã‚Â Chris Richburg went 3-4 with 3 singles and an RBI. Ã‚Â Didi Gregorius was 2-4 with 2 runs scored.
Tim Crabbe pitched 4 scoreless innings in relief, allowing only 2 hits and striking out 5.