DOTF Player of the Day: Louisville’s Travis Wood – 8 innings of 5 hit shutout baseball. He’s on a roll.


Louisville 7 – Norfolk 0

Travis Wood threw 8 innings of 5 hit shutout baseball, walking 1 and striking out 9, lowering his ERA to 3.12 and his WHIP to 1.08. In his last 8 starts, he’s thrown 56 innings with a 1.92 ERA.

Chris Burke (HR), Wladimir Balentien, Todd Frazier and Chris Valaika all had two hits for the Bats.

Ryan Hanigan was the DH, hitting in the #2 hole, and went 0-5. Gary Matthews Jr. did not play.


Carolina 11 – Tennessee 4

Cincinnati’s 9th round pick in 2008, Dave Sappelt went 3-5 night in which he had a triple, homered, scored 3 times, and drove in 3 runs. Kris Negron had 2 hits and drove in 4 runs with a double, homer, and a walk. Devin Mesoraco, Eric Eymann, and Sean Danielson all contributed 2 hit nights also, on a night the Mudcats collected 13 hits.

28 year old Tom Cochran lowered his ERA to 2.53 with 5 innings of 1 run, 6 hit baseball.

Brad Boxberger made his first AA appearance out of the bullpen, giving up 3 runs on 4 hits in one inning of work.


Lynchburg 9 – Kinston 1

2010 4th round pick, SS Brodie Greene, went 4-5 with a double, Josh Fellhauer had 3 hits, and Nefi Soto and Shane Carlson (in his first game for Lynchburg) had 2 hits.

The 5th round pick from 2005, James Avery, continues on the comeback trail from arm surgery, going 5 innings, giving up 6 hits, 1 run, a walk, and 7 K’s. He also had 7 ground outs and only 1 flyout.


Lansing 7 – Dayton 6

23 year old Cameron Satterwhite continues his torrid hitting (.379/.407/.583) since signing from the Frontier League with 3 hits, all doubles. 2010’s 2nd round draft pick, Ryan LeMarre chipped in with 2 hits and a walk, Frank Pfister had 2 hits, as did Alex Oliveras. Mark Fleury homered for the Dragons.

Tim Crabbe made his 3rd start for the Dragons, lowering his ERA to 1.25 with 5 innings of shutout, one hit baseball, but he must have worked out of trouble all night, walking 6 and striking out 6.


Pioneer League

Missoula 9 – Billings 8

Oliver Santos went 4-5 with a double, Dayne Read had a double and triple and a walk in the leadoff spot, 17 year old Yorman Rodriguez went 2 for 5 with a homer (and has yet to draw a walk in 2010), and Jefry SierraJe had 2 hits (including a double).


AZL Reds did not play.