Minor League Player of the Day: Ã‚Â Didi Gregorius (Dayton) 4-5, 4 singles, 1 run scored.
Louisville 3 – Columbus 2 – final 11
Chris Dickerson had 3 hits in 4 at-bats along with a walk and an RBI. Ã‚Â Chris raised his average in Louisville to .421 with his 3 hit effort. Ã‚Â Yonder Alonso had a single and a double in 3 at-bats along with 3 walks. Ã‚Â Wladimir Balentien had 3 singles while Juan Francisco added 2 singles.
Aroldis Chapman pitched 2 scoreless, hitless innings of relief to pick up the win and improve to 8-6 on the season. Ã‚Â Chapman walked only 1 while striking out 4.
Carolina 8 – Jacksonville 5
Ã‚Â Jake Kahaulelio went 3-5 with 2 doubles, 2 runs scored, and an rbi to lead the Mudcats charge. Ã‚Â Mike Costanzo had 2 hits in 5 at-bats with one being a double. Ã‚Â He also scored a run and drove in a run. Ã‚Â Luis Terrero went 2-3 with a double, run scored, and 2 RBI. Ã‚Â
Ruben Medina pitched 3 scoreless innings of relief to pick up the win. Ã‚Â Medina struck out 3 batters and didn’t allow a baserunner while improving to 3-0 on the season. Ã‚Â Ã‚Â
The Hillcats had a scheduled off-day on Sunday.Ã‚Â
West Michigan 10 – Dayton 7
Josh Garton went 2-5 with a single and a homerun. Ã‚Â The homerun was his 10th of the season. Ã‚Â He also had 3 RBI and 2 runs scored. Ã‚Â Frank Pfister doubled and homered in 5 at-bats. Ã‚Â The homerun was his 6th of the season. Ã‚Â He scored once and drove in a run.
Ricky Bowen fell to 2-5 on the season with the loss. Ã‚Â Bowen surrendered 7 runs on 8 hits in 2.1 innings pitched.
Billings 9 – Helena 5 – final 12
After allowing 4 runs in the bottom of the 9th to allow Helena to force the game into extra innings, the Mustangs countered with 4 runs of their own in the 12th for the win. Ã‚Â Trey Manz and Juan Duran had identical stat lines for the game as both went 2-5 with 2 doubles, an RBI, and a run scored. Ã‚Â Billy Hamilton went 4-6 with 3 singles, a double, and 2 runs scored. Ã‚Â Hamilton also stole his 19th base of the season.
Ryan Smith pitched all 3 extra frames to improve to 3-0 on the season. Ã‚Â Smith allowed 1 hit and walked a batter while striking out 2.
The game between the AZL Reds and the AZL Mariners was postponed due to rain.Ã‚Â