Minor League Player of the Day: Ryan LaMarre (Dayton) 2-5, homerun, 1 run, 4 RBI

The Bats had a scheduled off-day on Monday.

Carolina 3 – Jacksonville 2

Sean Henry drove in 2 RBI and had 2 singles in 4 at-bats.  Henry raised his line to .295/.351/.408 on the season in 373 at-bats.  Carlos Mendez and Kris Negron each scored a run and went 2-4 with a walk in the game. 

Tom Cochran improved to 8-5 on the season with the win.  Cochran went 5 scoreless innings, scattering 2 hits and walking 1 while striking out 3.  He also helped himself at the plate, going 2-3 with a double, run scored, and an RBI.  Jerry Gil picked up a “Coco” save by giving up a run on a hit and a walk. My favorite Double-A pitcher now hs 7 saves in 40 games.  In 56 innings, he has recorded 46 strikeouts and 53 walks! 

High A
Myrtle Beach 7 – Lynchburg 4
Brodie Greene had a single and drove in 2 RBI.  On a down side, he also struck out 4 times in the game.  No other Hillcats player had more than 1 hit in the game. 

Curtis Partch dropped to 5-9 on the year after allowing 3 runs on 5 hits and 2 walks in 6 innings pitched.  He struck out 7. 

Lake County 11 – Dayton 10; final 11
Frank Pfister led the Dragons hit parade by going 3-5 with a run scored and an RBI.  Four other Dragons had 2 hits each, including: Justin Reed, Didi Gregorius, Henry Rodriguez, and Cameron Satterwhite. Seven of those 8 hits were singles.  Reed, Gregorius, and Rodriguez each scored twice.

Billings 9 – Ogden 1
Billy Hamilton slapped 3 singles in 4 at-bats and scored twice.  He also stole a base, giving him 28 steals on the season.  Dayne Read, Devin Lohman, and Yorman Rodriguez each went 2-5.  Read scored twice and drove in an RBI, Lohman scored once and drove in 2 RBI, and Rodriguez scored once and drove in a run.  Juan Duran went 1-5 and hit his 6th homerun of the season.
Pat Doyle pitched 2.2 innings in relief and picked up the win.  He allowed no runs and surrendered only 1 hit and struck out 1.
Drew Poulk was a homerun shy of the cycle and drove in a run.  David Vidal was 3-5 with a double and 2 singles.  He also scored a run and drove in 2 RBI.  Ronald Torreyes, Danny Vicioso, and Kurtis Muller had 2 hits each.  Robert Maddox hit his 5th homerun of the season and drove in 3 RBI.
Kyle Lotzkar struck out 8 in the start, but only made it through 4.2 innings and thus did not qualify for the win.  He allowed 1 run on 2 hits and walked 3.