Minor League Player of the Day: Henry Rodriguez (Dayton) 2-5, 2 runs scored, 1 double, 1 homerun, 4 RBI

AAA
Indianapolis 4 – Louisville 2
Chris Valaika and Todd Frazier each went 2-4 with a double.  Valaika scored a run while Frazier drove in an RBI.  Juan Francisco went 1-4 with an RBI.

Ben Jukich struck out 6 and allowed 1 run on 5 hits and 3 walks in 6.1 innings pitched but did not factor into the decision.  Carlos Fisher allowed 3 runs on 3 hits in 1.1 innings pitched to pick up the loss and drop to 1-1 on the season with the Bats. 

AA
The Mudcats game was rained out on Sunday.

High A
Wilmington 8 – Lynchburg 2
Cody Puckett’s 17th homerun of the season in the 4th inning supplied nearly all of the offense in the Hillcats loss.  The Cats managed only 6 hits.  Efrain Contreras went 1-3 and scored the other Lynchburg run.

 A
Dayton 12 – Lake County 7
Henry Rodriguez, our POTD, hit his 14th homerun of the season in the Dragons win and raised his average to .302 on the season.   
Justin Reed went 2-5 and hit his first homerun of the season with Dayton.  Didi Gregorius went 3-5 with a double, 2 RBI, and 3 runs scored.  Chase Weems went 0-1 from the plate, but scored 3 runs thanks to drawing 3 walks in the game.

Jacob Johnson didn’t pitch great, but received enough offensive support to pick up his 7th win of the season.  Johnson allowed 5 runs on 6 hits and a walk in 5 innings pitched.

Rookie
Orem 5 – Billings 4 
Dayne Read went 3-5 with 3 singles and a run scored.  Juan Duran singled twice in 5 at-bats.  He also drove in 2 RBI.  Oliver Santos scored a run and singled twice in a 2-3 game.  He also stole his 8th base of the season.

Matt Leonard walked a batter and gave up 3 hits which led to a run and a loss for Matt.  All of this came in just 1 inning of work.  The loss was Matt’s first decision of the season.

AZL Reds 6 – AZL Brewers 5
Jaren Matthews went 1-3 with a homerun, 2 walks, 2 RBI, and 3 runs scored.  The homerun was Jaren’s 7th of the season.  Junior Arias went 2-3 with a double, walk, and an RBI.  Adam Muenster went 0-4 at the plate, but still managed to plate 2 RBI in the game.

Joel Ernst pitched 3 innings of relief, allowing 1 run on 3 hits and a walk.  That was good enough for Ernst to pick up his first win of the season and improve his record to 1-1 on the season.