Minor League Player of the Day: Henry Rodriguez (Dayton) 2-5, 2 runs scored, 1 double, 1 homerun, 4 RBI
Indianapolis 4 – Louisville 2
Chris Valaika and Todd Frazier each went 2-4 with a double. Ã‚Â Valaika scored a run while Frazier drove in an RBI. Ã‚Â 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. Ã‚Â 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.Ã‚Â
The Mudcats game was rained out on Sunday.
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. Ã‚Â The Cats managed only 6 hits. Ã‚Â Efrain Contreras went 1-3 and scored the other Lynchburg run.
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. Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Justin Reed went 2-5 and hit his first homerun of the season with Dayton. Ã‚Â Didi Gregorius went 3-5 with a double, 2 RBI, and 3 runs scored. Ã‚Â 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. Ã‚Â Johnson allowed 5 runs on 6 hits and a walk in 5 innings pitched.
Orem 5 – Billings 4Ã‚Â
Dayne Read went 3-5 with 3 singles and a run scored. Ã‚Â Juan Duran singled twice in 5 at-bats. Ã‚Â He also drove in 2 RBI. Ã‚Â Oliver Santos scored a run and singled twice in a 2-3 game. Ã‚Â 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. Ã‚Â All of this came in just 1 inning of work. Ã‚Â 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. Ã‚Â The homerun was Jaren’s 7th of the season. Ã‚Â Junior Arias went 2-3 with a double, walk, and an RBI. Ã‚Â 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. Ã‚Â 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.