Sorry guys, I got busy at work yesterday and was unable to publish the Down on the Farm report.Ã‚Â I am making up for it today by recapping the last 2 days of minor league games.
Minor League Player of the Day for Monday: Billy Hamilton (Billings): 3-4, homerun, 3 runs scored, 2 RBI, 5 stolen bases
Minor League Player of the Day for Tuesday: Kyle Lotzkar (Billings): 5 IP, 0 Runs, 1 Hit, o BB, 7 KsÃ‚Â
Louisville 6 – Indianapolis 3 : Monday
The Bats win in this game, accompanied by a loss by Columbus, clinched Louisville’s third consecutive division title.Ã‚Â Sean Henry went 2-4 with 2 singles, 2 RBI, and a run scored while Todd Frazier went 2-3 with a homerun, RBI, and 2 runs scored.Ã‚Â The homerun was Frazier’s 17th of the season.Ã‚Â Dave Sappelt also went 2-4 and hit his first homerun of the season with the Bats.
Ben Jukich pitched 6.2 innings, allowing 3 runs on 3 hits and 3 walks while striking out 4.Ã‚Â He improved his record to 7-4 on the season.Ã‚Â Micah Owings pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, allowingÃ‚Â 2 hits while striking out 2.Ã‚Â Jared Burton picked up his 4th save by pitching a scoreless 9th inning.
Louisville did not play on Tuesday and will begin their playoff run on Wednesday against the Durham Bulls.
Tennessee 3 – Carolina 2 – Monday
The Mudcats lost their final game of the season in 1-run fashion.Ã‚Â Jake Kahaulelio, Shane Carlson, and Chris McMurray had 2 hits each in the loss.Ã‚Â Carlson had a double and a homerun, his first homerun of the season with the Mudcats.Ã‚Â Kahaulelio and McMurray had 2 singles apiece.Ã‚Â
Travis Webb allowed 3 runs on 6 hits and 3 walks in 5 innings pitched to end the season with a 6-10 record.Ã‚Â Abe Woody, Justin Freeman, and Donnie Joseph combined to pitch 4 hitless innings of relief.
Lynchburg 7 – Myrtle Beach 1 – Monday
The Hillcats scored 5 runs in the 8th inning to blow their final game of the season wide open.Ã‚Â Cameron Satterwhite went 2-4 with a double and an RBI.Ã‚Â Josh Fellhauer had a single and drove in 2 RBI.Ã‚Â Neftali Soto and Brodie Greene each scored 2 runs.
Curtis Partch pitched 5 scoreless innings, scatterign 3 hits and striking out 3 to finish at 7-11 on the season.Ã‚Â
South Bend 5 – Dayton 3 – Monday
Ronald Torreyes doubled and tripled in 4 at-bats.Ã‚Â He also scored a run and drove in a run.Ã‚Â Chase Weems scored a run andÃ‚Â went 2-4 with 2 singles.Ã‚Â
Edinson Volquez pitched 6 innings, allowing 3 runs on 6 hits and 3 walks while striking out 10.
This was the Dragons final game of the season.
Billings 4 – Missoula 1 – Monday
As mentioned above in the Player of the Day portion, Billy Hamilton basically won this game himself.Ã‚Â Those 5 stolen bases gives him 48 on the season.
But not to be outdone, Jonathon Correa was outstanding on the hill.Ã‚Â Correa allowed 1 run on 5 hits in 6 innings pitched.Ã‚Â He struck out 11!
Billings 3 – Missoula 0 – Tuesday
Yorman Rodriguez and Devin Lohman each had a hit and an RBI.