Games Played on 05/07/11

Minor League Player of the Day: Bakersfield 3B/DH Eric Campbell went 2-3, hitting 2 homers, driving in 3 runs and walking once.

AAA

Louisville 3 – Buffalo 1

Zach Cozart went 3-5 (.368/.385/.658 in his last 10 games), Devin Mesoraco was 2-3 with an RBI and 2 walks.

Tom Cochran ran his record to 4-0 in his second start and lowered his ERA to 1.15, throwing 6 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits, 3 walks, and 4 strikeouts. Jose Arredondo threw another scoreless, hitless inning, Jordan Smith recorded his first save for the Bats.

AA

Montgomery 7 – Carolina 1

Mike Costanzo (.305/.398/.579) went 2-4 with a double and Chris McMurray went 2-4.

Brad Boxberger threw one inning and struck out the side.

High A

Bakersfield 6 – San Jose 5

Eric Campbell (.421/.519/.785) was 2-3 with 2 homers (6th and 7th), drove in 3 runs and walked once. Henry Rodriguez and Ryan LaMarre also homered.

Lance Janke threw 6 2/3 innings allowed 3 runs (all earned), on 6 hits and struck out 7.

Low A

West Michigan 6 – Dayton 4

Yorman Rodriguez was 2-4 with a triple and a stolen base, newly promoted Theo Bowe went 2-3 with a triple, Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Tucker Barnhart homered, as did David Vidal.

Tim Crabbe threw 4.1 innings of 1 run relief, allowing 6 hits, 0 walks and striking out 3.

Rookie Ball

Billings Mustangs – Season Begins June 20th.

AZL Reds – Season Begins June 20th.