Games Played on 05/08/11

Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville Bats pitcher Matt Maloney who threw 7 shutout innings and also went 3-3 with a double.

AAA

Louisville 8 – Buffalo 0

Matt Maloney threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 4 hit, 2 walks, and 4 strikeouts and going 3-3 at the plate with a double.

Todd Frazier (.343/.385/.714 in his last 10 games, raising his season OPS to .894) was 3-4 with two homers and a double, scoring 3 runs and knocking in 4; Zach Cozart had his 3rd multi-hit game in the last 4, going 2-4 with a double; Yonder Alonso (.299/.351/.464) went 2-5 with 2 doubles, and Michael Griffin went 2-5.

Does anyone know why Eric Eymann is getting so much playing time at 1B?

AA

No games scheduled in the Southern League on Sunday. Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Matt Klinker gets the start tonight for the Mudcats.

High A

San Jose 7 – Bakersfield 3

Nothing good to report for the Blaze yesterday, no one had more than one hit and no pitcher really distinguished himself.

Low A

West Michigan 8 – Dayton 0

Juan Duran and Dominic D’Anna both went 2-4 with a double.

Rookie Ball

Billings Mustangs – Season Begins June 20th.

AZL Reds – Season Begins June 20th.