Games played on May 16, 2011
Minor League Player of the Day: Alex Buchholz (Bakersfield) 1-4, homerun, 3 RBI
Buffalo 6 – Louisville 1
Juan Francisco had 2 of the Bats 6 hits.Ã‚Â He went 2-4 with 2 singles and a strikeout.Ã‚Â Michael Griffin went 1-2 with a double and scored the only Louisville run.
Chad Reineke pitched 6 innings, allowing 3 runs (1 earned) on 8 hits and 1 walk.Ã‚Â He picked up the loss to fall to 4-2 on the season.Ã‚Â Joesph Krebs’ struggles continued as he allowed 2 runs on 3 hits in 2 innings of relief.Ã‚Â His ERA is now at 6.91.
Mobile 6 – Carolina 1
James Skelton had a double in 3 at-bats.Ã‚Â The hit accounted for one-third of the Mudcats total hits.Ã‚Â Skelton also drove in the lone Mudcats RBI.
The game was tied at 1-1 going to the bottom of the 8th, but then Lee Tabor allowed 5 runs on 4 hits and 2 walks in his lone inning of relief to pick up the loss.Ã‚Â He is now 0-2 with an 8.84 ERA.
Bakersfield 7 – Modesto 4
Alex Buchholz homered in 4 plate appearances, driving in 3 RBI.Ã‚Â Stephen Hunt also homered, drivign in 2 RBI. Henry Rodriguez added a double and 2 RBI.Ã‚Â Eric Campbell reached base 3 times thanks to 3 bases on balls.Ã‚Â He also scored a run.
Curtis Partch struck out 7 in 6.2 innings pitched, allowing 4 runs on 7 hits and 2 walks.Ã‚Â His record improved to 2-4 ont he season.Ã‚Â Scott Gaffney picked up his 2nd save of the season by pitching a scoreless 9th.Ã‚Â He struck out 2.
The Dragons had a scheduled day off on Monday.