Games played on 5/17/11
Minor League Player of the Day: Devin Mesoraco (Louisville) 5-6, 1 double, 4 singles, 1 RBI, 2 runs
Louisville 11 – Durham 8
Yonder Alonso went 3-5 with a homerun, double, 2 RBI, and 2 runs scored.Ã‚Â The homerun was Alonso’s 5th of the season.Ã‚Â Daniel Dorn also went 3-5 and hit a homerun.Ã‚Â The homerun was his 4th of the season and he drove in 3 RBI.Ã‚Â Devin Mesoraco did not homer, but he tallied 5 base hits in 6 at-bats.Ã‚Â He had 1 double and 4 singles with an RBI and 2 runs scored.Ã‚Â Juan Francisco went 3 for 6 with a double and a run scored.Ã‚Â Brent Clevlin hit his first homerun of the season, going 2-5 with 2 RBI and a run scored.Ã‚Â Zack Cozart wrapped up the hit parade by going 2-6 with 2 doubles and 2 RBI.
Carlos Fisher pitched 2 scoreless innings in relief, allowing 1 hit and striking out 1, to go 1-0 on the season.
Mobile 5 – Carolina 0
Not much to mention here.Ã‚Â Cody Puckett went 1-3 with a double.
James Avery allowed 5 runs (1 earned) on 6 hits and 2 walksÃ‚Â in 5 innings pitched to drop to 3-5 on the season.Ã‚Â He was hurt by 2 Mudcats errors.Ã‚Â Of course the offense scoring zero runs didn’t help either.
Bakersfield 4 – Stockton 3
Tyler Buchholz, Carlos Mendez, and Chris Richburg had 2 hits each for the Blaze in the win.Ã‚Â Richburg hit his first homerun of the season, a solo shot in the 5th inning.Ã‚Â
J.C. Sulbaran struck out 13 batters in 5 innings of work.Ã‚Â He allowed 3 runs on 4 hits and walked 2, however he did not get the decision.Ã‚Â Tim Crabbe scattered 3 hits and walked 1 in 4 shutout innings to pick up the win.
The game between Great Lakes and Dayton was postponed.