Minor League Player of the Day: Josh Smith (Dayton) 6 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Hits, 3 Walks, 8 Ks.Ã‚Â Win
Syracuse 2 – Louisville 1
Juan Francisco had 2 hits in 3 at-bats, including a double and a homerun.Ã‚Â The homerun was Juan’s fourth of the season.Ã‚Â Zack Cozart was also 2-3, adding a double and a walk.
Brandon Hynick allowed 2 runs on 3 hits and 1 walk over 7 innings pitched. He struck out 7, but unfortunately, received no run support and picked up the loss to drop to 1-5 overall on the season.
Chattanooga 5 – Carolina 3
Jose Castro went 2-4 with 2 doubles and an RBI.Ã‚Â Mike Costanzo had a double and homerun in 4 at-bats.Ã‚Â The homerun was his 7th of the season.Ã‚Â He also walked and drove in 2 RBI.
Tim Gustafson allowed 5 runs (1 earned) on 3 hits and 5 walks over 5 innings pitched to pick up the loss.Ã‚Â He struck out 3 but was hurt by 3 Carolina errors.Ã‚Â Gustafson is now 1-5 on the season.
Bakersfield had a scheduled off-day on Wednesday.
Dayton 5 – Clinton 1
Yorman Rodriguez was a perfect 3-3 at the plate with 3 singles and 2 runs scored.Ã‚Â Billy Hamilton had 3 hits in 5 at-bats with 2 singles, a double, and a run scored.Ã‚Â Rodriguez stole his 17th base of the season while Hamilton swiped 3 more, giving him 48 stolen bases on the year.Ã‚Â Juan Duran went 2-4 with a double and a run scored.
Josh Smith went 6 shutout innings, allowing only 2 hits and 3 walks while striking out 8.Ã‚Â The win improved Josh’s record to 6-3 on the season.Ã‚Â He lowered his ERA to 1.73 on the season.