Games played on June 29
Minor League Player of the Day: Daniel Renken (Dayton) 6 IP, 2 hits, 0 ER, 1 BB, 14 K’s (10 consecutive), Win.
Gwinnett 3 – Louisville 1
Zack Cozart went 2-4 with an RBI.Ã‚Â Cozart is now batting .321/.363/.485.Ã‚Â Juan Francisco also went 2-4.Ã‚Â Juan is now batting .292/.324/.503.
Dontrelle Willis went 6.1 innings, allowing 1 run on 6 hits and a walk while striking out 6.Ã‚Â Bradley Boxberger finished off the 7th inning by pitching .2 perfect innings.Ã‚Â This was Boxberger’s first appearance in Triple-A.Ã‚Â Jeremy Horst fell to 0-3 by allowing 2 runs on 4 hits and a walk in 2 innings pitched.
Tennessee 3 – Carolina 1
Neftali Soto went 2-4 with a double.Ã‚Â Soto is now batting .286/.333/.553 in 161 at-bats for Carolina.Ã‚Â Yasmani Grandal has hit safely in 6 of his 7 starts for Carolina, going 1-4 with a double in this game.
James Avery fell to 4-8 with the loss.Ã‚Â Avery allowed 3 runs on 9 hits and 2 walks in 6.1 innings pitched.Ã‚Â He struck out 2.Ã‚Â Travis Webb pitched 1.2 perfect innings of relief, striking out 3.
Stockton 4 – Bakersfield 3
Mark Fleury went 3-4Ã‚Â with 3 singles and an RBI.Ã‚Â Alex Buchholz, Chris Richburg, and Ryan LaMarre each went 2-4.Ã‚Â Buchholz had 2 singles and scored 3 runs.Ã‚Â Richburg had 2 singles. Finally LaMarre had 2 singles and added 2 RBI.
Curtis Partch fell to 4-8 with the loss.Ã‚Â Partch surrendered 4 runs on 9 hits, 1 walk, and struck out 5 over 7 innings pitched.Ã‚Â He gave up 3 homeruns in the loss.
Dayton 7 – Lansing 1
The story on this Reds minor league day of action was Daniel Renken.Ã‚Â With the win, Renken improved to just 3-8 on the year, but the story here was Renken’s strikeouts.Ã‚Â Renken struck out 14 in the game over 6 innings pitched, and at one point, had struck out 10 consecutive batters.Ã‚Â The 14 strikeouts tied a Dragons record while the 10 consecutive strikeouts tied a Midwest League record set back in 1966.Ã‚Â The rest of Renken’s line: 0 runs, 2 hits, 1 walk.
Juan Duran went 3-4 with a double and an RBI.Ã‚Â Yorman Rodriguez went 3-5 with 3 singles and 2 RBI.Ã‚Â David Vidal and Ronald Torreyes had 2 hits each with a double.Ã‚Â Donald Lutz had only 1 hit, but it was a homerun, his 11th of the season.
Helena 4 – Billings 2
Kurtis Muller and Kyle Waldrop each went 2-4.Ã‚Â Muller had 2 singles while Waldrop had a triple and a run scored.Ã‚Â Devin Lohman homered, his 3rd in 9 games with Billings this season.
Ismael Guillon picked up the loss by allowing 2 runs in 4 innings pitched.Ã‚Â He allowed only 2 hits, but he walked 6 in the game.
AZL Reds 14 – AZL Royals 6
Brandon Dailey went 3-4 with 3 singles, 2 runs scored, and 4 RBI.Ã‚Â Wilfrel Estevez and Wagner Gomez had 2 hits and 2 RBI each.Ã‚Â Brennan May had 2 hits and a double, he also drove in an RBI.
Daniel Tuttle improved to 2-0 on the season with the win.Ã‚Â Tuttle allowed 4 runs on 6 hits, 2 walks, and struck out 8 over 5 innings pitched.