Games played on June 30
Minor League Player of the Day: Adam Muenster (Billings) 2-3, HR, 2 RBI, 1 run scored.
Gwinnett 3 – Louisville 1
For the 2nd consecutive day, the Bats fall to Gwinnett by a 3-1 final.Ã‚Â Yonder Alonso went 2-3 with a double and 2 walks.Ã‚Â Dave Sappelt was 2-4 with a double.
Chad Reineke picked up the loss and fell to 6-5 on the season.Ã‚Â Reineke allowed 3 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks in 5 innings pitched.Ã‚Â Tom Cochran struck out 5 and allowed 2 hits and a walk in 3 relief innings.
Tennessee 7 – Carolina 5
Denis Phipps, Henry Rodriguez, Felix Perez, and James Skelton had 2 hits each.Ã‚Â Phipps had a single and a triple, scored a run, and drove in an RBI.Ã‚Â Rodriguez had 2 singles as well as 2 RBI.Ã‚Â Perez had 2 singles while Skelton had a single and a double as well as scoring 2 runs.
Tim Gustafson allowed 4 runs on 4 hits and a walk in 4 innings pitched.Ã‚Â He struck out 3 and left with the game tied.Ã‚Â Reliever Chris Mobley allowed 3 runs on 3 hits and a walk in 1 relief inning to pick up the loss and fall to 0-1 on the season.
Stockton 4 – Bakersfield 3
For the 2nd consecutive day, the Blaze fall to Stockton by a 4-3 score.Ã‚Â Ryan LaMarre and Chris Richburg had identical lines for Bakersfield.Ã‚Â Each went 2-4 with a homerun, 1 run scored, and an RBI.Ã‚Â It was LaMarre’s 4th homerun of the season and Richburg’s 5th.
J.C. Sulbaran allowed 4 runs on 4 hits and 4 walks in 3.2 innings to drop to 4-2 on the season.Ã‚Â He struck out 2.
Bowling Green 6 – Dayton 5
Frank Pfister went 2-4 with an RBI and 2 runs scored.Ã‚Â Donald Lutz had 2 hits in 5 at-bats.Ã‚Â Both hits were singles and he scored a run.Ã‚Â Tucker Barnhart hit his 2nd homerun of the season, a 2-run shot in the 6th inning.
Kyle Lotzkar struck out 7 in 7 innings pitched.Ã‚Â He allowed 3 runs (2 earned) on 6 hits and a walk.Ã‚Â Luca Panerati picked up the loss by allowing 3 runs on 2 hits and 2 walks in an inning of relief.
Billings 8 – Helena 7
Adam Muenster went 2-3 with a homerun, 2 RBI, and a run scored.Ã‚Â The homerun was his 1st of the season.Ã‚Â Nick O’Shea went 2-4 with a solo homerun, his 2nd of the season.Ã‚Â Dayne Read went 2-5 with 2 RBI.
Wes Mugarian went 4.1 innings in the start, allowing 6 runs on 7 hits and 5 walks while striking out 7.
AZL Mariners 8 – AZL Reds 5
Brennan May went 2-4 with a triple, run scored, and an RBI.
Justice French struck out 6 in 4.1 innings, but allowed 3 runs on 5 hits to pick up his first loss of the season.