Games Played on 07/27/11
Minor League Player of the Day: Bakersfield middle infielder, Brodie Greene, went 3-4 with a double and a homer and drove in all 6 runs for the Blaze. (.290/.350/.426)
Rochester 2 – Louisville 0 10 innings
There were no offensive highlights for the Bats, as no one had more than one hit (they only had 4) and they only collected one extra base hit.
Edison Volquez threw 6 shutout innings, but he gave up 5 hits and walked 3 while striking out 4. Brad Boxberger threw a couple of scoreless/hitless innings, walking one and striking out 2.
Jordan Smith got the loss, giving up 2 runs in the 10th in his second inning of work.
Another rough outing for Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Matt Klinker, taking the loss, while going 5 innings, giving up 5 runs on 7 hits, walking 1 and striking out 4. Matt also gave up 2 homers and hit 3 batters.
Clayton Shunick threw 2 scoreless innings, giving up 1 hit and striking out 2.
Josh Fellhauer collected his first hits since being promoted to AA, going 2-3.
Brodie Greene was 3-4 with a double, homer, and drove in all 6 runs. Stephen Hunt was 3-4 with a triple.
J.C. Sulbaran had his 4th (out of 6) strong start of the second half, going 6 innings, allowing 1 run (unearned) on 5 hits, 2 walks, and 4 strikeouts.
Derick Lutz continued his comeback, going 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up 2 hits and striking out 1.
Juan Duran went 2-3 with 2 doubles, Billy Hamilton went 2-4, and Ronald Torreyes raised his average to .412, going 2-3 with a walk.
Rough night for Josh Smith, throwing 5 innings, giving up 5 runs on 7 hits, walking 1 and striking out 6.
Good night for the Dragons bullpen, as Italian Import, Luca Panerati threw 2 hitless innings, striking out 1 and Daniel Wolford threw 2 hitless innings, walking and striking out 1.
Ogden 13 – Billings 11 (11 innings)
Drew Poulk went 3-6 with a double and a homer (his 5th in 22 games), Cristobal Rodriguez went 2-5 with a double and homer, Kyle Waldrop went 2-4 with 2 doubles and a walk, and Robert Maddox went 2-6.
Brennan May collected 2 of the Reds 5 hits, he also stole 2 bases.
In another rehab outing, Matt Fairel threw 4.1 innings, allowing 5 hits, 2 runs, 0 walks, and 2 strikeouts. He got the loss.
More impressive was Carlos Gonzalez, who threw 3.2, allowing 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 walks, and striking out 6, by far his most impressive outing.