Games Played on 08/11/11

Minor League Player of the Day: Billings Mustang, Sean Buckley went 3-5 with a homer and a stolen base. It was his 13th homer in approximately 185 PA.


Toledo 6 Louisville 5 11 innings

Chris Valaika went 3-5 with 2 doubles, Denis Phipps went 2-4, Juan Francisco went 2-5, Jeremy Hermida went 1-5 with his 15th homer as the Bats blew a 4-0 lead.

Carlos Fisher threw 2.1 scoreless innings, allowing 1 hit, walking 2 and striking out 2. Jordan Smith threw 2 scoreless innings, allowing 1 hit, striking out 1.

Jared Burton threw .2 giving up 3 runs (all earned) on 3 hits, striking out 1, raising his ERA to 7.71.


Montgomery 6 – Carolina 4

Didi Gregorius was 2-3 with a homer and a walk, Mike Costanzo went 2-5 with a double, and Quintin Berry went 2-5.

Tim Gustafson went 2 scoreless/hitless innings, striking out 2.

None of us has mentioned that Yasmani Grandal has been placed on the DL with a concussion a few days ago. That’s all I know at this point.

High A
Rancho Cucamonga 6 – Bakersfield 3

The Blaze only collected 6 hits and no one had more than one, though Devin Lohman went 1-2 with a double and 2 walks and Ryan LaMarre stole his 42nd base.

Scott Gaffney threw 1.2 hitless innings of relief, walking 1 and striking out 1.

Low A

Dayton 7 – West Michigan 2

Dayton continues their very strong second half, winning their 5th straight and are 30-15 in the second half.

Jefry Sierra was 3-4, David Vidal was 1-2 with a homer (17) and 3 walks, Juan Duran was 1-5 with a homer (12).

Pat Doyle threw 2.1 innings of scoreless relief, giving up 2 hits, 2 walks, and striking out 3.

Rookie Ball

Billings 10 – Great Falls 6

Sean Buckley went 3-5 with a homer (13) and a stolen base, Kyle Waldrop went 3-5 with a homer (3), Robert Maddox went 2-4 with a double and homer, Spencer Dickinson went 2-4, and Kurtis Muller went 2-5 with a stolen base.

Daniel Jensen got the win, going 2.2 hitless/scoreless innings, walking one and striking one out.

AZL Reds 7 – AZL Diamondback’s 4

The Rookie Reds are fighting for a division championship, only 1.5 games back of the Dodgers.

Gabriel Rosa went 3-4 with a double, Steven Selsky went 2-4.

Justice French got the win, going 6 innings, allowing 8 hits, 2 runs, walking 0, and striking out 3. Jamie Walczak went 1.2, allowing 1 hit and striking out 3.