Minor League Player of the Day: Chris Richburg (Bakersfield) 2-4, 2 HR, 2 Runs, 4 RBI

Columbus 8 – Louisville 5
Chris Valaika went 2-5, scored 2 runs, and hit a homerun which drove in 2 RBI.  The homerun was his 7th of the season.  Kris Negron homered as well, going 2-4 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBI.

Montgomery 4 – Carolina 3
Henry Rodriguez went 2-4 with 2 singles while Neftali Soto went 1-2 with a homerun and 2 RBI.  The homerun was Soto’s 29th of the season.

High A
Bakersfield 12 – High Desert 4
Chris Richburg went 2-4 with 2 homeruns, 2 runs scored, and 4 RBI.  The 2 homeruns gives Richburgh 12 on the season.  Mark Fleury went 2-4.  One of his two hits was a grand slam homerun in the 4th inning, his 3rd homer of the season.  Jorge Jiminez had 3 singles in 5 at-bats which led to 2 runs scored for Jiminez.

J.C. Sulbaran improved to 9-5 with the win.  Sulbaran allowed 2 runs on 4 hits and a walk in 5 innings pitched.  He struck out 8. 

Dayton 6 – West Michigan 0
David Vidal went 1-3 with a homerun and 3 RBI while Juan Duran went 2-4 with a homerun and an RBI.  The homerun was Vidal’s 19th of the season and it was Duran’s 15th.  Billy Hamilton, Ronald Torreyes, Kurtis Muller, and Chris Berset had 2 hits each.  All 8 of those hits were singles.

Josh Smith struck out 6 over 6 shutout innings pitched.  He scattered 3 hits. 

Billings 9 – Casper 4
Robert Maddox went 3-5 with a homerun, triple, single, 1 run scored, and 4 RBI.  Spencer Dickinson, Ryan Wright, Yovan Gonzalez, and Cristobal Rodriguez combined for 8 singles (2 each) and 6 runs scored.

AZL Reds 4 – AZL Brewers 3
Steven Selsky and Gabriel Rosa each went 2-4 with a double.  Rosa added a run scored and an RBI.  Josef Terry went 2-3 with an RBI while Carlos Sanchez went hitless in 3 at-bats, but did drive in 2 RBI.