Games Played on 08/31/11
Minor League Players of the Day: 2011’s 34th pick and Billings Mustang, Bryson Smith, hit for the cycle and drove in 5 runs.
Kris Negron went 2-4 with a double and a walk, Denis Phipps went 2-4, Danny Dorn went 1-5 and hit his 18th homer of the season.
Jerry Gil threw 1.1 hitless/scoreless innings, walking one. Utility player Michael Griffin threw the final frame, allowing an unearned run on 2 hits.
Carolina had the day off.
The Blaze had as many errors as they had hits (3). No one had more than one and there were no extra base hits by the Blaze.
Scott Gaffney threw 2 scoreless innings only giving up one hit, but he walked 4, while only striking out 1.
Dayton keeps rolling along towards the playoffs (they’ve clinched the 2nd half division title), trying to set a team record for winning percentage in a half of the season.
Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Tucker Barnhart, led the offense, going 2-4 with a double (hitting in the #3 spot), Donald Lutz also went 2-4 with a double, Ronald Torreyes went 2-5.
Blaine Howell picked up his 9th save, going 2 scoreless innings, allowing 2 hits and striking out 3.
Bryson Smith hit for the cycle, going 4-6 and driving in 5 runs. Juan Perez also went 4-6, with a double. Ryan Wright just missed the cycle, going 3-6 with a double, triple, and homer. Sammy Diaz went 2-4 with a homer and walk, Nick O’Shea went 2-5 with a walk and Yovan Gonzalez went 2-5.
The Arizona Fall League has concluded their season.