Games Played on 04/16/12
Minor League Players of the Day: Bakersfield starter Daniel Renken threw 7 innings, allowing 4 hits and 2 runs, walking 1 and striking out 8.
Donier Navarro went 3-4 and Felix Perez went 2-4. Todd Frazier continues to “pick it up” some, going 2-3 with a double and a walk, driving in 3 runs. Danny Dorn went 2-3 with an RBI and a walk.
Another strong start for Jeff Francis, going 6, allowing 2 runs on 9 hits, walking 1 and striking out 9. J.J. Hoover picked up his 4th save with a hitless 9th, striking out 2.
Jacksonville 5 -Pensacola 4 13 innings
Henry Rodriguez led the Blue Wahoos going 2-6 with 2 doubles, driving in 2; Mike Costanzo and Ryan LaMarre both also had 2 hits.
Clayton Tanner threw 1.1 scoreless innings, as did Donnie Joseph. Luis Atliano took the loss, throwing the last 3 innings, allowing 1 run when he wild pitched the winning run across.
Billy Hamilton continued his hot start, going 2-5 with a double and picking up his 10th stolen base. Juan Duran played his first game of the season, going 2-4 and driving in run.
Very strong start for Dan Renken, going 7 innings, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits, walking 1 and striking out 8. Jamie Walczak threw a scoreless inning and Wilkin De La Rosa picked up his first save with a scoreless 9th.
Kyle Waldrop led the Dragons offensively, going 2-3 with a double and triple, driving in 3 runs and walking twice; Steve Selsky and Ryan Wright also had two hits each.
Another strong start for Justice French, going 6 innings, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits. Jimmy Moran gave the Dragons a scoreless inning, and Ryan Kemp finished up with 2 innings of 1 run baseball.