Games Played on 05/15/12
Minor League Player of the Day: Pensacola P Tim Crabbe threw 7 innings, giving up 0 runs 6 hits walked 4 and struck out 4 and Bakersfield Blaze starter, Pat Doyle, threw 6 innings of 1 hit / shutout baseball with 0 walks and 4 k’s.
Miguel Rojas was 2-4 and Bill Rhinehart hit a homer.
Pedro Villarreal started his second game for the Bats, throwing 6.2 allowing 9 hits, 3 runs (all earned), walking none and striking out 2.
Rochester scored 2 in the bottom of the 8th, off Nick Christiani (.2 IP 2 H 2 R 2 ER ) who was credited with both a blown save and the loss.
Tim Crabbe had his best start of the season, throwing 7 shutout innings on 6 hits, walking 4 and striking out 4. Curtis Partch and Donnie Joseph chipped in with two perfect innings of relief.
All the offense was provided by a pinch hit homer by Josh Fellhauer (2) in the 8th.
Bakersfield 2 – Stockton 1 Game 1
Blaze starter Daniel Renken scrambled all night, allowing 11 baserunners in 5 innings, but only 1 run (5 IP 7 H 1 R 1 ER 4 BB 4 K). Jamie Walczak got the win with 2 scoreless innings of relief.
All the runs came via solo homers, one by Bryson Smith (2-3 HR (3)) and one by Juan Duran (4).
Bakersfield 6 – Stockton 1 Game 2
This was the 16th straight loss for the Ports…yikes.
Billy Hamilton went 2-4 with a double and triple and 3 RBIs (and surprise, no stolen bases) and in his second game with the Blaze, Theo Bowe went 1-2 with his first homer in Bakersfield.
Outstanding start for Pat Doyle, throwing 6 innings of 1 hit, shutout baseball with 0 walks and 4 k’s. Brian Pearl pitched the 7th, giving up a run on a homer.
Dayton’s offensive woes continue… 1 run on 7 hits last night. Only Juan Silva had 2 hits and only Nick O’Shea had an extra base hit (double).
Tanner Robles started and struggled, 4 IP 3 H 2 R 2 ER 4 BB 0 K, but the bullpen was great again. Kyle McMyne threw 2 scoreless 1 hit inning, Lucas O’Rear threw 2.2 scoreless inning (but walked 4) and Carlos Contreras came in and got the final out.