Games Played on 05/22/2012

Minor League Player of the Day: Devin Lohman was 3-for-6, including 2 homeruns. He scored 3 runs and had 6 RBI.

Lehigh Valley 2 – Louisville 0

Both teams collected just 5 hits, but Louisville’s walks allowed and errors gave Lehigh the two run advantage. Brett Tomko (0-5, 3.18 ERA) allowed just 1 run on 4 hits in his 7 innings of work. However, he issued 6 free passes to Lehigh batters.

Cody Puckett was 2-for-3 with a double. After playing a large majority of his Pensacola games in the outfield, Puckett was playing second base for the third time in five games with the Bats. He’s spent the majority of his professional career at second base.

Pensacola (22-23, 3rd in the SL South) had the day off.

High A
Bakersfield 14 – Visalia 6

There was plenty of offense throughout this game for the Blaze as four different players had 3-hit games. Bakersfield scored in six different innings, and never put more than 4 runs on the board in any single inning.

Devin Lohman led the charge with a 3-for-6 night. Lohman scored 3 runs, hit 2 homeruns, and had 6 RBI. Billy Hamilton (3 runs, 2 RBI), Travis Mattair (3 runs, 1 RBI), and Juan Duran (4 RBI) each had 3 hits. Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Tucker Barnhart was 2-for-5 with a double and two runs scored.

Billy Hamilton also stole two more bases (42 steals in 42 games) and committed his 12th error of the year.

Josh Smith (2-4, 4.98 ERA) went 6.1 innings and allowed 4 runs (3 earned), 5 hits, 1 walk, and he struck out 5.

Low A
Dayton (17-28, 8th in the ML East) had the day off.