Games Played on 07/16/12
Minor League Player of the Day: Bakersfield starter, RHP Tim Crabbe, showed he didn’t believe his recent demotion was warranted, by throwing 8 innings of 3 hit, 1 run baseball in his first start back in Bakersfield. He walked 1 and struck out 6.
Denis Phipps was 2-4. Didi Gregorious hit his first AAA homer, as the Bats only collected 4 hits on the night.
Ryan Feierabend (who?) started and raised his ERA to 6.75 with 4.1 innings of 9 hit, 7 run (5 earned) work. And the Reds released Scott Carroll?
Carlos Fisher threw 2 scoreless, one hit innings of relief.
Beau Mills was 2-4 with a homer to account for the only Wahoo run.
J.C. Sulburan started and threw 4.1 innings of 1 run baseball, giving up 3 hits, but walking 4 while striking out 4. He took the loss, taking his record to 6-7.
Brian Pearl threw 1.2 hitless innings, Justin Freeman threw .2 (but walked 3), and Chris Manno got the final out.
Steve Selsky went 2-3 with a homer and a walk, Juan Duran went 2-3 with a triple and 3 RBIs, Niko Vasquez went 2-3 with a double, triple, and a walk.
Outstanding start by Tim Crabbe, throwing 8 innings, allowing only 1 run on 3 hits, walking 1 and striking out 6. Brooks Pinckard threw a scoreless 9th.
Bad night for the Dragons. You know its a bad night when you have more errors (4) than you have hits (3).
Kyle Waldrop was 1-3 with a triple as the offensive highlight for the Dragons.
Radhammes Quezada had a good start, going 5 allowing 1 unearned run on 1 hit, walking 2 and striking out 4. Michael Dennhardt threw a scoreless final inning.
Grand Junction at Billings was postponed.
Humberto Valor was 2-3.
Amir Garrett started and took the loss. He threw 2 innings, gave up 3 hits, 4 runs (none earned, they made 3 errors on the day) on a walk and 3 strikeouts. Jose Williams threw 4 scoreless innings, allowing 4 hits, walking 1 and striking out 5. Chris Joyce threw 2 hitless innings, walking 1 and striking out 3.