Games Played on 08/28/12

Minor League Player of the Day:: Billings LF Jesse Winker went 3-4 and hit 2 homers. His slash line is .335/.448/.482/.930 with 4 homers. He has 38 walks and 44 strikeouts. Winker has been pretty darn consistent, with OPS over .900 each month of the Billings’ season.


Columbus 2 – Louisville 0

Not a good sign when you have as many errors as you have hits (3).

Nice start by Todd Redmond (5 IP 0 R 5 H 2 BB 2 K). Scoreless inning by Bill Bray.

Logan Ondrusek took the loss, giving up 2 runs on 4 hits in 1.1 innings. He also gave up a homer.


Isaac rained the Blue Wahoos out at Mississippi.

High A

Bakersfield 10 – Visalia 6

Steve Selsky went 3-4 with a double and homer, driving in 3. Dominic D’Anna went 3-5 with a double. Juan Duran went 3-5. Chris Berset went 2-4 with a homer and Theo Bowe went 2-5. Stephen Hunt hit a homer.

Another good night for the Blaze’s bullpen, with Michael Dennhardt throwing 2 one-hit, shutout innings, followed by Blaine Howell, who picked up the win with 2 no-hit innings. Andrew Brackman threw a perfect 9th.

Low A

Dayton 9 – West Michigan 3

Joey Votto‘s presence seems to have brought out the best in the Dragons offense as they exploded for 15 hits….though Joey went 0-1 with a walk. Joey struck out in his second AB.

Juan Silva went 3-4 with a double, homer, and 3 RBI. Nick O’Shea went 3-4 and Sammy Diaz went 2-5. Yorman Rodriguez went 1-4 with a homer.

Solid start for James Allen, he threw 7 innings, allowing 4 hits, 2 runs (both earned) and struck out 5. El’Hajj Muhammad threw a perfect 9th inning.


Billings 7 – Helena 6

Jesse Winker went 3-4 with 2 home runs. Carlos Sanchez went 1-4 with a homer.

Outstanding start by Joel Bender, who threw 5 shutout innings, allowing only 1 hit, 2 walks, and 3 strikeouts. The rest of the bullpen didn’t do nearly as well.

AZL Brewers 8 – AZL Reds 2

Wilfrel Estevez went 1-4 with a homer.

Luke Moran started and threw 3 shutout innings, allowing 1 hit, 1 walk, and 2 strikeouts.