Games Played on 4/17/2013

Minor League Player of the Day: James Allen threw 6.2 innings of shutout baseball. He allowed just 5 hits, walked no one and struck out a batter.

Louisville 8 – Columbus 3

Felix Perez (3-for-4, HR, 3 RBI) hit a 3-run homerun in the 2nd inning to put Louisville on the scoreboard first. Billy Hamilton (1-for-5, R, SB) singled, stole second, and later scored the first of three runs in the 3rd inning to put Louisville up 6-0. Denis Phipps, Henry Rodriguez, Jason Donald, and Konrad Schmidt each had two hits in the contest. Josh Fellhauer added a solo homerun in the 7th inning, his first longball of the season.

Greg Reynolds (2-0, 3.38 ERA) allowed 3 runs over 5 innings on 6 hits, no walks and 3 strikeouts. Jose Arredondo pitched 2 perfect innings, striking out 5. Mark Prior rebounded from his only bad outing of the year on April 13 to pitch a perfect inning, striking out 1 batter.

Jacksonville 10 – Pensacola 3

Steve Selsky (2-for-4 with 2 RBI) was the only Blue Wahoo with more than one hit. He also had an outfield assist from LF.

Tim Crabbe (1-1, 4.60 ERA) had a rough start, allowing 7 runs on 14 hits over 4.2 innings.

High A
Bakersfield 6 – Inland Empire 0

James Allen (1-1, 7.31 ERA) tossed 6.2 innings of 5-hit shutout baseball. He walked none and struck out 1 batter.

Ryan Wright (3-for-4, HR, 3 RBI) had a 2-run homerun in the 6th inning. Juan Perez (2-for-4, 2 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI) and Chris Berset (2-for-4, 2B, R) each picked up two hits in the game.

Yorman Rodriguez (1-for-3, HR, BB) picked up his 5th walk in 14 games, and is already one-third of the way to his walk total from last season when he walked just 15 times in 88 games.

Low A
Lake County 7 – Dayton 3

The Dragons collected 10 hits in the game and everyone reached base at least once. The hits were scattered, though, and Dayton was only able to put 3 runs on the board. Brent Peterson (3-for-4, RBI, SB) was the only Dragon with more than one hit.

Ismael Guillon (0-2, 6.75 ERA) had some control issues in the game. He walked 9 batters and threw 5 wild pitches in 3.1 innings. Despite all that, only 4 runs crossed the plate as he limited Lake County to 1 hit while striking out 5. Joel Bender followed in relief with 3.2 scoreless innings.