Minor League Player of the Day: Seth Mejias-Brean (Dayton) 3-5, 1 HR, 1 Double, 2 Runs, 2 RBI

Charlotte 4 – Louisville 2

Corky Miller went 2-4 with a single, double, and 2 runs batted in. The 2 hits bumped his AAA average up to .184 on the season.  Emmanuel Burriss went 3-4 with a double and raised his average to .237.  Kristopher Negron had a single and a double in 4 at-bats while scoring a run.  He is now batting .233.  The moral of the story is the Bats’ bats aren’t doing so well.

Armando Galarraga dropped to 2-2 on the season with the loss.  Galarraga allowed all 4 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks over 6 innings of work.  He struck out 6. Kevin Whelan and Nick Christiani combined for 2 scoreless innings of relief, while allowing 0 hits, 1 walk, and striking out 3.

Pensacola 4 – Mobile 2

All 4 Blue Wahoos runs came in the 5th inning.  Bryson Smith, Luis Durango, and Travis Mattair had 2 hits each.  Smith singled, doubled, scored a run, and drove in a run.  Durango and Mattair each had 2 singles and an RBI.  They are now batting .298, .200, and .203 respectively on the season.

Chad Rogers pitched 4.2 shutout innings for the Wahoos in the game. He allowed 6 hits and struck out 2 before being ejected in the 5th inning by the 3rd base umpire.  This was 1-inning after Wahoos 1B Ryan LaMarre was ejected by the 1st base umpire.  Brian Pearl picked up the win and improved to 2-0 despite allowing a run in 1.1 innings of relief.

High A
Bakersfield 1 – Stockton 0

Nothing like scoring a run in the 1st inning and having it hold up to be the deciding and winning run.  Juan Perez reached base 3 times for the Blaze by going 2-3 with a walk, run scored, and 2 stolen bases.  Yorman Rodriguez went 0-4 but contributed the lone RBI that scored Perez in the 1st inning.

Jon Mascot picked up his 1st win of the season and bumped his record to 1-6 overall with the win.  Mascot had his best game of the season by going 6 scoreless innings, allowing just 1 hit and 1 walk while striking out 9.

Low A
Dayton 4 – South Bend 3; final 10

Seth-Mejias Brean led the charge by going 3-5 with a homerun, double, 2 runs scored, and 2 RBI.  The homerun was Brean’s 1st of the season and came in the deciding 10th inning.  Jessee Winker went 2-5 with a homerun, triple, run scored, and 2 RBI.  It was his 6th homerun of the season and 2nd triple.  Winker is now batting .304/.397/.526 in 135 at-bats.  Jeff Gelalich added 2 singles in 5 at-bats.

Drew Cisco pitched 6 innings in the start, allowing 1 run on 4 hits while striking out 7.  Sean Lucas picked up his first win of the season in relief  by pitching 3 shutout innings, allowing 2 hits and walking 1 while striking out 3.