Games Played on 6/19/2013

Minor League Player of the Day: Yorman Rodriguez was 3-for-4 in his AA debut with a double, a triple, 2 runs scored and an RBI.

Durham 3 – Louisville 2

Daniel Corcino allowed all 3 Bulls runs in the 4th and 5th innings of this contest. Corcino was pulled after 4.1 innings with a line of 4 hits, 5 walks, 3 strikeouts, and the 3 earned runs.

Lee Hyde allowed just 1 hit while striking out 3 in 1.2 innings. It was Hyde’s longest and best appearance since being promoted to AAA. Hyde is yet to allow a run in 6 AAA outings. Kevin Whelan pitched 2 perfect innings, striking out 4. This game also marks 6 straight outings without a run for Whelan.

Chris Heisey was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk in his second rehab start. Neftali Soto was 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored. Billy Hamilton entered the game in the top of the 9th inning as a pinch runner following a leadoff walk. He stole second and third base (his 44th and 45th of the season) between Bats strikeouts but was left stranded at third base to end the game.

Pensacola 4 – Montgomery 2

Tim Crabbe (3-6, 3.36) allowed just 1 run on 2 hits and 2 walks while striking out 7 over 6 innings. It is Crabbe’s 3rd quality start in 4 June starts. Loek Van Mil struck out a batter in a perfect 9th inning for the save.

Yorman Rodriguez (3-for-4, 2B, 3B, 2 R, RBI) was a homerun short of the cycle in his AA debut. Leadoff hitter Luis Durango reached base three times and scored twice. Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Tucker Barnhart (1-for-3, 2B, BB) was the only other Blue Wahoo to reach base twice.

High A
Bakersfield has the day off (All Star Break)

Low A
Dayton has the day off (All Star Break)

Both Rookie League teams begin their seasons today. Left-handed starter Amir Garrett is listed as tonight’s probable starting pitcher for the Billing Mustangs.