Games Played on 7/4/2013

Minor League Player of the Day: Shaun Ellis allowed just one unearned run, one hit and one walk over 7 innings while striking out five.

Indianapolis 4 – Louisville 0

Chad Rogers’ AAA debut qualified as a quality start. He allowed 3 runs over 6 innings on 8 hits and 2 walks, while striking out just 1 batter.

Denis Phipps (2-for-3, BB, 2B) had two of the Bats 5 hits and their only extra base hit.

Pensacola 2 – Jacksonville 1

Shaun Ellis (3-1, 3.21 ERA) allowed just 1 unearned run, 1 hit and 1 walk over 7 innings. Ellis struck out 5 batters. Josh Ravin and Trevor Bell each pitched a scoreless inning in relief.

Yorman Rodriguez had a double in four trips to the plate, driving in the first Pensacola run and later scoring the second run.

High A
Bakersfield 8 – Lake Elsinore 3

Steve Selsky was a perfect 3-for-3 with a double, a stolen base, a run scored, and an RBI. Ryan Wright and Junior Arias each had two hits. Juan Silverio hit his 9th homerun of the year.

Carlos Contreras allowed 3 runs on 2 hits and 3 walks while striking out 4 over 4 innings. Jimmy Moran, Brooks Pinckard, and Pat Doyle combined for 5 innings of shutout relief.

Low A
Dayton 6 – Bowling Green 5

Ismael Guillon allowed two runs, two hits, and two walks while striking out 6 over 6 innings. Guillon has pitched 6 innings or more, allowing 2 runs or less three times in his past 4 starts.

Looking up at a 5-0 deficit, all six Dayton runs scored in the bottom of the 7th inning. Sammy Diaz (4-for-4) had an RBI and run scored. Daniel Pigott (2-for-4) hit a 3-run homerun. Tanner Rahier had 3 hits, including 2 doubles, and scored a run.

Billings 9 – Missoula 2

Jose Guzman (2-1, 0.63 ERA) held the Osprey scoreless in his 5.2 innings. He allowed just 3 hits and a walk while striking out 3.

Ty Washington (2-for-4) tripled, scored once, and knocked in two runs. Phillip Ervin continues to rake as he picked up two more hits. Ervin (.360/.448/.540) has reached base safely in 12 of his 13 professional games.

AZL Reds had the day off.