Games Played on 7/25/2013

Minor League Pitcher of the Day: Yohan Pino needed just 105 pitches to throw a complete game 2-hit shutout. Pino didn’t walk a batter and struck out seven.

Minor League Hitter of the Day: 2013 first round pick, Phil Ervin (.322/.412/.568) went 4-for-4 plus a walk and two homeruns. Ervin hit the ball over the fence twice this game, giving him four homeruns over his last five games.

AAA
Louisville 1 – Syracuse 0

Yohan Pino pitched a 2-hitter with an economical 105 pitches. He didn’t walk a batter and struck out 7.

All seven Louisville hits were singles. Kristopher Negron was 2-for-4 and scored the lone run. Henry ROdriguez was also 2-for-4 and drove Negron in.

AA
Mississippi 1 – Pensacola 0 in 10 innings

Tim Crabbe needed just 98 pitches to master his way through 9 shutout innings. He allowed 5 hits, one walk and struck out 3.

Devin Lohman was 2-for-5 and had the only extra-base hit of the game (a double) for either side. Travis Mattair (2-for-4) also had a pair of hits.


High A
Bakersfield 4 – Modesto 2

Shane Dyer allowed just 2 runs on 7 hits and 2 walks over 6.2 innings. He struck out eight. Kyle McMyne pitched a scoreless inning while Pat Doyle picked up a 4-out save.

Steve Selsky (2-for-3, 2B, BB, R) was the only Bakersfield player with an extra base hit. Ryan Wright (1-for-2, BB, SF, R) reached base twice and knocked in two runs.

Low A
Dayton 8 – Lansing 0

Nick Travieso pitched his best start of the season. He allowed just 3 singles and a walk while striking out 5 over 6 innings. Michael Lorenzen pitched a scoreless 9th inning, his 7 relief appearance with the Dragons, and is yet to allow a run in 6.1 innings.

Beau Amaral (2-for-5, SB, R, RBI) and Tanner Rahier (2-for-5, 2B, R) each had a pair of hits. Seth Mejias-Brean’s only hit was a 2-run homerun, extending his hitting streak to 9 games. That’s Mejias-Brean’s 4th homerun in his past 7 games.

Rookie
Billings 12 – Helena 11

He are the totals for both teams in this contest: 23 runs, 32 hits, 6 walks, a hit batter, 8 wild pitches, 24 strikeouts, and 6 errors.

Austin Salter started for the Mustangs and allowed 4 runs (3 earned) on 7 hits and 2 walks while striking out 4 over 4 innings. Joe Mantoni was the only Mustangs pitcher to pitch a scoreless frame, striking out the side in the 9th inning. Mantoni is yet to allow an earned run as a professional. In 10 games, Mantoni has pitched 10.2 innings, allowed 11 hits, 4 walks, and struck out 20.

Phil Ervin was a perfect 4-for-4 with a walk and scored four times. Ervin hit two bombs in this game, giving him four in his last five games. The homeruns accounted for all 3 of his RBI. Ervin is up to .322/.412/.568 in 31 games with Billings. He has 16 extra base hits and 16 walks in 118 at-bats.

Ty Washington (.360/.398/.450) also had 4 hits, including a double, in 5 at-bats and scored 3 times.

AZL Reds had the day off.