Minor League Player of the Day
Louisville 7 – Columbus 6; final 10
Henry Rodriguez was a perfect 5 for 5 at the plate, tallying 5 singles and scoring 3 runs.Ã‚Â Neftali Soto and Matt Kennelly each went 3-5 in the contest.Ã‚Â Soto hit his 12th homerun of the season, scored a run, and drove in 2 RBI.Ã‚Â Kennelly also scored a run and drove in 2 RBI.
Chad Reineke struggled in the start.Ã‚Â Reineke allowed 5 runs on 11 hits in 3.1 innings pitched.Ã‚Â Jose Diaz picked up the win in relief to improve his record to 3-4 on the season.Ã‚Â Diaz walked 2 and allowed a hit in 2 innings pitched but held Columbus scoreless.
Pensacola 16 – Birmingham 8
Where to start!?Ã‚Â Devin Lohman went 3-5 with a homerun, 2 runs scored, and 4 RBI.Ã‚Â Ray Chang had 3 singles in 5 at-bats and scored 3 runs.Ã‚Â Donald Lutz hit a homerun, going 2-6 with a double added in there, 3 RBI, and 2 runs scored.Ã‚Â Three other Blue Wahoos batters had 2 hits.Ã‚Â In all, the Blue Wahoos scored 16 runs on 17 hits.Ã‚Â Every batter had at least 1 base hit and scored at least 1 run.Ã‚Â Seven of the 9 batters drove in an RBI.
San Jose 15 – Bakersfield 6
Fabian Williamson allowed 8 runs on 10 hits in 2.2 innings pitched.Ã‚Â The game was pretty much over from there.
Juan Duran hit a grand slam in the 8th inning.Ã‚Â It was his only hit.Ã‚Â David Vidal went 2-4 with a double and an RBI.
Bowling 3 – Bowling Green 2
Beau Amaral went 3-5 with a double and 2 RBI.Ã‚Â Jesse Winker added 2 singles in 5 at-bats.
Sal Romano allowed a run on 6 hits and 3 walks in 5 innings pitched.Ã‚Â Wandy Peralta picked up the loss in relief by allowing 2 runs on 2 hits and a walk in 1 inning of relief.
Great Falls 6 – Billings 2
The Mustangs only managed 4 hits.Ã‚Â Ronald Bueno went 2-2 with 2 runs scored while Adam Matthews added a hit and 2 RBI.
Ben Lively picked up the loss by allowing a run on 3 hits and 2 walks in 3 innings pitched.Ã‚Â Daniel Wright allowed the game to get out of hand by allowing 5 runs on 6 hits in 2.1 innings of relief.
Kevin Garcia went 2-4 with 2 singles and a walk while Logan Uxa hit his first homerun of the season in the 6th inning.Ã‚Â It was a 2 run shot.
Manuel Aybar allowed 2 runs on 3 hits and 3 walks in 4.1 innings pitched to drop to 1-3 on the season.