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.  Neftali Soto and Matt Kennelly each went 3-5 in the contest.  Soto hit his 12th homerun of the season, scored a run, and drove in 2 RBI.  Kennelly also scored a run and drove in 2 RBI.

Chad Reineke struggled in the start.  Reineke allowed 5 runs on 11 hits in 3.1 innings pitched.  Jose Diaz picked up the win in relief to improve his record to 3-4 on the season.  Diaz walked 2 and allowed a hit in 2 innings pitched but held Columbus scoreless.

Pensacola 16 – Birmingham 8

Where to start!?  Devin Lohman went 3-5 with a homerun, 2 runs scored, and 4 RBI.  Ray Chang had 3 singles in 5 at-bats and scored 3 runs.  Donald Lutz hit a homerun, going 2-6 with a double added in there, 3 RBI, and 2 runs scored.  Three other Blue Wahoos batters had 2 hits.  In all, the Blue Wahoos scored 16 runs on 17 hits.  Every batter had at least 1 base hit and scored at least 1 run.  Seven of the 9 batters drove in an RBI.

High A
San Jose 15 – Bakersfield 6

Fabian Williamson allowed 8 runs on 10 hits in 2.2 innings pitched.  The game was pretty much over from there.

Juan Duran hit a grand slam in the 8th inning.  It was his only hit.  David Vidal went 2-4 with a double and an RBI.

Low A
Bowling 3 – Bowling Green 2

Beau Amaral went 3-5 with a double and 2 RBI.  Jesse Winker added 2 singles in 5 at-bats.

Sal Romano allowed a run on 6 hits and 3 walks in 5 innings pitched.  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.  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.  Daniel Wright allowed the game to get out of hand by allowing 5 runs on 6 hits in 2.1 innings of relief.

AZL Padres 3 – AZL Reds 2

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.  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.