Games Played on 8/25/2013

Minor League Player of the Day: 35 year old Mike Hessman went 3-4 with 2 homers and drove in 5 runs with a walk. On the season, Hessman slashline is .240/.326/.496 and hit his 24th and 25th homers.

AAA

Louisville 8 – Indianapolis 4

Mike Hessman went 3-4 with 2 homers (24,25), Emmanuel Burriss went 4-5, newly promoted Josh Fellhauer went 2-5, and Denis Phipps went 1-4 with a homer (8).

Nick Christiani went 1.2 shutout innings with a hit and walk. Jose Diaz threw one hitless inning.

AA

Mobile 4 – Pensacola 3

The Bears scored 3 in the bottom of the 9th, to win 4-3. No Blue Wahoo had more than one hit.

Jon Moscot threw 5 shutuout innings, allowing 4 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 5. Pat Doyle had a scoreless inning, allowing a hit and a strikeout. Lee Hyde had a hitless innings with a strikeout.

High A

Visalia 5 – Bakersfield 4

In his first game with the Blaze, Seth Mejias-Breen went 2-4 with a homer (1) and Junior Arias went 2-4 with his 5th homer.

Joey Housey was the only pitcher that had a scoreless outing, 1.1 innings on 1 hit and a strikeout.

South Bend 5 -Dayton 2

Jon Matthews went 3-4 with a walk.

Ben Lively made his first start for the Dragons, taking the loss, while going 4 innings, allowing 2 runs (1 earned) on 2 hits, walking 1 and striking out 7.

Rookie

Billings 8 – Helena 6

Ty Washington went 2-3 with a double and 2 walks. Jose Ortiz went 2-4 with 2 doubles and a walk. Gabriel Rosa went 2-3 with 2 walks. Aristides Acquino went 2-5.

Layne Somsen went 2 shutout innings with 2 hits and 2 strikeouts. Joe Mantoni picked up his 7th save, throwing a scoreless inning and one hit and 2 strikeouts.

AZL Reds season is over.