Minor League Player of the Day: Seth Mejias-Brean (Dayton) 3-5, 1 HR, 1 Double, 2 Runs, 2 RBI
Corky Miller went 2-4 with a single, double, and 2 runs batted in. The 2 hits bumped his AAA average up to .184 on the season. Emmanuel Burriss went 3-4 with a double and raised his average to .237. Kristopher Negron had a single and a double in 4 at-bats while scoring a run. He is now batting .233. The moral of the story is the Bats’ bats aren’t doing so well.
Armando Galarraga dropped to 2-2 on the season with the loss. Galarraga allowed all 4 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks over 6 innings of work. He struck out 6. Kevin Whelan and Nick Christiani combined for 2 scoreless innings of relief, while allowing 0 hits, 1 walk, and striking out 3.
All 4 Blue Wahoos runs came in the 5th inning. Bryson Smith, Luis Durango, and Travis Mattair had 2 hits each. Smith singled, doubled, scored a run, and drove in a run. Durango and Mattair each had 2 singles and an RBI. They are now batting .298, .200, and .203 respectively on the season.
Chad Rogers pitched 4.2 shutout innings for the Wahoos in the game. He allowed 6 hits and struck out 2 before being ejected in the 5th inning by the 3rd base umpire. This was 1-inning after Wahoos 1B Ryan LaMarre was ejected by the 1st base umpire. Brian Pearl picked up the win and improved to 2-0 despite allowing a run in 1.1 innings of relief.
Bakersfield 1 – Stockton 0
Nothing like scoring a run in the 1st inning and having it hold up to be the deciding and winning run. Juan Perez reached base 3 times for the Blaze by going 2-3 with a walk, run scored, and 2 stolen bases. Yorman Rodriguez went 0-4 but contributed the lone RBI that scored Perez in the 1st inning.
Jon Mascot picked up his 1st win of the season and bumped his record to 1-6 overall with the win. Mascot had his best game of the season by going 6 scoreless innings, allowing just 1 hit and 1 walk while striking out 9.
Seth-Mejias Brean led the charge by going 3-5 with a homerun, double, 2 runs scored, and 2 RBI. The homerun was Brean’s 1st of the season and came in the deciding 10th inning. Jessee Winker went 2-5 with a homerun, triple, run scored, and 2 RBI. It was his 6th homerun of the season and 2nd triple. Winker is now batting .304/.397/.526 in 135 at-bats. Jeff Gelalich added 2 singles in 5 at-bats.
Drew Cisco pitched 6 innings in the start, allowing 1 run on 4 hits while striking out 7. Sean Lucas picked up his first win of the season in relief by pitching 3 shutout innings, allowing 2 hits and walking 1 while striking out 3.