Games Played on 7/20/2013
Minor League Player of the Day: Billings 22 year old DH/OF Jon Matthews went 3-4 and hit his 2nd homer of the season. Matthews, the 8th round pick in 2011, is in his second year at Billings, last year going .179/.262/.259. Thus far this year, he’s hitting .235/.381/.382 with 12 stolen bases in 14. Last year he stole 18 out of 22 attempts. He is having a pretty strong July with an .812 OPS.
Louisville 2 – Scranton/WB 1 10 innings
Mike Hessman was 2-5 with a double and scored the winning run in the 10th. Felix Perez was 2-5 with a double and drove in the winning run in the 10th, and Jason Donald Was 2-5.
Yohan Pino started and threw 6 innings, allowing 5 hits and a run (on a solo homer), a walk and 5 strikeouts.
Jose Arredondo threw 1.1 hitless innings, with a walk. Jose Diaz picked up the win with 1.2 scoreless innings, allowing a hit and striking out 3. Nick Christiani picked up his 3rd save, with a hitless ninth, he recorded a strikeout.
Yorman Rodriguez went 4-5 with a triple, Devin Lohman went 3-4, and Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Tucker Barnhart, went 2-3 with a walk.
Josh Ravin was the only Blue Wahoo hurler to have a scoreless inning, throwing a hitless 8th.
Juan Duran was 2-3 and Kyle Waldrop was 2-4 with a double.
Shane Dyer got the win, throwing 5 innings, allowing 2 runs on 7 hits with 6 strikeouts. Jimmy Moran threw a scoreless inning and Pat Doyle picked up his 4th save with a hitless 9th.
Seth Mejias-Brean went 2-3 with a homer (5) and a walk. Tanner Rahler went 2-4 with a homer (7).
Jackson Stephens pitched the final 5 innings without allowing an earned run (3 unearned) allowing 5 hits, 2 walks, and 3 strikeouts.
Jon Matthews went 3-4 with a homer (2) and Jhimmy Lopez went 2-4 with a double. Ronald Bueno was also 2-4.
Nice start by Austin Salter, 4 innings, 4 hits and a run, with 3 strikeouts. Austin Muering had a scoreless inning, but walked 2 while striking out 2. Joe Mantoni picked up his 2nd save, with a scoreless 9th with a hit and 2 strikeouts.
Arizona League Reds – no game scheduled