Games Played on 8/11/2013
Minor League Player of the Day: 21 year old Billings right hander, Jose Guzman, threw 5.1 innings of strong relief, allowing only an unearned run on 5 hits. He didn’t walk a batter and struck out 5. Guzman is having a roller coaster season for hte Mustangs either being very good or very bad, depending on the outing. His last 3 appearances have been out of the bullpen. He pitched last year in Arizona, where in 17 innings, he posted a 5.74 ERA with a 1.15 WHIP. This year, in 34.1 innings, his ERA is 7.08 and his WHIP is 1.57. He has dramatically improved his BB/9 from last year (4.7 to 2.9) and his K/9 rate is down, but still is stands at 7.1. His K/BB rate this season is 2.45.
Henry Rodriguez was 2-3 and Josh Fellhauer was 2-4 with 2 doubles.
Nick Christiani threw a hitless 9th, striking out 1.
Devin Lohman was 2-4 and Donald Lutz hit his 7th homer.
Drew Hayes threw a scoreless inning of relief, striking out 2.
San Jose 3 – Bakersfield 2 11 innings
Steve Selsky was 2-4.
Nice start by Jake Johnson, 6 IP 4 H 2 R 2 ER 2 BB 5 K (1 HR). Kyle McMyne and Brooks Pinckard both threw 2 innings of scoreless relief. Ben Klimesh took the loss, giving up a run on 3 hits and a walk in 1/3 of an inning.
Ft. Wayne scored 2 in the bottom of the 9th to steal a tough one from the Dragons. Sammy Diaz was 2-4 with a triple and Tanner Rahier was 2-5.
Drew Cisco started and gave up 2 runs in 6 innings of work. He allowed 9 hits and struck out 4. Wandy Peralta threw 2 scoreless innings, but Werleen Taveras couldn’t hold the lead, giving up 2 runs (1 earned) on 3 hits in 2.3 of an inning.
Carlos Sanchez was 2-4.
Jose Guzman threw 5.1 innings of relief, giving up an unearned run on 5 hits. He also struck out 5. Nick Fleece threw a hitless 9th inning.
Logan Uxa went 2-4 with a double, as did Alberti Chavez.
Jesus Parra threw a scoreless inning and Jakub Izold threw 1.2 one hit/scoreless innings.