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Down on the Farm

Games played 04/11/08


Louisville 8 – Pawtucket 5

Andy Green, Andy Phillips, Jerry Gil, Chris Dickerson, and Paul Janish were all 2 for 4. Jay Bruce hit his 2nd HR of the season. Dave Ross was 0 for 2 with 2 BB as the DH on a rehab assignment.

Adam Pettyjohn started and gave up all five Pawtucket runs going 5.1 IP allowing 6 H and 5 BB. Bill Bray and Jim Brower both tossed 1.2 IP of scoreless relief. Marcus McBeth recorded the last out of the game for the cheap save.


Birmingham 5 – Chattanooga 3

Shaun Cumberland was 1 for 3 with 2 BB. Jose Castro added a double.

James Avery started and gave up 3 R over 4.1 IP allowing 9 H and 3 BB while striking out 3. Carlos Fisher tossed 2.2 IP of scoreless relief not allowing a baserunner with 4 Ks.

High A

Tampa 11 – Sarasota 4

Justin Turner went 3 for 5. Juan Francisco and Drew Stubbs both went 2 for 4. Francisco hit his 2nd HR of the season.

Daniel Guerrero had a really rough start, allowing 10 R in 2.2 IP. Three of the tem hits he allowed were homers. Misael DeJesus allowed 1 R over 3.1 IP in relief and Ruben Medina tossed two scoreless IP.

Low A

Dayton 8 – Fort Wayne 1

Michael McKennon was 3 for 5 with 2 2Bs. Justin Reed went 3 for 4 and scored twice. Brandon Waring was 2 for 4.

Luis Montano gave up just one unearned run over 5.2 IP as the starter. He allowed just 3 H and a BB while recording 5 Ks. Raymond Jeffords, 2 IP, and Joseph Krebs, 1.1 IP both went unscored on in relief.

2 thoughts on “Down on the Farm

  1. Is this just a good streak early in the season or has BJ Szymanski turned the corner? He has a hit in all 9 AA games so far this year; 13 for 33 with 5 extra base hits & 1.109 OPS. However, his bb/k rate is a really high 0/13.

  2. Greg,
    Its good to see that Szymanski is hitting well, but its not going to continue if he keeps striking out 38% of the time he steps to the plate. That number is beyond ridiculous. He has been incredibly lucky with his balls in play falling in. Unless he cuts down on the strikeouts big time, he will struggle to hit .250.

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