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Down on the Farm

Louisville 10 – Rochester 9

The Bats pounded out 14 hits and 6 guys had at least 2 hits.  Jeff Keppinger, Drew Anderson, Luis Bolivar, Ryan Hanigan, Kevin Barker, and Michael Griffin each had 2 hits.  Keppinger, Anderson, and Barker each hit homeruns.  Barker’s was a grand slam in the first inning. 

Matt Belisle picked up the win in relief by pitching 2.1 scoreless innings, allowing 2 hits and striking out 2.  The losing pitcher in this one some of you may remember.  His name:  Danny Graves!   Graves gave up 9 runs on 8 hits and a walk in 2 innings pitched.

Carolina 8 – Chattanooga 2

Shaun Cumberland and Justin Turner had one hit each and drove in the 2 Lookouts rbis.

Sam Lecure fell to 5-4 on the season by giving up 3 runs on 4 hits in 6 innings pitched.  He walked 4 and struck out 7.

Lakeland 5 – Sarasota 2

Drew Stubbs had a great game, going 3-4 with 2 doubles and 2 rbis.  For those who missed yesterday’s DOTF, Stubbs captured the MVP Award in the FSL All-Star Game.

Rafael Gonzalez pitched well in relief, pitching 4 scoreless innings.  He allowed 2 hits and 3 walks while striking out 1.

Dayton Dragons

Dayton is off for the All-Star break.

Billings 6 – Missoula 5

The Mustangs kicked off their 2008 season with a come from behind win.  Billings scored once in the 9th to break a tie and capture the win.  Jordan Wideman, the Reds 7th round draft pick last season, went 4-4 with a double, run scored, and an rbi.  Tony Brown went 3-4 with a double and run scored.  Tyler Stovall went 2-4 with a double, 2 runs scored, and an rbi.

Leonardo Astorga picked up the win in the start.  Astorga gave up 3 unearned runs on 4 hits and a walk in 5 innings pitched. He struck out 7.

2 thoughts on “Down on the Farm

  1. Is Stubbs the Red’s best prospect for a leadoff hitter in the future? Surely they have to be eyeballing him as a possible outfield cog next to Bruce in the next year or two.

  2. He might be, I recall hearing that he was a really good defensive CF and though his slugging % is terrible, his OBP is rather high. I’d like to see him draw some more walks though and definitely hit for a higher average in A league

    Funny though, we took him ahead of Tim Lincecum

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