Games played 07/11/08
Michael Griffin, Adam Rosales, Ryan Hanigan, and Shaun Cumberland each went 2 for 4.
Ramon Ramirez gets no decision in a very good outing, he went 7 IP allowing no runs on 3 H and 2 BB while recording 7 K. Danny Hererra and Matt Belisle both pitch an inning of scoreless relief.
Chris Valaika and Justin Turner hit solo HRs. Dan Dorn tripled. Chris Denove doubled.
Ben Jukich takes the loss going 4.1 IP giving up 5 R on 8 H and 5 BB with 2 K. Sean Watson is not scored on in 1.2 IP of relief while striking out 4.
Chris Heisey was 2 for 4. Todd Frazier and Jake Kahaulelio each went 1 for 3 with a 2B and a BB.
Bobby Livingston has a good rehab outing going 6.2 IP giving up just one run on 8 H and 2 BB with 7 K. Phil Valiquette tosses 1.1 scoreless innings of relief. Ramon Geronimo gets the save by throwing a scoreless 9th.
Angel Cabrera went 3 for 4 with a 3B. Michael McKennon was 2 for 4 with a 3B. Zack Cozart was 2 for 4. Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Logan Parker was 0 for 1 with 3 BB.
Luis Montano gets the win going 6 IP allowing 2 R, 1 ER on 8 H and no BB with 3 K. Enerio Del Rosario with the save by not allowing a run over the final 3 IP.
Alex Buchholz goes 2 for 3 with a 2B and a BB. Brett Bartles doubled.
Lance Janke goes 3 IP giving up no runs on 3 H and a BB with 2 K. Aguido Gonzalez gets the save tossing a scoreless 8th and 9th innings.
Samuel Vazquez was 2 for 4 with a 3B. Cody Puckett was 2 for 5. Humberto Sosa was 2 for 4. Efrain Contreras doubled.
Juan Rafael gets the loss going 4 IP giving up 4 R, 2 ER on 8 H and 3 BB with 4 K. Matteo Pizziconi and Bryan Gardner each a scoreless inning of relief.
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