Down on the Farm / Minors

Down on the Farm

Games Played on 05/30/11

Minor League Player of the Day: Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Matt Klinker retired the first 11 hitters he faced on the way to a 6.2 inning, 1 run, 4 hits, and 4 strikeouts outing.

AAA

Louisville 9 – Syracuse 4

Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Matt Klinker threw 6.2 innings allowing 1 run, 4 hits, and had 4 strikeouts.

Yonder Alonso and Chris Valaika collected three hits each, Corky Miller went 2-4 with a D, HR, scored 2 runs, and drove in 3 RBIs; Jeremy Hermida went 2-5.

AA

Carolina 8 – Jacksonville 0

In his first AA start, Pedro Villarreal threw 6 shutout innings, allowing 5 hits and 2 walks while striking out 5.

Donnie Joseph threw 2 hitless, scoreless innings, striking out 2.

Miguel Rojas was 3-5 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBIs, Jake Kahaulelio was 2-2 with a double and 2 RBIs, Cody Puckett was 2-5 with a double, David Cook was 2-4 with a walk, and CF Quintin Berry was 2-5.

High A

Visalia 9 – Bakersfield 7

Rich Rodriguez went 3-5 with a homer, Mark Fleury went 3-4 with a double and triple, and Didi Gregorious (in his 3rd game of the season) went 3-5 and made his second error. Chris Richburg went 2-5 with a homer, Ryan LaMarre went 2-4 with a homer (3 RBI) and a BB, and Alex Bucholz went 2-5.

Low A

South Bend 4 – Dayton 1 (DH Game 1 – 7 Innings)

Billy Hamilton went 1-3 with a double and the two other hits went to Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Tucker Barnhart who extended his hitting streak to 12 games, and Devin Lohman.

South Bend 5 – Dayton 4 (DH Game 2 – 8 innings)

Billy Hamilton went 2-4 with a double and triple, 2 runs scored and 2 RBIs. Dominic D’Anna went 2-4 with a double, triple, and 2 RBI.

Blaine Powell took the loss, going 2.1 allowing 1 run on 3 hits, but walking 4 and allowing the winning run on a WP.

Rookie Ball

Billings Mustangs – Season Begins June 20th.

AZL Reds – Season Begins June 20th.