Down on the Farm / Minors

Down on the Farm

Games Played on 06/28/11

Minor League Player of the Day: Carolina first baseman, Nefi Soto, went 2-4 with a double, homer, and a base on balls.

AAA

Gwinnett 9 – Louisville 4

Todd Frazier was 2-3 with a double and Juan Francisco was 2-4 with a homer.

AA

Tennessee 12 – Carolina 11

Jose Castro was 3-4 with a walk, Nefi Soto was 2-4 with a double and homer and walk, Denis Phipps was 2-6 with a triple and homer, Yasmani Grandal was 2-5 with a double, David Cook was 2-5 with 2 doubles.

Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Matt Klinker, had a very rough night, giving up 10 runs (7 earned) on 10 hits (2 homers), 2 walks, while striking out 3 in only 4 innings of work.

High A

Stockton 14 – Bakersfield 4

Andrew Means went 3-5.

In his first appearance for the Blaze, Jason Braun went 1/3 of an inning, allowing 8 runs (7 earned) on 5 hits and 3 walks. That’s an ERA of 189. I’ve never seen on that high before.

Low A

Lansing 9 – Dayton 5

Ronald Torreyes continues his sizzling start at Dayton, going 2-5 and raising his average to .414. His slash line is all BA dependent though…as it’s .414/.433/.448. He’s yet to walk in 7 games.

David Vidal was 2-3 with a double.

Pat Doyle threw 4 innings of one run relief, allowing 4 hits and striking out 3.

Rookie Ball

Billings 10 – Missoula 6

Robert Maddox went 3-5 with a homer, Dayne Read went 2-5 with a homer, Kyle Waldrop went 2-4, and Sammy Diaz went 2-4.

Mitchell Clarke threw 4 innings of 1 run relief, allowing 2 hits and striking out 5.

AZL Reds 7 – AZL Brewers 4

Spencer Dickinson went 2-4 with a double and triple, Carlos Sanchez went 2-5 with 2 doubles, and Jon Matthews went 2-3 with a double.

Eliezer Beard threw 5 innings of relief, allowing 1 run on 3 hits, walking 1, and striking out 9.