Games Played on 07/20/11
Minor League Player of the Day: Carolina Mudcats 1B, Neftali Soto, went 2-5 with his 17th and 18th homers.
Jeremy Hermida went 4-5 with a double, Paul Janish went 2-3 with a homer and walk, and Danny Dorn went 2-5.
Strange game from a pitching standpoint….Matt Maloney returned to the Bats from his injury and got the start, throwing 3 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits and striking out 1. Carlos Fisher came in and pitched the 4th, then Daryl Thompson threw the last 5 (8 hits, 6 runs, 2 walks, 4 strikeouts) and notched the save.
Nefi Soto went 2-5, hitting his 17th and 18th homer. (.279/.339/.598/.937). Denis Phipps was 3-5 with a homer, Eric Campbell and Jose Castro were 3-5 with a double, Denis Cook was 2-4 with a walk, Felix Perez was 2-5.
Kevin Coddington went 3-4 with 2 doubles, knocked in 5 runs, and stole a base, Brodie Greene went 2-4 with a double and homer, Chris Richburg went 2-4.
Mark Serrano went 6 innings, only giving up 2 runs (both earned), but did give up 5 hits and 4 walks while striking out 5. He did get the win.
Ronald Torreyes went 4-5 with a double (.375/.417/.527/.943), David Vidal went 3-4 with a double and drove in 4 runs, Donald Lutz went 2-5 with a double, and Theo Bowe went 2-4.
Billy Hamilton also picked up his 71st steal and his 29th error.
Daniel Corcino threw his third consecutive sub-par start, going 6 innings allowing 4 runs on 5 hits with 3 walks and 5 strikeouts. Since the All Star Break, he’s thrown 18 innings and given up 15 runs in 3 starts.
The Billings Mustangs had the day off.
Ryan Wright was 3-4 with a double, Brennan May was 2-4, and Robert Ramirez was 2-5.
Tanner Robles threw 6 shutout innings, allowing only 2 hits, walking 2 and striking out 9. I believe he’s here on some type of rehab assignment.
Chris Joyce kept his ERA at 0 with a perfect 7th inning. In his 6th game, he’s thrown 8 innings, allowing 5 hits, walking 1 and striking out 10.