Minor League Player of the Day: Dave Sappelt (Louisville) 4-5, 4 singles, 1 run, 1 RBI.
Louisville 7 – Pawtucket 2
The hit parade was in full effect for the Bats who pounded out 17 hits total in the win.Ã‚Â Dave Sappelt led the hit parade by going 4-5 with a run scored and an RBI.Ã‚Â Mike Costanzo was next in line, going 3-5 with 2 doubles, a run scored, and an RBI.Ã‚Â Denis Phipps, Danny Dorn, and Jose Castro collected 2 base hits each.Ã‚Â Jeremy Hermida managed only 1 hit, but it was his 11th homerun of the season.
Daryl Thompson picked up his 3rd win of the season with the Bats by allowing 1 run on 4 hits and 3 walks in 6.2 innings pitched.Ã‚Â Thompson struck out 7.Ã‚Â Thompson is now 3-1 with a 3.02 ERA in 62.2 innings pitched with Louisville.
Huntsville 1 – Carolina 0
The Mudcats mustered only 2 hits in the shutout defeat and struck out 11 times collectively.
Justin Lehr pitched 5 shutout innings in the start, allowing 3 hits and 1 walk while striking out 5.Ã‚Â Clayton Schunick picked up the loss in relief by allowing a run on 3 hits in 1.2 innings pitched.
Lancaster 4 – Bakersfield 3
Brodie Greene scored a run and drove in a run thanks to 2 singles in 5 at-bats.Ã‚Â Stephen Hunt went 2-4 and also drove in an RBI.
Mark Serrano allowed 4 runs on 7 hits in 7 innings pitched to pick up the loss and fall to 3-7 on the season.Ã‚Â He struck out 7.Ã‚Â The three homeruns Serrano allowed did him in.Ã‚Â Andrew Bowman struck out the side in the 9th inning.
Bowling Green 3 – Dayton 1
Billy Hamilton collected 2 hits in 4 at-bats with a double and a run scored.Ã‚Â He was picked off first during the game.Ã‚Â David Vidal had 2 singles in 4 trips to the plate.
Daniel Corcino allowed 3 runs (2 earned) on 6 hits and 2 walks while striking out 6 in 6 innings pitched.Ã‚Â Corcino picked up the loss, dropping his record to 9-5 on the season.Ã‚Â His ERA remains a solid 3.41 on the season.
Helena 6 – Billings 4
Kyle Waldrop had a triple and a single in 4 at-bats which led to 3 runs batted in.Ã‚Â Danny Vicioso reached base 3 times thanks to 3 singles in 4 at-bats.Ã‚Â Sean Buckley and Junior Arias each collected 2 hits for the Mustangs.Ã‚Â Buckley added a triple and scored twice while Arias belted his 3rd homerun of the season, a solo shot in the 5th inning.
Ryan Kemp allowed 2 runs in the 8th inning to pick up his 1st loss of the season.Ã‚Â Kemp allowed the 2 runs (1 earned) on 2 hits and a walk in an inning of relief.
AZL Reds 3 – AZL Indians 2
Jon Matthews was the only Reds player to collect 2 hits, going 2-4 with a triple, an RBI, and a run scored.
Justice French did not pick up the win, but he had a great start.Ã‚Â French went 7 innings, allowing 2 runs (1 earned) on 7 hits while striking out 3.Ã‚Â French’s record remains at 3-2 with a 2.78 ERA.Ã‚Â Randall Yard picked up his first win of the season by pitching 2 scoreless, hitless innings of relief.Ã‚Â Yard walked a batter and struck out 3.