Minor League of the Day: You decide!Ã‚Â Let me know in the comments section who you felt had the best day.Ã‚Â Was it Francisco and his 3 hit, 5 RBI day?Ã‚Â Was it Maloney and his 7 shutout innings?Ã‚Â Was it Donald Lutz and his 4 hits?Ã‚Â Or what about Billy Hamilton, who despite only having 1 hit, reached base and scored 4 times and stole 2 more bases?
Louisville 12 – Toledo 1
Juan Francisco had a single, double, and a homerun which allowed him to score a run and drive in 5 RBI.Ã‚Â The homerun was his 14th of the season.Ã‚Â Mike Costanzo went 2-4 with a homerun, 2 RBI, and 2 runs scored.Ã‚Â The homerun was Costanzo’s 4th.Ã‚Â Daniel Dorn had only one hit, but made it his 16th of the season which led to 3 RBI.Ã‚Â Chris Valaika and Kris Negron had 3 hits each.Ã‚Â Valaika went 3-5 with 2 doubles, 2 runs scored, and an RBI.Ã‚Â Negron went 3-6 with a run scored and a double.
Matt Maloney pitched 7 shutout innings, scattering 8 hits and walking 1 while striking out 3.Ã‚Â The win pushed Maloney’s record to 5-1 on the season.
Chattanooga 15 – Carolina 14
Neftali Soto, Eric Campbell, and Josh Fellhauer had 3 hits each.Ã‚Â Soto and Fellhauer had 2 RBI and all 3 of these guys scored 2 runs.Ã‚Â Quintin Berry, Didi Gregorius, Henry Rodriguez, and Curtis Partch had 2 hits each.Ã‚Â In all honesty, there are too many things to mention about this game.Ã‚Â You are best suited to just check out the box score.Ã‚Â In short, Carolina scored all 14 runs in 2 innings.Ã‚Â The Mudcats held a 14-13 lead going to the 9th before Chattanooga scored twice in the 9th for the win.Ã‚Â There were 29 runs scored and 38 total hits in this game.
Lake Elsinore 11 – Bakersfield 3
Carlos Mendez went 2-4 with 2 singles and an RBI.Ã‚Â Devin Lohman went 1-3 and hit his 2nd homerun of the season for the Blaze.
Dayton 10 – Lansing 9
Donald Lutz went 4-5 with a double and 3 RBI.Ã‚Â Kurtis Muller and Ronald Torreyes each had 2 hits and drove in 3 RBI.Ã‚Â Jefry Sierra went 3-5 with 3 singles.Ã‚Â Billy Hamilton went 1-3 but drew 3 walks, scored 4 runs, and stole 2 bases.Ã‚Â The 2 stolen bases give him 84 on the season.
The game between Billings and Casper was postponed and will be played on Sunday as part of a double-header.
AZL Royals 5 – AZL Reds 1
Wagner Gomez went 2-4 with a double and a run scored.Ã‚Â Gabriel Rosa went 2-5 with 2 singles.