Minor League Player of the Day: Tim Crabbe – 6 innings pitched, 2 hits, 2 walks, 0 Runs, 4 strikeouts. Win.
Triple – A
Toledo 2 – Louisville 1
Neftali Soto hit his 3rd double of the season and drove in the Bats lone run.
Pedro Villareal pitched well in the start, but was on the short end of a pitcher’s duel. Villareal allowed 2 runs, only 1 earned, on 4 hits while striking out 6 in 6 innings pitched. He’d take the loss. Jose Arredondo walked 2 in an inning pitched and struck out 1.
Pensacola 1 – Mobile 0: Game 1
Tucker Barnhart went 2-2 and drove in the lone Blue Wahoos RBI while Donald Lutz added a double and scored the run for Pensacola.
Tim Crabbe pitched 6 shutout innings, allowing just 2 hits and 2 walks while striking out 4. Curtis Partch struck out the side in the 7th for his 2nd save.
The Blue Wahoos managed just 3 hits in this contest. Steve Selsky led the offensive “surge” by going 1-3 with his 2nd double of the season and scoring the only run.
Yohan Pino made the start and pitched 4 shutout innings, allowing just 2 hits and striking out 7. Lee Hyde was saddled with the loss after allowing a run in the bottom half of the 7th inning.
High – A
Bakersfield 6 – Stockton 3
The Blaze won their first game of the season and improved to 1-8 overall on the season. Sammy Diaz went 2-4 and scored twice for the Blaze. Yorman Rodriguez was slightly better in his 2-4 night as he scored a run and drove in 3 Blaze RBI. Kyle Waldrop added his 2nd homerun in the contest.
Mike Dennhardt picked up the win in relief for the Blaze after pitching 1.1 scoreless innings. Dennhardt walked a batter and struck out 1.
Dayton 8 – Great Lakes 5
Humberto Valor hit his first homerun of the season in the 2nd inning and drove in 2 RBI to lead the Dragons to victory. Seth Mejias-Brean scored twice and drove in a run in 4 at-bats.
Ismael Guillon struck out 7 in 4 innings but allowed 6 hits and 2 runs and therefore did not qualify for the win. Tony Amezcua allowed a run on a hit in 1 inning of relief but picked up his first win of the season.