Games Played on 6/19/2013
Minor League Player of the Day: Yorman Rodriguez was 3-for-4 in his AA debut with a double, a triple, 2 runs scored and an RBI.
Daniel Corcino allowed all 3 Bulls runs in the 4th and 5th innings of this contest. Corcino was pulled after 4.1 innings with a line of 4 hits, 5 walks, 3 strikeouts, and the 3 earned runs.
Lee Hyde allowed just 1 hit while striking out 3 in 1.2 innings. It was Hyde’s longest and best appearance since being promoted to AAA. Hyde is yet to allow a run in 6 AAA outings. Kevin Whelan pitched 2 perfect innings, striking out 4. This game also marks 6 straight outings without a run for Whelan.
Chris Heisey was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk in his second rehab start. Neftali Soto was 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored. Billy Hamilton entered the game in the top of the 9th inning as a pinch runner following a leadoff walk. He stole second and third base (his 44th and 45th of the season) between Bats strikeouts but was left stranded at third base to end the game.
Tim Crabbe (3-6, 3.36) allowed just 1 run on 2 hits and 2 walks while striking out 7 over 6 innings. It is Crabbe’s 3rd quality start in 4 June starts. Loek Van Mil struck out a batter in a perfect 9th inning for the save.
Yorman Rodriguez (3-for-4, 2B, 3B, 2 R, RBI) was a homerun short of the cycle in his AA debut. Leadoff hitter Luis Durango reached base three times and scored twice. Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Tucker Barnhart (1-for-3, 2B, BB) was the only other Blue Wahoo to reach base twice.
Bakersfield has the day off (All Star Break)
Dayton has the day off (All Star Break)
Both Rookie League teams begin their seasons today. Left-handed starter Amir Garrett is listed as tonight’s probable starting pitcher for the Billing Mustangs.