For Games played on June 30, 2013.
Minor League Player of the Day: 21 year old, Billings right hander, Ben Lively had his second straight outstanding start. He threw 3 innings of 2 hit, shutout baseball, walking 1 and striking out 7. He’s thrown 13 innings, allowing 0 runs on 3 hits, 2 walks, and struck out 13. Lively was the Reds 4th round pick out of Central Florida.
Mike Hessman went 3-4 and his hit 17th homer, he drove in 3 of the Bats 4 runs.
Pedro Villarreal picked up his 2nd win of the season, throwing 6 innings of 6 hit, 2 run (1 earned) ball, with 2 walks and 5 strikeouts. Newly promoted Trevor Bell threw 1.1 hitless innings of relief and Jose Diaz picked up his 3rd save with a perfect 9th.
Jacksonville 5 – Pensacola 4 11 innings
Corey Wimberly went 3-6 and Devin Lohman went 3-5.
In relief, Shaun Ellis threw 2 hitless innings, striking out 2. Drew Hayes threw a hitless 9th. Loek Van Mil’s record dropped to 0-5 as he gave up the winner in the 11th on a hit by pitch. Van Mil threw 1.1 innings gave up 2 hits, but walked 3 and hit a batter.
Juan Silverio and Kyle Waldrop were both 2-4 with a double.
Shane Dyer started for the Blaze and went 4.2 innings, allowing 6 hits and 3 runs. He walked 3 and struck out 1. Nice relief outing by Jake Johnson, 3.1 shutout, one hit innings. He walked 1 and struck out three.
South Bend 4- Dayton 1 Game 1
Junior Arias went 2-4, Jesse Winker went 1-2 with a double and a walk.
Drew Cisco threw 5.2, giving up 7 hits and 4 runs (only 1 earned) with a walk and 7 strikeouts.
South Bend 4 – Dayton 2 Game 2
Jesse Winker went 2-3 with a double.
Mike Saunders went 4 innings, allowing a run (unearned) on a hit and two walks. Tony Amezcua took the loss, going .2, giving up 3 runs (2 earned) on a hit and a walk. (Also by 3 passed balls by Brandon Dailey and a wild pitch by Amezcua in the 3 run 5th.) Wandy Peralta threw 1.1 scoreless innings to finish the game.
Jose Ortiz was 1-4 with his first homer. Phillip Ervin had his second hitless day (0-3), but again walked twice. He also stole his 3rd base and made his first error.
Nice start by Ben Lively, 3 IP 2 H 0 R 0 ER 1 BB 7K. Joe Mantoni threw a scoreless 8th.
The Reds scored 3 in the bottom of the 8th to beat the Rangers. Aristides Aquino was 3-5 with a triple and drove in 3 runs (scored 2). Kevin Garcia was 2-4 with 2 doubles and 3B Kevin Franklin was 2-4 with a double.
Juan Martinez went 2.1 scoreless innings, allowing 2 hits, walking 3 and striking out 1. Tyler Boyles thew 1.1 innings, allowing 2 unearned runs on a hit, a walk, and 3 strikeouts. Fabian Roman (now THAT is a baseball name!) picked up his first win with 1.2 innings of 1 hit, scoreless relief.