Games Played on 8/14/2013
Minor League Player of the Day: Kyle Waldrop had a hit every time to the plate. Waldrop was 4-for-4, with a double, a homerun and scored twice. His 21st homerun of the season was also his 4th homerun over his last 7 games.
In his Louisville Bats debut, Derrick Robinson went 3-for-5 with two doubles, an RBI, and a run scored. He also had an outfield assist from left field, doubling a runner off first base (Robinson-to-Negron-to-Soto for the 7-6-3 double play.)
Billy Hamilton, Neftali Soto and Felix Perez each had a pair of hits. The first 4 hitters in the Bats lineup (those three, along with Robinson) finished the game 9-for-18.
Chad Rogers surrendered all six runs in his 5.1 inning start. The damage was done by a 3-run homerun in the 3rd inning and a 3-run homerun in the 6th inning. Rogers only gave up 4 hits, but walked 3, hit a batter and struck out just one.
Mississippi 3 – Pensacola 2 in 14 innings
Tim Crabbe started and pitched 6 innings, allowing just 1 run, 7 hits, 3 walks, and striking out 9.
That was the only run of the game until Pensacola briefly took a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the 8th inning. Josh Fellhauer (1-for-6) had the only Blue Wahoos extra base hit with a 2-RBI double in that 8th inning. Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Tucker Barnhart (2-for-5, BB) reached base three times and was the only Pensacola player with more than one hit.
Bakersfield 7 – Visalia 2
Shane Dyer allowed just 1 run, 6 hits, 2 walks, and struck out 4 over six innings.
Kyle Waldrop (4-for-4, 2B, HR, 2 runs) hit his 21st homerun of the season. It was his 4th homerun in his last 7 games. Steve Selsky was 2-for-4 with 3 RBI. Julio Morillo (1-for-2, 2 BB) reached three times and scored thrice. Junior Arias (1-for-4, BB, R, RBI) reached twice and stole 2 bases.
Dayton 3 – Great Lakes 1
Ismael Guillon allowed just 1 run, and more importantly for him 1 walk, over 6 innings. He gave up five hits and struck out five. Guillon has now allowed 1 earned run or less in three of his last four outings. Alejandro Chacin struck out 3 batters in 1.1 scoreless innings.
Zach Vincej (1-for-2, HR, SF) hit a solo homerun in the 5th inning to tie the game at 1-1. Then in the bottom of the 6th inning had a sacrifice fly, plating the Dragons’ 3rd and final run. Seth Mejias-Brean doubled and scored on the Vincej sac fly. Jesse Winker had two hits and scored once. Joe Hudson also had two hits, including a double, in three at-bats.
Idaho Falls 10 – Billings 1
Pedro Diaz allowed 9 hits, a walk, and hit a batter, leading to 7 runs (3 earned) in his 5.2 inning start.
Ronald Bueno (2-for-3, 2B) was the only Mustangs player to reach base more than once.
AZL Reds had the day off.