Games Played on 7/11/2013

Minor League Player of the Day: Jesse Winker has had only one hit on each of the past two days, but they have both been big hits. On Wednesday, Winker was the 4th player to bat in the 1st inning and hit a grand slam. Yesterday, Winker batted 3rd and hit a 3-run homerun in the 1st inning.

Winker finished Thursday 1-for-3 with the homerun, two walks, two runs scored and a sac fly.

AAA
Louisville 3 – Indianapolis 2

The Bats and the Pirates AAA farm team were scoreless until the top of the 7th inning. Daniel Corcino allowed the only two Indians runs on a 2-run homerun to Andrew Lambo. It was a nice bounceback start for Corcino, who allowed just the 2 runs on 3 hits and 4 walks over 7 innings.

Neftali Soto (2-for-4, 2B) hit a 2-run double in the bottom of the 8th to tie the game at 2-2. Denis Phipps (2-for-3, BB) led off the bottom of the 9th inning with a single, and later scored the winning run on Kristopher Negron’s pinch-hit walk off single.

Zach Duke pitched a scoreless 8th inning. Duke is yet to allow a run in his 11.1 innings with the Bats. He has walked two and struck out 12. Kevin Wheelan walked one batter and struck out three in his scoreless 9th inning of work.

AA
Pensacola 7 – Montgomery 2

Ryan LaMarre hit a 3-run homerun in the 4th inning to give the Blue Wahoos all the runs they would need. Travis Mattair (3-for-4, BB, R) had 3 hits for the second day in a row. Donald Lutz doubled twice and scored twice. Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Tucker Barnhart had two hits and two RBI. Corey Wimberly (2-for-4, HR, 2 RBI) added a solo homerun in the 9th inning.

Tim Crabbe (4-7, 3.41 ERA) pitched 6 shutout innings, allowing just 6 hits, walking no one and striking out 4. Josh Ravin and Loek Van Mil each pitched a scoreless inning in relief.

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Games Played on 06/24/13 Minor League Player of the Day: Bakersfield 3B David Vidal: He went 2 for 3 with a HR, a 2B, and a BB. AAA Louisville 4 – Rochester 2 Nevin Ashley went 2 for 3 with 2 2B. Jason Donald went 2 for 3 with a 3B and a SB. Neftali […]

Games Played on 6/20/2013

Minor League Player of the Day: Amir Garrett kicked off the Rookie League season with a solid start for the Billing Mustangs. Garrett allowed just 1 unearned run on 3 hits and one walk in his 5-inning start while striking out 6 batters. This was Garrett’s third start in the Pioneer League, dating back to last season, and he is yet to allow an earned run at that level.

AAA
Durham 2 – Louisville 1

Armando Galarraga (5-5, 3.05 ERA) allowed both runs over 6 innings on 8 hits, 2 walks, and a hit batter while striking out 3. Logan Ondrusek pitched the final two shutout innings, allowing just 1 hit and striking out 2.

Neftali Soto (2-for-4) collected two of the Bats five hits, extending his hitting streak to 6 games. Jason Donald had a double, a walk and scored a run in four plate appearances. Billy Hamilton led off the game with a single, stole second base, but then was picked off second to cut down the Louisville threat. He later drove in the lone Bats run on a groundout.

AA
Montgomery 3 – Pensacola 1

Ryan Dennick (3-8, 3.23 ERA) threw his third straight quality start. Dennick allowed 3 runs on 6 hits and one walk over 6 innings, while striking out 5.

The Blue Wahoos offense only had 3 hits and 3 walks. Theo Bowe’s solo homerun in the 3rd inning provided the only Pensacola run. Yorman Rodriguez reached base twice, going 1-for-3 with a walk.

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Games Played on 08/25/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Billings OF Jon Matthews: He went 3 for 5 with a HR and 2 SB.

AAA

Toledo 5 – Louisville 1

Henry Rodriguez went 2 for 4 with a 2B. Devin Mesoraco went 1 for 3 with a 2B and a BB.

Chad Reineke, 4.69 ERA, got the loss as he went 6 IP and allowed 4 R, 3 ER, on 6 H and 2 BB with 3 K. Logan Ondrusek allowed 1 R over 1.2 IP of relief.

AA

Pensacola 4 – Mississippi 3

Billy Hamilton went 2 for 4 with a SB (149). P. J. Phillips homered. David Vidal doubled.

Wirfin Obispo, 2.16 ERA, got no decision as he went 5 IP and allowed 1 R on 3 H and 3 BB with 1 K. Curtis Partch got the win with 1.1 IP of scoreless relief. Justin Freeman picked up 15th save with 1 IP of scoreless relief.

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Games Played on 8/9/2012 Minor League Players of the Day: The Billings pitching staff combined for a 2-hit shutout. Sal Romano started and allowed just 2 hits and 3 walks in 5 innings. Nick Routt’s only baserunner over 2 innings was hit by a pitch. Jordan Remer threw a perfect 8th inning, and Erik Miller […]

Games Played on 08/05/12

Minor League Player of the Day: AZL Reds SP Jose Williams: He got the win as he went 6 IP and allowed 0 R on 1 H and 0 BB with 5 K.

AAA

Louisville 4 – Charlotte 2

Mike Costanzo went 3 for 4 with a HR. Denis Phipps went 1 for 2 with a HR and 2 BB. Neftali Soto went 2 for 3 with a 2B and a BB. Cody Puckett homered.

Chad Reineke, 4.35 ERA, got the win as he went 7 IP and allowed 2 R on 8 H and 1 BB with 5 K. Nick Masset was due to start the game as part of a rehab assignment, but did not due to a rain delay to start the game. J. J. Hoover picked up his 10th save with a scoreless 9th inning.

AA

Huntsville 7 – Pensacola 4

Brodie Greene went 2 for 4 with a 3B and a 2B. Josh Fellhauer went 1 for 3 with 2 BB. David Vidal went 2 for 5 with a 2B. Billy Hamilton went 1 for 5 with 3 SB (125). Andrew Means went 2 for 4. Beau Mills doubled.

Kyle Lotzkar, 5.31 ERA, got no decision as he went 5 IP and allowed 3 R on 5 H and 4 BB with 1 K. Josh Ravin took the loss allowing 2 R, 1 ER, over 0.2 IP of relief.

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Games Played on 7/11/2012

Minor League Players of the Day: Tanner Robles pitched 5 shutout innings for Bakersfield. He allowed 5 hits, 2 walks and struck out 7. That’s a total of 11 scoreless innings in 2 starts for Robles at Bakersfield.

AAA
Louisville had the day off.

AA
Chattanooga 5 – Pensacola 1

Billy Hamilton stole 2nd base on a pitchout in his AA debut. Hamilton finished his first game 1-for-4 with an RBI triple. Josh Fellhauer had two singles in four at-bats and was the only other Blue Wahoo with more than 1 hit.

Tim Crabbe (3-6, 4.90 ERA) went 5 innings, allowing 8 hits, 3 walks and 4 runs with 5 strikeouts.
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Games Played on 06/20/12 Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville OF Felix Perez: He went 3 for 3 with 2 2B. AAA Louisville 5 – Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 3 Felix Perez went 3 for 3 with 2 2B. Corky Miller and Cody Puckett each went 1 for 2 with 2 BB. Mike Costanzo went 1 for […]

Games Played on 08/23/11 Minor League Players of the Day: Louisville C Devin Mesoraco: He went 4 for 4 with 2 HR and a 2B. AAA Louisville 10 – Toledo 3 Devin Mesoraco went 4 for 4 with 2 HR and a 2B. Juan Francisco went 2 for 4 with a 3B and a 2B. […]

Minor League Player of the Day: Dave Sappelt (Louisville) 4-5, 4 singles, 1 run, 1 RBI. AAA Louisville 7 – Pawtucket 2 The hit parade was in full effect for the Bats who pounded out 17 hits total in the win.  Dave Sappelt led the hit parade by going 4-5 with a run scored and […]

Games Played on 07/19/11 Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville C Devin Mesoraco: He went 3 for 5 with a HR. AAA Louisville 7 – Gwinnett 5 (10 Innings) Paul Janish went 4 for 5. Devin Mesoraco went 3 for 5 with a HR. Yonder Alonso and Dan Dorn each went 2 for 4 […]

Minor League Player of the Day: Brodie Greene (Bakersfield) 4-5, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 2 Runs AAA Louisville 4 – Charlotte 2; final 13 Yonder Alonso reached base 4 times in 6 plate appearances, going 2-4 with a double, triple, and 2 walks with a run scored and an RBI.  Devin Mesoraco had 2 RBI […]