Durham Bulls. On Thursday, the Bulls lost to Scranton/Wilkes Barre 8-5. Delmon Young had 3 hits and Doug Waechter still sucks. Juan Salas and Seth McClung each pitched a scoreless inning. On Friday night, Durham lost to Toledo 4-3. B. J. Upton, Ben Zobrist and Delmon Young went a combined 0-11 with 2 errors. Kevin Witt did hit his league-leading 24th home run, a solo shot. Jason Hammel only lasted 3 innings before being pulled after allowing 3 runs. Saturday, the Bulls beat the Mud Hens 5-1. Young added 3 more hits, including a double and a triple to raise his average to .337. J. P. Howell, added another strong start to his resume by pitching 5.2 innings of 6 hit, 1 run ball. He also had 10 strikeouts and no walks. Howell is now 3-2 with a 2.69 ERA in 6 starts for the Bulls. Last night, Witt added another home run (25) and Zobrist added 2 more hits as the Bulls beat Toledo 4-3. Chris Seddon pitched 7 strong innings for the win (7-5).
Montgomery Biscuits. On Saturday, Mitch Talbot, had his second strong start in as many starts since being acquired from Houston. He went 7 innings, giving up 4 hits, 3 walks and 2 runs. He struck out 2.
Visalia Oaks. Who does Evan Longoria think he is? Albert Pujols? On Thursday, he added 3 more hits and then Saturday he hit his 7th home run in 80 at bats for the Oaks. But just to show everyone that he is human, he went 0-3 last night. We hope that somebody gave him the riot act.