Norfolk 2, Durham 0. Jason Hammel continues his domination of IL batters. This time he struck out 10 in 6 innings with 0 walks, but it wasn’t enough as he gave up 2 runs on 7 hits. Wes Bankston had 3 of the Bulls 4 hits. He is hitting .301.
Jacksonville 8, Montgomery 4. Jeremy Flanagan made his first start of the season and gave up 4 runs in 3 innings. Gabriel Martinez was 2-3 with a double and an RBI. He is hitting .339.
Vero Beach 6, Brevard County 5. Matt Walker struck out 7 in 6 innings and only gave up 1 earned run to pick up his first win of the season. Patrick Cottrell hit his 4th home run and is now hitting .354 on the season.
Rome 2, Columbus 0, 13 inn. Lewis Rollins pitched 6 scoreless innings, and Ryan Reid struck out 5 in 3 innings of 1-hit shutout relief. Ryan Royster had 2 of the Catfish 4 hits and raised his average to .342.
Notes From Down On The Farm…
- They keep saying that Jake McGee and Wade Davis are on the “fast track” yet they are still A-ball. Both pitchers are working on adding a change up, which seems silly at Vero Beach, but is necessary at any higher levels.