Birmingham 5, Montgomery 2. Mike Prochaska gave up 3 runs (1 earned) in 5 innings. He walked 4 and struck out only 1. It has been a rough season for Prochaska. His record falls to 1-4 and his ERA is 4.87. Evan Longoria went 0-3 and is hitting .321. Reid Brignac was 1-4, and committed his 8th error.
Palm Beach 9, Vero Beach 5. In a game that featured 9 errors, the Rays committed 4 which lead to 4 unearned runs out of the 7 that Matt Walker allowed in 6 innings.
Savannah 2, Columbus 1 (gm 1). Wade Townsend was strong in his return from the DL. He struck out 9 and did not walk a batter. He did 4 hits including a 2-run home run in the 5th inning.
Savannah 4, Columbus 1 (gm 2). Josh Butler has his worst outing of the young season by allowing 6 hits and 4 runs in 5 innings. He struck out 2 and walked 1 batter. He is now 3-1 with a 2.30 ERA in 8 starts.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- The Bulls were rained out last night. The game will not be made up. Jeff Niemann will go to the mound tonight for Durham.
- Jason Pridie extended his hitting streak to 15 with a pinch-hit single in the 9th inning.