Rochester 3, Durham 0. Jeff NIemann had a typical Niemann outing last night. At least it was typical of this season. He struck out 7 in 6 innings but gave up 6 hits, 3 walks and 3 runs. Not bad, but not good either. His ERA is now 4.02 and while he has 57 strike outs in 53.2 innings, he also has given up 54 hits and allowed 20 walks. Ben Zobrist had 2 of Durham’s 8 hits.
Mississippi 14, Montgomery 5. After two stellar outings, James Houser struggled with his control last night. He only gave up 2 hits and 1 earned run in 5 innings, but he walked 4. Still in his last 16.1 innings he has only given up 6 hits. As a team the Biscuits walked 10. Evan Longoria was 0-2 with 2 walks. Reid Brignac was 1-3 and committed his 10th error which led to 3 runs. John Jaso was 2-3 with his 5th home run and is now hitting .339.
Tampa 5, Vero Beach 2. Jacob McGee struck out 8 in 6 innings. He gave up 2 runs on 4 hits and 1 walk.
Columbus 2, Savannah 0. Woods Fines pitched 6 scoreless innings with 4 hits, 1 walk and 4 strike outs. Desmond Jennings stole 3 bases and now has 21 on the season good for 3rd in the SALy.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- We got nuthin’ today.