Pawtucket 7, Durham 4. Jason Hammel numbers are starting to look very pedestrian. He has had a shaky outing giving up 6 runs in 4.2 innings. He allowed 5 hits and 4 walks. After a very strong start to the season Hammel’sallowed 57 base runners in 50 innings with a 3.58 ERA. Ben Zobrist homered to leave off the game. Shawn Riggans picked up his 4th home run.
West Tenn 2, Montgomery 0. Jonathon Barratt struck out 4 in 4 innings and allowed only 1 run. Jason Pridie has been hot recently and picked up 2 of the Biscuits 3 hits. Pridie has multiple hits in 7 of his past 9 games and owns a 13-game hitting streak to raise his average to .299. Evan Longoria sat out with a bruised elbow after being hit by a pitch the night before.
Vero Beach 5, Daytona 1. Wade Davis struck out 7 in 5.2 innings. He allowed 1 run on 6 hits and 2 walks.
Columbus 5, Savannah 2. Add Lewis Rollins to the already crowded slate of Rays minor league pitchers that are having great seasons. Rollins struck out 9 and walked none in 6 shutout innings. He gave up only 2 hits, both coming with 1 out in the 1st inning. After those hits he retired 18 of 19, with 1 batter reaching on an error and another reaching on a 3rd strike wild pitch. Rollins, an 11th round pick last year, now has a 1.12 ERA in 8 starts with 55 strikeouts and 13 walks in 48.1 innings. His 55 strikeouts is tied for first in the SALy.