Durham 9, Norfolk 3. Justin Ruggiano was 3-5 with a double, a grand slam and 5 RBI. He has 13 hits in his last 6 games and has raised his average to .316. Jeff Niemann picked up his 3rd win with 6 innings of 2-run ball. He struck out 5.
Montgomery 12, Tennessee 1. Gabriel Martinez hit his 3rd home run and drove in 4. Chris Nowak. John Jaso was 2-5 with 2 RBI and Evan Longoria was 0-3 with 2 walks. Derek Feldkamp scattered 7 hits and 3 walks over 5 innings and some how only allowed 1 run.
Vero Beach 4, Dunedin 3. The Rays were down 3-0 heading to the 9th with only 2 hits, but with the help of 2 errors and 2 walks, accompanied by 3 hits, the Rays rallied for the win. Jacob McGee gave up 3 runs in 5 innings on 3 hits and 4 walks. He struck out 5.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- Wade Davis, who threw a 7-inning no-hitter, was named FSL pitcher of the week for the second week in a row. It is the third tome a Vero Beach pitcher has won the award this season.
- Fernando Perez does not have any torn ligaments in his knee but will still miss considerable time. Also, James Houser has now missed two starts with a strained oblique.