Durham 2, Indianapolis 1. Jae Kuk Ryu made his third start for the Bulls and had his second straight strong outing. While limited to 63 pitches, he worked 5 innings and struck out 7 while only allowing 3 hits, no walks and 1 run. The only runners that reached in the first 4 innings were on an error and a bunt single. Chad Orvella continues to reaffirm our belief that he is too good for AAA, but not good enough for the majors. He pitched a perfect 9th, striking out 2 for his 6th save…Joel Guzman collected 3 hits, including his 9th double and a RBI. He also stole his 6th base and he is now hitting .244.
Jacksonville 7, Montgomery 1. Jonathon Barratt dropped to 1-4 after allowing 7 runs in 3.1 innings. Reid Brignac had his second straight strong game, going 2-3 with 2 triples and a walk. With 5 hits in the last two games, The Cajun God of Baseball is up to .259. Evan Longoria had a single in 2 at bats with 2 walks. He also stole his 3rd base.
Greenville 5, Columbus 3. Woods Fines gave up 4 runs in 4 innings on 8 hits and a walk. Desmond Jennings was 2-5 with a double and 2 RBI. Ryan Royster had the only other RBI for the Catfish.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- Rocco Baldelli will join the Durham Bulls on Sunday to begin his rehab assignment.
- An early look at the Princeton Devil Rays roster.