Durham 7, Norfolk 2. Tony Peguero making just his 8th start for Durham, allowed 2 runs in 6 innings to pick up his 2nd win of the year. Jon Weber was 2-5 an hit his second home run since being acquired by the Devil Rays. He now has 7 RBI in 5 games. After struggling most of the season at Durham, Ben Zobrist was 2-3 and is 14-36 in the last 10 games (.389) to boost his average up to .276. A name we haven’t mentioned much this year, Elliot Johnson was 2-3 with a double and 2 RBI. He now has multi-hit games in 6 of his last 10 (.378) but is still only hitting .217 on the year.
Mobile 9, Montgomery 5. James Houser gave up 6 runs (4 earned) in 5 innings to drop to 4-4 on the season. Three players collected three hits, including Fernando Perez (3-5) and Evan Longoria (3-4). Reid Brignac was 1-5 but did collect his 13th home run, a 2-run shot in the 9th.
Mahoning Valley 13, Hudson Valley 3.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- Bulls catcher Michel Hernandez extended his hitting streak to 15. [Herald Sun]
- The Vero Beach Rays game versus Jupiter was postponed due to rain.
- The Columbus Catfish game versus Kannapolis was postponed due to rain.
- The Princeton Rays had two games postponed due to rain. Their regularly scheduled game versus Burlington, as well as a second game versus Bluefield that was a makeup for a previously canceled game.