Durham 4, Louisville 2. JP Howell made his second spot-start for the Bulls, striking out 10 in 7 innings. He gave up 2 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks. Chad Orvella pitched the 8th and 9th for his 13th save. Jason Pridie was 3-5 with 2 RBI. He is hitting .311 since his promotion from Montgomery.
Vero Beach 7, Ft. Myers 4. Al Reyes started for the Biscuits in a rehab appearance pitching the first inning. He gave up 2 hits including a solo home run. Mike Wlodarczyk came on and pitched the next 5 innings allowing 2 runs. Sergio Pedroza was 2-3 with his 11th and 12th home runs. He drove in 4 and now has 5 home runs in the past 9 games.
Columbus 3, Rome 2. The Devil Rays second-round pick, Will Kline made his professional debut, throwing 2 innings. He struck out 1 and gave up 1 hit. Seth Dhaenens rallied the Catfish from down 2-0 with a 2-run single with 2 outs in the 9th. Jorge Acosta scored the winning run in the bottom of the 10th on a wild pitch.
Hudson Valley 13, Williamsport 1.
Princeton 4, Greenville 0.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- Will Kline will be on a very strict pitch count with the Catfish. Kline has already thrown 125 innings this season while on the Ole Miss squad that made the NCAA tournament. [Columbus Ledger-Enquirer]