Durham 6, Louisville 5. After Chad Orvella allowed the go-ahead run in the top of the 9th inning, Justin Ruggiano answered in the bottom half of the frame with a 2-run walk-off home run. JK Ryu gave up 4 runs in 6 innings. He struck out 7. Evan Longoria went 0-3. He is hitting .250. He is 2 for his last 16…Durham is one game back in the South Division, and lead the wild card by two games.
Vero Beach 8, Brevard County 2. Doug Waechter won his second game in his last three starts with 6 shutout innings. He struck out 6 and walked 2. Sergio Pedroza hit his 20th home run. Montgomery is one game behind Jacksonville in the South division.
Columbus 7, Asheville 3. Matt Fields hit his third home run in the past two games. He now has 18. Ryan Royster went 0 for 3. Columbus has stretched their lead over Asheville by 2.5 games.
Hudson Valley 8, Aberdeen 4.
Danville 6, Princeton 2.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- Durham Bulls hitting coach Gary Gaetti, left the team this weekend to attend the 20th anniversary celebration of the Minnesota Twins 1987 World Championship. Gaetti was inducted into the team’s hall of fame. [Post-Bulletin]