Durham 3, Charlotte 2 (11 inn.). A one-out single in the bottom of the 11th by Jeremy Owens won the game for the Bulls…JK Ryu started and struck out 6 in 5 innings, allowing 1 run…Dale Thayer had a chance to close out the win in the 9th but a lead off walk and a wild pitch that sent the runner all the way to third was followed by an RBI single two batters later…Reid Brignac was 2-5 with a double and is now hitting .258…Fernando Perez was 0-5 with 3 strikeouts and is now hitting .253…Joel Guzman was 2-4 to raise his average to .217.
Jacksonville 6, Montgomery 4 (11 inn.).Wade Townsend took the loss, allowing both runs in the 11th on a double…Richard de los Santos made the start and worked into the 8th inning allowing 4 runs in 7.1 innings…Eduardo Morlan pitched a scoreless 10th inning, giving up only a single…Erold Andrus was 2-6 with a double and 3 RBI, tying the game in the bottom of the 9th with an RBI single…Chris Nowak added 3 hits including a double, while Rashad Eldridge was 4-4.
Vero Beach 2, Brevard County 1.Wilton Noel got the emergency start after Josh Butler was traded. He gave up only 2 hits in 4 innings. 1 hit was a solo home run to account for the lone run. He struck out 3…Center fielder John Matulia was 1-3 and is hitting .359 after 19 games…Ryan Royster was 0-2 and is at .258..Cesar Suarez stole his 5th base.
Rome 6, Columbus 1. Josh Johnson (the pitcher) got roughed up last night, getting touched for 6 runs on 10 hits in 5.2 innings…Shortstop Omar Luna was 2-4 and is now hitting .351.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- Scott Kazmir will make his second rehab start tonight for Vero Beach. [Tampa Tribune]
- Josh Butler who was traded yesterday for the Brewers’ Gabe Gross simply had to walk to the other clubhouse after the trade as Vero Beach was playing the Brewers FSL affiliate from Brvard County. [Biscuits Batter]