Durham 11, Columbus 5. Mike Prochaska pitched a strong 5 innings in his 2008 debut. The lone run came on a solo shot in the 5th as he struck out 2 and walked none…Fernando Perez hit two 2-run triples and Reid Brignac was 2-6 with his first home run of the year.
Chattanooga 9, Montgomery 4. Mike Wlodarczyk walked 5 and gave up 6 hits in only 3 innings…Rhyne Hughes committed 2 errors and now has 4 on the year.
Daytona 4, Vero Beach 3. Brandon Mann gave up 2 runs (1 earned) in 5 innings.
Rome 8, Columbus 6. Jeremy Hall gave up 5 runs on 6 hits and a walk in 4 innings.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- Reid Brignac talks about his newest assignment to triple-A Durham. [Weekly Citizen]
- The Tampa Bay Rays announced a new position, “Catching Coordinator”. Jamie Nelson will work full-time with all the catchers in the Rays system in the hopes that the catchers will be more like quarterbacks. [Montgomery Advertiser]
- The Columbus Catfish have a new owner that will move the team to Bowling Green, Kentcuky. [Ledger-Enquirer]
- The Durham Bulls Athletic Park installed a new version of the iconic “Snorting Bull”. [Durham Bulls]