Montgomery 5, Birmingham 4. Jake McGee improved to 2-1 after holding Birmingham to 3 runs in 6 innings. He struck out 5 and walked 2. He did give up a solo home run in the 3rd…Erold Andrus and Sergio Pedroza had 2 hits apiece. Andrus added his 8th double and Pedroza drove in 2.
Palm Beach 3, Vero Beach 0. Matt Walker dropped to 0-3 after allowing 3 runs in 4.1 innings…The offense didn’t help matters, as the D-Rays managed only 2 hits, a Garret Groce single in the 4th and a Chase Fontaine triple in the 9th.
Charleston 5, Columbus 3. Brian Flores got his first start in place of Jeremy Hall. He worked 3 innings and gave up 1 run on 4 hits…Henry Wrigley hit his second home run of the season a solo shot…The Catfish managed only 3 other hits, all singles.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- Scott Kazmir’s next rehab start will come on Monday for the Durham Bulls. [Our Sports Central]
- Rays of Light takes a look at Desmond Jennings. [Rays of Light]
- Calvin Medlock and Mike DiFelice both cleared waivers and will be assigned to Durham. [Rays Report]
- Justin Ruggiano will be joining them, as he was demoted to make room for Matt Garza at the major league level. [MLB]
- Rhyne Hughes will have a CAT scan today after missing his 10th straight game after receiving a concussion as a result of a collision with Matt Spring. [Montgomery Advertiser]