Columbus 11, Durham 8. Mike Prochaska was touched for 7 runs (6 earned) in only 4 innings…Reid Brignac and Fernando Perez were both 1-5.
Montgomery 10, Tennessee 5. Richard De los Santos picked up his 2nd win of the year with only 1 run allowed in 7 innings. He gave up 7 hits but did not walk a batter…The Biscuits clubbed a team-record 5 home runs, including Erold Andrus’ 2nd, Chris Nowak’s 2nd, Gabby Martinez’ 1st, Sergio Pedroza’s 1st and Patrick Cottrell’s 2nd. Pedroza had 3 RBI.
Vero Beach 1, Jupiter 0. Matt Walker pitched 5 hitless innings but did walk 4…Matt Fields provided all the offense needed with a solo home run in the 8th inning.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- Both Scott Kazmir and Dioner Navarro will make rehab starts for Vero Beach tonight. Navarro will DH tomorrow and then will catch again on Sunday for Matt Garza in his first rehab start. Kazmir is scheduled to throw 45 pitches, while Garza will throw about 60. [St. Pete Times]
- Rays of Light has started a series of profiles of the Rays top prospects. Up first is James Houser, performance enhancing drug-extraordinare. [Rays of Light]
- DRays Bay continues their series on the top candidates to be the top pick by the Rays in the June amateur draft. Up next is Brian Matusz and our personal favorite Tim Beckham. [DRays Bay]
- Columbus pitcher Jason Ragan was names the pitcher-of-the-week for the South Atlantic League. [Ledger-Enquirer]