Durham @ Scranton, ppd. rain.
Huntsville 4, Montgomery 2. Wade Davis struck out 8 and walked none in 6 innings, but did give up 4 runs. All 4 runs came off the bat of Brewers top prospect Matt LaPorta who hit 2 home runs off of Davis. Both home runs came on 3-0 fastballs…Rashad Eldridge was 2-3 with 2 walks and now has a .409 OBP.
Vero Beach 5, Palm Beach 4. Brandon Mann got the start and allowed 4 runs (3 earned) in 6 innings. He did strike out 8 and walked only 1…Garrett Groce had 2 doubles an RBI and scored twice…Jairo de la Rosa and JT Hall contributed 3 hits apiece…Ryan Royster was 0-5 and is now 2 for his last 29 over the last 8 games and is hitting .212 on the year. He has 12 strikeouts and only 2 walks over that span.
Columbus 4, Asheville 0. Alex Cobb pitched 6 scoreless innings, striking out 6 and walking only 1. He improved to 4-2 and hasn’t allowed a run in the past 2 starts…Maiko Loyola and Greg Sexton each had 2 hits and a RBI.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- The Bulls will play a double-header at Scranton today. [Durham Bulls]