Durham 7, Richmond 1. Ben Hendrickson picked up his 4th win in 5 innings. He held Richmond to 1 run on 2 hits, but walked 4. Scott Dohmann relieved and struck out 4 in 2 shutout innings, while Juan Salas pitched the last 2 innings and struck out 3. Reid Brignac was 1-5. Willy Aybar made his second AAA rehab start, playing first base and going 2-3 with an RBI and 2 walks.
Montgomery 3, Mobile 2 (gm 1). James Houser started and went 5 innings. He held Mobile to 2 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks. He struck out 3…Ronnie Merrill and Gabriel Martinez hit home runs. Martinez’ 6th of the year was the game-winner in the top of the 7th.
Montgomery 9, Mobile 3 (gm 2). RIchard de los Santos picked up his 4th win with 5.2 innings of 3-run ball…Gabriel Martinez was 1-2 with 2 walks and drove in 2. Josh Asanovich was 3-4 and drove in 3. Rhyne Hughes was 0-4 and is hitting .283.
Clearwater 6, Vero Beach 2 (gm 1). Heath Rollins struck out 7, but fell to 2-4 after allowing 4 earned runs (5 total) in 6 innings…JT Hall hit his 4th home run and Matt Fields went 2-3.
Clearwater @ Vero Beach (gm 2, ppd).
Asheville 4, Columbus 2. Jesse Darcy made just his 2nd start of the year and worked 5 innings, and allowed 1 run.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- The Bulls have won 5 straight and are now in first place. [Durham Bulls]
- Vero Beach will play a double-header today. [MiLB]