Durham 10, Richmond 2. For the 4th time in his last 7 starts, Mitch Talbot did not allow a run. This one may have been the most impressive with 7 shutout innings on only 2 hits and no walks. He struck out 7…Dan Johnson was 2-3 with his 9th home run…Elliot Johnson was 3-5 with 2 doubles and 3 RBI…Reid Brignac was 0-2 with 2 walks. Brignac has 8 walks in his last 9 games after only having 7 in his first 48 games.
Montgomery 6, Birmingham 3. Jake McGee picked up his 6th win, but did allow 3 runs in 6 innings, on 4 hits and 3 walks. He struck out 2…Ryan Reid continues his domination after his promotion to AA, with 2 perfect innings in relief with 3 strike outs.
Sarasota 12, Vero Beach 3. Ryna Morse gave up 5 runs (4 earned) in 4 innings…Desmond Jennings was 3-3 with a double and a walk.
Columbus 11, Rome 1. Brian Flores made only his 9th start, but made it a good one, throwing 7 shutout innings, allowing only 3 hits and no walks…Henry Wrigley had 4 hits in 5 at bats and drove in 2…Quinn Stewart added 3 hits in 4 at bats and 2 RBI…Chase Fontaine was 2-3 with 2 walks and scored 2 runs.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- Jeremy Hellickson who pitched 5 perfect innings on Thursday was removed because of a blister. [St. Pete Times]
- You can find all of the Rays draft pics here. [MLB]