Durham 9, Norfolk 5. Chris Mason was pulled with 2 outs in the 5th after giving up 5 runs. He struck out 5 and walked 1…Reid Brignac was 1-2 with 2 walks…Dan Johnson was 3-5 with a double and 2 home runs. He drove in 3 and now has 11 home runs…Fernando Perez was 3-5 with his 2nd home run and he stole 2 bases. He now has 22 steals.
Mississippi 9, Montgomery 8 (11). Jino Gonzalez started and went 4 innings giving up 1 run…Ryan Reid gave up 2 runs and picked up the loss as his control betrayed him for the first time this season. In the final 4 outs of the game, Reid walked 3 gave up 1 hit and struck out 2…Sergio Pedroza and Rhyne Hughes homered for the Biscuits and Ronnie Merrill was 2-4 with a walk and 2 RBI.
Vero Beach 5, St. Lucie 3. David Price made his 6th and final start for Vero Beach cruising through the first 6 innings, before giving up his second and third run in the 7th inning and having to be pulled with only 1 out. He struck out 7 and walked 2. He had retired 11 in a row before back-to-back walks in the 7th that were followed by a 2-run double…Desmond Jennings was 0-4.
Charleston @ Columbus (ppd).
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- David Price has been promoted to double-A Montgomery and is scheduled to make his debut with the Biscuits on Thursday. [Montgomery Advertiser]
- Reid Brignac shows up on this weeks “Not Hot” list on Baseball America’s “Prospect Hot Sheet”. [Baseball America]
- FSL All-Star JT Hall, has been promoted to double-A Montgomery. [Biscuits Batter]