Richmond 7, Durham 0. Ben Hendrickson dropped to 4-4 after giving up 5 runs in 5 innings on 9 hits and 3 walks…The Bulls managed only 2 hits, singles by Nathan Haynes and Justin Ruggiano.
Montgomery 10, Carolina 5. Kevin Lynn gave up 5 runs (3 earned) in 4.1 innings on 6 hits and 2 walks…Rashad Eldridge was 4-4 with 3 RBI and a walk to raise his average to .305…Ronnie Merrill also drove in 3 on 2-4 hitting. Gabby Martinez was 3-4 and hit his 9th home run.
Jupiter 12, Vero Beach 1. Heath Rollins gave up 6 runs in5.2 innings to fall to 2-5 on the year…Neil Walton had 2 of the D-Rays 5 hits and Ryan Royster had the only RBI.
Savannah 7, Columbus 4. Glenn Gibson gave up 7 runs, including 5 (not a typo) home run in the first inning and yet somehow he managed to survive to pitch 4 innings. He struck out 6 and walked 2…Omar Luna hit his 1st home run of the season.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- Jeremy Hellickson comes in at #7 on Baseball America’s “Prospect Hot Sheet” for the first one-third of the season. [Baseball America]