Durham 4, Buffalo 3. Ben Hendrickson improved to 5-4, holding Buffalo to 3 runs in 6.2 innings…Scott Dohmann struck out 5 in 2 perfect innings for the save…Dan Johnson was 3-4 with an RBI to improve his average to .292…Chris Richard’s 3-run home run, his 11th, gave the Bulls the lead for good in the 5th inning…Reid Brignac and Joel Guzman combined to go 0-7 with 3 strike outs. Brignac walked once.
Montgomery 9, Mobile 7. James Houser cruised through the first 5 innings, allowing only 2 singles, until the defense let him down in the 6th when 3 hits and 2 errors led to 5 runs…Ryan Reid struck out 2 in the 9th for his 2nd save…Gabriel Martinez was 2-5 and hit his 10th home run…Chris Nowak was 3-4, scoring 3 times.
West 9, East 3 (FSL ALL-Star game). Four members of the Vero Beach D-Rays started for the East squad, including starting pitcher Ryan Morse, who gave up 2 runs (1 earned) in 1 inning of work…Heath Rollins also pitched 1 inning, giving up 3 hits and 1 run…Cesar Suarez, a third baseman, started at short, JT Hall was the DH and Garrett Groce started in right field. The three went a combined 0-10. Suarez drove in a run with a ground out…Jeremy Hellickson likely would have started but was held out with a blister on his throwing hand.
Columbus v Rome (ppd.)
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- JT Hall won the FSL All-Star game home run derby. [TCPalm]