Lehigh Valley 4, Durham 3. Ben Hendrickson gave up 4 runs in 5.1 innings…Chris Mason pitched 2 scoreless innings of relief, giving up 3 hits…Fernando Perez was 3-4 with a double. In his last 8 games, he is 16-34 (.471). He is still striking out too much with 14 in the last 10 games and only 2 walks…Dan Johnson was 3-4 with his 17th home run and 3 RBI…Reid Brignac went 0-2 and is hitting .261.
Montgomery 9, Tennessee 6. Jino Gonzalez gave up 4 runs in 5 innings on 10 hits and 2 walks. He struck out 5…Ryan Reid pitched 1 inning, giving up 2 runs (1 earned) on 3 hits and a walk. He struck out 2…Chris Nowak and Gabby Martinez were each 3-5 with a double. Martinez drove in 2…Rocco Baldelli went 1-4 with a single and a walk…Rhyne Hughes finished 2-5.
Lakeland 6, Vero Beach 4. Chuck Tiffany got the start and gave up 2 runs in 2 innings…Wade Townsend threw the next 3 innings, giving up only 1 hit and no runs. He struck out 2 and walked none…Nevin Ashley hit his 2nd home run.
Columbus 5, Lexington 2. Jeremy Hall allowed 2 runs in 6 innings on 8 hits and no walks. Hall did hit 3 batters..Justin Garcia struck out 5 in 3 perfect innings for his 4th save…Mike McCormick was 2-4 and hit his 8th home run, his second in 2 days.
Hudson Valley v Williamsport (ppd. rain)
Princeton v Greeneville (ppd. rain)
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- Jeremy Cummings of the Durham Bulls has been named to the US Olympic team…We are a little confused. We thought baseball was no longer an olympic sport?? [Charleston Gazette]
- Stacy Long speculates that with Jeremy Cummings jumping from the Bulls to the USA Olympic Team, David Price could be promoted to triple-A as early as next week. [Biscuits' Batter]
- Rays Digest takes a closer look at Jeremy Hellickson. [Rays Digest]
- Jeremy Beckham (Tim Beckham’s older brother) has been promoted to Hudson Valley. [Tampa Tribune]