Durham 8, Buffalo 7. Ben Hendrickson allowed 7 runs (6 earned) in 3.2 innings…Ben Zobrist, Dan Johnson and Chris Richard all homered for the Bulls and John Jaso went 2-4 with 2 RBI.
Montgomery 6, West Tenn 5. Ryan Reid blew a save when he hit a batter and walked another to start the 9th, which eventually led to a sac fly that tied the game. However in the bottom of the 9th, Ronnie Merrill hit a 1-out bases loaded sac fly to win the game…It was the Biscuits’ 9th straight win.
Daytona 2, Vero Beach 1. Heath Rollins dropped to 5-10, despite only giving up 2 runs (1 earned) in 6 innings.
Augusta @ Columbus (ppd. wet field)
Johnson City 6, Princeton 1. Tim Beckham went 0-3 with a walk and 2 strikeouts.
NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM…
- Rocco Baldelli says he achieved what he set out to accomplish in Montgomery. [Montgomery Advertiser]
“My main objective was to get back in baseball shape and get my timing back at the plate,” Baldelli said. “I feel that I’ve accomplished all of those things.”
- Rays Digest takes a look at prospect Alex Cobb. [Rays Digest]