Durham 1, Gwinnett 0. Bulls pitchers pitched their second straight 4-hit shutout and raised their consecutive scoreless innings streak to 23. Last night, Jason Cromer shutout Gwinnett for 5 innings on 3 hits and 1 walk. He struck out 3…Chad Orvella struck out 4 in 2 scoreless innings…Reid Brignac was 1-4 with a double and the only RBI…Matt Joyce was 0-3 as the DH in his first minor league game including a groundout against a left-handed relief pitcher.

Montgomery 9, Chattanooga 1.Jeremy Hellickson pitched 5.2 scoreless innings and hasn’t allowed a run in 10.2 innings this season. He struck out 6 and gave up 3 hits and 2 walks…Rhyne Hughes homered twice and drove in 4…Desmond Jennings was 3-5 with a double.

Charlotte 4, St. Lucie 1. Darin Downs struck out 8 in 5 innings and allowed only 1 run in 5 innings…Matt Fields homered for the second straight game.

West Virginia 5, Bowling Green 3. Michael Jarman gave up 1 run in 4 innings. He struck out 4 and walked 2…Tim Beckham was 0-4 with a walk and scored a run.

Notes from Down on the Farm

  • The Triangle Offense is a new blog that is covering the Durham Bulls. If you are interested in keeping up with what is going on in the minors, it comes highly recommended. [Triangle Offense]



1 Comment

  1. Brixology says:

    Thanks for beginning the effort to look at Joyce vs. lefties. I hope he torches the AAA set. And great to see Hellboy off to a hot start!


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