Norfolk 7, Durham 0. Another rough start for David Price as he allowed 3 runs and hit his 75-pitch limit after 3.1 innings. He struck out 5, but walked 4 and gave up 2 home runs…The Bulls managed only 3 hits, all singles…Matt Joyce was 1-4 with 2 Ks and Reid Brignac was 0-3 with a strikeout.
Jacksonville 6, Montgomery 4. Aneury Rodriguez continues to look better. In his latest start he held Jacksonville to 2 runs in 5 innings on 4 hits and 2 walks. He struck out 3…Chris Mason continues to get pounded and at this point we can no longer consider him a prospect. He gave up 3 more runs in 1 inning and now has a 9.90 ERA…Eddie Morlan pitched 2 scoreless innings…Desmond Jennings was 2-4 with a pair of singles…Rhyne Hughes was 1-4 with a walk and his 3rd stolen base.
Charlotte 3, St. Lucie 2. Ryan Royster led off the 9th with a double and pinch-runner Emeel Salem would later score the winning run on a 1-out hit-by-pitch of Nevin Ashley…Alex Cobb had a strong start, striking out 5 in 6 scoreless innings. He allowed 3 hits and 1 walk…Matt Fields finished 2-4.
Bowling Green 7, Lexington 6. Matt Moore held Lexington to 2 hits and struck out 5 in 4 innings. But he walked 4, threw 2 wild pitches and allowed 3 runs. He now has an ERA of 4.02…Tim Beckham was 1-5.
Notes from Down on the Farm…
- David Price is having a rough start to the season. After 4 starts he has an ERA of 3.71. But it might be even worse than that as his tRA is 5.49. King David has allowed 14 hits and 8 walks in 17 innings. Four of those 14 hits have been home runs.