Lehigh Valley 16, Durham 8. James Houser was pounded for 8 runs in 4 innings, including 3 home runs. He is now 3-3 with a 5.54 ERA…The bullpen wasn’t much better giving up 7 runs in the final 2 innings, the final 2 coming off of catcher Alex Jamieson who had to make his second appearance in a week…Matt Joyce was 1-3 with 2 Ks and 2 walks…Justin Ruggiano drove in 2 with a single and a double in 5 at bats…Rhyne Hughes hit his first home run since being promoted to triple-A.
Montgomery (no game scheduled).
Charlotte 1, Lakeland 0. Darin Downs improved to 7-2 with 7 shutout innings. He struck out 10 and allowed 5 hits and 3 walks…Cody Cipriano was 0-3…Emeel Salem was 2-4 with a pair of triples. He is hitting .216.
Lexington 5, Bowling Green 3. Nick Barnese allowed 2 runs in 4 innings, striking out 1 and walking 3…Tim Beckham was 2-4 with a double. He is hitting .294.
Notes from Down on the Farm…
- The Rays signed 14 more draft picks, the highest of which was the 8th rounder. [The Heater]
- Rays Prospects has the complete list of signees. [Rays Prospects]