Pawtucket 5, Durham 3. James Houser struggled with his control, walking 6 and hitting a batter in 4 innings. He allowed 4 hits and 4 runs, striking out 1. In his last 8 starts covering 37.2 innings, Houser has walked 31 batters and struck out 22…Reid Brignac was 1-4 with a walk and a strikeout, and Matt Joyce was 0-5 with a strikeout.
Montgomery. (no game scheduled)
Charlotte. (no game scheduled)
Bowling Green 2, Asheville 0. Nick Barnese allowed only 1 hit in 7 innings, striking out 6 and walking none. Barnese did not allow a hit until 2 outs in the 5th and then retired the final 7 batters he faced…Tim Beckham was 0-4 with a strikeout and Jake Jefferies was 0-3.
Aberdeen 8, Hudson Valley 3. Kyle Lobstein, the Rays second round pick last year, made his professional debut, allowing 4 runs on 5 hits and 4 walks in 4.1 innings. He struck out 3 throwing 84 pitches, 48 for strikes.
Notes from Down on the Farm…
- Jeremy Hellickson will finally make his return to the mound tonight for Montgomery. It will be his first appearance since May 5th. [Biscuit Crumbs]
- The Rays Party has the Princeton roster. [The Rays Party]
- Rays Prospects has the latest attendance figures for each of the minor league affiliates. [Rays Prospects]