Durham 12, Columbus 5. James Houser overcame 3 straight bad outings to throw 6 shutout innings. He allowed 3 hits, 2 walks and 1 hit batter. He struck out 3…The Bulls leadoff hitter, Henry Mateo hit 2 home runs and drove in 3…Reid Brignac added his 4th home run and was 3-5. He is now hitting .287…Justin Ruggiano went 3-5 with 2 RBI and his 13th steal…Matt Joyce had 2 doubles in 5 at bats, scoring twice.
Tennessee 6, Montgomery 5. Jeremy Hellickson started for the second time since coming off the DL and was limited to 66 pitches (45 strikes). He allowed 2 runs in 5 innings on 4 hits and a walk. He struck out 6. He now has a 2.08 ERA in 39 innings with 48 strikeouts and just 9 walks…
Dunedin 3, Charlotte 1 (gm 1). David Newmann allowed only 1 run in 5 innings but did not factor in the decision. He allowed 3 hits and 3 walks with 6 strikeouts…Cody Cipriano had 2 of the Stone Crabs 5 hits.
Dunedin 3, Charlotte 1 (gm 2). Brian Flores dropped to 0-3 after allowing a pair of runs in 5 innings. He struck out 5 and walked 2…Cody Cirpiano had 2 more hits and finished the day 4-7 to raise his average to .314…Henry Wrigley was 2-3 and drove in the only run.
Bowling Green 4, Lexington 1. Matt Moore improved to 4-3 with 5 shutout innings. He allowed 4 hits and a 2 walks with 7 Ks and now has a 3.14 ERA and 93 strikeouts in 63 innings…Tim Beckham went 0-3 with a walk…Jake Jefferies was 1-4 and Mike Sheridan was 2-4 with his 9th home run.
Notes from Down on the Farm…
- Matt Spring started at first base for the first time in his professional career, but he did get to use his own glove. [Montgomery Advertiser]