Durham 4, Scranton/WB 2. Andy Sonnanstine had his best start since being demoted, working 8 innings and allowing just 2 runs on 8 hits and no walks. He struck out 5 and did not allow a run until the 7th…Elliot Johnson had 3 of the Bulls 10 hits (3-4) including 2 solo home runs. He has 8 hits in the last 3 games and 4 multi-hit games in the last 6…Reid Brignac went 1-4 with 2 strikeouts and Matt Joyce was 2-4 with his 12th home run.
Huntsville @ Montgomery. (ppd. rain)
Tampa 8, Charlotte 5 (12). Jeremy Hall allowed 1 run in 6 innings on 5 hits and 2 walks. He struck out 5…Shawn Riggans went 0-6 with 2 strikeouts as the DH…Mike McCormick was 1-4 with a double and a walk…Shawn Williams went 4-5.
Lake County 5, Bowling Green 4. Lake County scored 3 in the top of the 9th, 2 on a home run off of Marquis Fleming. It was just the second home run he has allowed in 47.2 innings this season…Frank de los Santos started and threw 5 shutout innings, allowing just 2 hits and 2 walks…Jake Jefferies went 0-4 with a walk and Tim Beckham did not play.
Notes from Down on the Farm…
- The Rays traded for double-A outfielder Cody Strait from Kansas City for cash. Strait, 26, was a 12th round pick 2004 by Cincinnati and has been as high as triple-A. He is scheduled to make his debut tonight. Stacy Long talked to the newest Biscuit. [Montgomery Advertiser]