Durham. (no game scheduled)
Montgomery. (no game scheduled)
Charlotte 7, Sarasota 4. Darin Downs picked up his 9th win in 13 decisions after giving up 1 run in 7 innings. He struck out 7 and walked 2. His ERA is now 2.23…Shawn O’Malley went 2-4 with a walk and an RBI…Emeel Salem was 3-4 with a triple and 2 RBI…Mike McCormick hit his first home run.
Lakewood 9, Bowling Green 4. Nick Barnese allowed 8 runs (5 earned) in 5.1 innings. He had given up just 4 earned runs total in his first 7 starts. It was just the second time he had allowed more than 1 earned run…Tim Beckham was 1-5 with 2 strikeouts, an RBI single and his 7th stolen base.
Hudson Valley. (no game scheduled)
Notes from Down on the Farm…
- Rough night for Rays prospects in the Southern League All-Star game. Jeremy Hellickson and Eddie Morlan combined to give up 6 runs in 1.1 innings. Hellboy faced 5 batters, with 4 reaching base on a walk, a double, a triple and a 2-run home run. [MiLB]
- Cody Cipriano has been promoted to Montgomery. [Rays Prospects]