Gwinnett 6, Durham 3. Jeremy Hellickson picked up his first triple-A loss, allowing 4 runs (2 earned) in 6.1 innings. He struck out 5 and walked none. He did retire the first 10 batters he faced, only to begin unraveling in the 5th…Desmond Jennings was 2-5 and Reid Brignac had 4 singles in 5 at bats…Matt joyce went 1-4 with a double and a walk…Elliot Johnson hit his 9th home run.
Mobile 7, Montgomery 1. Darin Downs allowed 3 runs in 7 innings in his first double-A start. The FSL ERA leader, struck out 4 and walked 2…Cody Cipriano was 1-4 with a triple, one of just 5 hits for the Biscuits.
Palm Beach @ Charlotte. (ppd. rain)
Bowling Green 8, Greenville 4. Juan Santana allowed just 1 run on 2 hits and 2 walks in 4 innings. He struck out 3 in his first start since being promoted from Hudson Valley…Tim Beckham went 1-5 with 2 strikeouts…Jake Jefferies was 2-4.
Hudson Valley. (no games scheduled)
Danville @ Princeton. (ppd. rain)
Notes from Down on the Farm…
- Darin Downs took the loss in his double-A debut, but Stacy Long says he looked impressive in defeat. [Montgomery Advertiser]
- Matt Joyce is hitting .272/.363/.473 overall with 12 HR and 49 RBI. Against lefties he is hitting .256/.310/.444 with 3 HR in 90 ABs.