Durham 9, Syracuse 6. Jeremy Hellickson does it again. This time he retired 18 of the first 19 batters he faced before giving up a 3-run run home run in the 7th for his only runs allowed. He gave up just 3 hits and 1 walk while striking out 10. In 7 starts (42.1 innings) he has given up just 24 hits and 13 walks with 49 Ks…Desmond Jennings was 2-5 with an RBI and 2 stolen bases. He now has 10…Reid Brignac went 0-5…Matt Joyce hit a grand slam, his 14th home run…Shawn Riggans was 3-5 and is now hitting .214, while Aki Iwamura was 2-5 with 2 doubles.
Huntsville, Montgomery. Brandon Mann gave up 4 runs in 4 innings on 8 hits, 3 walks and a hit batter…Jose Lobaton had 2 of the Biscuits’ 5 hits, including a double. He is hitting .309/.391/.582 in 16 games since being signed by the Rays.
Jupiter @ Charlotte. (ppd. rain)
West Virginia 3, Bowling Green 1. Chris Andujar dropped to 10-4 after giving up 2 runs (1 earned) in 5.1 innings…Tim Beckham went 2-4, extending his hitting streak to 8 games and raising his average to .283. He is 17-34 (.500) over those 8 games, with 6 multi-hit games. He did commit 2 errors, one leading to an unearned run.
Notes from Down on the Farm…
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