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.

Hudson Valley 2, Tri-City 1.

Burlington 2, Princeton 1.

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  1. Amanda says:

    I had a chance to see Tim Beckham play when Bowling Green was in Kannapolis this weekend. The most telling play from him on Friday didn’t show up on the stat sheet. There was a tricky shot to short that skipped off the dirt. He protected the ball in front of him, caught it around his chest and bobbled it up in the air, but kept his cool and thew out the runner. Many A-Ball players would have rushed and thrown that ball away, or given up on the play all together when the ball was bobbled. He’s got a good stroke, and speed that kills. (I was hoping to get pictures to share, but work held me up and I didn’t get there in time to get good shots with my crappy point-and-click.)

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