Gwinnett 8, Durham 6. With the Bulls still short on starting pitching, Jeff Bennett made another start giving up 2 runs in 2 innings…Matt Joyce hit his 16th home run and was 2-4…Fernando Perez was 0-4 with a walk and his 8th steal…Reid Brignac went 2-5 with a double and an RBI.a
Carolina 1, Montgomery 0 (gm 1). Brandon Mann allowed 1 run in 5.1 innings with 4 strikeouts and 3 walks…Jose Lobaton pinch-hit and struck out…The Biscuits managed just 3 hits.
Montgomery, Carolina (gm 2). Alex Torres, acquired in the Scott Kazmir deal, made his debut for the Biscuits, working 4 innings and giving up 3 runs on 3 hits and 3 walks. He struck out 3. Two runs came via a home run…The Biscuits managed just 1 hit, a leadoff single in the 5th by Matt Fields, and 4 hits total in the double-header.
Charlotte. (no games scheduled)
Asheville 7, Bowling Green 0. Shane Dyer made his 15th start and dropped to 1-10 after giving up just 2 unearned runs in 4.2 innings. He struck out 5 and walked none…Converted infielder Joey Callender gave up 5 runs in 4.1 innings of relief. This was his first appearance for Bowling Green after 48 innings (3.75 ERA) with Princeton…Tim Beckham went 0-4 and Jake Jefferies was 1-4. Beckham stole his 13th base. He was also caught for the 10th time.
Notes from Down on the Farm…
- Desmond Jennings was named the Southern League MVP. [Biscuit Crumbs]
- Winston Abreu was named the IL pitcher of the week. [Rays Prospects]
- Jon Weber hopes to play in Japan in 2010 (scroll down about two-thirds). [Triangle Offense]
- RP Paul Phillips has been promoted to Durham. [Biscuit Crumbs]