Durham 4, Scranton/WB 1 (Durham leads 2-0). Durham takes a commanding 2-0 lead in their best-of-5 series. Mitch Talbot struggled with his control, walking 3 and giving up 3 hits in just 3.1 innings, but allowed only 1 unearned run…Rashad Eldridge, provided most of the offense, with 2 RBI doubles and a solo home run…If Durham is to win the Governor’s Cup, they will have to do so on the road. The final 3 games of the series will be held in Scranton if necessary.
Tampa 5, Charlotte 2 (Tampa wins series 3-2). Tampa wins the FSL championship in the decisive 5th game, breaking it open with 3 runs in the 5th inning…Brian Flores making just his 8th start, was limited to 3 innings, giving up 1 unearned run…Drew Anderson drove in both Stone Crabs runs with a pair of RBI singles.
Notes from Down on the Farm…
- Stacy Long has an update on Darin Downs, the Rays prospect that suffered a fractured skull after being hit by a line drive. [Montgomery Advertiser]
- Triangle Offense recaps game 2 of the Governor’s Cup. [Triangle Offense]