AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (13-6) OFF
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (11-7) lost 3-2 (BOX SCORE)
James got the start last night and had his first rough outing of the season. He pitched just 3 innings allowing 7 hits and 2 runs. The Hooks picked up 2 runs in the first on a Benedetti RBI double and a Jones sac fly. The offense was unable to score again though as they picked up just 3 more hits the rest of the game. Stutzman and Hill were solid in relief.
Note: Straw is hitting .469 with 5 RBI, 4 SB over his last 8 games.
- Myles Straw, CF: 2-for-3, R, 2 2B
- Carmen Benedetti, RF: 1-for-3, R, 2B, RBI, BB
- Taylor Jones, 1B: 0-for-1, RBI, BB
- Ryne Birk, 2B: 1-for-4
- Arturo Michelena, SS: 1-for-4
- Josh James, RHP: 3.0 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 5 K
- Sean Stutzman, RHP: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
- Kevin Hill, RHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
A+: Buies Creek Astros (13-6) won 3-0 (BOX SCORE)
More great pitching from Buies Creek. Perez made the start and allowed just 1 hit over 4.2 scoreless innings, though he did walk 4. The offense only scored in one inning but made it count getting 3 runs in the 3rd on a Toro RBI single, McCormick RBI single, and Trompiz RBI single. Bielak relieved Perez and was dominant again tossing 4.1 scoreless innings with 9 strikeouts as he picked up the win.
Note: Bielak has 5 BB/28 K in 18.1 innings this season (0.98 ERA)
- Ronnie Dawson, CF: 2-for-4, R, BB, SB
- Josh Rojas, 2B: 1-for-5, R
- Abraham Toro, 3B: 1-for-3, R, RBI, BB
- Chas McCormick, RF: 2-for-4, RBI, SB
- Osvaldo Duarte, SS: 2-for-4
- Kristian Trompiz, 1B: 3-for-3, RBI, BB
- Anibal Sierra, DH: 1-for-4, SB
- Hector Perez, RHP: 4.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 4 BB, 5 K
- Brandon Bielak, RHP: 4.1 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 9 K (WIN)
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (6-10) lost 11-3 (BOX SCORE)
Another rough start for Bukauskas as he lasted just 2 innings and gave up 7 hits and 3 runs. The offense picked up 3 runs in the 8th on a De La Cruz 2 run single and Tovalin groundout but it wasn’t enough as the pitching staff allowed 16 hits and 11 runs total.
Note: De La Cruz is hitting .294 over his last 10 games.
- Jake Adams, DH: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Jonathan Arauz, SS: 1-for-3, R, 2B, BB
- Bryan De La Cruz, RF: 2-for-4, 2 RBI
- Adrian Tovalin, 3B: 1-for-4, RBI
- Jacob Meyers, CF: 2-for-4, 2B, SB
- Marcos Almonte, 2B: 0-for-3, R, BB
- J.B. Bukauskas, RHP: 2.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Parker Mushinski, LHP: 4.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
- Cole Watts, LHP: 1.1 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 2 K
- Robert Corniel, RHP: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
FRE: Cy Sneed (2.45 ERA)
CC: Brock Dykxhoorn (2.13 ERA)
BC: Carson LaRue (0.00 ERA)