Tuesday, May 19, 2009

5/19: The Rundown

Wade Davis keeps it going, the Biscuits double their pleasure, Charlotte gets rained out again, and the Hot Rods get to Noesi...

Durham Bulls 1, Rochester Red Wings 0
Box | Recap
Notes: Durham improved to 23-15... Wade Davis turned in the third really good start from Durham pitchers, allowing just 2 hits and 1 walk in 6.2 innings. His walk was to the last batter he faced. He struck out 3... Durham's lone run came in the 5th inning on a Chris Nowak homerun... Reid Brignac was 0-2 but drew a walk... Matt Joyce was 0-3...

Montgomery Biscuits 5, Mississippi Braves 4
Montgomery Biscuits 5, Mississippi Braves 4
Game 1 | Game 2 | Recap
Notes: The Biscuits improved to 20-18 with a pair of 5-4 wins... Heath Rollins got the win in game 1, allowing 2 runs in 5 innings... Rhyne Hughes and Cesar Suarez went long to help provide the offense... Anuery Rodriguez got the game 2 win, allowing 4 runs(3 earned) in 5 innings. He struck out 7 and walked 3... Jason Perry put the Biscuits ahead in game 2 with a two-run homerun in the 5th... Desmond Jennings went 2-5 with a double and a walk between the two games...

Charlotte Stone Crabs postponed due to rain
Notes: Charlotte will try another doubleheader tonight...

Bowling Green Hot Rods 6, Charleston RiverDogs 5
Box | Recap
Notes: The Hot Rods improved to 20-18... Bowling Green got the first earned runs this season off of Charleston starter Hector Noesi... Jake Jefferies was 2-4 with a homerun and two RBIs... Isaias Velasquez and Kyeong Kang each picked three hits... Mike Sheridan and Tim Beckham each took 0-4s... Tommy Rafferty got the win in relief of Chris Andujar...

Durham Bulls - RHP Wade Davis: For the first time all year, Davis walked just one batter(he had 20 walks in 7 starts prior to last night). He improved to 4-1 with the win.

Montgomery Biscuits - Heath Rollins & Aneury Rodriguez: Neither was dominant in their start, but both gave solid performances and earned wins.

Bowling Green Hot Rods - C Jake Jefferies: Hit his team-leading fourth homerun of the season and drove in two runs.

Durham Bulls - OF Matt Joyce: He's cooled down lately, taking an 0-3 last night; hitting just .216 in his last 10 games.

Montgomery Biscuits - N/A

Bowling Green Hot Rods - SS Tim Beckham: Like Joyce, has hit a cold stretch, with an identical .216 batting average in his last 10.

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