Tuesday, July 7, 2009

7/7: The Rundown

Durham Bulls 6, Charlotte Knights 1
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Notes: Durham improved to 49-35... Carlos Hernandez scattered five hits and a run over 5 innings of work. Jon Meloan pitched a scoreless innings, striking out two. Julio Depaula earned the win with two scoreless innings, and Dale Thayer hammered down the 9th... Elliot Johnson broke a 1-1 tie in the top of the 9th with a grand slam... Ray Olmedo also went deep for the Bulls... John Jaso picked up two hits... Matt Joyce went 1-2 with two walks... Reid Brignac had the night off...

Birmingham Barons 3, Montgomery Biscuits 0
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Notes: Montgomery fell to 6-9... Aneury Rodriguez took the hard-luck loss, allowing just one earned run in 6 innings of work... Neal Frontz allowed a run in two innings of work, and Ryan Reid pitched a scoreless inning... Montgomery only had five hits... Desmond Jennings went 0-3 with a walk. He stole his 30th base...

Charlotte Stone Crabs 6, Sarasota Reds 5
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Notes: Charlotte improved to 5-6... Brian Flores made the spot start and allowed four earned runs in 5 innings of work. Justin Garcia got the win, allowing a run in 3 innings, and Austin Hinkle tossed a scoreless 9th for the save... Emeel Salem and Henry Wrigley each had three hits and combined for five RBIs...

Bowling Green Hot Rods 4, Augusta GreenJackets 3
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Notes: Bowling Green improved to 7-4... Frank De Los Santos allowed just one earned run in 5.2 innings of work. Josh Satow earned the win in relief thanks to Isaias Velasquez's RBI single in the bottom of the 8th... Mike McCormick hit his 4th homerun of the year... Tim Beckham went 2-4 with an RBI; he

Hudson Valley Renegades 2, Vermont Lake Monsters 1
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Notes: Hudson Valley improved to 7-10... Kyle Lobstein allowed a first-inning homerun, but that was the extent of the Vermont offense. Lobstein struck out five in 4 innings of work. Doug Salinas got the win in relief with Richard De Los Santos grabbing the save... Hudson Valley got RBIs from David Genao and Brett Nommensen in the 2nd inning... Nommensen went 2-3... Gabe Cohen was 2-4 with two doubles... The Renegades had six double on the day...

Elizabethton Twins 5, Princeton Rays 2 (7 innings)
Princeton Rays 5, Elizabethton Twins 4 (7 innings)
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Notes: Princeton sits at 8-6... The loss was only the Twins' second... Omar Bencomo started game one and allowed two runs in 4.2 innings. Alex Koronis took the loss, allowing two earned runs while recording just one out... Seth Henry went 2-3 with an RBI in game one... Joey Callender was on the hill for the second game and he allowed just one earned run in 5 innings... Ty Morrison was 2-3 with a walk in game two...

GCL Orioles 6, GCL Rays 4
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Notes: The GCL Rays fell to 5-5... Eliazer Suero took the loss, allowing three runs in 5 innings of work... Felix Gonzalez had two hits...

Durham Bulls - 2B Elliot Johnson: Busted the 1-1 tie with a grand slam in the 9th inning.

Montgomery Biscuits - RHP Ryan Reid: Struck out two in a scoreless relief inning.

Charlotte Stone Crabs - 1B Henry Wrigley: 3-4 with a homerun and three RBIs.

Bowling Green Hot Rods - DH Mike McCormick: 1-2 with a homerun and two walks.

Hudson Valley Renegades - OF Gabe Cohen: 2-4 with two doubles.

Princeton Rays - OF Ty Morrison: Went 2-3 with a walk in the second game.

Durham Bulls - OF Justin Ruggiano: 0-4 with two strikeouts.

Montgomery Biscuits - Offense: Only 5 hits in the shutout.

Charlotte Stone Crabs - DH Shawn Williams: 0-3 with two strikeouts.

Bowling Green Hot Rods - C Jake Jefferies: 0-4.

Hudson Valley Renegades - DH Mark Thomas: 0-4 with two strikeouts.

Princeton Rays - RHP Alex Koronis: Took the game 1 loss.


  1. Re Bulls - Knights: Actually the game was 2-1 Bulls when Johnson hit his grand slam. Big, big deal anyhow, but we had gone ahead with a one out bases-loaded single by John Jaso. Next batter (Sadler) struck out. And Johnson hit his two out, 3-2 count, grand slam.

  2. Mea culpa. Must've read the PBP wrong.