Wednesday, July 8, 2009

7/8: The Rundown

Durham Bulls 8, Gwinnett Braves 3
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Notes: Durham improved to 50-35... Andy Sonnanstine made his second start for Durham, improving to 2-0 with seven solid innings. He allowed three hits on six hits, struck out four, and walked one... Justin Ruggiano hit a 3-run homerun in the 5th to put Durham up 5-3... Reid Brignac went 2-5 and drove in two... Matt Joyce was 1-3 with a walk... John Jaso went 2-4...

Birmingham Barons 7, Montgomery Biscuits 6
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Notes: Montgomery fell to 6-10... Chris Mason and Paul Phillips combined to allow three runs over the final two innings to lose it for Montgomery... Brian Baker allowed four runs in 6 innings... Chris Nowak and Joe Gaetti each drove in two runs... Desmond Jennings appeared as a pinch hitter and singled... Drew Anderson went 3-4...

Charlotte Stone Crabs 2, Sarasota Reds 1 (10 innings)
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Notes: Charlotte improved to 6-6... The Stone Crabs tied it in the bottom of the 9th, and won it in the 12th on a Matt Hall single... Jesse Darcy struck out 5 and didn't walk a batter over 7 innings, allowing the only Sarasota run... Tommy Rafferty threw three scoreless innings, and Austin Hinkle got the win with two shutout frames... John Matulia went 3-5 and drove in the first run...

Bowling Green Hot Rods 3, Augusta GreenJackets 2
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Notes: Bowling Green improved to 8-4... Nick Barnese started and shut Augusta out for 5 innings, striking out three and walking three... Jamie Bagley allowed both runs in relief, and Marquis Fleming got the save, striking out 4 over two innings... Tim Beckham went 0-3... Jake Jefferies and Isaias Velasquez each drove in runs...

Hudson Valley Renegades 3, Staten Island Yankees 2
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Notes: Hudson Valley improved to 8-10... Kevin Chavez made the start and allowed just a run in 4 innings... Jordi Amargos, Devin Fuller, and Zach Quate combined for the last 5 innings... Mark Thomas, Eli Sonoqui, and D.J. Jones each drove in a run... Burt Reynolds and Elias Otero each had two hits...

Elizabethton Twins 4, Princeton Rays 3
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Notes: Princeton fell to 8-7... Trevor Shull started and allowed just a run in five innings of work against the league's top offense. He struck out five and didn't walk anyone... Tyler Oakes allowed two runs in relief, and Jairo De La Rosa allowed the winning run in the 9th innings... Ryan Wiegand and Kyle Spraker each had two hits... Ty Morrison went 0-3 with two walks... Brian Bryles was 1-4 with a walk...

GCL Reds 4, GCL Rays 2
GCL Reds 3, GCL Rays 1
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Notes: The GCL Rays fell to 5-7... Brad Furdal turned in another strong start, tossing 6 shutout innings, striking out 6 and walking 2. He got 10 groundouts to 1 flyout... Andrew Bellatti, the Rays' 12th round pick, made his debut. He pitched a perfect inning, getting two strikeouts and a popout...

Durham Bulls - OF Justin Ruggiano: Hit the 3-run homerun to give Durham the lead in the 5th.

Montgomery Biscuits - 3B Chris Nowak: 2-3 with two RBIs.

Charlotte Stone Crabs - OF John Matulia: 3-5 including the game-tying RBI in the 9th.

Bowling Green Hot Rods - RHP Marquis Fleming: 2 scoreless innings to earn the save, striking out 4.

Hudson Valley Renegades - 2B Elias Otero: 2-3 and a stolen base.

Princeton Rays - RHP Trevor Shull: 5 innings, 6 hits, 1 earned run, no walks, 5 strikeouts.

Durham Bulls - DH Ray Sadler: Went 0-5.

Montgomery Biscuits - C Nevin Ashley: 0-4.

Charlotte Stone Crabs - RF Reid Fronk and 1B Cody Cipriano: Combined 0-10.

Bowling Green Hot Rods - SS Tim Beckham: 0-3 with a strikeout.

Hudson Valley Renegades - SS Tyler Bortnick: 0-4 with two strikeouts.

Princeton Rays - 3B Julio Cedeno: 0-4 with two strikeouts.

1 comment:

  1. Trevor Shull is having a suprisingly great start to the season. Nice article on him from the Bluefield Daily Telegraph today.