Saturday, May 12, 2012

Scores and Highlights from 5/11

Durham Bulls 8, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees 7 (10 innings)
The Bulls squeaked by with an 8-7 win over the Yankees in an extra innings thriller on Friday night. Both clubs combined for 25 hits on the night and each posting a five run inning. But when it was all over, it was the one run tenth that made the difference. Craig Albernaz was 3 for 4 with a run scored. Reid Brignac had a three run homer. Cole Figueroa drove home two runs including the game winner in the top of the tenth. Shawn O'Malley was a terror on the basepath, stealing 5 bases during the game. Brandon Gomes picked up the win.

Montgomery Biscuits 1, Jacksonville Suns 0
Dominating pitching was the order of the night as the Biscuits shut-out the Suns 1-0. The hero of the night was Biscuits start Matt Buschmann who struck out 12 opposing hitters and holding a no-hitter through five full innings before surrendering a lone hit in the sixth. Buschmann departed in the sixth and gave way to the bullpen combination of Frank De Los Santos and Adam Liberatore who took the shut-out the rest of the way. Hak-Ju Lee drove home the game's only run with an RBI double to score Mark Thomas. De Los Santos was the winner and Liberatore notched the save.

Charlotte Stone Crabs, Daytona Cubs (Cancelled-Rain)
Friday night's game between the Stone Crabs and Cubs was cancelled due to heavy rains at Charlotte Sports Park. It was the last meeting between these two teams in the first half so there will be no make-up game scheduled.

Bowling Green Hot Rods 6, Lansing Lugnuts 3
The Hot Rods avoided the sweep by defeating the Lugnuts 6-3 in the series finale in Lansing. The offense was powered by Todd Glaesmann who had a record breaking performance. Glaesmann was 5 for 5 with a triple, RBI and 4 runs scored to set the franchise record for most hits in a game. Backing Glaesmann in the hits department were Jeff Malm (3 for 5 with a double, RBI), Alejandro Torres (2 for 4 with an RBI) and Juniel Querecuto (2 for 4 with an RBI). There four hitters accounted for 12 of the Hot Rods 17 hits. Roberto Gomez picked up the win and Austin Hubbard pitched a no-hit ninth for the save.

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