Friday, May 4, 2012

Scores and Highlights from 5/3

Louisville Bats 4, Durham Bulls 3 (11 innings) 
The Bulls brief three game winning streak came to an end following an extra innings loss to the Bats. Both clubs exchanged runs early and maintained a 3-3 tie until the top of the eleventh when Cesar Ramos surrendered a home run that would prove to be the difference in this close contest. Reid Brignac was the only Bull with multiple hits, going 2 for 5 with a two run homer. Ramos suffered the loss.

Montgomery Biscuits 7, Tennessee Smokies 4
The Biscuits threw six runs on the scoreboard in the third in support of a masterful performance by Shane Dyer to lead the Biscuits to a win over the Smokies on Thursday night. The Biscuits sent 11 hitters to the plate in the big third inning giving them a lead that they would not relinquish. Kyeong Kang powered the offense, going 3 for 4 with a double, a home run, 3 RBI's and 2 runs score. Brad Coon had a three run homer and Mike Sheridan had a triple. Dyer picked up the win by throwing six shut-out innings.

Charlotte Stone Crabs 3, Bradenton Marauders 2 (16 innings)
It was a record breaking night for the Stone Crabs as the pitching staff combined for a franchise high 21 strikeouts in a sixteen inning marathon against the Marauders. When the dust settled, it was the Stone Crabs squeaking by with a narrow one run victory in the season's longest game so far. The Stone Crabs had luck on their side as they tied the game in the ninth on a passed ball, forcing extra innings. The game would remain tied until the top of the sixteenth inning when Robby Price drew a walk to open the frame. He would later score the game winning run on a sac bunt by Ty Morrison to give them the victory. Every member of the lineup reached base in the game with the Stone Crabs collecting 16 hits and 3 walks on the night. Ty Morrison was the game's hero, going 4 for 6 with a double but more importantly he was responsible for scoring the tying run and driving home the winning run. Grayson Garvin turned in a stellar performance, striking out a career high 10 hitter but left the game with a no-decision. Nate Garcia and Chris Rearick combined for 7 2/3 scoreless innings from the bullpen with Rearick getting the win.

South Bend Silver Hawks 5, Bowling Green Hot Rods 3
The Hot Rods rallied late but left the bases loaded in the ninth in a 5-3 loss on Thursday night. The Hot Rods watched their early one run lead disappear in the middle innings. The fought back to pull within two runs of the lead going into the ninth inning where they loaded the bases. But they were unable to translate those runners into runs and they lost 5-3. Alejandro Segovia and Tyler Goeddel each enjoyed a 2 for 4 night with both hitters hitting a double. Felipe Rivero was charged with the loss.

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