Charlotte Knights 9, Durham Bulls 6
The Bulls offense hit four home runs but it wasn’t enough to beat the Knights in the series opener. Rich Thompson was 3 for 5 with a double. Jesus Feliciano had 2 hits. Henry Wrigley, Leslie Anderson, Tim Beckham and Cole Figueroa went deep for the Bulls. Cesar Ramos suffered the loss.
Montgomery Biscuits, Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Postponed)
Monday’s game between the Biscuits and Blue Wahoos was postponed due to rain in Pensacola. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Tuesday.
South Bend Silver Hawks 6, Bowling Green Hot Rods 3
The Hot Rods lost their third game in a row after a 6-3 loss to South Bend. Cameron Seitzer was 3 for 3 with a double. Jeff Malm had a double, his 35th on the season to break the Hot Rods franchise record. Ryan Brett had a double. Josh Sale drove home two runs. Trevor Shull suffered the loss. Stayton Thomas pitched 3 scoreless innings.
Hudson Valley Renegades 2, Lowell Spinners 1
The Renegades beat the Spinners on Monday to sweep the three game series. Joey Rickard was 2 for 4 with a double, home run and 2 RBI’s. Ryan Dunn was 2 for 4 with a double. Marty Gantt had a double. Eduar Quinonez picked up the win. Reinaldo Lopez pitched three perfect innings. Ryan Garton notched the save.
Princeton Rays 6, Danville Braves 1
The P-Rays opened the series with the Braves with a 6-1 win. Omar Narvaez was 3 for 3 with a home run. Brandon Martin had a solo home run. John Alexander had a double. Alex Keudell didn’t allow an earned run in 6 innings to record the win. The bullpen combo of Jonathan Weaver and Zach Butler provided three scoreless innings of relief.
GCL Twins 4, GCL Rays 1
The GCL Rays had difficulty scoring runs as they fell to the Twins to open the week. The Rays managed six hits, all singles by six different hitters. All four runs came against starter Alex Torres who took the loss. Matt Ramsey pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings and Lucas Goodgion pitched 4 scoreless innings.
DSL Rays 8, DSL Athletics 1
The DSL Rays picked up a win to open the final week of the 2012 season. Enmanuel Paulino was 3 for 4 with a triple and 3 RBI’s. Bill Pujols was 2 for 4 with a double. Ismael Aguero was 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI. Rolman Ramirez was 2 for 4. Elias Torres had a double and 2 RBI’s. Jose Alonzo was the winner.