Gulf Coast League
- The GCL Nationals defeated the GCL Mets 5-2 Thursday.Â The 2009 draft was represented by 3 players.Â Huntington, NY’s Camden Maron started his 2nd professional game.Â The catcher batted 7th and was hit by a pitch in the 2nd inning.Â He singled and scored in the 5th, finishing the game 1 for 2.Â RF Cody Holliday was 0 for 2, then was pinch hit for by ZeErika Hall in the 7th who grounded into a fielder’s choice, going 0 for 1.Â For more see the box score and recap.
New York-Penn League
- The Brooklyn Cyclones lost the rubber game of their series with the Williamsport Crosscutters 3-1 Thursday.Â 4 players drafted in 2009 took part.Â Pitcher Michael Johnson threw a scoreless 9th inning, allowing 1 hit and 1 walk.Â 1B Sam Honeck took his customary 3rd spot in the order back from Angel Berroa and did Berroa proud by going 0 for 4 with 2 strikeouts.Â LF Nick Santomauro had a 2nd inning walk but was otherwise 0 for 3.Â SS Robbie Shields singled in the 2nd inning and was hit by a pitch in the 4th, and finished 1 for 2.Â For more check out the game story, box score and recap.Â Cyclones manager Pedro Lopez held a closed door meeting.Â It looks like surgery for Matt Bouchard.
- The Princeton Rays beat the Kingsport Mets 12-9 Thursday.Â 2 pitchers and 3 hitters from the 2009 draft played for the K-Mets.Â Thomas Chism pitched the 6th inning and allowed an unearned run on 2 hits and an error.Â Brian Needham finished the game, allowing 1 run in 2 innings.Â He gave up 4 hits and a walk while recording 4 strikeouts.Â C John Freeman went 0 for 5 at the plate, and 1 for 4 in throwing out runners attempting to steal.Â CF Darrell Ceciliani reached on an error and scored in the 1st inning, had an RBI double in the 5th inning and a single in the 6th to finish 2 for 5.Â LF Ronald Harris hit a solo homer in the 7th inning and also walked twice, he wound up 1 for 3.Â See the box score and recap for more.Â The Bluefield Daily telegraph has a game story.
South Atlantic League
- The Kannapolis Intimidators won 2-0 at the Savannah Sand Gnats Thursday.Â 2009 draftee LF Joseph August had a 6th inning single to go 1 for 3.Â For more see the game story, box score and recap.Â The Savannah Morning News also has a game story.