- The Pulaski Mariners beat the Kingsport Mets 5-3 Wednesday.Â 6 players selected in the June 2009 draft played for the K-Mets.Â Darrell Ceciliani came on with 2 outs in the 9th as a pinch runner but the next batter struck out to end the game.Â LF John Semel and CF Ronald Harris both went 0 for 4.Â C John Freeman was 0 for 3 but did have an RBI with a 6th inning sacrifice fly which drove in DH Kurt Steinahuer who had walked, stolen second base and advanced to third on a throwing error by the Mariners catcher.Â Steinhauer also walked in the 4th inning and was hit by a pitch in the 2nd, but was officially 0 for 1 in the game despite being on base 3 times.Â His OBP is .565 in 7 games with Kingsport.Â 3B Ryan Mollica hit a 2nd inning sacrifice fly and had a 4th inning RBI double to go 1 for 3.Â For more see the box score and recap.Â The Kingsport Times-News has a game story.Â Nice story about the K-Mets visiting their local Boys & Girls club.
New York-Penn League
- The Brooklyn Cyclones split a doubleheader with the Vermont Lake Monsters.Â Vermont took the 1st game 2-0.Â 4 2009 draftees took part for Brooklyn in game 1.Â P Michael Johnson threw 1 scoreless inning, allowing 1 hit and recording 1 strikeout.Â Unfortunately the highlight for the hitters was LF Alex Gregory’s 4th inning walk.Â He finished 0 for 2, as did DH Joseph Bonfe.Â SS Robbie Shields went 0 for 3.Â See the box score and recap for more.Â In game 2 the Cyclones won 7-4.Â Shields went 0 for 4 and 1B Sam Honeck was 1 for 2 with a single and 2 walks.Â For more see the box score and recap.Â Our Sports Central has the doubleheader story.
South Atlantic League
- The Savannah Sand Gnats defeated the West Virginia Power 7-2 at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston Wednesday.Â Both of the Sand Gnats drafted in 2009 played.Â LF Joseph August had a 5th inning RBI single en route to a 1 for 4 night.Â P John Church threw a scoreless 7th inning, allowing 2 hits.Â For more see the game story, box score and recap.