Draft & Follow 7-30-09
- The GCL Marlins beat the GCL Mets 5-4 Wednesday. 4 2009 Mets draftees played. Josh Dunn played the first 7 innings at 3B, was 0 for 2 at the plate and made his 3rd error of the season in the field. Travis Ozga took over for him and also went 0 for 2 at the plate but did not make an error. LF ZeErika Hall walked in the bottom of the 5th inning, and singled in the 9th to go 1 for 4. C Nelfi Zapata singled in the 1st inning, walked in the 4th inning and in the 8th inning he singled then later scored on a balk to go 2 for 3. Zapata also committed his 3rd error of the season on a muffed catch. For more see the box score and recap.
- The Staten Island Yankees beat the Brooklyn Cyclones 4-3 Wednesday. 2 2009 draftees played. 1B Sam Honeck had a 5th inning walk in his 0 for 3 game. SS Robbie Shields hit his 2nd triple of the year leading off the 4th and scored. There was supposed to be a doubleheader between these teams Wednesday but the 2nd game was postponed due to rain. They will try a doubleheader again Thursday. For more see the box score and recap.
- The Greensboro Grasshoppers chewed up the Savannah Sand Gnats 13-2 Wednesday. 2 members of the 2009 draft class played for Savannah. P John Church threw 1 inning of relief, the 6th. He 5 runs, all earned, on 4 hits and a walk. RF Joseph August had a 3rd inning single to go 1 for 3. See the game story, box score and recap for more.