It wasn’t perfect, but Friday was another good night on the farm. Let’s have a look:
Fresno 5, Las Vegas 1
Logan Verrett surrendered 4 runs on 8 hits over 5.1 innings, striking out 3. Vic Black walked 1 and struck out 2 in a scoreless inning. The 51s offense managed just 4 singles.
Binghamton 7, New Hampshire 0
Rainy Lara threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits, walking none and striking out 3. Cody Satterwhite and Chase Bradford each threw a scoreless inning. Brian Burgamy had a pair of solo homers. Matt Clark also hit a solo homer. Matt Reynolds was 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored. Darrell Ceciliani was 1 for 5 with 2 RBI’s. Cory Vaughn was hitless; he has just 2 hits in the first 7 games of the season.
St. Lucie 6, Fort Myers 3
Steven Matz struck out 6 in 6 innings, allowing 3 runs (2 earned) on 5 hits and 1 walk. Bret Mitchell threw 2 shutout innings, striking out 3 to get the win. Randy Fontanez struck out to in a scoreless 9th and picked up the save. Dilson Herrera, Brandon Nimmo, T.J. Rivera, and Phillip Evans all had 2 hits each. Herrera and Rivera each doubled. Nimmo struck out twice but also drove in 2 runs.
Savannah 4, Rome 1
Robert Gsellman allowed 1 unearned run over 7 innings of work, giving up 6 hits and 1 walk while striking out 6. Robert Coles got the final 4 outs, striking out 2, to pick up the save. Stefan Sabol was 2 for 3 with a double and 2 RBI’s. Victor Cruzado tripled and drove in 2 runs. Gavin Cecchini and Dominic Smith both went hitless.