Last Night on the Farm - 4/14/13
It was a nice Sunday afternoon on the farm, with two aces on the mound, three wins, and a walk off. Let’s have a look: Las Vegas 5, Colorado Springs 4 (11 innings)Reese Havens came through with a bases loaded single to deliver a walk off win for the 51s in the bottom of the 11th. Zack Wheeler let up 3 runs on 6 hits in 5.1 innings, but his control was better with no walks and 8 strikeouts. Jeurys Familia threw 2 scoreless innings, allowing just 1 base runner. Armando Rodriguez struck out 2 in a scoreless inning and got the win. Juan Lagares was 2 for 5 with a homerun. Omar Quintanilla had 2 hits, despite not starting. Jamie Hoffman hit a 3-run homer. Wilmer Flores was 2 for 5 with a double and a sac bunt. Travis d’Arnaud pinch hit in the 11th and was intentionally walked. Binghamton 6, New Hampshire 3Rafael Montero had his least impressive start of the season, but him that means giving up 2 runs on 3 hits over 5 innings, with 1 walk and 6 strikeouts. The bullpen allowed just 1 unearned run in 4 innings to close out the game, as Jeffrey Walters earned his 2nd save of the season. Cory Vaughn hit a 3-run homer, his first of the season. Blake Forsythe also homered. Darrell Ceciliani, Daniel Muno, and Wilfredo Tovar are all hitting below .200. St. Lucie 8, Bradenton 2Angel Cuan had a surprisingly good outing, striking out 8 over 5 innings and allowing 2 runs. Jim Fuller and Hamilton Bennett each pitched 2 scoreless innings, as the Lucies used all lefties to get the win. Brian Harrison was 3 for 4, including a 2-run homer. Charley Thurber was 3 for 4 with 2 doubles. Gilbert Gomez and Matt Reynolds had 2 hits each. Seven of the nine St. Lucie hitters had at least 1 RBI. Rome 2, Savannah 1Rainy Lara was perfect through 4 innings, but ended up giving up 2 runs (1 earned) in 5.1 innings and took the loss while walking 1 and striking out 7. Phillip Evans had a 3 hit game. Cole Frenzel and Brandon Nimmo had 2 hits each, but all 8 Gnats hits were singles and they couldn’t score more than a single run.