Pitching took a bit of a night off on the farm last night, let’s check out the damage done:
Las Vegas 5, Tacoma 4 (10 innings)
Logan Verrett had another nice outing, allowing 2 unearned runs on 7 hits over 7.1 innings while striking out 4. Vic Black blew the save in the 9th thanks to 2 walks, 1 hit, and a wild pitch. Jeff Walters gave up a run in the 10th, but got the win when Josh Satin, Allan Dykstra, and Zach Lutz had consecutive hits to plate 2 runs in the bottom of the inning. Dykstra and Lutz both had 2 hits each. Matt den Dekker hit his 3rd homer of the season.
Altoona 10, Binghamton 3
Hansel Robles got knocked out in the 3rd inning, giving up 7 runs on 6 hits, walking only 1 and striking out 5, but he was killed by 3 homeruns. T.J. Chism gave up 2 more runs in 2.1 innings, and Cody Satterwhite gave up his 2nd run of the season. Adam Kolarek and Jack Leathersich each threw a scoreless inning after the damage was done. Matt Reynolds, Dustin Lawley, and Travis Taijeron all had 2 hits each. Lawley and Taijeron both doubled, and Lawley added a homer.
Tampa 7, St. Lucie 2
Steven Matz struck out 6 in 5 innings, allowing 1 run while scattering 8 hits and 2 walks. Seth Lugo threw 3 shutout innings, striking out 4, but Beck Wheeler gave up 6 runs in the 9th to blow the save and lose the game. Jairo Perez was 3 for 4 with a double. Dilson Herrera and T.J. Rivera had 2 hits each. Brandon Nimmo was 0 for 5 with 3 strikeouts for the early morning start time.
Savannah 8, Charleston 4
Ricky Knapp got hit early, but eventually settled in, allowing 4 runs on 8 hits over 5.2 innings, striking out 5. Robert Coles got the final 8 outs, striking out 3 and allowing one base runners to pick up his 8th save. Patrick Biondi was 3 for 5 with 2 RBI’s. Jeff McNeil had 2 hits; L.J. Mazzilli doubled; Colton Plaia drove in 2 runs. Gavin Cecchini and Dominic Smith both went hitless.