St. Lucie had a rain out last night, but the rest of the farm club was in action, and there were plenty of quality pitching performances.  Let’s take a look:


Las Vegas 4, Sacramento 1


Giancarlo Alvarado walked 5 and gave up 4 hits, but only allowed 1 run over 5.2 innings.  Chase Bradford threw 2.1 scoreless innings, and Buddy Carlyle got the save.  Matt Reynolds was 2 for 4 with a double and RBI; he’s hitting .429 after his first week in AAA.  Brandon Allen homered.  Old friend Phillip Humber made an pitched 2 innings for Sacramento.


Binghamton 8, Altoona 2


Tyler Pill struck out 6 in 6.2 innings, allowing 2 runs on 5 hits, earning his 6th win of the season, as he has bounced back nicely after a rough start to the season; he also had 2 hits as a batter.  Kyle Johnson was 3 for 5 with a double, triple, and 3 RBI’s.  Dilson Herrera was 2 for 5 with a double and RBI.  Brian Burgamy and Dustin Lawley both drove in 2 runs.  Brandon Nimmo was 1 for 4 with 2 strikeouts.


Savannah 4, Rome 2


Alex Panteliodis threw 7.2 innings, allowing just 2 unearned runs on 3 hits, striking out 5.  Akeel Morris struck out 2 to notch his 6th save of the season.  Champ Stuart was 1 for 2 with 2 walks and 2 RBI’s.  Dominic Smith and Colton Plaia both doubled and drove in a run.


Brooklyn 2, Staten Island 0


Marcos Molina threw 6 shutout innings, giving up 2 hits and 1 walk while striking out 8.  Kelly Secret struck out 4 with 2 shutout innings and Shane Bay completed his 4th save of the season.  The Cyclones managed just 4 hits themselves, including a double by Amed Rosario.


Princeton 9, Kingsport 3


Yoan Gonzalez started and let up 3 runs over 5 innings, but Connor Buchmann gave up 4 runs in .1 of an inning to erase any hope for the K-Mets.  Miguel Leal was 1 for 3 with a homer and all 3 RBI’s for the K-Mets, who had just 4 total hits.


GCL Cardinals 7, GCL Mets 3


Logan Taylor started and threw 6 shutout innings, striking out 7, but the bullpen blew the lead in the late innings.  John Mora, Enmanuel Zabala, and Alfredo Reyes all had 2 hits.