Last Night on the Farm - 7/29/11
The highlight two nights ago was Johan’s rehab, while last night’s highlight was 6 errors by the Kingsport Mets. It was that kind of night. Buffalo 8, Scranton/Wilkes Barre 5Dylan Owen gives up 5 runs on 8 hits but he perseveres through 7.2 and gets the win. Josh Satin (now hitting in the 3-hole) keeps on hitting, going 2-5 with 2 RBI’s. Mike Baxter had 3 RBI’s. Binghamton 8, Harrisburg 7Brad Holt got the victory after pitching 2 scoreless frames out of the bullpen to follow Brandon Moore, who gave up 5 runs on 9 hits through 5 innings. Juan Lagares had 2 hits, as did Allan Dykstra and Michael Fisher, who was just demoted from Buffalo. Lagares is still hitting over .400. Dunedin 7, St. Lucie 2Kyle Allen was okay, but he takes another loss, giving up 3 runs (1 earned) in 5.2 innings with 5 strikeouts. Stefan Welch had 3 hits and Francisco Pena had 2. Wilmer Flores hit his 8th homerun of the year. Greensboro 5, Savannah 0The Sand Gnats had just 5 hits, with a Blake Forsythe double being the lone highlight for the offense. Ryan Fraser took the loss, giving up 3 runs, all on solo homers. Michael Hebert followed, giving up 2 more runs in 3 innings, striking out 3. Brooklyn 2, ConnecticutMarcos Camarena was sharp, letting up just 4 hits and a walk in 6 innings while striking out 7. Eric Beaulac pitched 2 shutout innings and got the win after Brian Harrison drove home 2 runs in the 8th with a double. Greeneville 13, Kingsport 7Domingo Tapia got shelled; giving up 5 runs on 6 hits and couldn’t get out of the 1st inning. The bullpen didn’t fair much better, although the K-Mets committed 6 errors on the day. T.J. Rivera, Dustin Lawley, Greg Pron, and Dylan Brown all had 2 hits each. Pron homered for the 4th consecutive game. GCL Cardinals 2, GCL Mets 1Gabriel Ynoa struck out 5 and let up 2 hits in 4 shutout innings, but it wasn’t enough to get a win. Sneider Batista had 2 hits and an RBI.