Last Night on the Farm - 8/15/13
Another night on the farm when wins were hard to come by, but there were plenty of silver linings, let’s try to find them: Las Vegas 3, New Orleans 2Rafael Montero threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 4 hits and no walks, striking out 8. Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Eric Campbell each had 2 hits, including a double. Travis d’Arnaud was 1 for 3 with a walk and strikeout. Binghamton 9, Reading 3Greg Peavey gave up 3 runs over 6 innings to get the win. Hamilton Bennett is back in AA and threw 2 hitless innings, striking out 2. Alonzo Harris was 3 for 4 with a double. Danny Muno, Wilfredo Tovar, and Xorge Carrillo all had 2 hits each. Darrell Ceciliani tripled and drove in 2 runs. Travis Taijeron walked twice and drove in 2 runs. Fort Myers 5, St. Lucie 3Matt Bowman took the loss, lasting just 4.2 innings, allowing 5 runs on 7 hits, with 3 walks and 4 strikeouts. Robbie Shields was 3 for 3 with 2 doubles. T.J. Rivera, Jayce Boyd, and Charley Thurber had 2 hits each. Rome 4, Savannah 3Julian Hilario made another start, lasting 5.1 innings, giving up 4 runs on 8 hits. Brandon Nimmo was 0 for 3 with a walk and a run scored. Maikis De La Cruz had 2 RBI’s, but the Gnats managed just 4 singles all game. Hudson Valley 6, Brooklyn 4Dawrin Frias got the start and only gave up 2 runs on 3 hits over 6 innings, but Kevin McGowan allowed 4 runs in .2 innings. Gavin Cecchini was 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored, extending his hitting streak to 13. James Roche homered and drove in 3 runs. Bristol 4, Kingsport 2Robert Whalen allowed 4 runs (1 earned) on 7 hits over 7 innings, allowing 1 walk and striking out 7. Jeff Diehl was 2 for 4 with a double and triple. Joe Tuschak also had 2 hits. Yeixon Ruiz doubled. GCL Cardinals 12, GCL Mets 2Craig Missigman started and gave up 3 runs over 5 innings. Christian Montgomery made his season debut and allowed 7 run (5 earned) in 1 inning of work, giving him an ERA of 45. Wuilmer Becerra was 1 for 3 with a double and run scored.