8/25 Game Review
Louisville won 6-5. Box Score
- Kristopher Negron went 2-4 with a HR (8) with 3 RBI.
- Chris Valaika went 2-4 with 2 doubles and a run.
- Juan Francisco went 1-4 with an RBI.
- Denis Phipps went 1-3 with a double, walk and a run.
- Jeremy Hermida went 2-4 with a HR (16) and 2 RBI.
- Devin Mesoraco went 1-4 with a run.
- Danny Dorn went 1-4 with a run.
- Matt Maloney allowed 3 runs in 6 innings with 4 strikeouts.
- Jordan Smith allowed a run in 2 innings with 2 strikeouts.
- Brad Boxberger threw a scoreless inning of work with a strikeout.
Game notes: Kristopher Negron raised his average over the .200 mark on the season. Chris Valaika is hitting .303 and slugging .494 in August. Jeremy Hermida is hitting .347/.413/.694 in August. Brad Boxberger has a 2.95 ERA in the second half with Louisville.
Carolina lost 5-3. Box Score
- Yasmani Grandal went 1-1 with a double and 2 RBI as a pinch hitter.
- Chris Mobley went 1-1 at the plate.
- Tim Gustafson threw 2 shutout innings of relief.
Game notes: Bill Rhinehart reached base twice via a walk and scored a run in an 0-2 effort. Yasmani Grandal raised his average to .300 with Carolina.
Bakersfield lost 2-0. Box Score
- Carlos Mendez went 1-3 with a double.
- Jordan Wideman went 1-3.
- Tim Crabbe threw 7 innings with 2 earned runs with 3 strikeouts.
- Doug Salinas threw a scoreless inning of work with 2 strikeouts.
Game notes: Tim Crabbe lowered his ERA to 3.80 on the season.
Dayton won 9-0. Box Score
- Billy Hamilton went 2-5 with a double, RBI and a run.
- Ronald Torreyes went 2-3 with 2 triples, 3 RBI, a walk and a run.
- Frank Pfister went 1-3 with 2 walks and a run.
- David Vidal went 1-3 with a double, RBI, 2 walks and 2 runs.
- Tucker Barnhart went 2-5 with 2 RBI and a run.
- Juan Duran went 2-4 with a double, walk and a run.
- Theo Bowe went 1-4 with a walk, RBI and 2 runs.
- Kyle Lotzkar threw 6 shutout innings with 4 strikeouts.
- Blaine Howell, Pat Doyle and Chad Rogers each threw a scoreless inning of relief with 3 combined strikeouts.
Game notes: Billy Hamilton raised his average to .270 on the season, and to .309 in the second half (249 at bats). Ronald Torreyes raised his line to .360/.410/.466 with 14 walks and 16 strikeouts (236 at bats). Kyle Lotzkar has a 3.14 ERA in his last 10 starts (48.2 innings) with 14 walks and 54 strikeouts. The game will be available on Milb.tv for those who subscribe.
Billings won 7-6. Box Score
- Juan Perez went 2-5 with an RBI.
- Bryson Smith went 2-2 with a double, walk, RBI and a run.
- Kyle Waldrop went 4-5 with an RBI and 2 runs.
- Yovan Gonzalez went 1-4 with an RBI and a run.
- Spencer Dickinson went 3-4 with a double, triple, RBI and a run.
- Porfirio Martinez allowed a run in 3 innings of work with 2 strikeouts.
- Erik Miller threw a scoreless inning with 2 strikeouts.
Game notes: Kyle Waldrop is up to .287/.319/.489 on the season. He is hitting .367/.374/.633 in the second half (90 at bats).
AZL Reds lost 9-0. Box Score
- Wagner Gomez went 1-3.
- Abel De Los Santos allowed a run in 3 innings with a strikeout.
- Tony Amezcua and Christopher Joyce each threw a scoreless inning of relief.
Game notes: Brandon Dailey had the only other hit for the Reds. The loss put the Reds 1.5 games back with 3 games left. They do still have a 2 game lead in the wildcard chase.
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