Minor League Game Review – 8/25/11

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.

Game links

Postgame article from BatsBaseball.com.

Postgame article from the Courier Journal.

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.

Game links

Postgame article from BakersfieldBlaze.com.

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.

Game links

Postgame article from DaytonDragons.com.

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 RedsĀ  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.

Today’s Game Preview

Team 1st half 2nd half Time Probable Box Score Listen Live
Louisville 69-65 N/A 7:05pm
Reineke
Here Here
Carolina 23-47
27-32 8:05pm
TBA
Here
Here
Bakersfield 35-35 27-32 10:05pm
Fairel
Here
Here
Dayton 35-35 40-19
7:05pm
Robles
Here Here
Billings
20-18 15-10
9:05pm
TBA
Here Here
AZL Reds
30-23 N/A
2:00pm
TBA
Here N/A
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