Minor League Game Review – 7/22/12

7/22 Game Review

Louisville lost 9-3 in 12 innings. Box Score

  • Denis Phipps went 3-6 with a HR (7) and 2 RBI.
  • Didi Gregorius went 1-5 with a double and a walk.
  • Willie Harris went 3-6.
  • Chris Valaika went 3-5 with a solo HR (5).
  • Cody Puckett went 2-4 with a double and a run.
  • Tim Gustafson allowed a run in 5.2 innings with 4 walks and 4 strikeouts.
  • JJ Hoover allowed an unearned run in 1.2 innings with 3 strikeouts.

Game notes

Kanekoa Texeira and Josh Judy combined to allow 6 runs in the 12th inning. Denis Phipps is on fire, hitting .409/.480/.636 in his last 10 games.

Pensacola won 1-0. Box Score

  • Billy Hamilton went 3-4 with a double and a run.
  • Josh Fellhauer went 1-4 with a double and an RBI.
  • Ryan LaMarre went 2-4.
  • Brodie Greene went 2-4.
  • Wirfin Obispo threw 5 shutout innings with a walk and 6 strikeouts.
  • Brian Pearl threw a shutout inning.
  • Curtis Partch threw 2 perfect innings with 3 strikeouts.

Game notes

Great pitching all around as 5 pitchers combined to allow just 2 hits and 2 walks while striking out 12. Wirfin Obispo lowered his ERA in AA to 2.48. Curtis Partch lowered his ERA as a reliever in AA to 2.23. Billy Hamilton raised his line to .333/.455/.528 with Pensacola to go with 8 walks and 7 strikeouts. He was caught stealing and is now just 8 of 12 in AA steal attempts. The win moves the Blue Wahoos to 18-12 where they are tied for first place with Montgomery.

Bakersfield won 10-3. Box Score

  • Theo Bowe went 3-5 with a double, steal (50) and 3 runs.
  • Travis Mattair went 3-5 with a HR (16), 3 RBI and 2 runs.
  • Steve Selsky went 1-4 with a walk, HR (11) and 2 runs.
  • Dominic D’Anna went 1-4 with a HR (3), walk and 2 RBI.
  • Chris Berset went 2-5 with a HR (2) and 3 RBI.
  • Tanner Robles allowed 2 runs in 5.2 innings with a walk and 6 strikeouts.
  • Justice French threw 1.1 shutout innings.
  • Andrew Brackman threw a perfect inning of relief wit a strikeout.

Game notes

Theo Bowe raised his line in Bakersfield to .345/.419/.435 and has 50 total steals this season. Steve Selsky has been with the Blaze for 31 games and has hit .333/.415/.642. Travis Mattair has 5 home runs in July, his most since April. Tanner Robles has a 1.93 ERA in 4 starts in A+.

Dayton lost 6-2. Box Score

  • Kyle Waldrop went 2-4 with a triple and a run.
  • Yovan Gonzalez went 1-3 with a run.
  • Junior Arias went 2-3 with a double.
  • Jefry Sierra went 1-3.
  • Lucas O’Rear threw 2.1 shutout innings with a walk and 3 strikeouts.
  • Cole Green threw a perfect inning of relief with a strikeout.

Game notes

Radhames Quezada was scratched from the start with shoulder soreness.

Game links

Postgame article from DaytonDragons.com.

Billings won 13-8. Box Score

  • Gabriel Rosa went 2-6 with a run and 2 RBI.
  • Jesse Winker went 1-3 with a walk and RBI.
  • Beau Amaral went 1-1 with 2 RBI and 2 runs.
  • Seth Mejias-Brean went 5-5 with a double, triple, walk, 2 runs and 3 RBI.
  • Jeff Gelaluch went 4-6 with a HR (1) and 3 RBI.
  • Taylor Wrenn went 4-6 with a double and 2 runs.
  • Fray Sosa went 2-5 with a double, RBI, walk and 3 runs.
  • Ismael Guillon allowed a run in 3.1 innings with 4 walks and 3 strikeouts.
  • Alejandro Chacin threw 2 hitless innings with a walk and 3 strikeouts.

Game notes

Jesse Winker was replaced in the game following a pop up to shortstop. Seth Mejias-Brean raised his line to .420/.492/.680 in 14 games. Alejandro Chacin lowered his ERA to 2.38.

AZL Reds won 6-4. Box Score

  • Brent Peterson went 2-5 with a solo HR (1) and 2 runs.
  • Avain Rachal went 2-5 with a run.
  • Humberto Valor went 1-1.
  • Jhimmy Lopez went 2-4 with a double, run and 2 RBI.
  • Argenis Aldazoro went 2-4 with a double, RBI and a run.
  • Elliot Hargreaves went 3-4 with a double and an RBI.
  • Nick Travieso threw a perfect inning with a strikeout.
  • Richard McCaffrey allowed an unearned run in 3 innings with 2 strikeouts.
  • Chris Joyce (rehab) threw 2 shutout innings with 4 strikeouts.

Game notes

Tanner Rahier had to be helped off of the field after taking a ball to the head while in the field, but was on the field after the game with the team. Nick Travieso made his pro debut and worked a perfect inning to start the game. Avain Rachal raised his average to .338 on the season.

Game preview

Team 1st half 2nd half Time Probable Box Score Listen Live Watch Live
Louisville 38-65 N/A 7:05pm
Here Here
Pensacola 34-35
18-12 OFF
Bakersfield 41-29 14-17 OFF
Dayton 30-40 10-18
Here Here
Billings 18-15 N/A
Here Here
AZL Reds
6-18 N/A
Here N/A

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