Minor League Game Review – 8/2/12

8/2 Game Review

Louisville lost 8-1. Box Score

  • Denis Phipps went 2-4 with a double and solo HR (8).
  • Didi Gregorius went 2-3 with a walk.
  • Todd Redmond allowed 2 unearned runs in 5 innings with a walk and 4 strikeouts.
  • Will Ohman threw a shutout inning with a walk and 2 strikeouts.
  • Nick Christiani threw a shutout inning.
  • JJ Hoover threw a perfect inning with 2 strikeouts.

Game notes

After hitting .170 through May, Denis Phipps has hit .262 in July (spent all but one game in June on the DL). Didi Gregorius is now hitting .310/.337/.563 with the Bats through 21 games. JJ Hoover lowered his ERA to 1.55 in 29 innings and has 11 walks and 42 strikeouts.

Pensacola won 6-1. Box Score

  • Josh Fellhauer went 2-4 with a double, walk, RBI and a run.
  • Bryson Smith went 2-5 with 2 RBI and a run.
  • Beau Mills went 1-3 with 2 walks.
  • Donald Lutz went 1-4 with a walk.
  • David Vidal went 2-5 with a HR (13) and 2 RBI.
  • Miguel Rojas went 1-1 with a run (double switch).
  • Wirfin Obispo went 1-3 with a double at the plate. On the mound he allowed a run in 6 innings with a walk and 10 strikeouts.
  • Wilkin De La Rosa threw 1.1 perfect innings with 2 strikeouts.
  • Justin Freeman threw 1.2 perfect innings with 2 strikeouts.

Game notes

Billy Hamilton went 0-3 but walked twice and stole two more bases and scored 2 runs. He now has 119 steals. Bryson Smith is hitting .325 in 26 games since being called up from Bakersfield. Wirfin Obispo lowered his ERA to 2.47 with Pensacola. He has 48 strikeouts in 43.2 AA innings. Wilkin De La Rosa lowered his ERA to 1.98 on the season. Justin Freeman picked up save #12 and lowered his ERA to 2.87.

Bakersfield won 9-8. Box Score

  • Theo Bowe went 3-4 with a walk, 2 steals (54) and an RBI.
  • Travis Mattair went 2-5 with a run and 2 RBI.
  • Steve Selsky went 3-4 with a double, HR (15) and 3 runs.
  • Devin Lohman went 3-5 with a double, RBI and a run.
  • Juan Duran went 2-2 with a run.
  • Kurtis Muller went 1-3 with a run.
  • Danny Vicioso went 1-4 with an RBI.

Game notes

Theo Bowe raised his average to .338 with the Blaze and pushed it back over .300 on the full season. He also has 54 steals on the year. Steve Selsky is hitting .340 with the Blaze and now has 4 times as many home runs (12) with Bakersfield as he did with Dayton (3) in 70 fewer at bats.

Dayton lost 5-2. Box Score

  • Juan Perez went 1-3 with an RBI and a run.
  • Spencer Dickinson went 1-4 with an RBI.
  • Joe Terry went 1-2 and was HBP.
  • Kyle Waldrop went 1-3 with a double and a walk.
  • Junior Arias went 1-3 with a run and a steal (22).
  • Nick Masset (rehab) threw a shutout inning of work.
  • Wes Mugarian allowed 2 runs in 4.2 innings with 3 walks and 7 strikeouts.
  • Ryan Kemp allowed a run in 2.1 innings with 2 walks and a strikeout.

Game notes

Kyle Waldrop is hitting .303/.378/.606 over his last 10 games. The game is available to watch online tonight for free. You can get the link below in the game preview.

Game links

Postgame article from DaytonDragons.com.

Billings won 9-4. Box Score

  • Zach Vincej went 2-5 with a double and 2 runs.
  • Jesse Winker went 1-4 with a walk, RBI and 2 runs.
  • Seth Mejias-Brean went 2-3 with a double, walk, 2 RBI and 2 runs.
  • Daniel Pigott went 1-4 with a double and 2 RBI.
  • Carlos Sanchez went 2-4 with 2 RBI.
  • Jon Matthews went 1-4 with 2 runs and 3 steals (10).
  • Dan Langfield threw 2.2 shutout innings with a walk and 5 strikeouts.
  • Sean Lucas threw a shutout inning with a strikeout.

Game notes

Zach Vincej is hitting .371 in his first 9 games. Seth Mejias-Brean extended his hitting streak to 19 games. He is hitting .387 on the year.

AZL Reds were off

Game preview

Team 1st half 2nd half Time Probable Box Score Listen Live Watch Live
Louisville 43-70 N/A 7:05pm
Gallagher Here Here
Pensacola 34-35
21-19 7:43pm
Bakersfield 41-29 17-23 10:00pm
Dayton 30-40 15-23
Here Here
Billings 21-17 4-1
Here Here
AZL Reds
10-22 N/A
10:00pm TBA
Here N/A

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