8/17 Game Review
Louisville lost 2-0. Box Score
- Neftali Soto went 3-4 with a double.
- Cody Puckett went 1-3.
- Kanekoa Texeira threw 5 shutout innings with 2 walks and 3 strikeouts.
- JJ Hoover threw a perfect inning.
Neftali Soto continues to hit very well since the All Star break. JJ Hoover lowered his ERA to 1.29 with the Bats.
Pensacola lost 4-1, won 10-2 in a double header.
Game 1: 4-1 loss. Box Score
- Billy Hamilton went 1-4 with a steal (142).
- Andrew Means went 1-4 with a double and a run.
- Bryson Smith went 1-4 with an RBI.
- Donald Lutz went 2-4.
- Ryan LaMarre went 1-3.
- David Vidal went 2-3.
- Mark Fleury went 0-1 with 2 walks.
- Chris Manno threw a shutout inning.
Game 2: 10-2 win. Box Score
- Billy Hamilton went 1-4 with a run.
- Bryson Smith went 1-4 with a double, RBI and 2 runs.
- Beau Mills went 3-4 with a HR (8), 2 RBI and 3 runs.
- Donald Lutz went 3-4 with an RBI and 2 runs.
- David Vidal went 3-4 with 2 HR (16) and 4 RBI.
- Brodie Greene went 2-4 with a double and 2 RBI.
- Mark Serrano allowed a run in 5.2 innings with 7 strikeouts.
Billy Hamilton now needs 3 steals to tie the all time minor league steals record. David Vidal had a big double header with 5 hits, including two home runs.
Bakersfield lost 11-10. Box Score
- Theo Bowe went 2-5 with 2 RBI.
- Kurtis Muller went 2-5 with a double and a run.
- Travis Mattair went 3-4 with a double and 2 runs.
- Steve Selsky went 4-4 with a double, walk, HR (16) and 2 runs.
- Devin Lohman went 1-4 with a double, walk, RBI and a run.
- Chris Berset went 2-4 with 2 doubles, an RBI and 2 runs.
- Daniel Wolford threw 2.1 shutout innings with 4 strikeouts.
- Michael Griffin threw a perfect inning with a strikeout.
The Blaze jumped out to a 4-0 lead after 1, but found themselves trailing 5-4 after 1.5. They tied it up after 2 but immediately saw themselves back down after High Desert scored 4 more in the 3rd. Bakersfield made a run in the 9th and scored one, but fell a run short. Travis Mattair continues his hot hitting and he is up to .274 on the year. Steve Selsky is hitting .351 with the Blaze.
Dayton lost 5-3. Box Score
- Jefry Sierra went 1-4 with a run.
- Joe Terry went 1-4 with a run.
- Robert Stephenson allowed a run in 5 innings with 3 walks and 5 strikeouts.
- El’Hajj Muhammad allowed a run in 2 innings with a walk and a strikeout.
- Michael Dennhardt threw a perfect inning.
The Dragons only had 4 hits and had 3 errors in the game. Robert Stephenson struggled with his control early in the game but settled down as the game went along. He lowered his ERA to 2.74 with the Dragons in 23 innings. He took his first professional loss in the game.
Billings lost 11-3. Box Score
- Beau Amaral went 1-4 with a walk and a run.
- Zach Vincej went 2-4 with a double, walk and a run.
- Carlos Sanchez went 3-5 with a triple, RBI and a run.
- Wagner Gomez went 1-3 with a walk.
- Amir Garrett threw 3 shutout innings with a walk and 3 strikeouts.
The Mustangs jumped out to a 3-0 lead through 5 innings before the bullpen gave up 11 runs over the final 4 innings. Amir Garrett made his final appearance of the year and it was a good one with 3 shutout innings, 3 strikeouts and 6 groundouts without a fly out. Zach Vincej is hitting .424.
AZL Reds had the night off
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