Reggie Abercrombie accounted for three of the Express' seven hits, and Yorman Bazardo went off in a 4-2 win over Omaha. Lou Santangelo got a 2-run double as a replacement for J.R. Towles, but the story was Bazardo. 8IP, 5H/1ER, 3K:1BB, and his 9th win of the season, lowering his ERA to 2.76. Casey Daigle walked two, and allowed a run, but got his 3rd save of the season.
The Hooks scored three runs in the bottom of the 8th, providing the difference in a 5-3 win over Frisco. Collin DeLome was 3x4 with an RBI, and Mark Ori was 2x4 with 2RBI in the win. Sergio Perez threw 7IP, 4H/2ER, 3K:2BB, and Doug Brocail got his first win with 1IP, 2H/0ER in the rehab appearance.
Koby Clemens was 4x4 with two doubles and two RBI, while Brandon Barnes was 3x4. However, Marcos Cabral accounted for the only two other hits by JetHawk hitters in an 8-4 loss to High Desert. Bryan Hallberg went 2IP, 4H/3ER while Shane Wolf got the loss with 4IP, 7H/5ER, 1K:3BB. Chris Salamida threw 2IP of scoreless relief, striking out three.
Mmm. A 7-2 loss to Lake County. Andrew Simunic was 3x4, Jeff Hulett was 2x4, and Chris Jackson was 1x5 for all the hits. Jordan Lyles had a rough day with 5IP, 8H/6ER, 4K:3BB, and dropped his record to 5-9 despite a 3.61 ERA. Kyle Godfrey, Henry Villar, and Pat Urckfitz threw 4IP of earned-runless baseball. Godfrey's ERA is now 1.54.
At the annual New York-Penn League game at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown for Hall of Fame Weekend, the ValleyCats dropped the game to Oneonta 7-4. Despite 11 hits, none were for extra bases, though Brian Kemp, Erik Castro, J.D. Martinez, and Russell Dixon had two hits each. Jake Goebbert got a 2-run single with Castro and Martinez getting the two other RBI. Colton Pitkin got the loss with 5IP, 5H/4ER (5 total), 1K:3BB. He's now 2-5 with a 2.75 ERA.
Doubleheader with Burlington, and it wasn't pretty.
Game 1: A 9-1 loss, where Burlington scored seven runs in the 7th and 8th innings. Kyle Miller and Nathan Metroka had two hits each, but Kyle Miller's run was unearned.
Game 2: An 11-6 loss, where Greeneville only had four hits (but