Dayton and Louisville rained out, and Sarasota had the day off, so we're left with only Chattanooga. Things were going great until Josh Roenicke left one over the fat part of the plate...
You can get a couple game reports of the weekend from fellow Red Reporters here. Sorry about the lack of coverage the past two days. Rick House has some friends left over from college, and some of them get married now and then. What are your favorite/least favorite wedding dances? This weekend's groom's family has developed a dance for the Rock Lobster that they do at every wedding. I found it very entertaining. Ponder that while reading about last night.
Double-A: Josh Roenicke gave up a walk-off home run to Brett Hayes (yes, that Brett Hayes*) as Chattanooga lost 4-3 to Carolina. Shaun Cumberland was 1 for 3 with a triple, and Chris Valaika was 0 for 4. Tonys Gutierrez was 2 for 3 with a walk and is now the Southern League leader in on-base percentage (.467). Ramon Ramirez struck out 7 in 6 innings, allowing 3 runs and 8 hits. Cameron Maybin homered for the Mud Cats. Your reliever of the day: 24-year-old Robert Manuel, who hasn't allowed an earned run this season in 23.2 innings with Sarasota and Chattanooga. He struck out 4 in 2 innings last night and is up to 31 strikeouts and just 6 walks. He's the guy we got from the Mets in '06 in exchange for Dave Williams. UP NEXT: Game 3 at Carolina, 7:15 tonight.