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Farmers Only: 4 games, 4 losses

  • Louisville lost 4-2 in their opening game against Rochester, as Ramon Ramirez got beat around again for his 3rd loss of the season.  Norris Hopper and Danny Richar combined for 4 of the Bats 6 hits with 2 each, and Drew Stubbs stole two bases and got caught stealing once, even though he didn't have a hit.  Pedro Viola pitched another inning of scoreless ball to drop his ERA to 0.96 on the season.  Up next: Adam Pettyjohn takes on Rochester, starting at 7:05.
  • Carolina's pitching staff got abused by the Lookouts, as they dropped to Chattanooga 12-4Misael DeJesus gave up 5 runs in 4, and honkballer Alexander Smit gave up 4 runs in his 2 2/3 innings of work.  Chris Heisey continues to rake for the Mudcats, going 2-for-4 to bring his average up to .345, and Michael Griffin went 3-for-3.  Up next: The Mudcats open up a series against Mobile at 7:15.  Alexander Smit is the listed starter, but since he pitched last night, I would assume Dallas Buck would get the start, since he's next in line.
  • Sarasota tried to rally scoring 3 runs in the 9th, but ultimately lost to Fort Myers 8-6Jerry Gil gave up 5 runs in 6 to drop his record to 0-5.  It was nice to see the S-Reds offense get a little bit going, with Carson Kainer, Yonder Alonso, Alex Buchholz, and Devin Mesoraco each having 2 hits, but even Mesoraco's 2nd home run of the season wasn't enough to overcome a 5-run deficit.  Up next: Luis Montano gets the start against Fort Myers, 7:00.
  • Dayton's pitching got roughed up, as they lost a close one to Fort Wayne 8-7Jordan Wideman and Kyle Day had drove in three and two runs respectively, but Curt Partch was wild in his start, walking 5 TinCaps to give up 5 runs (3 ER) in his 5 innings.  Up next: Oscar Castro is the scheduled starter as the Dragons start a new series with Clinton, 7 ET.