Louisville won Saturday, barely beating the Buffalo Bisons by a score of 6-5. Cool Papa Billy got back above the Mendoza Line, going 2-5 with two singles. Hank Rod went 1-5, but he made his one hit count, stroking a 3-run jonrón in the 3rd inning. Pedro Villareal struck out 7 in 5 innings, but the Bisons scattered 9 hits and scored 4 runs. Jose Arredondo notched a 2 inning save with 2 Ks and 2 BBs. On Sunday, the Bats got thumped, falling to the Bisons 8-2. Daniel Corcino managed to keep his walks down to just one, but he only struck out one and allowed 7 runs (4 earned) in 5 innings on 8 hits. *sigh* This is that awkward moment where I admit that I looked pretty stupid saying that Corcino was a better prospect than Cingrani over the offseason. Mike Hessman and Felix Perez each honked a solo wanger to score the only two Bats' runs. Up Next: The Bats head to Lehigh Valley for a 7:05 start. No starter announced yet.
Pensacola lost 8-3 to the Biscuits on Saturday. Despite outhitting Montgomery 10-9, the Wahoos couldn't get 'em in. Josh Smith had a perfectly cromulent start, hurling 5 innings of 3-run ball with 6 Ks and 1 walk. Then Chris Manno came in a blew it up, allowing 4 runs in the 6th. Devin Lohman was rockin' with the heat of a thousand suns, going 3-3 with two dingers and 2 walks. On Sunday, the Wahoos beat up on the Biscuits 8-2 in a good old fashion wangerfest. Bryson Smith and Travis Mattair hit back to back jacks in the 3rd inning, and Mike Gilmartin went deep in the 5th. Tim Crabbe was solid, spinning 7 innings of one-run ball with 6 Ks and 1 walk. Apparently Pensacola digs the pink jerseys. Up Next: TBD gets the start against the Jacksonville Suns at 7:05 PM ET.
Bakersfield lost to the Modesto Nuts 6-3. Jake Johnson got Jingleheimer'd for 3 runs (2 earned) on 7 hits in 6 innings with no strikeouts and no waks. Dominic D'Anna d'went 2-4 with a d'double and 2 d'runs batted in. Up Next: Carlos Gonzalez (0-0, 1.72 ERA) faces off against the Nuts at 7:05 Weezt Coast time.
Dayton dropped both Saturday and Sunday's games to the Kane County Cougars. The Dragons managed to plate one stinkin' run over the course of two days. That won't cut it, guys. On a positive note, "Uncle" Jesse Winker just keeps keeping on, and he's sporting a tasty line of .291/.408/.465 on the year so far. Up Next: "Everybody Loves" Sal Romano (2-2, 1.64 ERA) takes on the Cougars at noon today.