Louisville rode the Norfolk Tides to an 8-6 victory. The Bats carried an 8-0 victory into the 8th inning, thanks in part to Kris Negron, who went 3-4 with a double and a triple, and Felix Perez, who also went 3-4 with a pair of two-baggers. Tim Crabbe also looked sharp, tossing 6 innings of shutout ball with 5 K, 2 BB and 5 hits. After Ryan Dennick made it an 8-3 game, Aroldis Chapman came in and allowed 3 runs on 3 base hits and a walk, while striking out one batter, before Jumbito came in to close things out. Hopefully Chappy was just working on something, and not worrying about the results, because his last two outings have been... uh... not so great. Up Next: Chien-Ming Wang (2-4, 3.93 ERA) looks to stick it to the Tides at 6:35 ET.
Pensacola fell victim to a 4-hit shutout at the hands of the Lookouts, losing 6-0. Jon Moscot didn't have his best stuff, allowing 7 hits and 3 walks in 6 innings, but was able to hold Chattanooga to just 3 runs. Unfortunately, the offense. The only healthy position player on the 40-man that isn't also on the 25-man, Juan Duran, had the only multi-hit game and XBH, going 2-4 with double and a walk. Up Next: Michael Lorenzen (2-1, 1.82 ERA) takes the hill against the Lookouts at 7:30 ET.
Bakersfield 86'd the 66'ers last night, winning 5-4. Ben Lively looked lively as usual, tossing 7 scoreless frames, allowing just 4 hits and a walk while striking out 6. Jesse Winker was back in action last night, going 2-5 with a couple singles in his return from the DL. Finally some good injury news. Up Next: W-W-W-W-W-W-Wandy Peralta (3-2, 3.64 ERA) gets the start as the Blaze continue their series against the Inland Empire at 10:15 ET.
Dayton got steamrolled by Great Lakes, falling 8-1. The Dragons had only 3 hits on the night, with their only RBI coming on a single from Phil Ervin, who went 1-3. Uncle Phil is still below the Mendoza line on the year, but *looks at "last 10 days" split * dammit... Sal Romano sputtered out, giving up 5 runs (3 earned) on 7 hits, while striking out 2. Evan Mitchell is definitely not Batman. He gave up three runs on 4 hits in the 9th. Up Next: Ismael Guillon (2-0, 2.48 ERA) looks to get back on track against Fort Wayne at 7:00 ET.