Louisville got blanked by the Mud Hens, losing 5-0 in a 3-hit shutout. Scott Diamond? More like Scott Coal. The troubled southpaw gave up 5 runs on 8 hits and 2 walks with 3 strikeouts in 5.1 innings. That's the 23rd earned run he's given up in his last 5 outings, spanning just 15.2 innings. Yeesh. Neftali Soto had a Vottonian night, going 1-1 with 3 walks. Up Next: Justin "Yossi" Smith (10-6, 4.68 ERA) takes the hill as the Bats head to Indianapolis for the final road trip of the season.
Pensacola got burned by the Biscuits, losing 4-3. Bob Steve struggled yet again, giving up 4 runs in 5 innings, walking 3 and striking out 5. Yorman "September Call-Up" Rodriguez went 4-4 with a dinger, a pair of doubles, and a stolen base. Unfortunately, a guy from Rant Sports said that the Reds should cut him. #RIPYorman. Up Next: Michael Lorenzen (4-6, 3.09 ERA) gets the start against Montgomery at 7:30 ET.
Bakersfield had the night off. They take on the Stockton Jorts tonight at 10:05 ET.
Dayton rode a Naughty start to a 2-0 victory over the Great Lakes Loons. Nick Travieso tossed 6 scoreless innings, striking out 5 batters and walking none, while giving up just 3 hits. Robert "Bob Ram" Ramirez went 2-4 with a triple, and Phil Ervin went 2-3 with an RBI. Up Next: "Action" Jackson Stephens (2-5, 4.21 ERA) faces off against the Loons at 7:00 ET.
Billings showed their contempt for east coast minor league bloggers, beating the Helena Brewers 7-6 in 12 innings. Tejay Antone coughed up 4 runs on 6 hits and a walk in 3 innings. He did manage to strike out 4 batters, though. Which is nice. Aristides Aquino went 1-5 with a double. Up Next: Mustangs vs. Great Falls at 9:00 ET.
The AZL Reds split a pair of 7-inning games in a doubleheader against the Mariners, losing 2-0 in Game 1, and winning 3-2 in Game 2. They take on the Lil' Indians tonight at 10:00 ET.