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Farmers Only: Yorman is Knocking on the Door, Man.

It's your first full slate of weekend games. Enjoy y'all.

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Louisville Bats

Friday night, Louisville lost a close one to the Mud Hens 7-6.  Dylan Axelrod was solid through 6 innings, giving up 1 earned run, 2 walks, and 3 strikeouts.  Steve So Selsky hit a two run dinger, a triple, and had 4 RBI on the night.  Josh Satin Sheets and Ivan "De Terrible" De Jesus both had multi-hit games.  Your nightly Yourman Rodriguez watch saw the Tool Shed walk twice, strikeout once, and score a run.

On Saturday, the Bats got their first win of the season with a 5-0 shutout of Toledo.  Michael Lorenzen started where he left off pitching 7 innings of 3 hit ball with 2 walks and 3 strikeouts.  Pedro Villareal pitched 2 scoreless with 2 strikeouts.  With Lorenzen being stellar, the offense had to pick it up just a little bit.  Yorman Rodriguez decided to pick it up the team and put it on his shoulders with a 3-3 night with a solo wanger.  He also scored 3 runs.  Eugenio Suarez hit a 2 run double, and Ivan De Jesus had 2 walks.

Louisville dropped their four game series to Toledo on Sunday by a score of 6-3.  Homer Bailey had his first rehab start, and well it was rather rehab-ish.  Homer pitched 5.2 innings, gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, 2 walks, and 3 strikeouts.  Rehab starts mean nothing.  Sam LeCure *ALERT WALT JOCKETTY* pitched 1.1 flawless innings with a strikeout.  De Jesus had a two hit day and Josh Satin hit a solo ding dong.  I'm gonna start doing some Jesus and Satan jokes soon.

Louisville will state a two game series with Columbus on Monday.

Pensacola Blue Wahoos

Friday, Pensacola couldn't do much, losing to Biloxi 7-1.  Daniel Wright got shelled for 6 earned runs in 2.2 innings.  His normally very good control failed him as he walked 4 batters and struck out none.  Sean Buckley was 2 for 3 with a double and a RBI.  Kyle McMyne did pitch a scoreless inning before the rest of the game was banged for rain.

Pensacola played a close one with Biloxi until the end, losing 7-2 on Saturday.  Tim Adleman only gave up 1 earned run, but he did give up 10 hits and a walk in 6 innings.  The bullpen sucked. Kyle Skipworth Skip'd a ball over the fence for a run.  Jesse Winkerbean was 2 for 4 with a double, and Sean Buckley had 2 walks.

Sunday, Pensacola finally won their first game of the season 4-0 in a rain shortened game.  Wandy Peralta pitched 5 scoreless with a 2 walks and 3 strikeouts.  Chad "Sharkbait" Rogers picked up the save with a scoreless inning in relief.  Kyle Waldrop walloped a three run honkball and that's about it for the offense.

Pensacola will finish their five game series with Biloxi on Monday.

Daytona Tortugas

Friday, the Tortugas lost 8-1 when they ran into some stellar pitching by Wei-Chung Wang.  If I was him I'd totally change my name to Wang Chung and want everyone to have fun tonight.  Sal Romano made his Daytona debut and was roughed up, giving up 7 earned runs in 4.2 innings.  He gave up 8 hits, a home run, 3 walks, and 3 strikeouts.  Nolan Becker and Joel Bender pitched scoreless innings.  Even though they only scored one run there were some Tortuga batters to talk about.  Uncle Phil Ervin continued with his hot start with a 2 for 4 night with a walk.  Chad Wallach had 2 singles in 4 at bats, and Sebastian Bach Elizalde hit a single and walked.

The Saturday game was suspended because of rain and will be continued on May 1st.

Daytona picked up their first victory of the season by a score of 2-0 over Brevard County on Sunday.  Nick Howard got the start and pitched 5 scoreless innings, but he was wild giving up 4 walks with 3 strikeouts.  Barrett Astin, El'Hajj Muhammad, and Evan Mitchell pitched the final 4 scoreless innings.  Robert Ramirez hit a solo homerun and that was about it.

Daytona will play Charlotte on Monday.

Dayton Dragons

Dayton dropped a game to West Michigan on Friday by a score of 5-4.  Tyler "Darth" Mahle got the start and threw well (5 innings, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, and 2 K).  I'd like to see a couple more strikeouts, but it was a good first start.  Mahle would be relieved by Jeremy Kivel who was absolutely shelled.  Kivel only recorded 1 out while giving up 3 earned runs on a hit and two walks which is a strange stat line with no homers.  Gavin LaValley had a RBI double and a walk, and Narcissist Narciso Crook also had a RBI double and a run scored.

Saturday the Dragons would play a double header to make up for the rain out on Thursday.  Remember, in the minors they only play 7 innings during a double header.

In Game 1, Dayton picked up their first win of the season with a 4-0 win.  Wyatt Strahan made his Dayton debut, throwing 5.2 scoreless innings, but he did walk 3 while striking out only 2.  Brian Hunter picked up his first save throwing 1.1 scoreless.  Ty Ty Washington was 2 for 4 with a double and a RBI, Gavin LaValley had another RBI double, and Brian Beef O'Grady had a RBI triple, run scored, and 2 RBI.

Game 2 saw the Dragons get their butts handed to them, losing 13-3.  Jake Paulson, Jacob Ehret, and Alejandro Chacin gave up a combined 6 earned runs in 7 innings.  Obviously, 7 more runs were scored and that was because the Dragons committed 4 errors.  The best part is Gavin LaValley wasn't in the game so we can't blame him. Ronald Muy Bueno and Narciso Crook both had 2 hit games.

South Bend beat up on the Dragons on Sunday, 8-3.  Tejay Antone gave up 3 earned runs in 5 innings with 3 walks and 6 strikeouts.  Jeremy Kivel got killed again, surrendering 4 earned runs in 1 inning.  His ERA is at 47.25.  Yeesh.  Jimmy Pickens had a multi-hit game and everyone else was meh.

Dayton play South Bend again on Monday.