Louisville sailed past the Norfolk Tides, winning 4-1. Manny Parra tossed a perfect first inning in a rehab appearance, striking out all three batters he faced. David "Mongo" Holmberg followed, and gave up a run in 6 innings, despite allowing 7 hits and 2 walks. Eugenio Suarez went 2-3 with a double, a triple and a ribeye. Everyone's favorite weak-wristed shortstop, Paul Janish, batted 9th for the Tides, and went 0-4 with a strikeout. Gopper takes the hill for some AM baseball today at 11:05.
Pensacola out-slugged Mississippi, beating the Barves 7-4. Kyle Waldrop BABIP'd went 3-4 with a double, an RBI, and 2 runs scored. Daniel "Not Ryan" Wright struck out 8 in 5 innings, but gave up 3 runs on 7 hits and a pair of walks. Marquez "Chili Dog Burrito" Smith went 2-4 with a double. Keyvius Sampson makes his 5th start of the season tonight at 7:35 ET.
Daytona was the only team on the farm to come away winless on Tuesday, falling 8-5 to the Flying Tigers of Lakeland. Amir Garrett labored through 4.2 innings, giving up 3 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks, while striking out 5. Jimmy "Get an Out" Moran gave up 4 runs on 4 hits in 0.1 innings. Despite the Tigers trying to keep it close by committing a whopping 5 errors. Carlton Daal did go 3-4 out of the 9-spot, though. Which is nice. Sal Romano fires up the ol' jalopy at 10:35 AM today. Hopefully they serve pancakes at the ballpark.
Dayton doubled up Great Lakes, beating the Loons 10-5. Wyatt "Earp" Strahan threw 6 strong, striking out 5 batters, walking one, and allowing 1 run. Jose Ortiz gobsmacked his first wangadoo of the year, drove in 5 runs and scored 3 on a 2-3 night. Someone named Paul Kronenfeld went 2-5 with a double, but he's obviously not a real person and that's a completely made up name. Tejay Antone looks to keep the win streak alive tonight at 7:05.