8/12 Game Review

Louisville lost 3-2. Box Score

  • Chris Valaika went 1-4 with a double and a run.
  • Juan Francisco went 1-4 with a double and RBI.
  • Devin Mesoraco went 1-3 with a walk and a solo HR (13).
  • David Cook went 1-3.
  • Edinson Volquez went 1-1 at the plate. He allowed 1 earned (3 total) in 7 innings with 8 strikeouts.
  • Brad Boxberger and Nick Christiani each threw a scoreless inning of relief.

Game notes: Devin Mesoraco’s last 3 hits have all been solo HR’s. Edinson Volquez lowered his ERA to 2.09 for Louisville.

Game links

Postgame article from BatsBaseball.com.

Carolina lost 12-7. Box Score

  • Quintin Berry went 1-4 with a walk and 2 runs.
  • Henry Rodriguez went 3-4 with 2 doubles, a walk, RBI and a run.
  • Cody Puckett went 1-3 with a walk, HR (10) and 2 RBI.
  • Bill Rhinehart went 1-4 with a run.
  • Eric Campbell went 2-4 with 2 doubles and 2 runs.
  • Donnie Joseph threw 1.1 scoreless innings of relief with a strikeout.

Game notes: Josh Ravin pitched well through 5 innings, but in the 6th inning he gave up an infield single and 3 straight walks before exiting the game. Kyle McCulloch then gave up back to back HR’s within 3 pitches and the Mudcats went from up 4-0 heading into the 6th to down 6-4 and Montgomery added 4 more before the inning was over. Ravin topped out at 97 MPH and worked 94-95 most of the night. Donnie Joseph was touching 95.

Bakersfield lost 5-2. Box Score

  • Ryan LaMarre went 3-4 with a double and a run.
  • Brodie Greene went 1-4 with a double and 2 RBI.
  • AJ Means went 1-3.
  • Andrew Bowman and Chris Manno each threw a scoreless inning of relief with a strikeout.

Game notes: JC Sulbaran allowed 5 runs on 6 hits and a walk in 6 innings. Chris Manno has yet to allow a run since arriving in the organization 6 games ago.

Dayton lost 10-5. Box Score

  • Donald Lutz went 2-4 with a run and RBI.
  • Juan Duran went 1-4 with a HR (13) and 3 RBI.
  • Drew Poulk went 1-3 with a double, walk and RBI.
  • Tucker Barnhart went 1-3 with a walk.
  • Daniel Wolford threw 1.1 scoreless innings with 2 strikeouts.

Game notes: Donald Lutz is now hitting .306/.366/.531 in the second half for Dayton (41 games – 160 at bats). Josh Smith’s second half struggles continued, allowing 4 earned in 3 innings. He has a 5.72 ERA in 45.2 second half innings.

Billings won 5-4. Box Score

  • Bryson Smith went 1-3 with a double, 2 walks, RBI and a run.
  • Sean Buckley went 1-4 with a double.
  • Nick O’Shea went 2-4 with a double and a run.
  • Juan Silva went 2-3 with a walk and 2 runs.
  • Cristobal Rodriguez went 2-3 with an RBI and a run.
  • Ryan Kemp threw 2 hitless innings with 3 strikeouts.

Game notes: Nice debut for Bryson Smith in the Pioneer League. Nick O’Shea raised his average to .314 this year.

AZL Reds were off

Today’s Game Preview

Team 1st half 2nd half Time Probable Box Score Listen Live
Louisville 61-60 N/A 6:05pm
Here Here
Carolina 23-47
20-26 6:15pm
Bakersfield 35-35 22-25 10:05pm
Dayton 35-35 30-16
Here Here
20-18 8-5
Here Here
AZL Reds
23-19 N/A
Here N/A