Rain caused a stoppage in the 9th inning of the Bats game after they tied things up, it postponed the game in Dayton, but Daytona picked up a blowout win with the help from big days from Austin Hendrick and Gus Steiger while the pitchers tossed a shutout, and Francisco Urbaez picked up his first homer of the season for Chattanooga.

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The Louisville Bats had the game suspended

The game will be resumed in the 9th inning on Friday before the start of the regularly scheduled game.

The Chattanooga Lookouts lost 3-2. Box Score

The Dayton Dragons were postponed

Doubleheader on Saturday.

The Daytona Tortugas won 10-0. Box Score

5/6 Game Preview

Team Record Time (ET) Probable Box Score Listen Watch
Louisville 10-16 5:30pm TBA/Wynne Here Here Here
Chattanooga 14-10 7:35pm Spiers Here Here Here
Dayton 18-5 7:05pm Proctor Here Here Here
Daytona 11-13 7:05pm Cooper Here Here N/A

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9 Responses

  1. Redsvol

    Great to see Hendrick continuing to do well. We need him to look like the high first rounder that we was.

    We’ve had some good short stint pitching performances but I want to see more good 6-7 inning performances from our minor league pitchers. That to me is a sign we have real starting pitching prospects. These 3/4 inning performances are nice but time for them to show they can get thru a lineup 3 or 4 times. Minor leaguers had a normal spring training. Let’s go ashcraft, Boyle, bonin, Farr, Roa, petty, Williamson, and marinan.

    • DaveCT

      Hendricks is showing power, with 6 homers already where he hit 7 all of last year. So, he’s slugging as hoped for. But he’s still striking out way, way too much. 33 k’s in just 79 ab’s in Lo-A.

  2. Matt

    The Reds, Bats, and Dragon’s will be lucky if they get to play today. Lots of wet stuff in the forecast.

  3. Jonathan Linn

    Let Matt McLain take over for SS and move Farmer to 3rd base? then split time with Jose barrero?

    • Michael

      @jonathan Linn

      Why are we giving a spot to Farmer? Age 31, has had two good months in his career.

    • DaveCT

      I wouldn’t let any of the better players at AA or below within 200 miles of the ML club this year. Why expose them to that environment? Watching it drag India, Stephenson and Senzel to the bottom.will be enough, let alone Greene, and the other rookie pitchers. AAA vets and AAAA guys only.

      • Jonathan Linn

        That is a good thought I hadn’t considered

  4. MK

    Gus Steiger has had a solid season in Daytona hitting .280+ but doesn’t receive much attention with the other shortstops ahead of him.

    • DaveCT

      Steiger hasn’t really had much power. But even though the FSL may not help that, he could get still some recognition if his hitting in general stays solid. Always have to keep an eye on those quiet guys, right?