Triple-A: New Orleans Zephyrs
L 0-4 @ Fresno Grizzlies
Brad Hand, SP: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 7 SO, 2 HR
Brad Hand recovered nicely from a rocky first inning in which he gave up two home runs. He went on to strike out seven Grizzlies batters. His ERA for the season rose to 3.19.
Double-A: Jacksonville Suns
W 6-3 @ Mobile BayBears
Adam Conley, SP: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO, HR
Another day of minor league baseball, another impressive line for Christian Yelich. Yelich hit his ninth double and sixth home run of the season, raising his line in Double-A to .333/.404/.687.
Adam Conley failed to build on his strong start against Pensacola, though yesterday's outing wasn't a complete disaster for the left-hander. His ERA actually fell to 4.62.
High Class A: Jupiter Hammerheads
W 9-4 @ Tampa Yankees
Brent Keys, LF: 4-for-4, 2 R, HR, BB
Alex Burg, RF: 2-for-5, 3 R, 2B, 2 SO
Anthony DeSclafani, SP: 4.0 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 2 ER, BB, 5 SO
Brent Keys's huge night raised his season line to .346/.424/.423. After a cold start to the season, Keys has surpassed his breakout performance in Greensboro last year.
Low Class A: Greensboro Grasshoppers
L 5-6 @ Lakewood BlueClaws
Cameron Flynn, LF: 3-for-4, 2 R
Jesus Solorzano, CF: 2-for-4, R, 2B, SO
Ramon Del Orbe, SP: 5.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, ER, 3 BB, 2 SO
Greensboro took an early 5-0 lead, but their bullpen couldn't hold on, eventually giving up a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth.
Jesus Solorzano's two-hit night raised his season line to .254/.302/.377.