Triple-A: New Orleans Zephyrs
W 3-2 vs. Iowa Cubs
Bryan Petersen, RF: 1-for-2, 3B, 2 BB
Kyle Skipworth, C: 1-for-4, HR (9), RBI
Brad Hand, SP: 6 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
Kyle Skipworth's homer in the seventh inning and Chris Valaika's RBI groundout in the eighth pushed New Orleans over Iowa on Monday at Zephyr Field. Brad Hand pitched very well, going six two-hit innings against Julio Bourbon, Mike Olt, and the rest of the Cubs. The Zephyrs are now 65-65 on the season with the victory.
Double-A: Jacksonville Suns
L 0-7 (F/7) @ Chattanooga Lookouts
Danny Black, SS: 2-for-2
Robert Morey, SP: 2.2 IP, 9 H, 7 ER, 3 BB, 2 K
Robert Morey got light up and Danny Black had the Suns only two hits in a seven inning make-up game at AT&T Field in Chattanooga.
High Class A: Jupiter Hammerheads
No game scheduled
Low Class A: Greensboro Grasshoppers
L 3-6 vs. Kannapolis Intimidators
Cameron Flynn, RF: 2-for-3, BB, 2 2B
Austin Brice, SP: 5.1 IP, 10 H, 6 ER, 3 BB, 5 K
Kannapolis scored three runs in the sixth to cruise past the Grasshoppers on Monday. Cameron Flynn had yet another multi-hit day, this time hitting two doubles and drawing a walk. Hoppers starting pitcher Austin Brice definitely had a night to forget about, giving up a whopping ten hits to the Intimidators.
Short-Season: Batavia Muckdogs
L 1-2 @ State College Spikes
J.T. Riddle, SS: 2-for-5
Jarlin Garcia, SP: 5 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Jarlin Garcia was absolutely dominant Monday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park in State College. Garcia, a 6'2'' projectable Dominican lefty, is quietly having an outstanding year for the Muckdogs. J.T. Riddle, playing shortstop for a change, had two hits in the Muckdogs loss.
Aaron Blanton, SS: 3-for-4
Jose Adames, SP: 5 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
Jose Adames took a very tough loss on Monday, not giving up a single unearned run in five innings. Aaron Blanton had three hits but the rest of the Marlins lineup never got going.