Triple-A: New Orleans Zephyrs W 8-6 @ Salt Lake City Bees
Austin Wates, CF: 2-4, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 BB
Enrique Hernandez, SS: 1-5, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI
Josh Rodriguez, 3B: 2-3, 1 R, 1 BB
Rob Brantly C: 3-4, 1 R, 1 RBI
Brian Flynn, SP: 6.2 IP, 9 H, 4 R, 3 SO, 2 BB
New Orleans took on Salt Lake City Sunday night as Brian Flynn took on our old friend Randy Wolf. Flynn went 6 2/3 innings allowing four runs on nine hits, while striking out three. Wolf matched Flynn's effort, going seven innings and also allowing four runs.The Zephyrs scored two in the first inning on a Kiké Hernandez RBI double, and a Justin Bour RBI single. In the third a Brian Bogusevic sac fly scored Austin Wates, then in sixth Rob Brantly singled home Bour. The game was tied 4-4 in the top of the 8th when a two RBI triple by Danny Black would give New Orleans a 6-4 lead. Two more runs would score in the inning leading to an eventual 8-6 victory for New Orleans.
Double A: Jacksonville Suns W 9-7 @ Tennessee Smokies
Austin Barnes, 2B: 1-3, 2 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB
J.T. Realmuto, C: 2-4, 2 R, 1 2B, 1 BB
Alfredo Lopez, 3B: 2-4, 2 R, 1 2B
Jon Link, SP: 6.0 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 4 SO, 0 BB
The Jacksonville Suns defeated the Smokies Sunday by a final score of 9-7. A six run fifth inning proved to be the difference. Recently signed pitcher Jon Link got the start, giving up three runs and striking out four over six innings. The versatile Austin Barnes reached base twice scoring two runs, and J.T. Realmuto added a double, a single, and also scored two runs.
Advanced Class A: Jupiter Hammerheads L 2-3 @ St. Lucie Mets
Blake Barber, 2B: 1-3, 1 R, 1 BB
Juan Avila, 3B: 1-4, 1 RBI
Jesus Solorzano, RF: 1-4, 1 R
Scott Lyman: SP, 5.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 7 SO, 3 BB
Jupiter fell to the St. Lucie Mets by a score of 3-2. Five hammerheads recorded a hit, but none for extra bases. Scott Lyman pitched well, striking out seven and only allowing two runs. Blake Barber hit an RBI single, scored a run, and also drew a walk.
Low Class A: Greensboro Grasshoppers W 4-1 @ Lakewood BlueClaws
Austin Dean, LF: 2-5, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI
Carlos Lopez, 1B: 2-4, 1 R, 1 RBI
Brian Anderson, 3B: 3-5,
Chris Hoo, C: 3-3, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 BB
Kyle Fischer, SP: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 2 SO, 0 BB
The Grasshoppers beat the Lakewood BlueClaws on Sunday 4-1. Kyle Fischer got the start, going five innings and allowing only one run. Brian Anderson had three singles and Carlos Lopez set the franchise's single season record for hits by getting his 153rd hit of the season. The record he broke was originally set by Austin Barnes. Avery Romero provided a single and Chris Hoo reached base in every at-bat, with three hits and a walk.
Short Season Class A: Batavia Muckdogs L 6-7 vs. Mahoning Valley Scrappers
K.J. Woods, LF: 2-4, 1 R,
Javier Lopez SS: 2-5, 2 R, 1 2B
Aaron Blanton, 3B: 3-4, 1 R,
Michael Mader SP: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 1 SO, 2 BB
The Muckdogs fell to the Scrappers in a close game Sunday afternoon. Michael Mader did not put forth his sharpest effort, allowing six hits and walking two, but he limited the damage to three runs keeping Batavia in the game. K.J. Woods had a pair of hits and scored a run. Mason Davis provided a two RBI single and Aaron Blanton contributed three singles.
Rookie League: GCL Marlins Off Sunday