New Orleans Zephyrs
Sunday April 12: The Zephyrs completed their opening series of the season by losing to Omaha 4-0. The Zephyrs only recorded two hits on the day.
Monday April 13: New Orleans welcomed the Iowa Cubs to town in the first game of the series, which Iowa won 4-1. Super prospect Kris Bryant had 3 hits on the night. As for the Miami prospects, there was not much to write home about; Jordany Valdespin and Justin Bour each collected a single hit. The Zephyrs continue to struggle at the plate.
Tuesday April 14: Game against Iowa was postponed due to rain. A double header will be played Thursday April 16.
Wednesday April 15: New Orleans beat Iowa 3-2. Justin Nicolino pitched a gem, throwing six shutout innings while only allowing five hits. Nicolino also recorded four strikouts and two walks.
Thursday April 16: Game 1: New Orleans fell 10-7 against Iowa. Five Zephyrs had multiple hits. Miguel Rojas, Scott Sizemore, and Austin Wates each drove in a pair.
Game 2: The second game, scheduled as a make up for Tuesday's rain, was postponed itself due to rain.
Friday April 17: The Zephyrs beat Omaha 5-3. First baseman Justin Bour went 2-for-4 with a home run and a pair of RBIs. LHP Adam Conley allowed three runs on eight hits over six innings.
Saturday April 18: Rained out.
Sunday April 12: Jacksonville wrapped up the series win with a 4-2 win over Jackson, improving to 3-1 on the year. Shortstop Austin Nola went 2-for-3 and drove in three runs. RHP Kendry Flores started and threw five innings of two hit baseball while striking out three.
Monday April 13: The game was postponed in the middle of the 7th inning due to rain and will not be finished, officially ending in a 0-0 tie. RHP Austin Brice started and threw five innings of shut out, one hit baseball while striking out five.
Wednesday April 15: Jacksonville beat Montgomery 3-2. RHP Trevor Williams started and went six innings, allowing one run on four hits, and striking out five.
Thursday April 16: Jacksonville again beat Montgomery by a 3-2 scoreline, this time in walk off fashion. DH Matt Juengel recorded three hits on the night.
Friday April 17: This time it was Montgomery that won by a 3-2 scoreline. RHP Kendry Flores started and took the loss. He allowed three runs on only four hits over five innings.
Saturday April 18: Jacksonville fell 12-5 to Montgomery. The Suns only had five hits on the night, and center fielder Kenny Wilson had two of those. RHP Austin Brice started and struck out eight during only 4 1/3 innings of work. Brice also allowed six runs on six hits while walking three batters.
Sunday April 12: Jupiter beat Palm Beach 4-2 to even their season record at 2-2. Second baseman Avery Romero enjoyed a big day, going 3/5 with a home run. Center fielder Yefri Perez went 3-for-4 on the night and RHP Matt Milroy pitched two scoreless innings of relief, striking out a pair.
Monday April 13: Jupiter opened their series with Clearwater with a convincing 8-1 victory. Third baseman Brian Anderson went 2-for-4 with both hits being doubles and drove in one run. Shortstop J.T. Riddle recorded two hits, a walk, and drove in three runs.
Tuesday April 14: Jupiter dropped the game 6-1 to Clearwater. Avery Romero continues his hot start to the year, enjoying a 3/4 night at the plate.
Wednesday April 15: Jupiter fell to Clearwater 7-4 after allowing all seven runs during the ninth inning. First baseman Felix Munoz went 3/5 and drove in two runs, while Avery Romero went 3/4 and added a walk. LHP Jarlin Garcia started and pitched a brilliant six shutout innings. He gave up only five hits and struck out four.
Thursday April 16: The Hammerheads lost to Clearwater 3-2. Third baseman Blake Barber went 2/4 at the plate.
Friday April 17: Bradenton beat Jupiter 11-6. First baseman Felix Munoz went 4/5 and scored two runs. Matt Milroy struck out a pair and allowed one run in two innings of relief work.
Saturday April 18: Bradenton beat Jupiter 4-1. Center fielder Yefri Perez went 2/3 at the plate.
Sunday April 12: Greensboro fell to Delmarva by a score of 8-5. Designated hitter Austen Smith scored two runs and homered. First baseman Arturo Rodriguez went 3/4 with a double. We also had our first Tyler Kolek sighting. Kolek went 4 1/3 innings, gave up four hits and three runs, while striking out two and walking three.
Monday April 13: The Grasshoppers fell to Lakewood 4-1. Second baseman Mason Davis went 2/2 with a pair of walks. Arturo Rodriguez was behind the plate and drove in the only Greensboro run while also recording a walk.
Tuesday April 14: Greensboro fell 9-1 against Lakewood. Arturo Rodriguez played first base and continued his fine start to the year, going 2/4 on the night. LHP Michael Mader started and struggled through another tough outing. Mader lasted 3 2/3 innings, allowing five runs on four hits, while walking six batters. His command and control issues have reared their heads in both of his outings this year.
Wednesday April 15: Greensboro scored five in the ninth to beat Lakewood 7-2. Catcher Arturo Rodriguez went 2/4 and drove in a pair of runs. First baseman Austen Smith had three hits.
Thursday April 16: Greensboro beat Delmarva 5-4 in walk-off fashion. John Norwood and Aaron Blanton each drove in two runs for the Grasshoppers.
Friday April 17: Greensboro beat Delmarva 9-7. RHP Tyler Kolek started, though he threw just three innings. He gave up four runs on four hits while striking out a pair.
Saturday April 18: The Grasshoppers beat Delmarva 3-2. Catcher Arturo Rodriguez recorded two hits and scored a run.