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Fish Farm Report: May 10th

The Grasshoppers are on a six-game winning streak.


New Orleans Baby Cakes - Triple-A

The Cakes were off today, but head to Reno to faces the Aces at 8:35 CT. Scott Copeland (2-3, 6.33), who has been struggling of late, starts for New Orleans

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp - Double-A

Biloxi Shuckers 3 @ Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 1

The Shrimp took a 1-0 lead into the seventh inning, but like the Marlins, they coughed up a lead and ended up falling to the Biloxi Shuckers, 3-1. This was the Shrimp’s third loss in a row.

On a positive note, Mike Kickham threw six shutout innings for Jacksonville for a Game Score of 64; catcher Cam Maron had two hits, and shortstop Alex Yarbrough hit in his tenth straight game.

T: 2:51.

Att: 3,934.

Jacksonville will continue their series with the Shucers tomorrow at 7:05pm with Chris Mazza (0-1, 4.18) getting the ball for the Jumbo Shrimp.

Jupiter Hammerheads - Single-A Advanced

Bradenton Marauders 5 @ Jupiter Hammerheads 1

The Hammerheads fell behind early today, as Ben Holmes gave up three runs in the third and another run in the fourth. Holmes lasted on 3 2/3 tonight. Travis Ballew came out of the pen and struggled mightily with control, going only 2/3 of an inning while walking six batters.

Things settled down as the next three relievers threw 4 2/3 of scoreless ball to keep the game close, but the game was already out of reach. A single by Brian Schales accounted for Jupiter’s only run.

T: 2:54

Att: 1,202

Jupiter welcomes the St. Lucie Mets into town to start a three game set. First pitch will be at 6:30 ET. Felipe Gonzales (2-3, 5.59) will get the start for Jupiter.

Greensboro Grasshoppers - Single-A

Greensboro Grasshoppers 12 @ Lexington 1

An outstanding all-around game for the Hoppers, as they routed the Lexington Legends 12-1to lead them to their sixth straight victory. The middle of the lineup did the most damage; as the 3-4-5 hitters all had three hits apiece. James Nelson and Colby Lusignan each hit long balls for the Hoppers, with Lusignan responsible for 4 RBIs.

On the mound, Michael King had possibly his best game of the year, going seven shutout innings while giving up only two hits for a Game Score of 78.

T: 2:48.

Att: 2,984.

The Hoppers play in Lexington again tomorrow night at 7:05 pm. Jordan Holloway (0-0, 4.03) will be on the bump for Greensboro.