Charlotte 5 Toledo 6 11 innings
Chris Maples was the only Hen with 2 hits, one of them a triple. Chris Shelton singled and walked, while Timo Perez doubled and walked. Ryan Raburn had a hit and 2 walks. Yorman Bazardo allowed 4 runs on 6 hits, 3 walks, and 4 strikeouts in 5 innings of work. After Cory Hamman allowed 1 run in 1 2/3 innings, the rest of the pen (Preston Larrison, Vic Darensbourg, Aquilino Lopez, and Jeremy Johnson) combined for 5 1/3 scoreless innings.
Erie 5 Harrisburg 4
Matt Joyce doubled and homered for the Seawolves. Mike Hollimon added 2 hits. Eddie Bonine pitched 8 innings allowing 2 runs on 6 hits with a 3/1 K:BB ratio.
Lakeland 4 Vero Beach 15
Ryan Roberson collected his 9th homer, one of his 3 hits on the night. Cameron Maybin added a couple of singles. While the batting average and obp remain high for Maybin, he hasn’t been getting extra base hits and his slugging is down to 487. Still a respectable number for sure, but off the lofty heights of earlier in the year. Elezar Aponte was rocked to the tune of 10 runs on 10 hits in 2 1/3 innings.
West Michigan 2 Beloit 8
Deik Scram had 3 of the Cap 5 hits in this one. Jeramy Laster hit his 3rd homer to plate one of the 2 runs. Lauren Gagnier allowed 4 runs on 4 hits, 4 K’s, and 3 walks over 6 innings.
- Brent Dlugach will miss a month with a shoulder injury
- Lynn Henning writes a minors round-up for the News