Lehigh Valley beat Louisville, 5-3. David Buchanan allowed 2 ER in 6.0 innings. Seth Rosin pitched 2 shutout innings. Colton Murray picked up his second save. Maikel Franco went 2-4 with a double and 3 RBI. Dom Brown went 3-4 with a double, R, RBI, HBP, and a CS. Brown was hit in the top of the first, Buchanan hit 2 batters in the bottom of the first.
Reading lost 5-2 to New Hampshire and Matt Boyd, the Blue Jays phenom in Dunedin last year. Zach Eflin took the loss, giving up all 5 runs. Roman Quinn tripled and scored in 5 at bats. Aaron Altherr went 1-3 with a double and 2 RBI. Cam Perkins had another hit. Brock Stassi went 0-2 but walked twice. Anthony Vasquez pitched 2 perfect innings in relief. Mike Nesseth pitched 2 shutout innings.
Clearwater beat Brevard County, 7-3, behind the return of J.P.Crawford and the pitching of David Whitehead. Story here.
Lakewood 10-8 to Agusta. Josh Taylor couldn’t escape the first. The defense commited 3 errors during the game and 3 GreenJacket runs were unearned. Lakewood made the most of their 5 hits and 5 walks (they scored 2 runs in the 4th without benefit of a hit), but their rally from the early deficit fell short. Cord Sandberg had 2 RBI. Carlos Tocci is 1 for his last 8 at bats (0-3, 1-5) Slump? jk
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
Extra Innings –
- J.P. Crawford was activated from the DL by the Threshers and played DH and Led off today.
- RHP Kevin Walter was released by the Threshers.
- RHP Calvin Rayburn assigned to XST from Lakewood.
- LHP Scott Harris activated from the DL by Lakewood.