Lehigh Valley lost to Gwinnett, 9-1. Seve Gonzalez pitched well for 5.0 innings. Unfortunately he was in for 5.1 and came apart at the seams in the sixth. Maikel Franco went 1 for 4 in the 3-hole. Dom Brown went 1-4 out of the clean up position. Recently activated John Hester had 2 doubles in 3 at bats.
Reading and Aaron Nola beat Erie, 4-1. Nola pitched eight, 4-hit innings with 8 Ks and 0 BBs. Shackleford walked 2 while picking up his 6th save. Roman Quinn went 2-3 with 2 walks. He was caught stealing twice, once on a pickoff. Aaron Altherr had a solo HR in 5 ABs. Art Charles went 3-3 with a double and 2 walks. Cam Perkins picked up another OF assist.
Clearwater was not scheduled. The whole league was off today. Mother’s day?
Lakewood was 2-hit by Asheville and lost 2-0. Elniery Garcia pitched well for 7.0 innings, but the one run he allowed was one too many. The Tourists’ Helmis Rodriguez (twin brother of Lakewood’s Herlis) hand-cuffed the BlueClaws for 7.0 innings. After Malquin Canelo’s leadoff walk in the first, only DH Chace Numata reached base the rest of the game on 2 singles and a walk, all off Rodriguez. Herlis Rodriguez recorded 2 OF assists for Lakewood.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.