Las Vegas dropped an 11-9 contest to Reno:
Zach Jackson got the start and well, things really didn't go well (6 runs on 9 hits and two walks in 3 2/3 innings)
Jeremy Accardo pitched a flawless inning, striking out 1 and was about all that went right from mound. 2.71 ERA in 22 23/ innings over 21 appearances. 12 Ks and 8 walks.
Mike McCoy was 4-6 with a double. He also stole a base and made an error. .352/.410/.611
J.P. Arencibia was 2-5 with a homer, his 20th on the season. .315/.361/.637
Not to be outdone, Chris Lubanski also homered. He was 1-4 on the day with a walk and had an assist from the outfield. .305/.360/.598 with 14 dingers, 6 triples, and 21 doubles.
Brad Emaus also went deep. He was 2-3 with two walks and is now hitting .323/.417/.525 since his promotion to Vegas.
Brian Dopirak (1-5), Manny Mayorson (3-5 with an error) and Aaron Matthews (2-4) had doubles.New Hampshire thumped New Britain 15-7.
Danny Farquhar got the win with three solid innings. The only hit and run he gave up was on a solo home run. He struck out 3 and walked one. 39/30 K/BB over 38 innings now, 5.45 ERA.
Alan Farina closed out the game with a perfect inning. He has yet to give up an earned run since his promotion.
Darrin Mastroianni did a great job setting the table, going 1-3 with 2 walks and scoring 4 runs.
Adeinys Hechavarria also scored 4 runs, but in a much less impressive fashion - he was 1-5.
Eric Thames (3-4 with a home run, a walk, and 6 RBI) hit one out for his second consecutive game. .286/.352/.492 with 14 dingers now.
Shawn Bowman hit a 3-run home run of his own, his 13th on the season. He also made an error at third.
Adam Loewen was 2-3 with two walks.
David Cooper was 1-5 with a two-run single.
Dunedin was rained out.
Lansing beat South Bend 4-2:
Justin Jackson played left field and was 1-5 (.200/.286/.200 at Lansing).
Kevin Nolan (.288/.372/.381) had a couple of hits.
Ryan Goins was 1-4 and has been getting the bulk of the time at shortstop.
Yan Gomes was 1-4 with a double, but struck out in his other three at-bats.
Balbino Fuenmayor doubled and walked. .235/.282/.372.
Chris Hopkins was 3-4 with a double. .282/.380/.330.
Matt Fields got the start and was solid, allowing just 2 unearned runs, striking out four and walking no one. 3.44 ERA over 7 starts with a 27/4 K/BB ratio
Auburn shut out Batavia 4-0:
Stephen McQuail was 2-4 with a home run. The pride of Wantaugh, NY is now hitting .200/.333/.320 in nine games.
Marcus Knecht was 0-2 but had a couple of walks.
Yeico Aponte (1-3 with a double and a walk) and Marcus Brisker (2-4 with a 2-run home run) supplied most of the rest of the offense.
Casey Lawrence got the start and was very good for the first 5 2/3 innings, striking out 4 and walking 1. Nice numbers (0.55 ERA, 14/3 K/BB in 16 1/3 innings) so far this young season, but he's only made two starts and had a couple of relief appearances.
The GCL Jays dropped a rain shortened game 7-4
Travis Snider was 1-3 as his rehab continues.
Jake Marsinick was 0-3 with three strikeouts. Gonna be days like that. .295/.385/.523
Catcher Pierce Rankin was 2-3 with a couple of doubles. .300/.417/.467.
Gari Pena went deep for the second time in the past three games. .244/.256/.439 for the young Dominican shortstop.
Daniel Arcila also hit a home run in the young Venezuelan second baseman's first ever professional baseball game. He turns 20 today so happy birthday!
Today's title from "King of Carrot Flowers Pts 2 and 3" by the short-lived but much-beloved Neutral Milk Hotel.