Minor League Informer 5/22

AAA Durham Bulls

With five solid innings from James Houser, and a late home run by Joe Dillon, the Bulls defeated the Lehigh Valley IronPigs 6-2 on Thursday night.

Dillon’s homer came with two outs in the seventh inning, and followed Matt Joyce’s two-out, two-run double.  It was Dillon’s first home run since joining Durham.

In his five innings of work, Houser allowed two runs on three hits with two walks, all coming in the fifth inning.  Dewon Day (1-2) got the win and was one of four relievers who combined to allow just one hit in four innings of work.

Joyce had three hits, including that seventh inning double, and he drove it two runs.  Reid Brignac also had three hits, including a double and RBI.  Justin Ruggiano was 0-for-4, and Chris Richard went 0-for-5.

The Bulls continue their series at Lehigh Valley tonight when Mitch Talbot takes the mound against Kyle Kendrick.

AA Montgomery Biscuits
It wasn’t a good night for the Biscuits as both starter Brandon Mann and reliever Ryan Reid pitched poorly as Montgomery was defeated 8-0 by the Jacksonville Suns.

Mann went 5 1/3 innings, allowing four runs (two earned) on three hits.  He walked five batters and battled control problems throughout the night.  Reid pitched 2 2/3 innings of relief and surrendered four runs on six hits.

The Biscuits offense was about as bad as its pitching.  The team managed only three hits--- doubles by Drew Anderson and Brandon Chaves, and a single by Cesar Suarez. 

Desmond Jennings had the night off, and Rhyne Hughes went 0-for-4.

The Biscuits face Jacksonville in game two of their series tonight.  Righty Brian Baker (1-0, 5.40) will make a spot-start for Montgomery against righty Willie Glen (1-2, 4.44) for Jacksonville.

A+ Charlotte Stone Crabs
The Stone Crabs allowed runs in sixth of nine innings while falling 10-4 to the Palm Beach Cardinals on Thursday. 

Jesse Darcy (0-4) had another poor outing, working 5 1/3 innings and allowing five runs.  He gave up eight hits, including three home runs, while walking one and striking out none.  Paul Phillips allowed two runs in his 1 2/3 innings, and Austin Hinkle gave up three runs in two innings.

On offense, Cody Cipriano went 3-for-5 with two doubles and a run scored.  He also stole his third base of the season.

The teams finish up their series tonight when David Newmann (1-2) starts for Charlotte against Scott Gorgen (0-2). 

A Bowling Green Hot Rods
The Hot Rods were the latest Rays team to be affected by weather as their game against the Savannah Sand Gnats was rained out.  They will play a doubleheader on Saturday.

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