Just a quick couple of notes on the games from Friday night:
AAA Durham Bulls
The Bulls were defeated 1-0 by the Buffalo Bisons.
-Jason Cromer pitched well for the fourth consecutive start for the Bulls, but the offense wasn’t there. In four starts, he has a 1.25 ERA but just a 1-2 record
-Durham had only three hits
-The Bulls are 2-4 on their current road trip, but 37-24 overall
-Rashad Eldridge was 1-for-4 with a double and is batting .326 for Durham
AA Montgomery Biscuits
After trailing 4-0 and sitting through a rain delay, the Biscuits defeated Chattanooga 5-4 in 14 innings
-Desmond Jennings was 0-for-5 with two walks and Matt Fields was 2-for-7 with two RBI and three strikeouts
-Brandon Mann gave up four runs in four innings, but the Montgomery bullpen pitched nine innings of scoreless relief
-Paul Phillips got the win with two innings of relief and three strikeouts
A+ Charlotte Stone Crabs
The Crabs were defeated 7-4 by the Dunedin Blue Jays despite the efforts of Ian Paxton.
-Paxton hit two home runs and was 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored
-Alex Cobb gave up seven runs on eight hits in 5 1/3 innings
-Jason Bartlett, on a rehab assignment, led off at DH and went 1-for-4 with a walk
A Bowling Green Hot Rods
The Hot Rods won 4-2 in the game resumed from Thursday, and then they lost 6-1 in Friday’s regular game
-Matt Moore allowed four runs in five innings in game two
-Chris Sheridan was 2-for-4 in game two, but the Rods had only five hits on the night
-Kyeong Kang had two hits in game 1
-Tim Beckham was 1-for-6 in both games combined
Notes from the Farm
*The Bulls have placed 1B Chris Richard on the seven-day disabled list retroactive to June 10. He has an injured hamstring.
*Catcher Alex Jamieson has been assigned to the Hudson Valley Renegades from Durham.