AAA Durham Bulls
After 10 scoreless innings, Lehigh Valley scored four runs in the top of the eleventh off Dale Thayer to defeat the Bulls 4-0 on Wednesday.
The loss is the fourth straight for Durham and their seventh in the last eight games.
Jason Cromer started for the Bulls and pitched superbly over eight innings. He allowed two hits, walked two and struck out five. Chad Bradford, in his first rehab appearance for Durham, pitched a scoreless inning.
Reid Brignac was 2-for-4 and the only Bull with multiple hits. As a team, Durham was 1-for-10 with runners in scoring position.
AA Montgomery Biscuits
Chris Mason got his first win as a starter as the Biscuits defeated West Tennesseee 5-3 on Wednesday.
Mason (3-3) went five innings, allowing two runs on six hits, while walking one and striking out one. Eddie Morlan allowed a run in the ninth, but earned his fourth save of the season.
Jason Bowers led Montgomery on offense. He was 2-for-3 with two triples and two RBI. Desmond Jennings went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI. He also two stole bases, giving him 24 steals on the year
Game two of the series is tonight with lefty Brandon Mann (4-3, 4.71) will make the start for the Biscuits against righty Kyle Parker (3-3, 3.84) for West Tennessee.
A+ Charlotte Stone Crabs
Scott Kazmir, in his first rehab start since going on the disabled list with a hamstring injury, pitched 4 2/3 innings without allowing a run, and the Stone Crabs defeated Dunedin 7-3 on Wednesday.
Kazmir allowed three hits, while walking one and striking out five. He is scheduled to start Monday for Durham before his status is re-evaluated.
It was a good offensive day for Crabs named Shawn. O’Malley went 3-for-4 with a walk, four runs and his 21 steal, and Shawn Williams was 4-for-5 with four doubles and four RBI.
Alex Cobb (3-3) starts tonight for Charlotte as they go for the series sweep.
A Bowling Green Hot Rods
Matt Moore gave up just one hit in 6 2/3 innings as the Hot Rods defeated Lexington 5-2 on Wednesday.
Moore got a no-decision, allowing just one run, while walking one and striking out 10. Chris Andujar (8-2) blew the save but got the win in relief.
Tim Beckham went 1-for-5 with a double and two RBI, and Jake Jefferies was 2-for-5 with an RBI.
The Hot Rods complete the series against the Legends tonight.<!--EndFragment-->