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Down on the farm June 7: Bulls run wild

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Durham goes 8/8 stealing bases against a former top draft pick, catcher Tony Sanchez

Rich Thompson stole four bases for Durham
Rich Thompson stole four bases for Durham
Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE

No full recaps today since I was mostly focused on the draft last night and will continue to be today.

Triple-A Durham Bulls (39-22) defeated Indianapolis 6-2

Game log
Box score

Rich Thompson 2/2, 2 runs scored, 1 walk, 4 stolen bases
Brandon Guyer 2/4, 1 run scored, 2 runs batted in, 1 walk, 1 strikeout, 2 stolen bases
Wil Myers 2/4, 1 run scored, 2 runs batted in, 1 strikeout, 2 stolen bases
Tim Beckham 1/5, 1 triple
Jesus Flores 0/3, 1 run scored, 1 walk, 1 strikeout (Durham debut)

Jake Odorizzi 6 innings pitched, 6 hits, 2 earned runs, 2 walks, 8 strikeouts (improved to 5-1)

Double-A Montgomery Biscuits (30-30) lost to Pensacola 2-1 in game one and lost 6-5 in game two

Game log (1)
Box score (1)

Mikie Mahtook 1/3, 1 run batted in, 1 walk, 1 stolen base
Todd Glaesmann 0/2, 1 walk, 1 strikeout

Enny Romero 6 innings pitched, 4 hits, 2 earned runs, 2 walks, 5 strikeouts (falls to 4-2)

Game log (2)
Box score (2)

Mikie Mahtook 2/4, 1 run scored, 1 run batted in, 1 stolen base
Kyeong Kang 2/4, 1 run scored, 1 double, 1 home run, 1 run batted in, 2 strikeouts

Victor Mateo 4.2 innings pitched, 6 hits, 5 runs allowed (4 earned), 3 walks, 3 strikeouts
Erik Hamren 1.1 innings pitched, 3 hits, 1 earned run, 0 walks, 1 strikeout (falls to 0-1)

Class-A Advanced Charlotte Stone Crabs (26-31) were postponed

Class A Bowling Green Hot Rods (31-28DotF) defeated Dayton 6-1

Game log
Box score

Tommy Coyle 3/5, 1 run scored, 2 doubles, 2 runs batted in
Andrew Toles 2/4, 1 run batted in, 1 strikeout
Tyler Goeddel 1/4, 1 run batted in, 2 strikeouts
Patrick Leonard 2/3, 1 run scored, 1 walk
Brandon Martin 0/3, 1 run batted in

Dylan Floro 6 innings pitched, 5 hits, 1 earned run, 1 walk, 4 strikeouts (improves to 4-2)

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Star of the day- Rays front office for having a pretty nice first day of the draft.

Goat of the day- Montgomery had a rough time with one of the lesser teams in the Southern League.

Today's games (probables courtesy of milb.com)

Durham @ Indianapolis 7:15 PM (MiLB.TV)
Mike Montgomery (2-0, 5.03) v. TBA

Montgomery v. Huntsville 8:05 PM (MiLB.TV)
Victor Mateo (2-5, 6.45) v. Aaron Northcraft (1-3, 4.43)

Charlotte v. Palm Beach 5 PM DOUBLEHEADER
Felipe Rivero* (3-3, 4.03) v. Juan Bautista (0-0, 5.63)
TBA v. TBA

Both games will be seven innings

Bowling Green v. Dayton 8:05 PM
Sean Bierman (2-2, 1.62) v. Pedro Diaz (1-5, 6.25)

*Listed as TBA on milb.com

Scouting the opposition (standings current, stats through Wednesday's games)

Indianapolis Indians (Pittsburgh)
41-21 (1st in IL West)
Offense: 292 R (5th) .765 OPS (3rd)
Pitching: 3.26 ERA (1st) 1.21 WHIP (1st)
Top 30 Prospects: RHP Gerrit Cole (1), RHP Kyle McPherson (7), C Tony Sanchez (12), LHP Andy Oliver (13), RHP Vic Black (16), RHP Brandon Cumpton (25), RHP Duke Welker (26)

Huntsville Stars (Milwaukee)
26-32 (4th in SL North)
Offense: 225 R (6th) .701 OPS (3rd)
Pitching: 4.05 ERA (9th) 1.38 WHIP (9th)
Top 30 Prospects: RHP Taylor Jungmann (3), RHP Jimmy Nelson (5), RHP Ariel Pena (22), RHP Santo Manzanillo (26), OF Kentrail Davis (28)

Palm Beach Cardinals
23-35 (T-5th in FSL South)
Offense: 200 R (12th) .671 OPS (10th)
Pitching: 3.80 ERA (7th) 1.37 WHIP (9th)
Top 30 Prospects: 3B Stephen Piscotty (10), LHP Tim Cooney (25)

Dayton Dragons (Cincinnati)
25-34 (6th in MWL East)
Offense: 260 R (9th) .663 OPS (13th)
Pitching: 4.55 ERA (16th) 1.42 WHIP (14th)
Top 30 Prospects: RHP Robert Stephenson (2), RHP Nick Travieso (6), OF Jesse Winker (7), LHP Ismael Guillon (9), OF Jeff Gelalich (14), RHP Pedro Diaz (17), Seth Mejias-Brean (19), 3B Tanner Rahier (20), RHP Sal Romano (30)