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Down On The Farm: July 21

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A recap of the minor league action.


Triple-A Durham Bulls (63-38)

Some poor pitching led to the Bull's 9-6 defeat on Saturday. After the Bulls took a 1-0 lead in the first inning, Pawtucket countered with two runs in the third, three in the second, and one in the fifth to blow the game open. Though Durham scored four in the eighth inning, they failed to compete the comeback against Brandon Lyon. Merrill Kelly was tagged with the loss after allowing six runs. CJ Riefenhauser allowed three runs in relief. Brandon Guyer and Tim Beckham had two hits while Leslie Anderson hit his 13th home run of the year.

Double-A Montgomery Biscuits (49-49)

Enny Romero overcame serious command issues to lead the Biscuits over the BayBears by the score of 4-3. Despite walking five batters and allowing five hits in five innings, Romero only allowed one run. Mayo Acosta had three hits while Cameron Seitzer and Mikie Mahtook chipped in two apiece.

Advanced Class-A Charlotte Stone Crabs (45-49)

In the first game of a doubleheader, the surging Stone Crabs won by the score of 1-0. Neither team scored a run until the 13th inning, when Kes Carter singled Jake Hager home. It was part of a 2-3 effort on the afternoon for Carter. Felipe Rivero, Matt Ramsey, Shay Crawford, and Kenny Linsky combined for the 13 inning scoreless performance.

The second game went into extra innings and was not finished by the time of the recap. Click here for the box score.

Class-A Bowling Green Hot Rods (58-39)

In a game where they failed to make the most of their opportunities, the Hot Rods edged by the Snappers 4-3. The Hot Rods combined for 14 hits but left six runners on base and grounded into two double plays. Jeff Ames allowed three runs in six innings while Jose Molina pitched three scoreless frames.

Class-A Short Season Hudson Valley Renegades (20-13)

After falling into a 4-0 hole, the Renegades rallied to win the game by the score of 7-5. Offensively, Hudson Valley totaled 11 hits, with Granden Goetzman a home run shy of the cycle. Aaron Griffin ran into trouble early, allowing five runs while not making it out of the fifth inning.

Rookie Princeton Rays (6-22)

The struggles continued for the Rays as their lackluster offense failed to make up for their mediocre pitching in a 5-3 defeat. Jacob Faria pitched superbly as the starter, going six innings of one run ball with two hits, no walks, and seven strikeouts. However, Edgar Gomez allowed four runs in relief. The Princeton Rays offense tallied only one hit.

Rookie GCL Rays (10-15)

A poor start from Grayson Garvin cost the Rays in their 4-1 loss. Garvin, in a rehab stint, failed to escape the first inning, allowing two runs. Alexander Simon and Taylor Hawkins were the only two batters to reach base multiple times.

Star of the Day: His team lost, but it was quite the night for Jacob Faria.

Goat of the Day: Princeton is a mess right now.

Today's Games:

Durham v. Pawtucket 5:05 PM (MiLB.TV)
Buschmann (5-0, 2.36) v. Webster (5-2, 3.41)

Montgomery @ Mobile 6:05 PM
Mateo (4-8, 4.98) v. Bradley (6-4, 2.37)

Charlotte v. Dunedin 5:30 PM

Bowling Green v. Beloit 6:05 PM
Harrison (1-2, 4.08) v. Bacus (8-3, 4.04)

Hudson Valley @ Tri City 5 PM
Echarry (3-1, 1.96) v. Grillis (2-0, 3.27)

Princeton v. Kingsport 2:05 PM
Rodriguez (0-3, 4.76) v. Flexen (2-1, 2.57)

DRaysBay Top 50 Prospect Stat Lines

Cole Figueroa: 0-3, 2 BB
Brandon Guyer: 2-5, 2B
Tim Beckham: 2-3, HR, BB
CJ Riefenhauser: 1.2. IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, BB, K
Mikie Mahtook: 2-3, BB
Cameron Seitzer: 2-4, K
Todd Glaesmann: 1-4, 2B, 2 Ks
Enny Romero: 5 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 5 BB, 2 Ks
Ryan Brett: 1-6
Jake Hager: 0-5, BB, K
Drew Vettleson: 1-5
Richie Shaffer: 1-4, 2 BB
Alejandro Segovia: 1-3
Kes Carter: 2-3
Jeff Malm: 2-5
Felipe Rivero: 6 IP, H, 0 R, BB
Andrew Toles: 2-4, K
Tyler Goeddel: 1-3, BB, K
Patrick Leonard: 0-4
Jeff Ames: 6 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 3 Ks
Oscar Hernandez: 1-4, BB
Granden Goetzman: 3-4, 2B, 3B
James Harris: 0-4
Spencer Edwards: 0-1, BB
Bralin Jackson: 0-3, BB, K
Yoel Araujo: 0-2, BB, K