The Tampa Bay Rays affiliates swept the day in a short slate. Brent Honeywell had his first great start in AAA. Jesus Sanchez and Jake Bauers led prospects on the offensive side of the ball.
Triple-A Durham Bulls (37-21)
The Durham Bulls beat the Charlotte Knights 8-3 behind strong performances by Brent Honeywell, Shane Peterson, and Jake Bauers. Brent Honeywell put together his best performance since being promoted to AAA. Honeywell went six innings allowing one run and striking out nine. Jake Bauers had the best offensive performance by a prospect picking up two doubles. Shane Peterson hit two homers.
SS Willy Adames: 0-for-3, R, 2 BB
OF Mallex Smith: 2-for-4, 3B, 2 R, BB
OF Jake Bauers: 2-for-5, 2 2B, R, 2 RBI, K
1B Casey Gillaspie: 0-for-4
3B Patrick Leonard: 0-for-4, 2 R, RBI, K, SB
2B Kean Wong: 0-for-4, K
RHP Brent Honeywell: 6.0 IP, 7 H (all singles), 1 R, 9 K, 1 BB
RHP Diego Castillo: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 2 K, 0 BB
Double-A Montgomery Biscuits (33-25)
The Montgomery Biscuits and Jacksonville Suns were rained out.
Class A-Advanced Port Charlotte Stone Crabs (27-29)
The Port Charlotte Stone Crabs had the day off.
Class A Bowling Green Hot Rods (28-29)
The Bowling Green Hot Rods beat the South Bend Cubs 5-4 behind a two run rally in the ninth. Jesus Sanchez blasted his eighth home run of the season as part of a two hit, two RBI effort. Rene Pinto led the team with four hits.
OF Jesus Sanchez: 2-for-4, HR (8), 2 R, 2 RBI, BB
C Rene Pinto: 4-for-5, RBI
OF Josh Lowe: 1-for-4, K, CS
C Jonah Heim: 1-for-5, 2 K
OF Eleardo Cabrera: 2-for-4, K
3B Adrian Rondon: 1-for-4, 2B, RBI, 3 K
RHP Ethan Clark: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 4 K, 1 BB
Short Season DSL Rays 1 (1-3)
The DSL Rays 1 bats led them to a 8-2 win over the DSL Braves. The Rays top IFA signing Roimer Bolivar had two hits and a walk. Raider Brito led the offense with three hits including two doubles.
OF Roimer Bolivar: 2-for-4, 2 R, RBI, 2 K, BB
OF Raider Brito: 3-for-5, 2 2B, 2 R, RBI
RHP Wilson Garcia: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 5 K, 0 BB, 1 HRA
Short Season DSL Rays 2 (4-0)
The DSL Rays 2 continued their undefeated start to the season with a 10-6 victory over the DSL Pirates. Top 30 IFA signing Diego Infante leads the DSL Rays 2 offense and picked up a double and walk while scoring two and driving in two.
OF Diego Infante: 1-for-4, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI, K, BB
DH Abiezel Ramirez: 2-for-4, 3B, R, RBI, K, BB, SB
OF Johampher Arrendoll: 3-for-3, 2B, R, RBI
RHP Dauris Lopez: 4.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 5 K, 2 BB