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DOTF 8/15: Austin Meadows Homers. Chih-Wei Hu and Resly Linares put up strong starts.

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Austin Meadows continues to rake since coming to Durham.

MLB: Washington Nationals at Pittsburgh Pirates Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Austin Meadows continues his hot run since coming over in the Chris Archer trade. Meadows hit his 7th double and 4th homer and is hitting .333/.365/.729 in 52 plate appearances with the Durham Bulls. Chih-Wei Hu (Durham) and Resly Linares (Bowling Green) put up strong scoreless outings.

Triple-A Durham Bulls (67-52)

The Durham Bulls defeated the Lehigh Valley IronPigs 2-0. Chih-Wei Hu put together one of his best starts of the year going 5.1 scoreless allowing six hits while striking out seven and walking nobody. Austin Meadows put the Bulls on the board with a solo homer in the top of the third and would add a double in the eighth and would score the second run for the Bulls.

Prospect Note: In his 13 games since joining the Durham Bulls, Austin Meadows has 7 doubles and 4 homers in 52 plate appearances compared to 13 doubles and 2 homers in 157 plate appearances while with the Indianapolis Indians this year.

2B Kean Wong: 1-for-5, K
SS Andrew Velazquez: 1-for-4, K
CF Austin Meadows: 2-for-4, 2B (20), HR (6), 2 R, RBI
1B Brandon Snyder: 2-for-4, 2B (22), K, SB (2)
DH Nathaniel Lowe: 0-for-4, 3 K
C Nick Ciuffo: 1-for-4

RHP Chih-Wei Hu (W, 4-7): 5.1 IP, 6 H, 0 ER, 7 K, 0 BB
LHP Kyle Bird (H, 3): 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 K, 2 BB
RHP Mike Franco (S, 1): 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 K, 0 BB

Double-A Montgomery Biscuits (68-54)

The Montgomery Biscuits defeated the Jackson Generals 4-0 in the completion of a game that was postponed on August 1. It’s been over a month since the starter Dalton Moats has recorded more than six outs in a game with some of the work coming as an opener and some as a reliever. In this case he opened for the two innings on August 1 before the game was postponed by rain. He threw the next two innings throwing the third and fourth innings after the game resumed. So he opened for himself in an odd bullpen game. Michael Brosseau got the Biscuits on the board with a two run homer in the fourth. Nick Solak picked up two singles and a RBI.

RF-LF Nathan Lukes: 1-for-4, 2 K
2B Nick Solak: 2-for-4, RBI
RF Jesus Sanchez: 0-for-3, R, K
3B Michael Brosseau: 1-for-3, HR (10), R, 2 RBI, BB

RHP Dalton Moats: 4.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 K, 2 BB
LHP Matt Krook (W, 3-2): 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 1 K, 1 BB
LHP Travis Ott (S, 3): 3.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 6 K, 0 BB

In the regularly scheduled game the Biscuits fell to the Generals 5-1. The Biscuits only managed three hits with Jesus Sanchez’s double being the only extra base hit.

SS Lucius Fox: 0-for-3, 3 K
2B Nick Solak: 1-for-3, K
RF Jesus Sanchez: 1-for-3, 2B (2), R
1B Dalton Kelly: 0-for-1, 2 BB, SB (19)

RHP Sam McWilliams (L, 4-7): 4.2 IP, 9 H, 5 ER, 4 K, 1 BB, 2 HRA
LHP Jordan Harrison: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 K, 1 BB

Port Charlotte Stone Crabs (65-53)

The Port Charlotte Stone Crabs lost to the Fort Myers Miracle 3-2. Vidal Brujan was held hitless, but did earn a walk. Robbie Tenerowicz came through with a two run double in the eighth inning after Brusdar Graterol, the Minnesota Twins top pitching prospect and top 100 candidate, left the the game.

DH Vidal Brujan: 0-for-3, K, BB
1B Brendan McKay: 0-for-3, R, 2 K, BB
LF Robbie Tenerowicz: 1-for-4, 2B (22), 2 RBI, 3 K
2B Tristan Gray: 0-for-4
3B Kevin Padlo: 1-for-3, K, BB
SS Jermaine Palacios: 1-for-3, R, K, SB (4)

RHP Jose Mujica (L, 1-1): 5.0 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 0 K, 2 BB
RHP Brandon Lawson: 2.0 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 3 K, 1 BB
RHP Trevor Charpie: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 K, 0 BB

Class A Bowling Green Hot Rods (78-43)

The Bowling Green Hot Rods shutout the Great Lakes Loons 6-0. Resly Linares put together his best start of the year going 7.0 scoreless innings allowing only two hits while striking out seven and walking none. In five of Linares’s past six starts he has allowed one earned run or fewer. Offensively Carl Chester led the way with a double and triple. Zach Rutherford added a homer.

SS Taylor Walls: 1-for-5, 2B (23), R, SB (25)
LF Moises Gomez: 1-for-4, 2B (28), K, BB
CF Carl Chester: 2-for-5, 2B (23), 3B (6), 2 R, RBI
3B Zach Rutherford: 1-for-4, HR (6), R, 2 RBI
2B Justin Bridgman: 2-for-4, RBI, K

LHP Resly Linares (W, 6-3): 7.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 7 K, 0 BB
RHP Kyle Goodbrand: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 K, 0 BB

Rookie Hudson Valley Renegades (33-23)

The Hudson Valley Renegades fell to the Staten Island Yankees 5-3. Tommy Pham made quick work of his rehab assignment picking up three hits in his first three plate appearances including a homer. Pham has been activated and will be on the roster for tomorrow’s afternoon game in New York. Pham was responsible for all the offense by either driving in or scoring all three runs. Jacson McGowan collected two hits.

LF Tommy Pham: 3-for-4, HR (1), 2 R, 2 RBI
C Chris Betts: 0-for-3, K, BB
1B Jacson McGowan: 2-for-4, RBI
3B Adrian Rondon: 1-for-4, K
SS Ford Proctor: 1-for-3, R, K, BB

RHP Nicholas Padilla (L, 2-5): 5.0 IP, 7 H, 5 ER, 3 K, 1 BB, 1 HRA
RHP Alan Strong: 3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 4 K, 1 BB

Rookie Princeton Rays (32-17)

The Princeton Rays had a scheduled off day.

GCL Rays (26-21)

The GCL Rays fell to the GCL Red Sox 4-2. Aldenis Sanchez led the way offensively with three hits and scored both runs for the Rays.

RF Aldenis Sanchez: 3-for-4, 2B (4), 2 R, K, SB (14)
1B Russ Olive: 1-for-4, 2B (13), RBI, 3 K
3B Kaleo Johnson: 2-for-3, 3B (12), K, HBP
LF Raider Brito: 1-for-4, K
2B Luis Leon: 1-for-4, K
SS Jelfry Marte: 0-for-4, 2 K

RHP Jose Lopez (L, 3-1): 4.2 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 5 K, 0 BB, 1 HRA
RHP Angel Rodriguez: 3.1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 K, 3 BB, 1 HBP
RHP Bryan Herrera: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 2 K, 0 BB

DSL Rays 1 (44-19)

The DSL Rays 1 fell to the DSL Marlins 4-3. After falling behind 4-0 the Rays 1 rallied for three runs in the seventh, but fell a run short of the comeback.

1B Alfredo Balbuena: 2-for-4, 2B (8), R, K
LF Oneill Manzueta: 0-for-3, R, K, BB
3B Angel Lopez: 2-for-4, 2 2B (10), R, RBI, 2 K

RHP Janick Lopez (L, 0-3): 5.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 4 K, 2 BB
RHP Carlos Gomez: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 K, 1 BB
RHP Joaquin Genao: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 K, 0 BB, 1 HBP
RHP Wilfry Urena: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 K, 0 BB

DSL Rays 2 (37-24)

The DSL Rays 2 game against the DSL Dodgers Guerrero was postponed due to rain.

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