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Rays prospects and minor leagues: Joe Ryan continues impressive 2019.

Joe Ryan struck out 9 and allowed only 1 hit in 6.0 scoreless innings.

Wednesday was a busy day on the farm with three double headers. Joe Ryan (Charlotte) put another big start on the board striking out nine without walking anybody and allowing one hit in 6.0 scoreless innings.

Triple-A Durham Bulls (44-27)

The Durham Bulls won game one of a double header against the Pawtucket Red Sox 3-2. Pawtucket held a 2-0 lead through three. Nick Solak cut the lead to 2-1 with a RBI groundout in the fourth. In the sixth the Bulls scored two on a RBI single by Joe McCarthy and a RBI double by Jason Coats. Jake Cronenworth embraced the leadoff spot drawing four walks in four plate appearances.

SS Jake Cronenworth: 0-for-0, 4 BB, SB (10)
2B Kean Wong: 0-for-4
3B Michael Brosseau: 1-for-4, 2B (19), R, K
1B Nate Lowe: 1-for-2, R, 2 BB
LF Nick Solak: 1-for-2, R, RBI, BB, SB (3)
DH Joe McCarthy: 1-for-2, RBI, BB
RF Jason Coats: 1-for-2, 2B (9), RBI, BB

RHP Arturo Reyes (W, 5-2): 6.0 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 5 K, 2 BB, 1 HRA
RHP Ian Gibaut (S, 3): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 K, 1 BB

The Durham Bulls completed the sweep in game two of the double header with a 5-4 victory. Jose De Leon had a tough time with the strike zone issuing three walks and hitting a batter in 2.0+ innings, but Pawtucket was only able to score one run through three innings. Durham answered with a four run fourth to take the 4-1 lead. Dalton Kelly and Brendan McKay hit RBI singles and Nathan Lukes capped off the frame with a 2-run single. After Pawtucket forced extras Nate Lowe put plated the game winning run with a RBI single.

SS Jake Cronenworth: 1-for-4, 3B (3), K
2B Nick Solak: 0-for-3, 3 K, BB
3B Michael Brosseau: 3-for-4, 2B (20), R, K
RF Joe McCarthy: 0-for-3, 2 R, BB
1B Dlaton Kelly: 2-for-3, R, RBI, K, BB, SB (2)
DH Brendan McKay: 1-for-4, R, RBI, K

RHP Jose De Leon: 2.0 IP, 4 H, 1 Er, 3 K, 3 BB, 1 HBP
LHP Vidal Nuno II: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 1 K, 0 BB, 1 HRA
RHP Mike Franco: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 0 K, 0 BB, 1 HRA
RHP Casey Sadler (H, 1): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 K, 0 BB
RHP Hunter Wood (W, 1-0) (BS, 1): 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 K, 0 BB

Double-A Montgomery Biscuits (44-26)

The Montgomery Biscuits enjoyed a schedule day off.

Class A-Advanced Charlotte Stone Crabs (37-32)

The Charlotte Stone Crabs dropped game one of the double header against the For t Myers Miracle 4-3. The Stone Crabs quickly fell behind 3-0 through two innings. In the sixth the Stone Crabs game back with three runs. Sacrifice flies by Moises Gomez and Garrett Whitley sandwiched a RBI single by Kaleo Johnson to score the runs. Royce Lewis hit a walk off homer for his second homer of the game.

SS Taylor Walls: 1-for-3, BB
RF Thomas Milone: 2-for-4, R
3B Jim Haley: 2-for-4, R
CF Carl Chester: 1-for-3, R
DH Moises Gomez: 0-for-1, RBI, BB
1B Kaleo Johnson: 2-for-3, RBI
LF Garrett Whitley: 0-for-2, RBI
PH-C Ronaldo Hernandez: 0-for-1

LHP Michael Plassmeyer: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 5 K, 0 BB, 2 HRA
RHP Simon Rosenblum-Larson: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 K, 1 BB
RHP Jack Labosky (L, 0-3): 0.1 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 0 K, 0 BB, 1 HRA

The Stone Crabs shutout the Miracle 5-0 in game two. In the second inning Kaleo Johnson put the Stone Crabs on the board with a sacrifice fly. In the third Taylor Walls hit a RBI groundout to put the Stone Crabs up 2-0. In the sixth Ronaldo Hernandez’s RBI single put them up 3-0. Jim Haley hit a 2-run single in the seventh to add some insurance runs. Joe Ryan continues to impress with 6.0 shutout innings allowing only a single hit while striking out nine.

2B Jim Haley: 3-for-4, R, 2 RBI, SB (10)
DH Taylor Walls: 0-for-4, RBI, K
C Ronaldo Hernandez: 1-for-3, RBI
CF Carl Chester: 0-for-3, 2 K
RF Moises Gomez: 1-for-3, 3B (1), R, K
1B Kaleo Johnson: 1-for-2, R, RBI
LF Garrett Whitley: 1-for-3, 2B (10), R, K
SS Zach Rutherford: 1-for-3, R

RHP Joe Ryan (W, 4-2): 6.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 9 K, 0 BB
RHP Alex Valverde: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 2 K, 0 BB

Class A Bowling Green Hot Rods (38-28)

The Bowling Green Hot Rods are off for the their all-star break.

Short Season Hudson Valley Renegades (2-4)

The Hudson Valley Renegades defeated the Vermont Lake Monsters 5-4. The game was scoreless through seven. In the Renegades scored three runs in the seventh all on errors. The Renegades responded by allowing two runs in the bottom of the eight on a balk and wild pitch. Christian Pedroza added two much needed insurance runs in the ninth.

DH Greg Jones: 1-for-4, RBI, 2 K
CF KV Edwards: 1-for-4, R, K
1B Jackson McGowan: 2-for-3
PR-2B Christian Pedroza: 1-for-1, HR (1), 2 R, 2 RBI

RHP Daiveyon Whittle: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 4 K, 2 BB
RHP Jose Roca (W, 1-0): 3.1 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 1 K, 1 BB, 1 HRA
RHP Hector Figueroa (S, 1): 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 K, 0 BB

Short Season Princeton Rays (0-2)

The Princeton Rays lost their first game of the season 3-2 to the Danville Braves. Yunior Martinez’s solo homer in the fifth tied the game at one. The Rays took a 2-1 lead in the eighth on a Brett Wisely sacrifice fly, but couldn’t hold on to the lead.

1B Mason Mallard: 2-for-3, BB
SS Jelfry Marte: 1-for-4, R
2B Brett Wisely: 0-for-3, RBI, K
LF Logan Allen: 1-for-4, K, CS (1)
CF Aldenis Sanchez: 2-for-3
DH Yunior Martinez: 1-for-3, HR (1), R, RBI

RHP Taj Bradley: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 6 K, 1 BB
RHP Aldor Rodriguez (L, 0-1): 2.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 K, 0 BB, 1 HRA

The Rays dropped game two of the double header 12-10. A nine run second innings wasn’t enough for the Rays to hold on. Diego Infante hit a solo homer in the fifth to score the Rays tenth run of the night. Catcher Kevin Melendez drove in four.

SS Jelfry Marte: 1-for-4, 2B (1), R, RBI
2B Angelo Armenta: 1-for-3, R, BB
LF Logan Allen: 1-for-3, 2 R, K, BB
RF Diego Infante: 1-for-3, HR (1), 2 R, 2 RBI, BB
CF Aldenis Sanchez: 1-for-3, R, 2 K, BB, 3 SB (4)
C Kevin Melendez: 2-for-2, R, 4 RBI, BB

LHP Carter Bach: 1.0 IP, 4 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 0 K, 2 BB
RHP Mitchell Walters: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 2 K, 1 BB, 1 HRA
RHP Wikelman Ramirez (L, 0-1) (BS, 1): 1.2 IP, 2 H, 3 ER, 2 K, 1 BB, 1 HRA

Dominican Summer League Rays 1 (7-9)

The DSL Rays 1 defeated the DSL Athletics 5-1. Stir Candelario kicked off the scoring with a solo homer in the first. Estanli Castillo hit two RBI singles.

SS Alejandro Pie: 2-for-4, 2 R, SB (5)
RF Stir Candelario: 2-for-3, HR (1), 2 R, RBI, BB
1B Alfredo Balbuena: 1-for-4, R, K
LF Estanli Castillo: 2-for-4, 2 RBI, K
3B Angel Lopez: 1-for-4, SB (5)

RHP Victor Munoz (W, 1-0): 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 3 K, 1 BB
RHP Juan Rivera (H, 1): 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 2 K, 1 BB
RHP Audry Logo (S, 2): 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 K, 0 BB

Dominican Summer League Rays 2 (10-6)

The DSL Rays 2 fell to the DSL Rangers 1 8-1.

3B Ricardo Salazar: 1-for-4, 2 K, HBP
SS Johan Lopez: 3-for-5, 2B (4)
1B Freddvil Chevez: 2-for-5, 2 2B (2), K

RHP Janick Lopez (L, 1-1): 1.0 IP, 5 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 0 K, 2 BB
RHP Aneudy Cortorreal: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 2 K, 1 BB
RHP Shuruendy Valeriano: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 2 K, 1 BB
RHP Yeury Garcia: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 1 K, 4 BB
RHP Johan Cuevas: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 K, 0 BB