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Only one win on the night, by Syracuse, and that involved Tracy Thorpe escaping from a bases loaded, no out jam.  Davis Romero continued to pitch well and Russ Adams was the offensive hero.  Jacob Butler drve in four runs for New Hampshire who lost by a lot.  The bullpen lost the game for Dunedin while Lansing were unable to come back from an early deficit.

Pawtucket 3  Syracuse 4

Davis Romero went four shutout innings with only two hits allowed.  He struck out six and walked none.  Brandon League relieved and pitched three shutout innings before putting two baserunners on, with one out, in the eighth.  Mike Gosling relieved League and gave up two runs with a single and a sac fly.

The Chiefs took the lead in the third, sergio Santos reached on an error and scored on an RBI single from Russ Adams.  With the score 1-0 in the seventh Santos got the Chiefs going again with a double.  Joe Inglett singled to put two runners on and Wayne Lydon walked to load the bases.  Adams singled to drive in two runs and Hector Luna also had an RBI single to make it 4-0.

With the score 4-2 Tracy Thorpe came on for the save and promptly hit a batter and walked two more to load the bases with none out.  Thorpe got a strikeout and a fly ball and with an 0-2 count on Joe Thurston it looked like he could wiggle out of trouble.  But Thurston singled to centre, one run scored but Buck Coats threw out the tying run at the plate.

The Chiefs had eleven hits, Adams, Inglett and Santos had two hits each, Adams drove in three runs.

New Hampshire 6  New Britain 12

The Fisher Cats took a 4-0 lead off Minnesota prospect Anthony Swarzak. In the first inning Jacob Butler doubled in Aaron Mathews who had singled.  Butler did the damage again in the third inning with a three run home run.  But Scott Richmond gave up four runs in the bottom of the third to tie the game at 4-4.  New Hampshire took the lead again in the fourth, Kyle Phillips singled and Brian Jeroloman doubled him home.  Richmond gave up three more runs in the bottom of the fourth before leaving with the bases loaded.  Daryl Harang releieved and gave up a grand slam, New Britain had scored seven and it was 11-5.  New Hampshire had only two hits the rest of the game, one of them a solo home run in the ninth by Ryan Klosterman.

The Fisher Cats had nine hits, Butler, Phillips and Jeroloman had two each.  Travis Snider was 1-4 with two K's.

Lakeland 5  Dunedin 4

The Jays jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning, Chris Emanuele led off with a double, Marcus Cabral walked, Brian Dopirak drove in one with a one-out double, Matt Lane singled in two more.  Reidier Gonzlaez was in trouble all night, he gave up eleven hits and only three runs in 5.1 innings and left with the game tied at 3.  In the bottom of the sixth JP Arencibia led off with a double, was bunted over and scored on a sac fly to put the Jays ahead again.  Chad Blackwell pitched 1.2 shutout innings and edward Rodriguez came on for the eighth.  After two quick outs Rodriguez gave up two runs on three hits and a walk and Dunedin were losing.  Dunedin had one hit in the last two innings but that was erased on a double play.

The Jays had nine hits, Emanuele had three and Brian Dopirak had two.  

Wisconsin 4  Lansing 2

Nate Starner had a poor start, for him, as he conceded four runs in five innings on five hits and three walks. 

Lansing had six hits.  Lansing got their first run in the fourth, Darin Mastroianni tripled and John Tolisano had an RBI double.  In the sixth Kevin Ahrens doubled and scored on a Matt Liuzza double.  The Lugnuts were hitless over the last three innings pitched by Canadian prospect Phillipe Aumont who has a zero ERA in 14.1 innings.


3 star selection

3rd star - Jacob Butler
2nd star - Davis Romero
1st star - Russ Adams

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Helpmates - Saturday, May 03 2008 @ 01:21 PM EDT (#184268) #
When the "1st Star" is Russ Adams, you know it's been a slow evening.
TJ Caino - Saturday, May 03 2008 @ 02:47 PM EDT (#184271) #
Laugh out loud, for the record, I was more impressed with D-Rom's outting, than Adam's two hits.
ramone - Saturday, May 03 2008 @ 06:51 PM EDT (#184280) #
I notice Diaz is on the DL and Kratz has been called up to Syracuse, he got nailed pretty hard at home plate in getting the final out of the Chiefs game last night, hopefully nothing serious.
Gerry - Saturday, May 03 2008 @ 10:28 PM EDT (#184285) #
Larry Millson in the Globe's blog talks with Travis Snider.  Snider confirms what we have been saying here for weeks, that he has problems with his swing and he is oulling off the ball.  Otherwise Millson is very complementary.
uglyone - Saturday, May 03 2008 @ 11:52 PM EDT (#184288) #

are they stretching League out, maybe thinking about turning him back into a starter?

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