MLU Tuesday August 29
Tuesday, August 29 2006 @ 12:15 PM EDT
Contributed by: Jonny German
The Toronto farm splits six.
Syracuse 4 @ Scranton/WB 3 (11 innings)
Sergio Santos singled home an Adam Lind double in the top of the 11th to net a win for Jamie Vermilyea, who tossed 3 perfect innings, striking out 2. Earlier, Ty Taubenheim started the game with 6 innings of 3-run ball and Frank Rosario pitched 2 innings marked by just 1 hit, whiffing 3. Lind had 2 doubles, a single, and a walk for the evening, while Luis Figueroa singled and doubled.
Connecticut 5 @ New Hampshire 6Connecticut couldn’t Defend a 4-nothing lead heading into the bottom of the 7th, as the Fisher Cats struck for 4 runs that frame and another 2 in the 8th. Chip Cannon counted a solo blast amongst his 3 hits, 3B Tim Olson also homered, and CF Tony Miller collected 2 singles and a walk. Dustin Majewski, Manny Mayorson, and Ryan Patterson each had a single in 4 trips.
Kyle Yates went 7 innings, touched for 4 runs on 7 hits including two bombs, but punched out 8 without walking any. Tracey Thorpe collected his 15th save with a perfect ninth.
Dunedin 5 @ Lakeland 6 (12 innings)
A disastrous 9th inning saw the Blue Jays cough up a 5-1 lead, and they went on to lose it in the 12th. The usually-lights-out Connor Falkenbach gave up 2 doubles, a single, and a walk in recording the first 2 outs of the 9th, and Daryl Harang and Milton Tavarez allowed both inherited runners to score. The run Tavarez allowed was on a wild pitch, and from there he struck out 6 of the next 7 Tigers. In 12th Danny Core came on to see LF Ron Davenport boot a ball for a 3-base error. After an intentional walk, the winning run scored on a wild pitch.
On the front end, Kurt Isenberg pitched a gem, allowing just an unearned run over 7 frames on 5 hits and a walk, striking out 5. Aaron Mathews, Eric Arnold, and Robinzon Diaz all had 2 hits, including a triple for Diaz. Chris Snavely hit a solo homer.
The Lugnuts were held to just 4 hits and no walks, scoring their lone run on a dinger by Tony Garibaldi. Casey McKenzie gave up 2 runs over 4 innings on 4 hits and 5 walks. Eddy Rodriguez pitched 2 perfect innings with 3 strikeouts.
Auburn 10 @ Mahoning Valley 6
DH Matt Liuzza and 3B Matt Lane each doubled and homered to lead the Auburn attack. CF Adam Calderone and LF Ben Zeskind also collected 2 base knocks, while 1B Luke Hopkins homered and walked twice. Starter Chris Reddout was knocked around over the first 4 innings, but Ben Harrison, JohnTritz, and Dennis Bigley teamed up to shut down the Scrappers over the final 5 frames.
Pulaski 0 @ Bristol 1
Michael Barbara and Alan Stidfole held the Sox to a solitary run on just 3 hits and 3 walks, but the offence couldn’t score. Of their 6 hits, 3B Jonathan Jaspe had the only extra-baser (a double), while 2B Jonathan Del Campo had two singles.
Three Star Selection!
The Third Star: Matts Lane & Liuzza, Auburn. 6 bases on 2 hits.
The Second Star: Chip Cannon, New Hampshire. 6 bases on 3 hits.
The First Star: Adam Lind, Syracuse. 5 bases on 3 hits plus a walk.