Tonight Fred McGriff happen to take batting practice at the Lugnuts game, and Kevin Patterson might have picked up a few tips leading to a monster night. Deck McGuire continued to see his stock fall nearly 3 years after his draft .Taylor Cole had an outstanding start for Lansing as well, in a night where the farm went 3-1!
Buffalo – Off Day
Akron 8 – New Hampshire 9
Deck McGuire had another disappointing start going 5.1 innings, giving up 4 earned runs, with 4 walks and 3 strikeouts. Dustin Antolin gave up 4 earned runs in the 8th inning, and was followed by Chorye Spoone who pitched a scoreless 9th for the win.
The Fisher Cats had another great game offensively, led by Clint Robinson who went 2-5 including a home run. Kevin Pillar was 2-5 with his 18th double of the season, and AJ Jimenez was 2-4 in his second game since being promoted to NH.
Dunedin 3 – Palm Beach 5
Andy Burns was 1-3 with his 13th double, Mike Crouse had a triple, and Peter Money was 1-3 with a double for Dunedin.
Austin Bibens-Dirkx had a bad outing tonight, going 5 innings of 4 earned run giving up 6 hits, 1 walk and 7 strikeouts.
South Bend 2 – Lansing 6
Kevin Patterson had a monster night for Lansing, in which he was 2-4 with 2 HR, and 4 RBIs, which was all the offense that Lansing needed tonight.
Taylor Cole had a fantastic start tonight going 7 strong innings of 2 run ball, giving up 5 hits, with 0 walks, and 7 strikeouts.
DSL Blue Jays 3 – DSL Tigers 8
Michael De La Cruz continues to swing the bat well, going 2-4 with 2 doubles raising his OPS to 1141 early into the DSL season.
Jhonny Hernandez pitched 3 innings giving up 3 earned runs. He was followed by Manuel Cordova who pitched the next 3 innings giving up 4 unearned runs.
3-Michael De La Cruz