Chad Dallas was the star of the day. In his AA debut he went seven shutout innings with nine strikeouts. New Hampshire won easily. Vancouver also shut out their opponents in game two of their doubleheader. They lost game one. Dunedin also split their doubleheader. Buffalo lost.
Rochester 10 Buffalo 7
Binghamton 0 New Hampshire 6
Vancouver 9 Tri-City 0 - game one
Vancouver 6 Tri-City 8 - game two
Dunedin 4 Tampa 3 - game one
Dunedin 1 Tampa 2 - game two
Third Star - Rafael Lantigua
Second Star - Josh Kasevich
First Star - Chad Dallas
Rafael Lantigua continues to impress. He was 4-5 for Buffalo with two doubles, a walk and a stolen base. He is hitting .300 with a .444 OBP and .541 SLG. Spencer Horwitz picked up two more hits.
As mentioned Chad Dallas starred for New Hampshire. In addition to the 9 K's, he allowed just two hits and two walks over his seven innings. Damiano Palmegiani and Trevor Schwecke homered.
For Vancouver, in game one, Trenton Wallace went 4.1 shutout innings. Rainer Nunez hit his second home run. Jommer Hernandez was 3-4 with two RBI. Josh Kasevich was 2-3.
In Vancouvers second game Rafael Sanchez had a rough introduction to high A. He was charged with six runs over three innings. Josh Kasevich was 4-4, giving him six hits for the day, enough to raise his average by 60 points.
Bowden Francis pitched in Dunedin's first game on a rehab assignment. He threw three shutout innings. The game went to extra innings. Tucker Toman doubled in the winning run in the eighth.
Irv Carter started game two and was taken deep twice by Tampa hitters. He was charged with those two runs in three innings. Tampa won despite having just three hits in the game.