LF Yonder Alonso (Louisville) currently ranks among International League leaders in doubles (15, T3rd), hits (51, 4th) and batting average (.327, 4th)…in 20 games this month, he’s batting .375 (30-80) with 3 HR, 16 RBI and a .638 slugging pct…in 20 games last month he batted .280 (.427 slugging pct.)       

RHP Chad Reineke (Louisville) yesterday at Norfolk pitched a season-high 8.0 innings en route to his 5th win of the season…over his last 3 starts, Reineke has allowed 5 earned runs in 20.0 innings pitched (2.25era, 6bb, 16k, 7r)…overall this season, he’s given up just 3 home runs in 51.2 innings.


LOUISVILLE 2, NORFOLK (ORIOLES) 1: RHP Chad Reineke (5-2) started for Louisville and was outstanding in his 8.0 innings, allowing just 1 run on 4 hits with 2 walks and 7 strikeouts…RHP Carlos Fisher notched his 6th save (1ip, 1bb)…the Bats scored 2 runs on 5 hits…SS Zack Cozart went 1-for-4 with an RBI.

CHATTANOOGA (DODGERS) 1, CAROLINA 4: RHP Kyle McCulloch (1-1) started for Carolina and allowed 1 run on 3 hits in 6.0 innings (1bb, 5k)…RHP Brad Boxberger earned his 2nd save (1ip, 2k)…the Mudcats plated 4 runs on 8 hits…1b Neftali Soto went 2-for-4 with 2 doubles, an RBI and a run scored…SS Miguel Rojas added a pair of hits.

BAKERSFIELD 5, MODESTO (ROCKIES) 4: RHP J.C. Sulbaran started for Bakersfield and gave up 3 runs (2er) on 6 hits in 7.0 innings (1bb, 5k)…RHP Scott Gaffney (1-3) earned the win in relief (2ip, 2h, 1r)…the Blaze scored the winning run in the top of the 9th…1b Chris Richburg paced the offense with 4 hits…SS Jose Gualdron went 2-for-4 with a double and 2 RBI…DH Stephen Hunt (2-for-4, double) also drove in 2 runs.

LAKE COUNTY (INDIANS) 2, DAYTON 3: For the second game in a row, the Dragons win in walkoff fashion, scoring 2 runs in the 9th for the victory…RHP Chad Rogers started for Dayton and allowed a run on 3 hits in 4.0 innings (4bb, 2k)…RHP Jamie Walczak (1-0) earned the win in relief (2.2ip, 2h, 0r, 2k)…RF Yorman Rodriguez (2-for-4) hit a 2-run single in the bottom of the 9th with 2 outs to win it…1b Donald Lutz went 2-for-4…C Tucker Barnhart tripled and scored a run.


“That’s huge.  He’s been up and down and had a rollercoaster this season. Hopefully, it gets him started.” – Dragons manager Delino DeShields on Sunday’s 9th inning heroics from OF Yorman Rodriguez (Dayton Daily News)

“We’re all very encouraging (to each other).  We know we’re going to get opportunities.” – Dragons infielder Devin Lohman (Dayton Daily News)

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