LHP Matt Maloney, who is currently on the Reds disabled list with a broken rib, made a rehab appearance last night for Louisville and notched his 35th career victory as a Bat, setting a new franchise record. 

1b Chris Richburg (Bakersfield) yesterday at Stockton belted two home runs and has hit four homers in four days…he’s currently riding a 12-game hitting streak (17-for-46) to raise his batting average 20 points.


CHARLOTTE (WSOX) 2, LOUISVILLE 3: The Bats were victimized by a perfect game through 7 innings but scored 3 runs in the bottom of the ninth to win…LHP Matt Maloney (rehabbing broken rib) pitched 4.0 innings of relief to notch his 35th career win for Louisiville, a new franchise record (2h, 1r, 0bb, 3k, 1hr, 55TP/36K)…LHP Travis Wood started and gave up an unearned run in 5.0 innings (3h, 1bb, 9k)…DH Danny Dorn (1-for-4) ripped a 2-out, 2-run double in the 9th to win it.

CAROLINA 3, TENNESSEE (CUBS) 8: RHP Kyle McCulloch (4-5) started for Carolina and was reached for 7 runs on 10 hits in 3.0 innings (2bb, 0k)…the Mudcats plated 3 runs on 5 hits…CF Quentin Berry (1-for-4) belted his fifth home run.  

BAKERSFIELD 7, STOCKTON (A’S) 6: The Blaze have won 9 straight…3b Alex Buchholz went 4-for-5 with 2 RBI…3b Chris Richburg belted his 4th homer in 4 games…this one made the sprinklers go off at a local department store…2b Brodie Greene (2-for-5, 2r) blasted a grand slam that ironically landed on the roof of a local Denny’s…SS Didi Gregorius had 3 hits and 2 runs scored…RHP Josh Ravin started for Bakersfield and allowed 4 runs on 8 hits in 6.0 innings (3bb, 1k, 1hr)…LHP Andrew Bowman (3-2) earned the win in relief (2ip, 3h, 0r, 1bb, 4k).

BURLINGTON (A’S) 1, DAYTON 7: The Dragons have won 7 straight…RHP Brian Pearl started in place of RHP Josh Smith because of a rain delay…Pearl allowed a run in 3.0 innings (2h, 1bb, 4k, 1hr)…RHP Chad Rogers (4-4) fired 4.0 scoreless innings of relief to notch the victory…Dayton plated 7 runs on 13 hits…2b Ronald Torreyes went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored…SS Billy Hamilton had a hit, a run scored and a stolen base (#74).

BILLINGS 6, OREM (ANGELS) 3: LHP Tony Cingrani started and pitched 3.0 scoreless innings (2h, 3k)…RHP Cole Green followed with 3.0 scoreless innings of relief (2h, 2k)…the Mustangs dented the dish 6 times on 10 hits…CF Drew Poulk went 2-for-4 with a home run (#4)…LF Juan Silva added 2 hits and 2 RBI.

AZL REDS 5, AZL RANGERS 10: RHP Eliezer Beard (2-1) started for the Reds and suffered the loss (4ip, 7h, 7r/4er, 2bb, 2k, 1hr)…2b Ryan Wright paced the offense with 3 hits, including a home run and 3 RBI.


“I brag about them all the time.  I use them in my speeches a lot…I’m just proud and happy. We wanted this to work for the community first, the players second and ourselves last. Who could ask for anything more?” – Dayton part-owner Earvin “Magic” Johnson during Saturday’s celebration to honor the Dragons’ pro-sports sellout record  (Dayton Daily News)

“It’s the most consistent (outing) from the first to the fifth inning.  He could’ve easily gone more innings, except I had to save innings for Maloney.”- Louisville manager Rick Sweet on last night’s outing by Travis Wood
(Louisville Courier Journal)

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