For a more in depth review of yesterday’s games please check out our minor league wrap-up which can be found here. Jameson Taillon pitched 4 innings last night coming out after a very long inning on offense for West Virginia which likely led to an early departure although his pitch limit was nearing. He now has a 1.80 ERA in 15 innings with 14 K’s and a 1.00 WHIP. Lineups for today’s games will be posted as soon as they are made available.
AAA: Indianapolis (13-23) VS Columbus (25-10) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Garrett Olson (1-0 3.09)
Game notes: Brad Lincoln pitched 7 strong innings last night giving up 2 earned runs on 6 hits with 4 K’s to get his 3rd win. Matt Hague went 3-5 with 3 RBI’s,he now has 23 runs driven in on the year. Chase d’Arnaud went 3-4 with a triple and 3 RBI’s. Andrew Lambo went 2-4 raising his average to .230.
AA: Altoona (17-16) VS Erie (15-18) 5:30pm
Probable starter: Michael Colla (1-1 3.52)
Game notes: Starling Marte went 3-4 with a walk,2 runs scored,his 10th stolen base and he now leads the Eastern League with 45 hits. Tony Sanchez went 2-4 with a double and 2 RBI’s. Jeremy Farrell went 2-4 with 2 doubles and 2 RBI’s. Brock Holt went 2-4 with a walk. Tim Alderson pitched a scoreless inning lowering his ERA to 0.98.
High-A: Bradenton (16-19) VS Clearwater (23-12) 7:00pm
Probable starter: Kyle McPherson (2-1 2.74)
Game notes: Nate Baker pitched 6 innings last night giving up 4 runs on 6 hits with 4 K’s and 8 groundball outs. Elevys Gonzalez went 3-4 with a double, stolen base and he raised his average to .350 on the year. He is currently tied for 4th in the FSL in batting. Jarek Cunningham went 1-3 with a double and drove in his 24th run.
Low-A: West Virginia (15-17) VS Kannapolis (21-12) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Brandon Cumpton (2-3 8.51)
Game notes: Jameson Taillon went 4 innings last night giving up one run on 4 hits with 3 strikeouts and 6 groundball outs. Tyler Waldron returned from a 2 1/2 week absence to pitch 2 scoreless innings. Zac Fuesser pitches 2 scoreless innings with 3 K’s lowering his ERA to 1.27. Mel Rojas Jr went 2-4 with 3 stolen bases, he now has 9 steals on the year.
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