Monday, May 7, 2012

Hewitt raps 3 more hits

In Allentown, the IronPigs scored in 7 of their 8 at bats to defeat Syracuse, 11-2.  Mike Spidale had a double and scored a run, Cody Overbeck and Derrick Mitchell had 2 hits each, Tuffy Gosewisch had a walk, and scored 2 runs, and Domonic Brown was well enough to pinch hit a triple which knocked in 2 runs.  Tyson Brummett allowed the 2 runs on 3 hits in his inning, but BJ Rosenberg tossed a scoreless 9th.

In Clearwater, Anthony Hewitt followed up his 4-hit game Saturday with 3 more hits on Sunday as the Threshers beat the Stone Crabs, 10-7.  Carlos Alonso also had 3 hits, and Cody Asche (.344) had 4 knocks.  Chris Duffy had 2 hits, including a 3-run home run, and Peter Lavin also went deep.  Jesse Biddle recorded his first win with 6 good innings, allowing just 2 runs on 3 hits and 2 walks, striking out 5.

Down in Savannah, the BlueClaws ended their losing streak with strong pitching, defeating the Sand Gnats, 4-0.  Kenny Giles threw 4 shut out innings, before turning it over to Mike Nesseth, who got the win with 3 hitless frames, piling up 5 Ks.  Ryan Duke and Matt Campbell finished if off, Campbell notching his 1st save.  Guantlett Eldemire, Bob Stumpo and Maikel Franco had 2 hits each, and Aaron Altherr belted his second home run of the year.

In Reading, the Erie Sea Wolves beat the R-Phils, 9-4.  Cesar Hernandez (.321) and Troy Hanzawa (.301) had 2 hits each for Reading, and Darin Ruf smacked his 3rd home run of the year.  David Buchanan started and was hit hard, 9 runs, 8 earned, on 8 hits and 3 walks in just 5 innings.  It was the first off performance for David this year. Mike Cisco (0.84) threw 2 more scoreless innings, and Lisalverto Bonilla faced 4 hitters- 2 walks, 2 outs.  Bonilla has looked good since moving up from Clearwater earlier this week.

In Toledo, the Columbus Clippers beat the Mud Hens, 8-1.  Quintin Berry extended his hitting streak to 10 games with a single for the Hens. Q is 15 for 40 (.375) during the 10 game stretch, and is hitting .311 for the year.............In Gwinnett, the Braves beat the Charlotte Knights, 6-2.  Greg Golson (.309) was 1 for 4, and has a hit in 9 of his last 10 games for Charlotte.............In Vegas, Anthony Gose extended his hitting streak to 7 games with 2 hits, including his first home run of the year, and drove in 2 runs for the 51s in their 8-0 win over Sal Lake City. After a slow start,  Anthony is 9 for 29 over the 7 games, and his average is on the climb, up to .232.  Bobby Korecky threw 2 scoreless innings (1 hit, 1K)  for the 51s.......In Reno, Randy Ruiz (.370) had a hit and a walk, and scored a run for the Aces in their 9-4 win over Tacoma........In Corpus Christi, the San Antonio Missions shut out the Hooks, 10-0 on just 5 hits,  Jonathan Villar had 2 of those 5.

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