Thursday, June 14, 2012

R-Phils sweep! JJ & Moose go deep

In Binghamton, the Reading Phillies swept a doubleheader from the Mets with excellent pitching, winning 3-1 and 1-0.  In the opener Cesar Hernandez and Jiwan James had 2 hits each and the Phillies scored 3 in the 7th to steal the victory.  Jonathan Pettibone (6-5, 3.62) was the winning pitcfher, by virtue of 6 solid innings in which he allowed just 1 run on 5 hits and NO walks.  Hernandez (.325) had 2 more hits in the nightcap, and Colby Shreve ( 1 IP, 1 hit, 1K) , Lisalberto Bonilla (2 IP, 1 hit, 2 Ks, W) , and Mike Cisco (1.10 ERA) all pitched well.

In Tampa, Anthony Hewitt had a single, a double and a home run, and drove in 4 runs to lead the Threshers to an 8-5 win over the Yanks.  Mario Hollands (3-0, 1.69  since his promotion) was the winning pitcher, going 5 good innings, with Chris Kissock and Ryan Duke chipping in with some scoreless relief. 

In Lakewood, the BlueClaws danced through the drizzle and cold just long enough to take a rain-shortened 4-3 win over the Shorebirds.  Kyrell Hudson had 2 big hits and 3 RBI to pace the Claws attack.  Hudson, struggling most of the season, is showing signs of coming out of it, going 8 for 20 in the last 8 games in which he has played.

In Memphis, Jason Jaramillo (.289 since promotion) had 2 hit, including a home run and drove in 3 runs to help Nashville defeat the Redbirds, 5-4........In Las Vegas, Travis d'Arnaud (.346) had 2 more hits, including a triple, and Anthony Gose (.295) had an RBI single and scored a run as the 51s defeated Tucson, 6-5.  Jesus Merchan had 3 hits for Tucson, including an RBI double, and is 5 for 8 in 2 games since joining the Padres...........In Altoona, the Trenton Thunder swept a pair of games from the Curve, 10-2, and 2-0.  Mike Dubee tossed a scoreless inning of relief in the opener for Trenton..............In Huntsville, Darren Byrd threw a 1-2-3 inning for the Stars, but they lost to Montgomery, 6-3..........In Stockton, Travis "Moose" Mattair had 2 hits, including his 8th home run and drove in 4 runs for the Blaze, but Bakersfield lost to the Ports, 9-6.

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