Domonic Brown hit his 11 th home run of the year, a 9th inning insurance run, and the Phillies topped the Red Sox, 3-1. It was RBI #30 for Dom, who is on pace to hit over 30 homers and knock in close to 100 runs in this, his first full season in the majors!!.............In Toronto, Anthony Gose had 2 hit for the Blue Jays, who dropped a 7-6, 10-inning contest to Atlanta.........In Cincinnati, the Reds beat the Indians again, 8-2. Michael Bourn had 2 hits, a walk, and drove in a run for the Tribe. Alfredo Simon threw the final 2 innings for the Reds, allowing an UNearned run on 2 hits, with 2 Ks.
In Davenport, Jonathan Singleton returned to action after serving a 50-game suspension, and homered in his 1st at bat, eevntually going 2 for 2, with a walk for the Quad City Bandits (Midwest League) in a rain-shortened, 7-5 victory over Kane County. It should not be long before Singleton is moved up to AAA-Oklahoma City. Speaking of the Red Hawks, Jarred Cosart won his 5th game of the year for OKC, throwing 5 innings in a 5-2 RedHawks win over Omaha. Jarred allowed 2 runs on 3 hits and 7 walks. The control has been an issue for Cosart, wh has had high pitch counts and as a result is having ha hard time getting deep into games...............In Lakewood, Willie Carmona had 3 hits, a walk, and an RBI as the BlueClaws defeated Delmarva, 5-4. Another great effort from young Yoel Mecias, who threw 6 shut out innings, allowing just 4 hits and 1 walk, striking out 8 in his longest career outing. Mecias is now 3-2, 3.45 for the season and is pitching very well! Delvi Francisco registered his 1st save with a scoreless 9th inning..........Reading wasted a nice outing from David Buchanan, who threw 6 innings against the Senators and gave up just 1 run on 4 hits and a walk, and took the hard luck loss in a 1-0 Harrisburg win...............In Las Vegas, Tuffy Gosewisch (.299) continued his hot hitting, picking up 2 more knocks, including a double, and scored a run for Reno in the Aces' 6-5 win over the 51s................In Sacramento, Michael Taylor (.328) had 2 hits and 3 RBI to help the River Cats beat Salt Lake, 9-4.