The Phillies have recalled Mike Stutes from AAA. Mike's arrival in Philadelphia gives us 8 fromer Claws on the Phillies' pitching staff, an all time HomeSide high, 11 on their active roster, and 15 overall in the majors right now.
Stutes made his season debut with 2 perfect innings in Washington in the Phillies' 5-2 loss to the Nats. Kyle Kendrick started and allowed 5 runs on 8 hits and 4 walks in just 5 innings, sustaining his 3rd loss of the season. BJ Rosenberg also pitched, retiring 2 hitters and issuing 1 walk in the 8th inning. Domonic Brown was 2 for 3, with a double and an RBI, and a run scored, and Ryan Howard and Freddy Galvis had a hit each for Philadelphia..............In San Francisco, Josh Outman tossed a 1-2-3 inning for the Rockies in their 5-0 blanking of the Giants.
In Allentown, Cesar Hernandez and Josh Fields had 2 hits each, and Leandro Castro had a big 2-out, 2 RBI hit as the IronPigs shut out Norfolk, 4-0. Jake Diekman recorded his 6th save with a 1-2-3 9th inning, striking out 2 of the 3 he faced.................In Harrisburg, the Senators held Reading to just 4 hits, 3 by Zack Collier, in a 9-2 Harriburg win. Collier had a single, a double, and a home run for the Fightin Phils. Austin Wright was hit hard, 9 runs on 10 hits and a walk in just 3.1 innings and his seaosn numbers are not pretty: 0-3, 15.43 on the year! Yikes!! Tyler Knigge and Jay Johnson combined to throw hitless, shut out ball the rest of the way...............In Viera, the Manatees edged the Threshers, 5-4. Aaron Altherr had 2 more hits, raising his average to .327, and Logan Moore hit a home run for Clearwater. Hoby Milner pitched well, going 6 innings and allowing just 2 runs on 5 hits and 5 walks (too many!), leaving with the game tied at 2-2.............In Charleston, the BlueClaws made 7 errors which led to Nick Hanson's first loss of the year in the Power's 9-2 victory. Hanson allowed 9 hits and 8 runs, but only 2 of the runs were earned, in just 3.1 innings of work, as the Claws dropped their 3rd staright game after winning 9 of 13. Roman Quinn (.251) had the only 2-hit game for Lakewood.
D'Arby Myers is still with Midland, and was 1 for 4 last night in Tulsa in the Rock Hounds' 3-2 win over the Drillers. D'Arby is hitting .285 for the Athletic's affiliate.............In San Antonio, Mike Cisco tossed another scoreless inning for Arkansas in their 4-1 loss to the Missions. Cisco has posted a 1.86 ERA in 17 appearances for the Travelers. Adam Buschini had a hit and scored a run for the Missions..............In Iowa City, Jonathan Villar (.280) had 2 hits, including his 4th home run of the year for Oklahoma City in the Redhawks' 5-4 loss to the Cubs. Josh Zeid retired both hitter he faced in the game for the Hawks..............In Colorado Springs, Greg Golson had a home run and knocked in 2 runs for the SkySox in their 13-8 win over Fresno..................In Tucson, Michael Taylor (.327) had 2 more hits for the River Cats, and the Cats topped the Padres, 5-2.