Sunday, May 12, 2013

Worley wins 1st!

In Minnesota Saturday, Vance Worley won his 1st game as a Twin with 5.1 innings of work against Baltimore in an 8-5 Minnesota win.  Vance gave up 4 runs on 11 hits and a walk to pick up the win, #15 for HomeSiders this year!....In St Louis, Adam Wainwright tossed a 2-hit shut out at Colorado.  Josh Outman recorded 5 outs, 2 with strike outs, and allowed a run on 3 hits for the Rockies...........In Detroit, Michael Bourn (.309) was 2 for 6 and stole a base for the Indians in their 7-6 win over the Tigers............In Phoenix, Domonic Brown had an RBI hit, Carlos Ruiz was 1 for 4, and the Phillies won 3-1 behind Cliff Lee.   Antonio Bastardo pitched to 3 hitters- 1 run, 1 hit, 1 walk, 1 out.

In Durham, Darin Ruf (.285) and Steve Susdorf (.318) had 2 hits each, and Cody Asche hit a grand slam home run as the IronPigs routed the Bulls, 9-3.  Mike Stutes tossed 2 shut out innings (1 walk, 1 K), and Jake Diekman allowed an unearned run in the 9th for Lehigh Valley..............In Reading, the Fightin' Phils lost the completion of Friday's suspended game, 4-3.  Then they went out and beat Akron, 7-5 in the regular game.  Jim Murphy (.310) had 3 hits, including his 7th home run of the year. "Murph" now has 24 RBI.   Derrick Mitchell and Cameron Rupp also homered for Reading, and Mike Nesseth and Jay Johnson each threw a scoreless inning of relief....................In Clearwater, Kelly Dugan (.291), Brock Stassi (.283), and Kyrell Hudson had 2 hits each as the Threshers bombed Lakeland, 9-4.  Nick Hernandez made it through 4 innings, giving up 4 runs on 7 hits and 3 walks   The win went to Mario Hollands with 3 shut out innings in relief, and  Colton Murray  threw a scoreless 9th, with 2 Ks..........In Greensboro, Zack Taylor (.286) homered for the 2nd day in a row, and Brian Pointer and Larry Greene had 3 hits each to pace the BlueClaws to a 9-4 win over the Grasshoppers.  Art Charles hit his 5th home run, and both Charles and Pointer knocked in 3 runs!  Another win for Miguel Nunez, who improves to 4-0, 2.76 with 6 more solid innings.  Nunez allowed 3 runs, just 2 earned, on 6 hits and a walk.  Jeb Stefan threw a scoreless 7th, before Delvi Francisco (2.16 so far) tossed the final 2 frames, allowing a meaningless 2-out home run in the bottom of the 9th.

In Trenton, the Thunder beat New Hampshire, 6-2.  Tyson Brummett started for the Fisher Cats, and allowed 3 runs on 6 hits and a walk, falling to 0-3, 6.11 for the season.............In Rochester, the Columbus Clippers topped the red Wings, 3-1.  Carlos Carrasco started for Columbus and went 5 innings, allowing 1 run on 4 hits and 3 walks, striking out 7 and lowering his ERA to 1.88.   Hello, Cleveland, is anybody watching?.............In Louisville, the Bisons beat the Bats, 10-7.  Bobby Korecky was in the right place at the right time, throwing 2.1 innings and giving up just 1 run on 1 hit, NO walks, to pick up the win and improve to 3-0, 3.79 for the year....................In Oklahoma City, Jonathan Villar (.304) had 2 hits and a walk, and stole his 13th base for the RedHawks, who lost a 6-4 contest to Salt Lake............In Reno, Tuffy Gosewisch (.250) had 2 hits and scored a run for the Aces in their 4-1 loss to Iowa.

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