Thursday, July 4, 2013

Dom gets 3 hits in loss

In Pittsburgh Wednesday, Domonic Brown had 3 hits, including his 22nd home run  of the year, scored 2 runs and drove in 2 more (60), but the Phillies dropped a 6-5 decision to the Pirates.  Jake Diekman struck out all 5 hitters he faced, but also threw a wild pitch which allowed an inherited runner to score.......In Kansas City, Michael Bourn (.301) returned from paternity leave, and got 2 hits, stole his 12th base,  scored a run and drove in another one for the Indians, who wer edged by the Royals by the score of 6-5.......In Cincinnati, the Reds took 11 innings to beat the Gianst, 3-2.  Alfredo Simon pitched to 3 hitters in the 8th, striking out 2 and walking 1...........In Denver, the Dodgers got past the Rockies, 10-8.  Josh Outman retired the only hitter he faced in the 8th inning.

In Allentown, Leandro Castro was 3 for 3 and drove in a run for the IronPigs in a 2-0 win over Syracuse.  Freddy Galvis had the other RBI for Lehigh Valley, who improved to 46-40 on the year..........In Reading, the Fightin Phils managed just 4 hits in a 7-4 loss to Richmond.  Derrick Mitchell had a double and a home run and knocked in 2 for the Phils...........In Clearwtaer, the Threshers got past the Blue Jays, 4-3 in 12 innings.  Kelly Dugan hit his 10th home run  of the year (off Kyle Drabek), and Chris Serritella added 3 hits for Clearwater. 

In Oklahoma City, Jonathan Villar (.281) had a hit, 2 walks, 2 RBI and scored a run for the Red Hawks in their wild 10-9 win over the Isotopes.

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