|Lutz (@braunerhulk) had a hulk of a night.|
-Game one of the doubleheader saw Sean Gallagher (2-3) throw six innings of one-run baseball, and drive in a run for the Bats (12-26). Travis Webb added a perfect seventh inning.
-RF Bill Rhinehart had a double, two RBI, and a run scored. CF Denis Phipps and 1B Neftali Soto each knocked in a run too, as the Bats scored all five runs in the fourth inning.
Lehigh Valley 4 Louisville 3
-The Bats (12-27) lost game two. Wirfin Obispo made his AAA debut by starting and giving up one earned run in two innings. Scott Carroll (2-3) took the loss allowing three earned runs in 1.2 innings. Josh Judy threw 1.1 scoreless innings, and Kanekoa Texeira was perfect in the final two frames.
-RF Bill Rhinehart was 2-3 with a solo home run (3) and two runs. 3B Chris Valaika added a two-run shot (2) in the seventh.
Birmingham 8 Pensacola 4
-Daniel Corcino (2-2) struggled for the Blue Wahoos (18-21), surrendering six earned runs on five hits over five innings, though he did strike out seven. Clayton Tanner and Drew Hayes each tossed a perfect inning.
-SS Didi Gregorius had an RBI triple. DH Cody Puckett hit his seventh homer, a solo shot in the first. 1B Joel Guzman was 2-4 with a solo homer (5).
Bakersfield 11 Stockton 6
-Justice French struck out five in five shutout innings for the Blaze (21-15). Daniel Wolford (3-1) got the win with 1.2 scoreless innings, though he was also charged with a blown save.
-SS Billy Hamilton went 0-5 but scored a run. 2B Devin Lohman, 3B Travis Mattair, and DH Jaren Matthews each had an RBI. CF Bryson Smith had two hits, two RBI and a run. In his second game with the Blaze, LF Theo Bowe went 3-3 with an RBI and a run, but he still doesn't get the red text. That belongs to 1B Donald Lutz who went 5-5, with a double, a two-run homer (11), three RBI, and four runs scored.
Lansing 4 Dayton 2
-The Dragons (14-24) continue to struggle as starter Radhames Quezada (1-4) walked six and gave up three earned runs in four innings pitched. El'Hajj Muhammad threw two perfect innings. Carlos Contreras hurled a scoreless ninth.
-DH Josef Terry was 1-3 with a double, an RBI, and a run scored. LF Steve Selksy had two hits. C Yovan Gonazalez drove in a run.