|By winning the first half title, the Blaze guaranteed |
themselves a playoff spot and a first-round bye.
Bats (21-47), Last place International League West, 19.0 GB
-Ryan Feierabend allowed eight hits and two earned runs in 4.1 innings. Bill Bray struck out the side in his one inning of work. Jordan Smith (L 1-3, 5.40) took the loss giving up two earned runs in two innings.
-CF Felix Perez went 2-5, with a double and three RBI. 1B Danny Dorn was 3-3, with a double, an RBI, and three runs scored. C Corky Miller finished 2-2, with a two-run home run (3).
Blue Wahoos (32-33), 3rd place Southern League South, 6.5 GB
Last night’s game between
Pensacola and Mobile was suspended due to rain, with Mobile leading 3-1 in the top of the fifth inning. It will be resumed as part of a double-header Friday.
Blaze (40-28), 1st place California League North, 3.0 up
-With the win, Bakersfield won the first half title. Jamie Walczak struck out seven, while allowing two earned runs over four innings. Pat Doyle (W 7-2, 3.50) was the winner, tossing 3.1 shutout innings. Brian Pearl picked up the save (13) tossing 1.2 scoreless innings with four Ks.
-SS Billy Hamilton had a hit, an RBI, and a stolen base (75). 1B Dominic D’Anna drove in a run. DH Niko Vasquez went 2-3, with a double, a two-run jack (2), and two runs scored.
Dragons (28-39), Last place Midwest League Eastern, 18.5 GB
-Daniel Tuttle went five innings, yielding two earned runs. Ryan Kemp (L 1-1, 3.18) blew the save and took the loss, allowing two earned runs to score, including the walk-off run on a wild pitch.
-SS Juan Perez had a hit, an RBI, and a run. RF Kyle Waldrop hit a solo shot (4) and scored two runs. C Yovan Gonzalez also knocked in a run. DH Joe Terry and LF Juan Silva each had two hits, with Silva recording a double.