Durham 4, Norfolk 6 – Box Score
- Brandon Snyder went 3 for 4 with a 2B, 3 RBI, a run and a strikeout.
- Josh Bell went 3 for 4 with a 2B, a run and an RBI.
- Lou Montanez went 2 for 5 with a run and an RBI.
- Kam Mickolio pitched 1.1 innings, allowing just 1 hit. He walked 2 batters and struck out 1.
Analysis: Snyder and Bell rebound after struggling in the first two games. Mickolio is next in line for a big league bullpen spot but he needs to cut down the walks.
Richmond 4, Bowie 5 – Box Score
- Caleb Joseph went 3 for 4 with 2 doubles and an RBI.
- Brandon Waring went 1 for 3 with 2 run, a walk a and a strikeout.
- Chorye Spoone went 4 innings, allowing 6 hits and 2 ER. He walked 2 batters and struck out 2.
- Pedro Beato went 2 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 ER. He struck out 2 batters and walked none.
- Chad Thall pitched a scoreless inning.
- Wilfrido Perez picked up the save, allowing just 1 hit in 1 inning. He struck out 3 batters and walked 1.
Analysis: Caleb Joseph is already hot, similar to how he started the season last year. We really need to see Beato, Spoone and Perez throwing strikes. They all walk way too many batters.
Frederick 3, Lynchburg 4 (Game 1) – Box Score
- Xavier Avery went 2 for 4 with a run and a strikeout.
- Kyle Hudson went 0 for 4.
- Ronnie Welty went 1 for 3 with a run and a strikeout.
- L.J. Hoes went 2 for 3 with a run and an RBI.
Analysis: Avery has really impressed so far, I’m going to call a breakout year from him right now.
Frederick 9, Lynchburg 1 (Game 2) – Box Score
- Xavier Avery went 2 for 4 with 2 runs, a 2B, an RBI and a strikeout.
- Kyle Hudson went 1 for 2 with a run, a double and 2 walks.
- L.J. Hoes went 1 for 2 with a run, an RBI, 3 walks and a strikeout.
- Brandon Cooney pitched 1.1 innings, allowing 1 hit. He walked 1 batter and struck out 2.
Analysis: Hoes is starting to display some of the plate discipline that he first showed during his pro debut in 2008.
Delmarva 6, Greenville 3 – Box Score
- Tyler Kolodny went 3 for 4 with a HR, 3B, 3 R, 1 RBI and a strikeout.
- Steve Bumbry went 2 for 4.
- Justin Dalles went 1 for 4 with a HR and a strikeout.
- Garabez Rosa went 0 for 4.
- Matt Hobgood pitched 4 innings, allowing 3 hits and 3 ER. He walked 5 batters and struck out 4.
- Randy Henry pitched 2 shutout innings, striking out 2 batters and allowing 2 hits.
- Josh Dowdy picked up the save and allowed 1 ER and 3 hits. He struck out 1 batter.
Analysis: Huge game for Kolodny, not so great debut for Hobgood. I really want to see the O’s give Henry a chance to start, he has a great arm and a very nice breaking ball. Dempsey’s Army was providing live game updates, he’s got some good stuff on his blog, check it out.
Game previews for tomorrow:
|Norfolk Tides||Durham Bulls||Home||1:15 PM||Troy Patton|
|Bowie Baysox||Richmond Flying Squirrels||Home||2:05 PM||N/A|
|Frederick Keys||Lynchburg Hillcats||Away||2:05 PM||N/A|
|Delmarva Shorebirds||Greenville Drive||Away||4:00 PM||Jesse Beal|