Minor Details: Games of July 9

Longballs cost the Lookouts.  A big inning sinks the Miracle.  No clutch hitting for the Kernels.  Three pitchers throw a shutout for the E-Twins.  The GCL Twins waste a big day for Tyler Webb.  The DSL Twins do something the big club can't do--walk off the Yankees!

ROCHESTER RED WINGS

No game scheduled.

JACKSONVILLE 3, CHATTANOOGA 2 IN JACKSONVILLE

The Lookouts scored two in the sixth, but the Jumbo Shrimp got three in the seventh.  Isen Diaz hit a two-run homer to tie it and Joe Nunand homered to give Jacksonville the lead.  The last eleven Chattanooga batters were retired.

Zander Wiel was 2-for-4 with a triple and a double and is batting .308.  Jaylin Davis was 2-for-4.

Sean Poppen struck out seven in seven innings, giving up three runs on five hits and no walks.  Cody Stashak pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

PALM BEACH 6, FORT MYERS 2 IN FORT MYERS

The Cardinals scored five in the second and cruised from there.  They opened the inning with five consecutive singles.

Taylor Grzelakowski was 2-for-3 with two doubles.  Alex Kirilloff was 2-for-4.  Miguel Sano was 0-for-4 and is batting .315.

Andro Cutura lasted just 1.2 innings, allowing five runs on five hits and a walk and striking out one.  Colton Davis struck out four in 3.1 innings, giving up one run on three hits.  Ryan Mason pitched 3.1 scoreless innings, giving up three hits and a walk and striking out two.  His ERA is 2.70.

KANE COUNTY 3, CEDAR RAPIDS 2 IN KANE COUNTY

The Kernels led 2-0 after four, but the Cougars tied it 2-2 in the fifth and took the lead on a Yan Sanchez single in the eighth.  Cedar Rapids had the bases loaded with one out in the ninth, but a strikeout and a ground out ended the game.  The Kernels stranded fifteen runners and went 2-for-18 with men in scoring position.

Jose Miranda was 3-for-5 with a double.  Jean Carlos Arias was 2-for-5.  Jared Akins was 2-for-5 with a double.  David Banuelos was 2-for-5 with a double.  Royce Lewis was used as a pinch-hitter and went 1-for-1, raising his average to .318.  Robby Rinn was 1-for-4 and is batting .317.  Ariel Montesino was 0-for-2 with two walks in his Class A debut.

Randy Dobnak pitched seven innings, giving up two runs on eight hits and a walk and striking out four.

ELIZABETHTON 2, DANVILLE 0 IN ELIZABETHTON

RBI singles by Chris Williams and Alex Robles brought home the game's only runs in the sixth.  The Braves did not get a hit after the sixth.

Ryan Jeffers was 1-for-2 with two walks and is batting .365.  Trevor Casanova was 0-for-3 and is batting .356.  Yunior Severino was 0-for-3 with a walk and is batting .313.

Kody Funderburk pitched four shutout innings, giving up four hits and two walks and striking out one.  His ERA is 0.94.  Moises Gomez pitched three shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out two.  His ERA is 2.51.  Derek Molina struck out four in two shutout innings, giving up no hits and no walks.  His ERA is 2.45.

GCL RAYS 6, GCL TWINS 3 AT TWINS

The Rays scored three runs on one hit in the fourth to go ahead 4-1.  They received two walks, two wild pitches, and a hit batsman.  It was 6-1 before the Twins scored two in the bottom of the ninth.

Tyler Webb was 4-for-5 and is batting .392.  Janigson Villalobos was 2-for-3 with a double and is batting .406, but he was removed from the game in the fifth inning for a reason I do not know.  Samuel Vasquez was 2-for-5 and scored twice.  Yeltsin Encarnacion was 0-for-5 and is batting .329.  Kidany Salva was 1-for-1 with a walk and is batting .325.  Estamy Urena was 1-for-2 with a walk and is batting .302.  Willie Joe Garry was 0-for-3 and is now batting .083.

Steven Cruz pitched just 2.2 innings, allowing four runs on two hits and five walks.  He did strike out four.  Michael Montero pitched 3.1 scoreless innings, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out one.  His ERA is 2.92.  Denny Bentley pitched two shutout innings, giving up a hit and striking out one.

DSL TWINS 6, DSL YANKEES 5 AT TWINS

The Twins led 1-0 and 3-1, but the Yankees scored four in the seventh to go ahead 5-3.  Not to worry, Luis Baez hit a three-run homer with two out in the ninth to give the Twins a walk-off victory over the Yankees.  Even at the DSL level, it feels good to say that.

Victor Heredia was 3-for-4 with a double and is batting .348.  Jesus Feliz was 2-for-4 with a triple.  Baez was 1-for-4 with the three-run homer.  Ruben Santana was 0-for-4 and is batting .354.  Luis Milla was 1-for-4 with a double and is batting .328.  Jeferson Morales was 0-for-4 and is batting .316.  Francisco Martinez was 1-for-2 with a double and two walks and is batting .306.

Jose Bermudez struck out ten in 6.2 innings, giving up four runs on four hits and no walks.  Fernando Sanchez pitched a scoreless inning, giving up a walk and striking out one.

TODAY'S TILTS

9:30  DSL Rockies at DSL Twins
11:00  GCL Twins at GCL Rays
6:00  Elizabethton at Johnson City
6:00  Palm Beach (Evan Kruczynski, 4-1, 3.83) at Fort Myers (Clark Beeker, 3-6, 3.48)
6:05  Chattanooga at Jacksonville (Robert Dugger, 1-2, 6.25)

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