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Minor Details: Games of 7/13

Rochester.  No games scheduled.

Eastern League All-star Game:  West 8, East 3.  Yangervis Solarte was 0-for-2 with a walk.  Liam Hendriks walked one in a scoreless inning.  Brett Jacobson retired all four batters he faced.

Ft. Myers 4, Daytona 3 in Ft. Myers.  The Miracle built a 4-0 lead after three innings.  Danny Rohlfing was 4-for-4 with a triple.  Estarlin De Los Santos had two singles and a double.  Steve Liddle doubled and tripled.  James Beresford had two hits.  Pat Dean worked 7.1 innings, giving up three runs on six hits and two walks.  Bruce Pugh gave up two hits in 1.2 scoreless innings to get his tenth save.

Beloit 5, South Bend 1 in Beloit.  The Snappers scored three in the first and never lost the lead.  Adam Bryant and Daniel Santana each singled and doubled.  Michael Gonzales hit a three-run homer, his thirteenth.  Liam Hendriks gave up an unearned run on three hits and two walks in seven innings.  Michael Tonkin struck out four in two shutout innings, giving up two hits.

Elizabethton 6, Pulaski 3 in Elizabethton.  The Twins scored three in the eighth to break a 3-3 tie.  Eddie Rosario singled and homered.  Kennys Vargas singled and doubled.  Tyler Koelling, Nick Lockwood, and Matej Hejma each had two hits.  Pedro Guerra allowed three runs on six hits and a walk while striking out five in 4.2 innings.  Steven Evans struck out two in 2.1 scoreless innings, giving up one hit.  The win went to Matthew Summers, who struck out two and gave up one hit in 1.2 scoreless innings.

GCL Orioles 4, Twins 3 at Orioles (10 innings).  A single, a bunt, and another single plated the winning run.  Joshua Hendricks singled and doubled.  Starter Hung Yi Chen struck out three in three shutout innings, giving up one hit.  Kyle Wahl struck out five in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.  The loss went to Marcus Limon, who pitched the tenth.

DSL Twins 2, Reds 0 at Reds.  The Twins scored single runs in the fourth and seventh.  Carlos Martinez had three hits.  Eddy Concepcion had two hits.  Starter Jose Jimenez pitched two shutout innings, giving up a hit and two walks.  Javier Vargas got the win, striking out three in three shutout innings while giving up two hits and a walk.  Francisco Nunez faced eight batters, giving up a hit to one of them and striking out the other seven.

Minor Details: Games of 7/12

Rochester.  No games scheduled.

New Britain.  No games scheduled.

Ft. Myers.  No games scheduled.

Beloit.  No games scheduled.

Elizabethton 17, Pulaski 5 in Elizabethton.  The Twins led 3-0 after four, then scored ten runs in the fifth.  Kennys Vargas had four hits, raising his average to .368, and drove in three.  Eddie Rosario had two singles and a triple, raising his average to .317, and drove in three.  JaDamion Williams had three hits to raise his average to .316.  Max Kepler singled and doubled.  Nick Lockwood had two hits, scoring twice and driving in three and raising his average to .313.  Todd Van Steensel worked six innings, giving up a run on two hits and a walk to raise his record to 3-0.

Red Sox 3, Twins 1 at Red Sox (bottom of the fourth—suspended).  The Red Sox scored three in the second to take the lead.  The Twins have only one hit so far.  Bobby O’Neill allowed three runs (two earned) on four hits in three innings, walking none and striking out three.  Game will be completed Saturday.

DSL Rockies 2, Twins 1 at Rockies (Game 1—Scheduled 7 innings).  The Rockies scored in the sixth to break a 1-1 tie.  Five players had one hit each for the Twins.  Jose Abreu went five innings, giving up an unearned run on three hits and a walk.  Ezequiel Zarzuela took the loss, allowing an unearned run on two hits and two walks in two innings.  The Twins made four errors.

DSL Rockies 5, Twins 3 at Rockies (Game 2—Scheduled 7 innings).  The Rockies scored three in the first and two in the sixth.  Victor Arias and Erick Gonzalez each had two hits, with Gonzalez raising his average to .320.  Felix Jorge allowed three runs on five hits, walking none but taking the loss.

Happy Birthday–July 13

Tom York (1850)
George Bradley (1852)
Stan Coveleski (1889)
Lee Handley (1913)
Eliot Asinof (1919)
Fritz Dorish (1921)
Ruben Gomez (1927)
Daryl Spencer (1928)
Don Pavletich (1938)
Jack Aker (1940)
Buzz Stephen (1944)
Jerry Terrell (1946)
Bill Caudill (1956)
Mark Brown (1959)
Mike Fitzgerald (1960)
Pat Rapp (1967)
Ryan Ludwick (1978)
Yadier Molina (1982)
Shin-Soo Choo (1982)

 We would also like to wish a happy birthday to uncleWalt’s cousin.

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Minor Details: Games of 7/11

Rochester.  No games scheduled.

Binghamton 5, New Britain 3 in New Britain.  All the runs were scored in the first four innings.  Joe Benson had two doubles.  Nate Hanson singled and doubled.  Matt Schuld pitched the first four innings, surrendering five runs on six hits and three walks while striking out four.  Tyler Robertson struck out three in 2.1 scoreless innings of relief.

Ft. Myers 5, Brevard County 1 in Brevard County (Game 1—Scheduled 7 innings).  The Miracle broke a scoreless tie with four runs in the fifth.  James Beresford had two singles and a double.  Jamaal Hawkins singled and doubled, raising his average to .311.  Oswaldo Arcia had two hits, also raising his average to .311.  Kane Holbrooks pitched a complete game, giving up an unearned run on four hits.  He walked none and struck out six.

Brevard County 6, Ft. Myers 5 in Brevard County (Game 2—Scheduled 7 innings).  A four-run inning again made the difference, but this time it was the Manatees who did it in the sixth inning.  James Beresford and Aaron Hicks each had two hits.  Starter Jhon Garcia wemt four innings, allowing two runs seven hits and a walk.

Clinton 8, Beloit 2 in Beloit.  The LumberKings scored six in the fifth to break a 1-1 tie.  The outburst came off starter Andrew Achter, who had pitched well until then but was charged with seven runs (six earned) on nine hits and three walks in four innings.  He struck out four.  Ben Tootle pitched two shutout innings of relief.  Daniel Santana and Jairo Perez each had two hits, with Perez raising his average to .415.

Elizabethton.  No games scheduled.

GCL Twins 2, Rays 0.  Both Twins runs came in the fourth.  Starter Angel Mata worked three hitless innings, walking two.  Luis Nunez, Gonzalo Sanudo, and Cole Johnson each followed with two shutout innings, with Nunez getting the win and Johnson striking out three for the save.  Twins pitchers gave up just two hits and two walks.  Joshua Hendricks had three hits to raise his average to .318.  Dereck Rodriguez singled and doubled, driving in both Twins runs.

DSL Twins 14, Cubs1 3.  The Twins led 4-3 after six, then scored seven in the seventh.  Jhon Silva had four hits.  Victor Arias and Erick Gonzalez each had two hits, with Gonzalez scoring three times.  Carlos Martinez drove in four runs.  Starter Junior Subero struck out six in four shutout innings, giving up two hits and walking none.  Ezequiel Zoquiel struck out five in 1.2 innings, but also surrendered three runs on a hit and five walks.  Four relievers held the Cubs1 scoreless the rest of the way.

Minor Details: Games of 7/10

Rochester 3, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 1 in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.  The Red Wings scored all their runs in the first two innings.  Delmon Young hit a two-run homer in the first and Steve Singleton hit a solo shot in the second.  Kevin Slowey pitched 4.2 scoreless innings, giving up four hits and a walk while striking out three.  Cole DeVries worked 2.1 scoreless innings to get the win.  Jim Hoey allowed an unearned run in the ninth to get the save.

Binghamton 9, New Britain 4 in New Britain.  The Rock Cats led 4-1 after two, but it was all downhill from there.  Chris Herrmann and Mike Hollimon each had two hits.  Brett Jacobson allowed five runs on four hits and four walks in 4.1 innings to take the loss.

Ft. Myers at Brevard County.  Postponed.  Will be made up as part of a doubleheader today.

Beloit 5, Clinton 0 in Beloit.  The Snappers scored four in the fourth.  Manuel Soliman worked seven innings, giving up seven hits and no walks.  Nelvin Fuentes pitched two perfect innings.  Jairo Perez had two hits, raising his average to .412.  Lance Ray hit a two-run homer.

Elizabethton 5, Greeneville 4 in Elizabethton.  The Twins led 5-2 after three.  Nick Lockwood had four hits including a double.  Kennys Vargas and Jairo Rodriguez each singled and doubled.  Max Kepler had two hits.  Tim Shibuya got the win, giving up three runs on six hits and two walks in six innings.  Matthew Summers got the save; he faced four batters, getting the first to hit into a double play and striking out the next three.

GCL Twins.  No game scheduled.

DSL Twins.  No game scheduled.

Minor Details: Games of 7/9

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 9, Rochester 0 in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Game 1—Scheduled 7 innings).  The Yankees scored three each in the first, second, and fourth.  Trevor Plouffe had half of the Red Wings’ four hits, raising his average to .310.  Delmon Young was 0-for-2 with a walk.  Eric Hacker surrendered all nine runs on ten hits and two walks in 3.1 innings.  Jake Stevens worked 2.2 scoreless innings, striking out five while giving up three hits and no walks.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 6, Rochester 4 in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Game 2—Scheduled 7 innings).  A five-run third gave the Yankees all the runs they needed.  The Red Wings out-hit the Yankees 13-9.  Delmon Young singled and doubled.  Nate Roberts, Trevor Plouffe, and Aaron Bates each had two hits, with Plouffe raising his average to .314 and Bates raising his average to .332.  Starter Thomas Diamond surrendered five runs on six hits and a walk while striking out five in 2.2 innings.  Kyle Waldrop struck out three in 2.1 scoreless innings.

Binghamton 7, New Britain 6 in New Britain (Game 1—Scheduled 7 innings).  The Mets scored all of their runs in the fourth inning.  Brian Dozier had two hits, raising his average to .314.  Bobby Lanigan allowed all seven runs on five hits and four walks in 3.2 innings.  Tony Davis struck out three in two shutout innings.

Binghamton 9, New Britain 5 in New Britain (Game 2—Scheduled 7 innings).  The Mets again put together a big inning, this time scoring six in the third.  Chris Parmelee singled and hit his eighth home run.  Chris Herrmann had two hits.  Deinys Suarez was charged with all nine runs, but only four were earned, as the Rock Cats made four errors.  Suarez allowed seven hits and four walks in 3.1 innings.  Tyler Robertson pitched 2.2 scoreless innings.

Ft. Myers 4, Brevard County 1 in Brevard County.  The Miracle scored two in the fifth to break a 1-1 tie.  Josmil Pinto singled and doubled.  Oswaldo Arcia hit his second home run.  Logan Darnell worked seven strong innings, giving up a run on three hits and two walks.  Andrew Albers pitched two shutout innings for his fourth save.

Clinton 8, Beloit 5 in Beloit.  The LumberKings had four two-run innings.  Jairo Perez hit two home runs and scored three times; he now has eight homers and is hitting .404.  Tobias Streich singled and homered and Daniel Santana had two hits.  Starter Blayne Weller pitched four innings, giving up two runs on eight hits and a walk.  Andrei Lobanov took the loss, surrendering six runs on six hits and two walks in just 2.2 innings.  Michael Tonkin worked 2.1 scoreless innings, striking out two.

Elizabethton 3, Greeneville 2 in Elizabethton.  Niko Goodrum broke the tie by circling the bases to lead off the eighth, hitting a double and coming the rest of the way around on a throwing error.  Tyler Koelling hit a two-run homer, his fourth.  David Hurlbut went six innings, giving up two runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out six.  Bart Carter worked two shutout innings to get the win, striking out four.  Madison Boer had a perfect ninth for his fourth save.

GCL Twins 2, Red Sox 1 at Red Sox (11 innings).  The Twins scored the winning run on a walk, an error, and two infield outs.  Julio Torres had three of the Twins’ six hits.  Starter Hein Robb lasted three shutout innings, giving up one hit and two walks.  Marcus Limon gave up three hits in 2.1 scoreless innings.  The win went to Tyler Herr, who allowed an unearned run on a hit and two walks while striking out three in two innings.  Matthew Tomshaw pitched a perfect eleventh to get the save.

DSL Twins 7, Orioles 5.  The Twins scored all of their runs in the first two innings, building a 7-2 lead.  Joel Polanco had three hits.  Ernesto Ciprian hit a three-run homer and drove in four.  Yorman Landa gave up two unearned runs on a hit and three walks in two innings.  Francisco Nunez struck out six in 3.2 scoreless innings to get the win, giving up two hits and two walks.  Jose Vasquez gave up a run on a hit and two walks while striking out two in two innings to get the save.  Nineteen walks were issued in the game, twelve of them by Twins pitchers.