Down on the Farm: June 4
Despite out-hitting Palm Beach, 15-7, Daytona dropped their third straight to the division-leading Cardinals, 5-4.
RHP Marcos Mateo (ND 1-1, 5.56) 4.1 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
? 1B Russ Canzler went 3-for-4 with three RBI … it was his second straight three-hit game, over which he has driven in five runs and raised his average from .233 to .266.
? RF Yusuf Carter went 3-for-5 with a stolen base and two runs scored … DH Steve Clevenger and 3B Josh Lansford both also turned in three-hit games.
? LHP Edward Campusano tossed 2.1 perfect innings in relief, striking out two … he has not allowed a run since his first appearance with Daytona, a span of 4.2 innings.
Tennessee built a 5-2 lead but could not close the door, as the Diamond Jaxx broke out for a late inning comeback, defeating the Smokies, 10-6.
RHP Mitch Atkins (ND 4-5, 4.32) 6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 K
? 2B Nate Spears went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a run scored and three RBI … he finished the four-game series against West Tennessee 8-for-13 (.615) with four walks, seven runs scored and four RBI.
? RF Doug Deeds was 2-for-4 with a walk, stolen base and an RBI … over his last seven games, he is hitting .360 (9-for-25) with three doubles, seven walks, eight runs and eight RBI.
? Starter Mitch Atkins allowed three runs over 6.0 innings pitched, notching his third consecutive quality start and his eighth of the season.
Wisconsin jumped out to an early lead that they never relented, shutting down the Chiefs, 6-1.
LHP Chris Siegfried (L 1-4, 6.28) 3.0 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
? CF Leon Johnson had three of Peoria’s seven hits, finishing 3-for-4 with a double … he has hit safely in his last three games, going 5-for-10 (.500) with a walk, two doubles, two RBI and a stolen base.
? LHP Dustin Sasser threw 2.0 scoreless innings, allowing two hits while striking out one … he has not allowed an earned run in his last nine appearances, spanning 15.1 innings.
? RHP Stephen Vento went 1.0 shutout inning, yielding one hit while fanning two … over his last three appearances he has allowed just one base runner while striking out seven in 3.0 innings pitched.