Down on the Farm: Aug. 10
Tennessee snapped a three-game losing streak and returned to the .500 mark with a 9-7 victory over Chattanooga.
RHP Mark Holliman (W 2-4, 4.67) 5.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 K
HOMERS – Tyler Colvin (12)
? LF Tyler Colvin went 3-for-5 with two doubles, a grand slam, a run scored and four RBI … his 69 RBI lead the team.
? Leadoff hitter Sam Fuld was 4-for-4 with a walk, a run scored and an RBI, raising his average from .232 to .244.
? Starting pitcher Mark Holliman picked up the win, limiting the Lookouts to three runs on seven hits and three walks, while punching out four in 5.0 innings of work … he has allowed three or fewer earned runs in four of his last five starts.
One night after setting a franchise record with eight home runs, Iowa’s bats were silenced by Round Rock in a 4-1 loss.
RHP Mike Burns (L 7-10, 4.71) 6.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
? LF Andres Torres went 1-for-4 with his team-leading 18th stolen base.
? SS Luis Figueroa recorded the I-Cubs lone multi-hit performance, going 2-for-3.
? LHP Carmen Pignatiello pitched a scoreless inning of relief, allowing two hits while striking out one
Daytona Cubs (A+): 27-19 Overall
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East Division 1st Place (+1.0)
Daytona collected 13 hits against four Jupiter pitchers but left 12 men on base, falling to the Hammerheads, 8-4.
LHP James Russell (L 1-2, 3.82) 3.1 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
? 3B Jonathan Mota went 2-for-5 with his 11th double and a run scored.
? C Steve Clevenger was 2-for-4 with his 15th double and two runs scored.
? 2B-SS Robinson Chirinos went 2-for-3 with his second triple and third stolen base of the season.
Peoria snapped its eight-game road losing streak with a 7-6 victory over the Beloit Snappers.
HOMERS – Jonathan Wyatt (4), Brandon Guyer (12), Jovan Rosa (7)
? CF Brandon Guyer went 2-for-4 with his 12th home run, two runs scored and two RBI.
? DH Elvis Lara was 2-for-4 with two RBI and his 13th stolen base.
? 1B Luis Bautista chipped in with a 2-for-4 effort that included two doubles and two runs scored.
? LHP Chris Siegfried tossed 3.0 innings of relief and earned his fourth win.
? RHP Stephen Vento earned his 13th save with 1.2 scoreless innings of relief.
The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes erupted for three runs in the ninth inning to surge past Boise, 4-3.
RHP Ryan Searle (ND 0-0, 0.00) 5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K
? 3B Josh Vitters extended his hitting streak to 17 games, going 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored … he is 28-for-77 (.363) with eight doubles, two homers, 15 runs scored and nine RBI over the streak.
? SS Ryan Flaherty went 1-for-4 with his 18th RBI … he is 5-for-13 with a double, a home run, two runs scored and two RBI over the past three games.
? Starting pitcher Ryan Searle was overpowering in his first start for the Hawks, allowing three hits while punching out six, in 5.0 scoreless innings.
Mesa could only muster three hits in a 9-1 loss to the AZL Padres.
RHP Christopher Huseby (L 0-1, 10.13) 3.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
? CF Tony Campana went 1-for-4 with a run scored … he is 3-for-7 with a walk, three runs scored and a stolen base in his last two games.
? RHP Tarlandas Mitchell limited the Padres to an unearned run on one hit and two walks in his 3.0 innings of relief, while punching out three … he hasn’t given up an earned run over his past four appearances (8 IP) while striking out nine.