Extra Frame Favors Rock Cats
Fisher Cats 7 Rock Cats 8
W: Michael Allen (1-0)
L: Vince Bongiovanni (4-2)
HR: NH - Shawn Bowman (3); NB - Steve Singleton (3)
NOTES ... Steve Singleton singled home Marc Dolenc in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Rock Cats the walk-off victory ... Last night was only the 4th home win for the Rock Cats in 21 games ... Fisher Cats' catcher Brian Jeroloman has reached base in 10 straight games and is currently 3rd in the Eastern League with a .333 batting average ... New Britain's Ben Revere was named the Eastern League's Player of the Week, the third straight player from a New England team to win that honor (Darin Mastroianni (NH) 5/3 - 5/9 & Adam Calderone (NH) 5/10-5/16) ...
"Steve Singleton delivered a walk-off RBI single into center field that scored Marc Dolenc in the bottom of the tenth as the Rock Cats recovered from blowing a six-run lead to down New Hampshire, 8-7 on Monday night." Full recap
Sea Dogs Can't Solve Flande
Sea Dogs 2 Reading 7
W: Yohan Flande (3-3)
L: Ryne Miller (1-3)
HR: REA - Domonic Brown (8), Matthew Rizzotti (2)
NOTES ... Portland reliever Ryne Lawson allowed his first home run since April 15th, spanning 19 innings ... Reading's Domonic Brown hit his 8th home-run on the year, pulling him into a 5-way tie for 3rd place in the Eastern League ... Reading starter Yohan Flande is 2nd in the Eastern League with a 2.25 earned run average ...
"The Portland Sea Dogs ran into the best the Phillies had to offer Monday night." Full recap
Durham Pitching Stifles Paw Sox Once Again
Paw Sox 0 Durham 1
W: Jeremy Hellickson (7-2)
L: Kris Johnson (3-3)
S: Winston Abreu (3)
HR: Ryan Shealy (8)
NOTES ... Jeremy Hellickson pitched 8 innings and gave up only 1 hit and 1 walk while striking out 5 batters ... Only 4 batters in the International League have over 140 at-bats and are batting under .200, including Pawtucket's Tug Hulett (.183) and Josh Reddick (.184) ... Paw Sox starter Kris Johnson pitched 6 innings for the third straight game, a span in which he has only allowed 3 earned runs ... Hellickson is among the Top 10 International League Leaders in Wins, ERA, Strikeouts, WHIP and Innings Pitched ...
"Suddenly, 1-0 baseball games have become the order of the day for the Pawtucket Red Sox against the Durham Bulls." Full recap