Columbus vs. Paw Sox GAME SUSPENDED (will resume July 23rd)
The clutch hitting by Galvis started two nights ago, as it was his triple in the ninth inning, which gave the R-Phils a 9-8 win over New Britain in game one. Sunday's homer gave the R-Phils their second series sweep of 2010. (Ralph Trout)
Rock Cats 4 Reading 7
W: John Ennis (2-0)
L: Tony Davis (0-1)
S: Michael Schwimmer (7)
HR: NB - Joe Benson (6), Chris Parmalee (4); REA - Matt Rizzotti (9), Freddy Galvis (1)
NOTES ... Reading OF Domonic Brown has hit safely in his last ten games ... New Britain's Joe Benson is batting .385 over his last 10 games, with 4 home runs and 8 RBIs ... Rock Cats 1B Chris Parmalee has five multi-hit games over his last ten played ... New Britain is 2-8 over their last ten games, they will play a three game set in Binghamton starting Tuesday night ...
"Freddy Galvis is known for his defensive abilities - and as of late, his game-winning hits." Full recap
Erie 13 Fisher Cats 6
W: Duane Below (3-6)
L: B.J. LaMura (1-1)
S: Zach Simons (3)
HR: ERIE - Michael Bertram (7), Ron Bourquin (2), Audy Ciriaco (6), Andy Dirks (9)
NOTES ... New Hampshire 3B Shawn Bowman went 1 for 4, extending his hitting streak to 10 games ... Fisher Cats Of Manny Mayorson went 3 for 5 on the day and 7 for 14 in the series ... The Erie Seawolves have 74 total home runs on the season, the most by any team in the Eastern League ...
"Manny Mayorson went 3-for-5 with an RBI single to cap a 7-for-14 series, and Adam Loewen drove in two runs with his team-leading 19th double, but the Erie SeaWolves belted four home runs and produced two separate five-run innings to outslug the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, 13-6, on Sunday afternoon at Merchantsauto.com Stadium." Full recap
Akron 3 Sea Dogs 2
W: Scott Barnes (3-6)
L: Ryne Miller (2-5)
S: Bryce Stowell (6)
HR: AKR - Jerad Head 2 (4)
NOTES ... Akron 2B Jason Kipnis went 2 for 5 and has hit safely in all eight games since being called up from Kinston, he is now batting .355 in AA ... Portland split the season series, 3-3, with Akron ... Portland starter Kyle Weiland struck out seven batters through 5 innings pitched, his highest K total on the year ...
"Justin Head smacked two home runs as the Akron Aeros defeated the Portland Sea Dogs 3-2 Sunday afternoon at Hadlock Field in front of 6,300 fans. Akron (34-35) avoids the sweep." Full recap
Kyle Weiland was dealing through 5 innings Sunday in Portland (photo by Jeff Schools)
Spinners 1 Lake Monsters 3
W: Matt Swynenberg (1-0)
L: Tyler Wilson (0-1)
HR: LOW - Sean Killeen (2)
NOTES ... Lowell 1B Sean Killeen has hit home runs in back-to-back games ...Lake Monsters starter Matt Swynenberg threw 5 innings of 1-hit ball, striking out 3 and allowing no walks ... Vermont DH Stephen King went 2 for 4 in his first start of the season ... Vermont plays a two game set at home versus the Connecticut Tigers, starting tonight at 7:05pm ... Lowell opens the gates to LeLacheur Park tonight against the Tri-City ValleyCats ...
Tigers 5 Tri-City 3
W: Rayni Guichardo (1-0)
L: Murillo Gouvea (0-1)
HR: CON - Matthew Mansilla (1)
NOTES ... Tigers 3B Matt Perry went 2 for 3 with a walk and a run scored in his season debut ... Connecticut OF Matthew Mansilla went 2 for 5 with a home run, 2 RBI and a run scored in his first action of the season ... The Tigers stranded 9 runners on base ... Connecticut travels to Vermont for two games, followed by Lowell for three games before their home opener on Saturday the 26th ...
"Rayni Guichardo tossed seven innings and allowed one run on four hits and LF Matt Mansilla hit a two-run home run in the first inning to help the Connecticut Tigers beat the Tri-City ValleyCats 5-3 before 3,880 fans at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium on Sunday night." Full recap