Sunday, August 06, 2006

8/6 Recap

Let's see if I can remember how to do this!

AAA - Richmond 7, Durham 4

Brian O'Connor (W, 7-9) made a great start by allowing only one run on 4 hits with 9 strikeouts in 6 innings pitched. Newly acquired Rich Scalamandre gave up 3 runs in 1.1 innings but the Braves held on 7-4. Gregor Blanco continues to hit very well by going 2-5 with a double and 2 RBI's. Jonathan Schuerholz has actually been a little hot lately and went 2-4 with an RBI to raise his average to .189. Carlos Mendez added a solo shot. Manny Acosta shut the door in the 9th for his 11th save.

Box Score

AA - Mississippi 8, Montgomery 9
Kyle Davies made his second rehab start and allowed 5 hits and 4 runs in 3 IP. Two of the runs against Davies were off of a home run to Evan Longoria who has been mashing the ball ever since being drafted this year. Anthony Lerew relieved Kyle and gave up 4 runs of his own in 5 innings. Luckily the offense was on their game. Mike Rosamond, Josh Arteaga, and Josh Burrus each hit homers and Josh Burrus drove in 4 runs. Ryan Basner (L, 4-5) got the loss by allowing the winning run in the 10th inning.

Box Score

High A - Myrtle Beach

No Game

Low A - Rome 6, West Virginia 4
Jeff Lyman did as much damage control as possible by allowing only 4 runs on 11 hits in 5 innings. A couple of 2006 draft picks did the rest as the Braves won 6-4 in 10 innings. Jamie Romak was the offensive star with 3 hits in 5 at-bats to go along with his 13th homer and 4 RBI's. Derrick Arnold had 2 doubles and 2 RBI's. Josh Morris went 2-4 to raise his average to .254 after a slow start. Ovandy Suero also stole his 46th base of the season. Lee Hyde was the first reliever out of the pen and pitched 3 shutout innings to lower his ERA to 2.38. Kevin Gunderson (W, 2-0) pitched 2 perfect innings for the win.

Box Score

Rookie - Danville 14, Pulaski 1
Phillip Britton had 2 home runs and 6 RBI's and Jamie Richmond continued his great starting pitching to lead the Braves to victory. Richmond lowered his ERA to 0.74 with 4.1 shutout innings. Jorge Acosta (W, 2-0) got the win in relief with 1.2 shutout innings with 2 strikeouts. Concepcion Rodriquez batted leadoff and went 2-5 with a double, a homer, and 3 RBI.

Box Score

GCL Braves
No Game

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