000 000 000 Las Vegas

Las Vegas scoreless streak as reached 39 innings in a 1-0 loss to New Orleans. The Suns supplied 12 runs for Scott Elbert in a 12-4 win over Chattanooga. Juan Apodaca knocked in three but it wasn't enough as Vero Beach lost 8-5 to Sarasota. Columbus rallied for five to take the lead, only to lose 6-5 in Lexington. Carlos Santana homered but Ogden fell to Orem 4-3. The GC Dodgers had Sunday off.

Drought Continues-- A move to New Orleans wasn't enough for the Las Vegas 51s to snap their scoreless-innings skid, which reached 39 in a 1-0 loss.

The 51s (52-64) got just four hits and left seven runners on base in the first of a five-game series. It was their sixth straight loss; the last three were shutouts.

Their best threat came in the fourth when, with one out, Delwyn Young and Matt Kemp singled. Young advanced to third on Andy LaRoche's lineout to right field, but Eric Riggs grounded out to end the inning.

Young singled again in the sixth-inning single put runners on first and second with one out. but Matt Kemp fanned and got LaRoche flew to left.

Starter Justin Reid (1-5) threw six solid innings, allowing three hits and one run -- a homer in the third. He also gave up three walks and had a season-high nine strikeouts. It was his first start since July 6 as the right-hander has been used mostly out of the bullpen.

Relievers Tim Hamulack and Franquelis Osoria each worked a scoreless inning.
  Score by innings 
Las Vegas   000 000 000-0 
New Orleans 001 000 00x-1 

  Las Vegas  ab r h bi ave
Garcia 2B     3 0 0 0 .317
Valdez SS     4 0 0 0 .308
Young RF      4 0 2 0 .274
Kemp CF       4 0 1 0 .341
LaRoche 3B    3 0 0 0 .323
Riggs 1B      4 0 1 0 .324
Alvarez LF    4 0 0 0 .312
Bellorin C    3 0 0 0 .234
Reid P        2 0 0 0 .091
 Hamulack P   0 0 0 0 .000
 Robles PH    0 0 0 0 .300
 Osoria P     0 0 0 0 .000
    Totals   31 0 4 0
    NOrleans 27 1 5 1

  2B- Riggs (9). S- Garcia. LOB- 
Las Vegas 7, New Orleans 7. 
DP- (Valdez and Riggs).

  Las Vegas in h r-er bb so era
Reid (1-5)  6.0 3 1 1 3 9 1 5.15
Hamulack    1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.71
Osoria      1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.11
  WP- Hamulack. Balk- Reid.
T- 2-23. Att- 3,578.
Suns Shine Again-- Jacksonville banged out 14 hits and scored 12 times to smother the Chattanooga Lookouts 12-4. Scott Elbert improved to 4-2, working seven inning and striking out 10.

The Sun's big three -- Anthony Raglani, Tydus Meadows and Craig Brazell -- combined for eight hits in 14 at bats (.571) , knocking in nine of the dozen runs scored.

Tydus Meadows hit a leadoff homerun in the second inning to get Jacksonville on the board but Chattanooga tagged Elbert for a pair of home runs and took a 3-1 lead.

Meadows and Brazell had RBI doubles in the fourth inning to tie the game and Meadows untied it in the fifth when he drove home two runs with a two-run single.

Raglani got into the act in the seventh with a two-run double. Brazell later singled home another run for his 80th RBI, the best in the Southern League.

Raglani added his third RBI in the eighth and relief pitcher Casey Hoorelbeke and Adam Greenberg accounted for the final two runs batted in.

The victory improved Jacksonville to 74-39 overall and 26-17 in the second half. The season series with the Lookouts is tied at nine games each.

The Suns and Lookouts meet for game four tonight with RHP Danny Muegge facing the Lookouts' LHP Camilo Vazquez.
  Score by innings 
Jacksonville 010 220 322-12 
Chattanooga  030 000 001- 4 

  Jacksonville ab r h bi ave
Greenberg CF    4 2 2 1 .217
Hu SS           4 1 0 0 .260
Raglani RF      5 2 3 3 .244
Meadows LF      5 2 3 4 .306
Brazell 1B      4 1 2 2 .267
DeWitt 3B       5 1 0 0 .000
Rohan 2B        5 1 1 0 .267
Ellis C         4 2 1 0 .254
Elbert P        3 0 1 0 .364
 Bruce PH       1 0 0 0 .200
 Hoorelbeke P   1 0 1 1 .500
 Akin P         0 0 0 0 .000
   Totals      41 12 14 11
   Chattanooga 36  5  4  4

  2B- Meadows (8), Brazell (25), 
Raglani (17), Ellis (9). HR- Meadows 
(9). RBI- Meadows 4 (31), Brazell 2 
(80), Raglani 3 (36), Hoorelbeke (1), 
Greenberg (15). LOB- 9, Chattanooga 
3. DP- 2 (DeWitt and Brazell; DeWitt,
 Rohan and Brazell).

  Jacksonvillein h r-er bb so era
Elbert (4-2) 7.0 4 3-3 3 10 3.34
Hoorelbeke   1.0 0 0-0 1  1 1.45
Akin         1.0 1 1-1 1  0 3.15
  HBP- Ellis, Hu. T- 2-50. Att- 2,371.
Rally Falls Short-- Trailing 5-1, Vero Beach fought back to tie the game only to lose 8-6 to the Sarasota Reds. Juan Apodaca drove in three runs and Drew Locke collected three hits for the Dodgers.

Sarasota built a 5-1 lead against starter Alberto Bastardo. Eloy Gutierrez put the Dodgers on the board with a two-out single in the fifth.

Cory Dunlap opened the sixth with a one-out single. Drew Locke followed with a base hit and Xavier Paul singled in Dunlap. One out later Apodaca doubled in two runs and eventually scored when Jamie Hoffmann reached on an error to tie it at five.

The Reds scored single runs in the seventh, eighth and ninth. Eight different Sarasota batters knocked in a run.

Vero's last run came in the eighth when Xavier Paul walked and Russ Mitchell singled. Apodaca's grounder scored Paul.

Vero travels to Ft. Myers tonight.
  Score by innings
Sarasota   120 101 111-8
Vero Beach 000 014 010-5 

  Vero Beach ab r h bi ave
Gutierrez, DH 4 0 1 1 .200
Justis SS     5 0 1 0 .333
Gonzalez 2B   5 0 0 0 .260
Dunlap 1B     4 1 1 0 .254
Locke LF      5 1 3 0 .284
Paul RF       3 2 1 1 .300
Mitchell 3B   3 0 1 0 .167
Apodaca C     4 2 2 3 .200
Hoffmann CF   1 0 0 0 .260
  Totals     34 5 10 5
  Sarasota   39 8 10 8

  Errors- Justis, Mitchell. 2B- 
Locke (11), Apodaca (2). RBI- 
Gutierrez (1), Paul (43), Apodaca 
3 (6). LOB- Vero Beach 8, Sarasota 
6. SB- Paul (17).

  Vero Beach   in h r-er bb so era
Bastardo       5.1 7 5-5 2 6 4.56
Castillo (3-5) 3.2 3 3-2 1 3 6.51
  HBP- Mitchell, Hoffmann.
T- 2-59. Att- 566.
Fish Lose Late-- Columbus rammed five runs across in the sixth inning to take a 5-3 lead but Lexington scored the last five runs to earn an 8-5 victory.

Adam Godwin had three of the team's nine hits and was the only Columbus batter to earn more than one.

Arismendy Castillo worked the first six innings and allowed six hits and five Lexington runs. Jordan Pratt (5-4) gave up the winning run in the eighth and took the loss.

Bridger Hunt opened the big sixth inning with a single and stole second (#9), moving to third when the catcher's throw was wild. Ivan De Jesus knocked him in with a ground ball.

Then in quick order, Travis Denker doubled, Anthony Harper singled and Lucas May hit a sacrifice fly allowing Denker to score. Jason Mooneyham was hit by pitch, Adam Godwin singled to score Harper and Mooneyham scored on a balk. Chris Jensen knocked in the final run with a single.
  Score by innings
Columbus  000 005 000-5
Lexington 010 022 01x-6

  Columbus  ab r h bi ave
Hunt CF      5 1 1 0 .333
De Jesus SS  4 0 1 1 .285
Denker 2B    5 1 1 0 .258
Harper C     5 1 1 0 .311
May DH       3 0 0 1 .253
Mooneyham 1B 3 1 1 0 .248
Godwin LF    4 1 3 1 .266
Jensen RF    4 0 1 1 .171
JRivera 3B   3 0 0 0 .188
  Totals    36 5 9 4
  Lexington 28 6 6 6

  Error-Castillo. 2B- Denker (7).
RBI- De Jesus (36), May (61), 
Godwin (25), Jensen (3). SF- May.
LOB- Columbus 8, Lexington 12.
SB- Hunt (9).

  Columbus  in h r-er bb so era
Castillo    6.0 6 5-5 6 3 4.73
Pratt (5-4) 1.2 0 1-1 5 0 5.40
Preziosi    0.0 0 0-0 1 0 0.00
Brooks      0.1 0 0-0 0 1 0.00
  WP- Castillo, Pratt 2.
T- 2:50. Att- 6,536.
Morris loses 4th game-- Bryan Morris, the Dodgers second first-round choice in June's draft seems to have games in which he either gives up a hit or strikes the man out. There appears to be very little middle ground. It happened again Sunday and as a result Orem ended Ogden's three-game winning streak by edging the Raptors 4-3.

Morris went five innings in which he struck out seven. He also gave up seven hits and walked one while being reached for all four runs to be pinned with his fourth defeat against a sole victory.

So far this season, he 's thrown 36 innings in which he's fanned 46 men but also been kicked around for 43 hits.

Carlos Santana hit a two-run homer in the fourth for the Raptors, his second of the season, while Matt Berezay had two hits. The other Raptor run came in the third as Tommy Giles doubled, moved up on an error and scored on a double-play grounder.

Paul Coleman followed Morris by pitching four scoreless innings, yielding only two hits.
Now 3-5 in the second half, Ogden is three behind in the Pioneer League South. - Bill Shelley
  Score by innings 
Orem  100 300 000-4 
Ogden 001 200 000-3 

  Ogden     ab r h bi ave
Rogowski LF  3 0 0 0 .295
MRivera SS   4 0 0 0 .247
Berezay DH   4 1 2 0 .296
Santana RF   4 1 1 2 .324
Bell 3B      3 0 1 0 .301
Taloa 1B     3 0 1 0 .276
 Jackson PR  0 0 0 0 .143
Giles CF     2 1 1 0 .269
Van Slyke CF 2 0 0 0 .222
Soto 2B      3 0 0 0 .256
M-Stullz C   3 0 0 0 .211
  Totals    31 3 6 2
  Orem      35 4 9 4

  Errors- Morris 2. 2B- Giles (4), 
Berezay (5), Bell (11). HR- 
Santana (2). S- Taloa. LOB- 
Ogden 4, Orem 6. SB- Rogowski (11).

  Ogden         in h r-er bb so era
Morris (L, 1-4) 5.0 7 4-4 2 7 4.71
Coleman         4.0 2 0-0 0 1 2.61
  WP- Morris 2. T- 2-18. Att- 1,778.
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