Minor League Report - April 9, 2004

For the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Red Barons, their early visit to Canada is not a success. For the second day in a row, the Ottawa Lynx beat Scranton. Plus, a look at the Reading Phillies, Clearwater Threshers and Lakewood BlueClaws.

Top Performances

Ottawa 6, Scranton 2

Jose Leon's second homerun in as many games helped to beat Scranton. Chase Utley homered for the Red Barons, while Bud Smith struggled on the mound.

Reading at Akron

Dunedin 12, Clearwater 2

Mike Schmidt will have to keep looking for his first managerial win. The Threshers have started the season 0-2 and the pitching has been smacked around in each of the losses.

Kannapolis 9, Lakewood 6

Top Performances

Chase Utley (SWB) 1-4, solo homerun
Lou Collier (SWB) 2-4
Seung Lee (SWB) 2 IP, 0 H, 1 BB, 1 K
Miguel Quintana (RDG) 3-5, SB
Danny Gonzalez (RDG) 2-4, 2B, RBI
Rob Tejeda (RDG) 5 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
Matt Squires (RDG) 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Ryan Barthelemy (CLW) 3-4, hitting .761
John Castellano (CLW) 2-4, hitting .500
Chris Roberson (CLW) 2-5, hitting .389

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