A Bad Night Throughout The Organization

As if losing to Florida isn't bad enough, it was former Phillie Todd Jones picking up his first save of the season to lock in the win. In the minors, Scranton picked up the only win of the night for the organization, playing a game of long ball to beat Pawtucket.

Marlins 6, Phillies 4

Randy Wolf (1-3) struggled again, giving up four earned runs over five innings of work and Terry Adams and Geoff Geary also gave up a run each as the Marlins took the first game of the weekend series.

Jimmy Rollins and Mike Lieberthal led the offense with two hits each. Pat Burrell returned to the lineup and went 1-for-4.

Scranton 8, Pawtucket 6

Rob Tejeda struggled for the first time this season, lasting five innings and giving up five earned runs and Brian Sanches had his scoreless innings streak snapped at 10 2/3, but Scranton found a way to come from behind to beat Pawtucket.

The Red Barons posted seven runs in the top of the eighth and got homeruns from Marlon Byrd, Carlos Ruiz and Danny Sandoval. Byrd and Sandoval each drove in three runs.

Martire Franco, Dan Giese and Frank Perez shut down Pawtucket over the final three innings. Franco (2-0) got the win and Perez notched his fifth save of the year.

Bowie 3, Reading 2

Randy Ruiz bat was cooled off as he went "just" 1-for-4 against Bowie. Ryan Fleming hit his second homerun of the season for Reading.

Starter Allen Davis (2-2) didn't pitch badly, allowing two earned runs over 7 1/3 innings of work. He was victimized by some weak fielding as an error by Nate Grindell allowed the deciding run to score.

Tampa 7, Clearwater 6

Alan Webb pitched better in his second start for Clearwater than he did in his debut. Webb went 4 2/3 innings, giving up one run on four hits and no walks. Francisco Butto (0-1) didn't have a good outing though as he was hit for four earned runs in 1 1/3 innings of work.

Zach Norman drove in three runs with a pinch-hit double. Tim Moss and Carlos Leon each had two hits for the Threshers.

Greensboro 8, Lakewood 4

Carlos Carrasco (0-3) continued to struggle, giving up eght runs over 4 1/3 innings. Carrasco allowed 11 hits and one walk and gave up two homeruns on the night. Adam Shafer and Corey Dueitt kept Greensboro off the board for the final 3 2/3 innings.

Jason Jaramillo went 2-for-3 to extend his hitting streak to five games. He's hitting .474 over the span.


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