L – Lee (0-2)
HR – Gold (18)
59-58, 3.0 GB
Right fielder Kevin Mahar (.267/.291/.383) paced the RedHawks with three hits – including a double – in four at-bats.
SS Tug Hulett (1/2, 2B, 3 BB), 2B Desi Relaford (2/3, BB) and 3B Travis Metcalf (2/3) all reached multiple times.
First baseman Nate Gold added a home run, his 18th of the season.
Starter Chris Baker allowed four runs in five innings, walking none and striking out four.
Derek Lee suffered the loss despite yielding only one run in three innings of relief work.
W – Shoemaker (3-2)
SV – Ingram (24)
HR – Boggs (15), Davis (4)
26-20, 0.0 GB
Third baseman Chris Davis (.303/.348/.589 in 109 games) continued to rip the ball in Double-A, as he was 2-for-5 with a home run, his fourth in 10 games with the RoughRiders.
CF Brandon Boggs (.270/.393/.512) also hit a home run to snap a 1-for-19 start to August.
Vicente Padilla surrendered one run on three hits and three walks in 2 1/3 innings in his rehab start. He was bailed out by Scott Shoemaker, who allowed two runs in four innings.
Second baseman German Duran added two singles and a double while DH Taylor Teagarden singled three times and walked once.
W – Batista (6-2)
HR – Ramirez (3)
19-28, 9.5 GB
The Blaze tossed their first shutout since July 12 on Friday evening in San Jose.
Starting pitcher Kendy Batista yielded only three hits in seven scoreless innings, walking one and striking out eight.
Max Ramirez, who is 17-for-46 with Bakersfield, hit his 15th home run of the season in the game's fourth inning.
Shortstop Elvis Andrus (2/3, BB) and third baseman John Whittleman (2/4, 2B) had two hits apiece.
L – Dennis (0-2)
19-28, 9.5 GB
The L-Kings lost the game, but Zach Phillips turned in one of his best performances of the season.
Like A-ball counterpart Kendy Batista, Phillips allowed three hits in seven shutout frames. He walked none and struck out nine.
Auburn product Chris Dennis picked up the loss after coughing up four runs – three earned – without recording an out in the eighth.
CF David Paisano brought his batting average back to an even .200 with one single in three trips.
W – Falcon (4-1)
SV – Laughter (6)
22-28, 0.5 GB
Third baseman Renny Osuna was the only Indian with multiple hits, as he was 3-for-4 with a double and a free pass.
Starting pitcher Evan Reed gave up two unearned runs over four innings, allowing two hits, walking three, and fanning five.
Neftali Feliz bounced back from a rough outing to strike out five batters in two shutout innings He gave up one hit and walked one.
W – Font (2-2)
6-5, 2.5 GB
Wilmer Font blanked the AZL Brewers for five innings, yielding only one hit. He walked two and struck out six.
Recently demoted back to the Arizona League, 18-year-old third baseman Johan Yan was 2-for-4 with a double.
Michael Ortiz (1/5), Emmanuel Solis (1/2), Jake Kaase (2/3), and Julio Gonzalez (1/4) also doubled.
LF R.J. Anderson singled twice in five at-bats.
Relief pitchers Eleno Soto and Kennil Gomez each hurled two hitless innings. Gomez allowed an unearned run.