AAA: New Orleans 5, Omaha 4
L: Roberto Giron (0-2, 4.82)
HR: Jorge Padilla (3)
|CF Joey Gathright||4||0||1||0||0||0||0||1||1||.301|
|1B Billy Butler||4||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||.340|
|LF Mitch Maier||4||1||1||0||0||0||0||1||2||.274|
|C Matt Tupman||2||0||1||0||0||0||1||2||0||.278|
The Royals lost the final game of a four-game set in New Orleans, dropping the series, three games to one. Billy Butler continued to hit, stroking a double in the first inning. Mike Aviles is in the midst of a 7-game hitting streak, and during that time he has hit .406. In the loss, 25-year old Matt Wright started the game and threw six scoreless innings while allowing four hits. Omaha returns home on Monday to face Oklahoma.
AA: Arkansas 5, Wichita 3
L: Michael Connolly (2-1, 5.03)
|C Adam Donachie||4||0||2||2||0||0||1||0||1||.207|
Wichita fell to Tulsa on Sunday to split the four game set at two games apiece. After a cold start, catcher Adam Donachie has been swinging a better bat as of late, hitting .265 in his last 10 games. Reliever Gabe DeHoyos has not allowed a run now in his last six appearances, and has only allowed runs in one of his 12 appearances so far this season.
The Wilmington Blue Rocks had the day off on Sunday. They return home on Monday sporting a 21-21 record, where they will begin a series against Potomac.
Low A: Burlington 7, South Bend 1
W: Jason Godin (1-1, 2.10), S: Josh Cribb (1)
HR: Alvi Morel (2)
|LF Joseph Dickerson||4||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||.274|
|CF Alvi Morel||4||1||3||0||0||1||4||0||0||.230|
|Jason Godin (W, 1-1)||6.0||5||1||1||1||4||0||2.10|
|Josh Cribb (S, 1)||3.0||1||0||0||1||3||0||4.45|
After no wins last year, Jason Godin finally earned his first professional victory on Sunday, throwing a six inning gem in which he allowed only five hits and one run. Josh Cribb finished the game, going three innings while allowing only two baserunners, earning his first save. The 17-23 Bees square off against Great Lakes to begin a four game set on Monday.