Memphis was only farm-club to win as the system went 1-3 W-L overall. Maikel Cleto tossed a 5-hitter through 6 innings of impressive scoreless work. Kolten Wong with another multi-hit game. Big southpaw Kevin Siegrist made his Triple-A debut in a brief relief stint.
Kolten Wong smacked three singles in 5 at bats and stolen his 5th bag of the season continuing to punish the ball when he makes contact. Wong is currently on a 10 game hit streak in that span he's hit .457/.500/.826 (21-for-46) with 3 HR's and 5 RBI's.
Ryan Jackson hit an RBI single and walked.
Brock Peterson was 2-5 with a double.
Jermaine Curtis hit an RBI two sacker and walked.
Rob Johnson was 3-4 with a home run and 3 RBI's.
Maikel Cleto pitched 6 impressive shutout innings by only walking three and striking out 2. This is a very encouraging outing for Cleto whom threw 91 pitches-55 for strikes that's a good ratio for a guy desperate to find control.
Kevin Siegrist pitched 2 scoreless innings while striking out 2 in his Triple-A debut. If Siegrist dominates Triple-A hitters like he did Double-A hitters you could see him in the big leagues before long if a need for a left handed specialist opens up.
Eric Fornataro pitched a scoreless 9th in relief.
Mike O'Neill singled twice. Seems like every night he contributes getting on base either walking more than once or singling to get on base what he does exceptionally well.
Chris Swauger was 2-4 with a double.
Xavier Scruggs hit an RBI double.
Starlin Rodriguez went deep for the 4th time this season it was a 2-run shot. Nice to see him using that bat speed to hit for power.
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Jake Lemmerman hit a solo homer his 5th on the season.
Seth Blair gave up 10 hits on 5 earned runs in 5 innings only walked 1 and struck out 5. The lone walk signifies he was around the plate often that's a good sign.
Keith Butler remains to not be scored upon in 11 2/3 innings in Springfield after throwing a clean 9th.
Colin Walsh smacked in an RBI double.
Stephen Piscotty recorded 2 hits (2B and 1B) in 4 at bats.
Tyler Melling pitched 5 innings giving up 10 hits on 3 earned he walked 2 and struck out 2.
Not much offense for Peoria as they were shut down by Missouri native Pierce Johnson drafted last year as a sandwich pick for the Cubs.
Ildemaro Vargas was 2-4 with a double.
Carson Kelly had the most productive Peoria hit in which was sac fly.
Matthew Young the athletic outfielder in his full-season debut singled twice.
Tyrell Jenkins reverted back to the Jenkins of old by pitching 5 innings giving up 5 hits on 4 runs (3 earned) walked 4 and struck out 4. Positive thing is Jenkins was still able to manage to induce 8 groundouts in this outing.
Samuel Tuivailala pitched a scoreless frame struck out 1 batter.