I'm going to be gone the rest of this weekend, so I'm going to catch up here but then I'll be off until Tuesday.
The Ronny Cedeño PCL Reign of Terror continues as the I-Cubs beat the New Orleans Zephyrs, 8-3.
Cedeño went 4 for 5 with an RBI and scoring twice. Cedeño's batting average in the PCL is now at .397. Eric Patterson went 2 for 5.
Mandatory Josh Kroeger update: 2 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored
Ryan O'Malley started and had one of his better starts recently, although he didn't get the win. He gave up two runs on six hits and three walks in five innings. He struck out three.
Carmen Pignatiello vultured the win by giving up a run on a solo home run in his inning of work. Billy Petrick tossed two shutout innngs of relief.
It's an old story. Mark Holliman threw six strong innings for the Smokies, but he unfortunately started the seventh inning and that led to a 5-3 Smokies loss to the Huntsville Stars
Holliman's threw a total of 6.1 innings. He gave up five runs (four earned) on seven hits and two walks. He struck out five.
Rocky Roquet struck out two in 1.2 innings of perfect relief.
Matt Craig went 3 for 4 with a double, two RBI and scored a run.
The D-Cubs lost to the St. Lucie Mets, 6-1.
Starter Jesse Estrada took the loss. He gave up three runs on eight hits and four walks in 4.2 innings.
Third baseman Kyle Reynolds went 2 for 4 with a double.
Peoria made four errors and got beat by the Kane County Cougars, 7-1.
Starter Robert Hernandez pitched five innings and gave up two runs. He surrendered seven hits. He stuck out two and walked no one.
Second baseman Jonathan Mota, DH Blake Lalli and center fielder Matt Camp each had two hits.
The errors were made by Mota, Camp, shortsop Nate Samson and first baseman Derek Schermerhorn (that's no fun to spell.)
The Hawks have a winning streak! They bombed the Everett Aqua Sox, 17-5.
Starter Alberto Cabrera got his first win of the year. He went 6.1 innings and gave up two runs on five hits. He struck out five and walked nobody.
A lot of big nights with the bats last night. First baseman Steve Clevinger went 4 for 5 with two doubles and two RBI. Center fielder Jonathan Wyatt only went 1 for 2, but he walked four times and scored three runs. Right fielder Kyler Burke went 3 for 4.
The Hawks walked 11 times on the night.
Rocky Cherry pitched a perfect inning in a rehab start.