Milwaukee Brewers Minors: Trio of Homers led to Missions win
The San Antonio Missions hit the ball nicely to pick up the win, while the Biloxi Shuckers got postponed and both Class-A teams had a tough night. Let’s find out what else happened throughout the Milwaukee Brewers organization on May 9th.
San Antonio Missions (19-15) vs. New Orleans Baby Cakes (18-16)
Three home runs and solid pitching lead to the Milwaukee Brewers Triple-A affiliate to a 5-4 victory against the Baby Cakes.
Mauricio Dubon got the scoring going with a solo shot in the first inning. He finished the game with a home run and double while scoring two runs. David Freitas had a solo shot in the second inning, finishing the night 2-for-3. The third home run came courtesy of a two run shot by Tyler Saladino in the fifth inning.
Thomas Jankins got the win, going six strong with just two runs allowed on four hits. He also helped his cause, driving in a run in the fourth inning.
Alex Wilson got the save, closing out the last out in the eighth and the ninth.
Tomorrow the Missions finish the home stand against the Baby Cakes, but then head to New Orleans for four more games.
Biloxi Shuckers (17-16) vs. Montgomery Biscuits (19-13)
Thursday game was postponed and the Shuckers will play a doubleheader on Friday. It is also Star Wars night!
Class A Advanced
Carolina Mudcats (19-14) vs. Fayetteville Woodpeckers (16-18)
Carolina has just five hits while allowing 12 to the Woodpeckers to drop the series finale 4-2.
Eddie Silva has two hits, including a double. Joantgel Segovia was 1-for-4 with a run scored. Ryan Aguilar scored the other run while reaching base on two walks.
Matt Smith got the loss after going 2 2/3 innings with three runs allowed. Christian Taugner was good in 4 1/3 innings of work allowing just one run. J.T. Hintzen was scoreless in his two innings pitched.
Tomorrow the Mudcats welcome the Myrtle Beach Pelicans to Five County Stadium.
Wisconsin TimberRattlers (13-18) vs. Lake County Captains (19-13)
The Rattlers welcomed the Captains to Appleton, but Lake County got the best of them in a 6-3 loss.
Four players had two hits, Jesus Lujano, David Fry, Je’Von Ward, and Antonio Pinero. However those eight hits accounted for just two runs driven in. Brice Turang drove in the other run for the Rattlers on a sacrifice groundout.
Logan Gillaspie went five really strong innings, allowing just one run on four hits and had five K’s.