Re: Friday, June 8, 2012, Minor-League Updates
Louisville Vs. the Syracuse Chiefs (in Syracuse)
Louisville Top of the 1st
Joey Gathright lines out softly to left 1 down.
Willie Harris singles on a soft fly ball to center field.
Throwing error on the pickoff attempt, Willie Harris to 2nd.
Neftali Soto strikes out swinging. Say it ain't So-to.
Mike Costanzo pops out to third baseman Carlos Rivero in foul territory.
Syracuse Bottom of the 1st
Feierabend gets Corey Brown to strike out swinging.
Fly out to left 2 down.
Former Royal Mark Teahen doubles past Danny Dorn in left.
Feierabend strikes out Carroll swinging.
Louisville Top of the 2nd
Rhinehart singles on a bunt to third.
Puckett pops out to first.
Dorn strikes out swinging.
Dioner Navarro homers, his second, scoring 2.
Ryan Feierabend strikes out swinging. Bats lead 2-0
Syracuse Bottom of the 2nd
Feierabend gives the homer right back to the leadoff hitter.
He gets a pop out to first and the next batter swinging on strikes. 2 down.
A line shot is caught by Puckett at second for the third out.
Bats 2-1 after 2.
Bats Top 3
Gathright doubles to right. Harris flies to right and Joey goes to 3rd.
Soto grounds out 6-3 and Costanzo (remember him?) grounds out to first base unassisted.
Costanzo kills rallies at AAA too.
Chiefs Bottom 3
Feierabend allows a leadoff homer for the second inning.
Then he strikes out the next batter before allowing a double to left.
He fans Teahen for the 2nd out and gets a 1-3 comebacker to end the inning.
Still 2-1 Bats end of 3
Louisville Top of the 4th
Rhinehart doubles to right. Puckett flies to center but Rinehart advances to 3rd.
Dorn knocks in Rhinehart with a sac fly. 2 out.
Dioner Navarro singles on a sharp line drive to right and Feierabend strikes out.
Syracuse Bottom of the 4th
Feierabend walks the leadoff hitter. Ryan seems to have trouble with leadoff hitters.
Ryan then picks the runner off and after a rundown he's tagged out.
The he walks the next 2 and gives up a single loading the bases.
He gets a soft fly that can't advance the runners but then he gives up a Grand Slam to Corey Brown. 5-3 Chiefs.
Final batter flies to center. 3 down
Louisville Top of the 5th
Joey Gathright flies out to center, Harris walks.
Neftali Soto flies out to right and Harris gets picked off for out #3
Syracuse Bottom of the 5th
Feierabend allows consecutive singles, runners at first and 3rd.
They catch Teahen trying to steal home. Teahen of all people. 1 down.
Next batter singles to score another, though. 6-3 Chiefs.
Josh Judy replaces Ryan Feierabend, batting 9th.
He gets a 6-4 force, then walks the next batter. Finally Judy gets a 6-3 out to end the inning.
Louisville Top of the 6th
Costanzo grounds out, 4-3 then Rhinehart singles right.
Puckett grounds into a force out, 4-6. Dorn Ks.
Syracuse Bottom 6
Judy gets a 6-3 grounder then 2 Ks for a quick inning.
Louisville Top of the 7th
Dioner Navarro walks. Rojas pinch hits for Judy and Ks. Using Rojas as a pinch hitter seems contradictory. Rojas??
Gathright singles to right sending Navarro to 2nd.
Chiefs change pitchers
Harris flies out to center, Navarro tags and goes to 3rd.
Soto grounds into a force out, 5-4.
Syracuse Bottom of the 7th
Scott Carroll replaces Josh Judy
Gives up a single then a throwing error on the pickoff attempt, runner to 2nd.
Strikes out the batter. 1 down.
Walks the next guy. I think they just hate leaving first open.
Next batter grounds into a force out, 3-6, runner to 3rd.
Carroll gets a tapper in front of the dish, Navarro throws to Soto 3 down.
Louisville Top of the 8th
Costanzo lines out softly to third, Rhinehart flies to left, Puckett strikes out swinging. Another 1 liner.
Syracuse Bottom of the 8th
Carroll gets a 5-3 grounder. A 4-3 grounder, then a grounder unassisted to Soto. 1-2-3. At last
Louisville Top 9 - Bats last chance
Danny Dorn grounds out, 4-3 and Navarro repeats the process. 2 down.
Felix Perez pinch hits for Scott Carroll and pops to the catcher in foul ground.
Chiefs win 6-3. Grandslams will do that to you.