Franco hits the ball well but it is hauled in by Godwin in left. 1 down.
Mendez up for the pitcher. Slow roller to 3rd. Snyder flips to 1st. 2 down.
Harris lines his second hit of the game to center for a single.
Blanco goes down on a swing and a miss. 3 down.
Shearn 5ip 3h 0r 0bb 3k
*Side note:So far on this road trip (five games) the ERA for the Louisville starters is 1.00 (not including today's game).
Middle of the order for Richmond.
Prado draws the first walk of the game from Shearn.
Escobar grounds a single through the hole between 3rd and short.
Stone on in relief. That's all for Shearn.
T.J. Bond moves the runners up with a sacrifice. 1 down.
Clark intentionally walked to juice the bases.
Cannizares grounds into an inning-ending DP (6-4-3).
Entering inning number 7. 1 run lead for the Bats.
Votto facing McBride. 2 for 17 so far on the road trip. Strike 3 called.
Herr lines a base hit into left.
Wise shoots a line drive into right for his second hit of the game. 1st and 2nd.
Earl Snyder (207 career minor league dingers) walks to fill the bases.
Machado lifts a sac fly to left. Wise scores. 2-0 Bats. 2 down.
Conway strikes out.
Seventh inning stretch. Louisville 2 Richmond 0.
*Side Note:Five of the Eight Louisville starters came into today's game looking up at the Mendoza line. Eek.
Franco grounds out to Snyder at 3rd. 1 down.
Timmons batting for McBride. Rolls to Herr for out number 2.
Brian Shackelford relieves Stone carrying an ERA over 19.
Shack promptly hits the first batter he faces. Sound familiar?
Blanco skies to CF for the 3rd out so no harm no foul.
Wes Wilkerson (30 year old who pitched for the Marlins' AAA ballclub in 2006)on to pitch for the Bats.
Prado reaches on a walk.
Escobar grounds to Bannon at short who throws wildly into right field. Runners on 2nd and 3rd. (scored a single and an error - radio announcer disagrees saying it was an error all the way)
Bond draws a walk to load the bases.
Fifth pitcher for the Bats coming on. Jason Kershner
Clark steps in. Swing and a miss. 1 down.
Weird play. Both managers with beefs. Stay tuned. Wow. The end result is a two run sacrifice fly. Crosby hauls in a deep fly ball and falls down. Runners from 2nd and 3rd both tag to come in and score. Bats thought runner on second left early. Braves thought Crosby did not hold on to ball. Appeal at second denied. It's all tied at 2. 2 down.
Runner on first picked off. 3 down.
Gutierrez up and then promptly down on strikes. 1 down.
Conway receives a free pass and strolls to first but is erased on another unsuccessful hit and run try. 2 down.
Jeff Bannon flies deep to left but caught on the warning track.