Reineke gives up consecutive home runs to start the sixth and tie the game at 7.
Burton relieves and strikes out the side (with a walk mixed in).
Dickerson leads off the 7th with a bomb. Bats retake the lead 8-7. Valaika follows with a double. Dickerson now batting .500 for Louisville. 2-3 tonight with a walk. Sutton draws a walk. 1st and 2nd nobody out.
Is Chapman on a set schedule? Is he going to pitch tonight?
Denove singles to load the bases and GMJ brings one home with another base knock. A Valaika force play makes it 10-7. Alonso GIDP to end the threat. 10-7 Bats middle of the 7th.
Tzu-Kai Chiu makes his initial appearance as a Dragon and hurls a scoreless frame. Dayton trailing 8-1 in the 9th.
Lynchburg gave up 5 runs in the third and lost 5-1.
Carolina leading 7 nothing. They post a four-spot on singles by Kahaulelio and Castro, an error on a sac bunt, a hbp, and a bases-clearing double by Terrero.
Jared Burton tacks on a second scoreless frame. 10-7 bats top of the 8th.
Ok Chris Dickerson is ready. His second jack of the night. Bats leading 11-7. My bad. Balentien was pinch-hitting for Dickerson. Wlad's 16th on the season.
Balentien hits a pinch hit home run!
Aroldis Chapman on.
Fire up the Yorman Rodriguez fan club, 2-2, stolen base, and another RBI. Now gives him 21 rbi's in 17 games played.
Chapman Ks the first hitter on four pitches. Chapman Ks the second batter but an error on Denove allows the runner to reach first. Fly ball to center. Two down, runner on first. Pop up to the catcher retires the side. 17 pitches, 11 strikes, 4 outs.
Last edited by texasdave; 07-22-2010 at 11:15 PM.
Chapman for Bray swap? I am all for it