Around the System - May 12
Thunder infielder Justin Snyder went 2-for-6 with an RBI during the doubleheader, the beginning and end of his brief foray into Triple-A. Here's the amazing part: He played center field in both games. David Winfree was 3-for-6 with three RBIs in the double-dip. Jon Weber and Chad Huffman each had two hits in the nightcap. Mark Melancon struck out six in 2 1/3 innings to earn the win in Game 2. Jesus Montero had his first RBI since May 6.
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High-A: Fort Myers 2, Tampa 1
The most important part of this game was Andrew Brackman's line: 4 2/3 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K. This marks Brackman's first start without allowing an earned run since May 31, 2009. Craig Heyer gave up one run in his 3 1/3 frames, but that was enough to get him the loss. Jack Rye was 2-for-4 with a double; his average stands at .370. Walter Ibarra also had a double, and Neil Medchill had a triple.
Low-A: Charleston 6, Augusta 4
Yes, he allowed just two earned runs in his six-Charleston debut, but Jairo Heredia managed to give up an astounding 11 hits over six innings last night. He picked up the win. Ryan Flannery struck out four over the final 2 1/3 innings for the save. Justin Milo was 2-for-3 with an RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base. Jimmy Paredes and Ray Kruml each had doubles.