Across the Affiliates 08/28/07

Columbus split a doubleheader with Indianapolis, getting shutout 7-0 in game one and returning the favor 3-0 in game two (box1/box2).

Matt Chico took the loss in game one, allowing four runs on eight hits and a walk over five innings of work with four strikeouts. The Clippers only managed four singles on offense, one each by CF Ryan Langerhans, RF Abraham Nunez, 3B Brent Abernathy, and SS Manny Alexander. In the second game, Levale Speigner and three relievers combined on a five-hit shutout. Speigner pitched the first four innings allowing three hits and two walks with two strikeouts. Jon Albaladejo picked up the win with one inning of relief striking out two. Winston Abreu struck out one in his inning of work. And, Chris Booker picked up his 30th save of the season striking out two in the seventh. Langerhans was 1/3 with a double and a run scored. Abernathy was 1/4 with one RBI. And 1B, Larry Broadway was 2/3 with a solo home run, his eleventh of the season. Notes: It appears that RHRP Hector Carrasco was released from Columbus to make a space for Perez.

Tonight: RHP Beltran Perez (NR) takes on Indianapolis LHP Michael Tejera (8-4, 3.93) at 7:00PM

Harrisburg rallied back from an early 7-1 deficit, scoring ten unanswered runs to dump the Erie Seawolves 11-7 (box/gamer). The Senators fell behind early as starting pitcher Mike O’Connor was touched up for three home runs among his nine hits over four innings. O’Connor was charged with seven earned runs. Devin Perrin picked up the win in relief, going two scoreless, striking out three. Zech Zinicola picked up his sixth save on the season with three perfect innings striking out two. DH Tony Blanco (2/4) hit a two-run home run in his return from the DL (OF Dee Brown was placed on the DL making a space for Blanco). CA Luke Montz was 1/4 with a home run and three RBI. 1B Dan Dement was 1/4 with three RBI. And, CF Roger Bernadina was 3/5 with a double, one RBI and two runs scored.

Tonight: LHP Jeremy Plexico (1-5, 4.55) versus Erie RHP Andrew Kown (5-8, 4.63) at 6:35PM

Potomac completed the four-game sweep of Myrtle Beach, winning the suspended first game 6-0 and holding off a late Pelicans charge for a 4-3 win in the regularly scheduled game (box1/box2/gamer). Ross Detwiler took over for Sunday starter Craig Stammen and showed signs of what made Detwiler a first round selection in 2007. Detwiler kept the Pelicans off-balance for six innings, allowing only two hits and one walk while striking out three. Detwiler let his defense help him out, inducing nine groundball outs. RF Mike Daniel was 2/4 with a pair of runs scored. 2B Matt Rogelstad was 1/2 with a double, run scored and three RBI. DH Marvin Lowrance was 3/3 with a home run and three RBI. In the second game, Cory VanAllen struck out eight Pelicans in his five innings of work, allowing only one run on five hits. CF Justin Maxwell was 2/3 with a double and one RBI. Matt Rogelstad was 2/2 with a triple and a run scored. And DH Devin Ivany was 0/2 but socred once and drove in two runs. Notes: The Potomac News profiled Justin Maxwell.

Tonight: Potomac opens up their final home series of the season against Lynchburg at 7:35PM. RHP Brad Meyers (0-0, 9.00) matches up with RHP Todd Redmond (7-10, 4.62)

Hagerstown ended up splitting the four-game home & home with Lakewood, losing both games in Hagerstown including Monday’s 3-1 defeat (box/gamer). Yunior Novoa picked up his 12th loss of the season allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits over six innings of work. Novoa struck out five ‘Claws hitters without walking a batter. Yader Peralta pitched the final three scoreless innings allowing only one hit. CF Francisco Plasencia was 2/4 with a solo home run for the Suns.

Tonight: Hagerstown opens a three-game home series with Delmarva with tonight’s 7:05PM game. RHP Erik Arnesen (5-7, 5.22) takes un RHP Kyle Schmidt (6-8, 3.69)

Vermont was swept away at home by Brooklyn as the bullpen faltered in a 7-6 loss (box/gamer). Colton Willems pitched a solid five shutout innings scattering six hits and two walks with one strikeout. Randy Matias took the loss allowing four runs on three hits and two walks in only 1 1/3 innings. Luke Pisker struck out the side in the ninth. LF Boomer Whiting was 2/5 with two RBI and two stolen bases. SS Dan Lyons was 1/2 with one RBI and one stolen base. DH Aaron Seuss was 2/5 with three RBI. RF Michael Burgess was 0/3 with a pair of walks ond one run scored.

Tonight: RHP Hassan Pena (4-4, 3.86) opens Vermont’s series at Tri-City against RHP Carlos Ladeuth (0-4, 2.94)

The GCL Nationals wrapped up their season with a 2-2 tie with the GCL Marlins (box). Brad Peacock started going two innings allowing one run on two hits while striking out two. Justin Phillabaum pitched three scoreless innings allowing only one hit and one walk while stirking out two. SS Frank Cruz was 1/2 with a walk and a stolen base. RF Yhonson Lopez was 1/3 with a two-run home run.

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