Diamonds in the Rough 7-10-18

HR Roll Call: Nick Heath (2), Freddy Fermin (1), Reed Rohlman (3), Jose Caraballo (2)

BPKC Hitter of the Day: Reed Rohlman 3-5 2R, 3b, HR, 7 RBI

BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Julio Pinto 1 IP 1 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 2 K 15p/11k

WilmingtonWilmington Blue Rocks 8 Frederick Keys 3

Outfielder Nick Heath opened the game with a solo home run off Baltimore’s Chris Tillman to start the game and, from there, the runs kept coming. The Rocks scored six runs off the major league starter, getting four runs in the second inning with the aid of a pair of walks, a hit by pitch, ane error and a Vance Vizcaino single. Starter Nolan Watson was the beneficiary of the runs, working around 10 hits in seven innings while getting by with just three runs allowed to earn his second High-A win.

D.J. Burt: 2-4 RBI
Vance Vizcaino: 2-4 2R, RBI
Rudy Martin: 1-3 R, RBI

BurlingtonDanville Braves 10 Burlington Royals 5

Starter Randy Acevedo struggled in his start, giving up 11 hits and a pair of walks while allowing six runs in five innings. The offense got within 7-5 thanks to a big night at the plate by Freddy Fermin who had two doubles and a home run while scoring two runs and driving in three more. Unfortunately, reliever Emmanuel Estevez gave up three runs to put the game out of reach of the offense.

Rhett Aplin: 2-4 RBI
Juan Carlos Negret: 1-4 R, 2b, CS
Freddy Fermin: 3-4 2-2b, HR

Idaho fallsIdaho Falls Chukars 15 Helena Brewers 8

One of those Pioneer League high scoring affairs broke out on Tuesday night in Idaho Falls with the two teams combining for 23 runs. The Chukars outslugged the Brewers connecting on 17 hits, walking six times and scoring 15 runs. The 2-5 hitters combined for 13 of the hits and 11 of the runs scored including seven runs driven in by Reed Rohlman who finished a double shy of the cycle. Starter J.C. Cloney improved to 5-0 despite giving up five runs while allowing a pair of home runs. The win kept the Chukars one game back of Ogden in the division race.

Kyle Isbel: 3-4 4R, SB (12)
Nathan Eaton: 4-4 3R, 3b, 3 RBI, BB, SB
Angel Medina: 3-5 2R, 2b, RBI

Tuesday Boxscores

Wednesday Probables
NW Arkansas – Arnaldo Hernandez 0-0 3.84 ERA 1.53 WHIP
Wilmington – Dan Tillo 3-2 3.93 ERA 1.31 WHIP
Lexington – TBD
Burlington – Bryar Johnson 1-1 10.38 ERA 2.08 WHIP
Idaho Falls – TBD

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