The Governor’s Cup will have to wait another dayBy
Triple-A Scranton (3-2 loss to Durham, walk-off style) SWB leads the best-of-five series 2-1 … all three games of the series have been decided on walk-off hits, as was the final game of the previous round for SWB … Phil Hughes vs Wade Davis in Game 4 tomorrow, pitching matchups in the minors don’t get any better
Justin Christian: 3 for 3, 2 R, 2 2B, 1 BB, 3 SB – what a stud
Bernie Castro: 0 for 2, 1 K
Juan Miranda: 2 for 4, 2 RBI, 1 K
Shelley Duncan & Chris Basak: both 0 for 3, 1 K – Shelley drew a walk
Ben Broussard & Eric Duncan: both 0 for 4, 3 K – yikes
Matt Carson & Chris Stewart: both 1 for 4, 1 K – Stewart allowed a passed ball
The Ghost of Kei Igawa: 6.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, 7-7 GB/FB, 1 E (throwing) – 71 of 105 pitches were strikes (67.6%)
David Robertson: 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, 0-1 GB/FB – 14 of 26 pitches were strikes (53.8%)
Six-Finger Perez: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Double-A Trenton is tied at one in the best-of-five Eastern League Championship series with the Akron Aeros (Indians). Chris Garcia George Kontos gets the ball in Game 3 tomorrow.
High-A Tampa’s season is over; they did not qualify for the playoffs. The Daytona Cubs won the league championship.
Low-A Charleston’s season is over; they did not qualify for the playoffs. The Augusta Green Jackets (Giants) won the league championship.
Short Season Staten Island’s season is over; they were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs. The Jamestown Jammers (Marlins) will take on the Batavia Muckdogs (Cards) in the best-of-three NY-Penn League Championship series.
The Rookie GCL Yanks’ season is over. The GCL Phils won the league championship.