Minor League Recap: July 8th | Disciples of Uecker

Disciples of Uecker

We'd like to go to the Playoffs, that would be cool.

Helena outfielder Elvis Rubio went 4-for-5 with two doubles on Tuesday night. (Photo: Brad Krause)

NASHVILLE 4, Memphis 2

After getting no-hit through the first six innings, the Sounds bats finally came to life as they put up three runs in the seventh on their way to a 4-2 win. Hector Gomez and Pete Orr each homered for Nashville and Matt Clark added a double. Taylor Jungmann got the start and went five innings, giving up two runs. Alfredo Figaro followed and went two scoreless to earn the win with Jeremy Jeffress working the final two shutout innings for the save.

Jackson 7, HUNTSVILLE 4

In a game completed early due to rain, Huntsville fell to Jackson 7-4. Andy Moye took the loss after allowing six runs in five innings of work. Kevin Shackelford pitched the sixth and final inning, giving up a run. D’Vontrey Richardson doubled and tripled in two at bats and Shea Vucinich homered and knocked in three runs.

BREVARD COUNTY 2, Lakeland 9

Brevard County got a pair of home runs from Victor Roache but those would be their only two runs of the game as they fell to Lakeland 9-2. Jorge Lopez started and went five innings, allowing six runs and was charged with the loss. Jose Sermo reached base three times in four plate appearances. He singled twice and drew a walk while Alfredo Rodriguez and Nathan Orf each added two base hits.

WISCONSIN 5, Cedar Rapids 15

The Timber Rattlers gave up 15 runs on 19 hits and lost to Cedar Rapids 15-5. Tristan Archer took the loss after giving up seven runs in three and two-thirds innings. Taylor Brennan went 2-for-3 with a walk, a single and a home run while Chris McFarland singled and doubled in five at bats.

HELENA 5, Orem 12

Orem scored ten runs in the first four innings as they defeated Helena 12-5. Starter Javi Salas took the loss after giving up seven runs in 2.2 innings. Elvis Rubio led the Helena offense, going 4-for-5 with two doubles and two runs scored. Greg McCall went 2-for-5 with a double and Gregory Munoz added a single and a walk.

AZL Giants 3, AZL BREWERS 5

The Brewers scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth to knock off the Giants 5-3 in Maryvale. Juan Ortiz and Tanner Norton each went 2-for-4 while Troy Stokes singled and drew two walks in four plate appearances. Angel Ventura made the start and went four innings before Jim henderson tossed a scoreless fifth. Caleb Smith followed with three scoreless innings to earn the win and Kaleb Earls closed the door in the ninth for the save.

DSL Pirates 11, DSL BREWERS 2

The Pirates scored three in the first and never trailed as they beat the Brewers 11-2. Melvin Tejada started and took the loss after giving up four runs, two earned in four innings. Jesus Brea followed and allowed five runs in two innings of work. Marcos Padilla went two innings and gave up a run while Boanerges Nova allowed one unearned run in an inning. Geuris Santana went 2-for-2 after entering the game in place of Raphachel Colatosti, while Juan De Los Santos added a single and two walks.

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