From Jamie Ramsey (includes today’s Sarasota game):
Louisville splits a doubleheader with Pawtucket. . . Homer Bailey with another solid outing (6.1ip, 5h, 2r, 1bb, 4k, 81TP/54K). . . David Ross tripled. . . Matt Belisle is due to pitch tonight for the Bats…Chattanooga falls to Huntsville (home of Stewart Cink. . . B.J. Szymanski homered…he’s currently riding a 10-game hitting streak and leading the Southern League with a .417 batting averag. . . Sarasota rolled out of bed this morning and lost to Lakeland by 2 touchdowns (10:30 first pitch)…Juan Francisco homere. . . he’s batting .365. . . the SaraReds did beat the Flying Tigers last night, though . . . Justin Turner had 4 hits. . . Chris Valaika homered. . . Dayton wins again. . . they've won 6 of their last 7 games to move into a first-place tie with Lansing. . .Jake Long had 4 hits and 5 RBI. . . he has 8 hits in his last 12ab. . . Raymond Jeffords keeps striking people out – he struck out 5 of the 7 batters he faced last night and has 17k in 8.2 innings so far this season…Jeffords was a 19th rounder in last year’s draft (attended Spartanburg Methodist Junior College and the University of South Carolina). . . in 16 games with Billings last year, he fanned 33 in 23.2ip . . . Dayton’s bullpen has been scored upon in just 1 inning over the last 7 games.
CONGRATULATIONS: To Chattanooga’s Daryl Thompson, who yesterday was named Southern League Pitcher of the Week for 4/3-4/13 (2g, 12ip, 5h, 0r, 1bb, 13k, .122oba). . . Thompson is due to pitch tonight for the Lookouts…in case you missed yesterday’s report, Justin Lehr was named International League Pitcher of the Week (2-0, 0.60era).