Keegan Akin had his strikeout stuff working tonight. He finished with 10 over just five innings of work, allowing two runs on six hits and a walk. Over his last nine starts, he has pitched to a 1.80 ERA over 50 innings, allowing just 27 hits and 18 walks, while striking out 54. He’s the Hangout Milb Player of the Night.
Game 1: (40-55) Tides [AAA] Won 10 to 2
- Gabriel Ynoa made the start (5 IP, 4 H, ER, 0 BB, 4 K).
- Chance Sisco went 3-for-4 with three doubles and 4 RBI. He’s batting .287 overall now.
- Chris Dickerson homered, his 5th of the season.
- Alec Asher made the start (5 IP, 8 H, 2 ER, BB, 5 K).
- Pedro Alvarez homered, his 18th of the season.
- David Hess made the start (7 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 4 K). He now has four quality starts over his last five outings.
- Austin Wynns hit his 7th home run of the season.
- Mike Yastrzemski homered, his 10th overall.
- Glynn Davis went 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and 3 RBI.
- Randolph Gassaway went 2-for-4 with a double and is batting .305 overall.
- Zac Lowther turned in another solid start (5 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, BB, 5 K) and the 2nd rounder now has a 0.63 ERA over 14.1 innings pitched.
- Ben Breazeale went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a walk. He’s batting .442 overall.
- Tristan Graham went 3-for-5 with an RBI.
- Gray Fenter made the start (2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB, 0 K).
- 2nd rounder Adam Hall is off to a great start. After collecting three hits yesterday in his pro debut, he finished 3-for-5 today with a double, an RBI, a stolen base, and three runs scored.
- Lamar Sparks went 3-for-4 with an RBI double and a walk. The 5th round pick is now batting .290 overall.
- Will Robertson went 2-for-3 with a double and 2 RBI and is batting .338 overall.