Dutchies in the Minor Leagues, Thursday April 16

For most of the Dutchies in the minors it was a bad day. Many of them didn’t see the ball well.

The Tacoma Rainiers needed eleven innings to beat the Albuquerque Isotopes 3-1. Roger Bernadina went 0 for 2 but did draw two walks.


Randolph Oduber got a pinch hit appearance for the Harrisburg Senators in which he grounded out to first base. The Sens lost to the Binghamton Mets (who are in the midst of a selling process) 9-3.

In the game that his team, the Frisco RoughRIders won 2-0, Christopher Garia went 0 for 5. He had a busy day in center field when many balls were hit into his direction. He made a couple of fly outs but he couldn’t prevent D’Arby Myers to triple into his direction.

A Advanced

Spencer Kieboom drew two walks in the Potomac Nationals’ 5-4 win over Lynchburg, but he also grounded out twice. IN the fourth inning after drawing a walk, he tried to reach third base on a single to right field but HillCats right fielder Bradley Zimmer threw a laser beam to third where Spencer was tagged out.

In an high scoring game, the San Jose Giants beat the Bakersfield Blaze 10-5. Back from the 7-day DL, John Polonius went  1 for 4 with a strikeout, but that one hit was a solo blast towards center field. John hit into a double play but also turned two 6-4-3 double plays himself.

The Daytona Tortugas played a double header vs the Charlotte StoneCrabs. Carlton Daal played both games. In game one he hit one single out of three at bats and drove in a run with a 4-3 ground out in the fourth inning. Cartlon also stole his third base of the season and was the center piece of a 6-4-3 double play. The Tortugas won this game 4-0. In game two (a 2-1 win for Daytona), Daal went 0 for 1 and went out on a sacrifice bunt. He also was part of two double plays.
It looks like that Cartlon has been working on his fielding skills. In seven games he did not commit an error yet, while he had a Midwest League leading 39 last year.

A Full Season

The Lakewood BlueClaws lost 3-7 to the Hagerstown Suns. Jiandido Tromp got one hit out of four at bats and struck out once. On the defensive side Jiandido did not have much to do but fielding two linedrives and catching a sac fly.

In a quick game (2 hours and 28 minutes), the Rome Braves fell to the Augusta GreenJacket 1-0. Ozhaino Albies went 0 for 4 and struck out once.

The Clinton LumberKings beat the Kane County Cougars 7-6 and  third baseman Gianfranco Wawoe got one hit, scored once and struck out twice in six at bats.

The Beloit Snappers played a double header vs the Quad Cities River Bandits. Shawn Duinkerk played in the second game but did not get a hit out of three at bats and struck out once. The Snappers lost the game 5-1.

The Peoria Chiefs beat the Cedar Rapids Kernels 3-1. Darren Seferina went 1 for 2 with two walks and a strikeout and raised his batting average to .417.

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