AROUND THE HORN: SATURDAY, APRIL 15TH

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SATURDAY’S GAMES

MILWAUKEE BREWERS 5, Cincinnati Reds  7

The Brewers saw their winning streak snapped on Saturday as they fell to the Reds by a score of 7-5.  Zach Davies got the start for Milwaukee and wound up going five innings, allowing three runs. Carlos Torres followed and was charged with the loss after surrendering three runs in his lone inning of work. Eric Thames led the Brewers offense, crushing his fourth and fifth home runs of the year while Hernan Perez also homered as part of a 3-for-4 performance that also included a double.

COLORADO SPRINGS SKY SOX 6, Nashville Sounds 1

The Sky Sox scored two runs in the first, seventh and eighth innings as they knocked off Nashville 6-1.  Brent Suter made the start for Colorado Springs and earned the victory, tossing five scoreless innings.  Brett Phillips reached base three times, going 2-for-4 with a walk.  Tyler Heineman had two base hits while Ryan Cordell crushed his third home run of the season and Lewis Brinson chipped in a double.

Pensacola Blue Wahoos 2, BILOXI SHUCKERS 1

The Shuckers offense continued to sputter on Saturday night, managing only one run on just one hit.  Luis Ortiz got the starting nod for Biloxi and tossed five no-hit innings of baseball before handing the ball to the bullpen.  Tayler Scott surrendered a run in the top of the 11th inning and was charged with the loss. Mauricio Dubon had the only hit of the game for Biloxi, going 1-for-3 with a walk while also setting a team record with four stolen bases in the game.

Frederick Keys 5, CAROLINA MUDCATS 1

The Mudcats fell to 5-4 on the season as they were defeated by Frederick 5-1.  Freddy Peralta got the start and took the loss after giving up four runs over five innings of work, despite recording nine strikeouts.  Marcos Diplan followed and gave up just one unearned run over the final four innings.  Max McDowell led the offense, going 2-for-4 with a double while Isan Diaz reached base twice, collecting a single and a base on balls.

WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS 6, Cedar Rapids Kernels 0

Wisconsin scored five runs in the fourth inning as they defeated Cedar Rapids in a rain-shortened contest by a score of 6-0.  Braden Webb started for the Rattlers and picked up the win after working five scoreless frames and allowing just two hits. Tucker Neuhaus reached base three times, collecting a single, double and walk while Gilbert Lara belted his first home run of the season.

MLB SCOREBOARD | MiLB SCOREBOARD | BREWERFAN LINK REPORT

1. Lewis Brinson -Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA)
 1-for-5, 2B, 2 R, K
2. Corey Ray – Extended Spring Training
DNP, rehabbing from off-season knee surgery in Extended Spring Training in Maryvale, AZ.
3. Josh Hader -Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA)
 DNP
4. Isan Diaz – Carolina Mudcats (A+)
 1-for-3, BB, R
5. Luis Ortiz – Biloxi Shuckers (AA)
 5 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 4 BB, 5 K
6. Trent Clark – Carolina Mudcats (A+)
 0-for-3, 2 K, SAC
7. Brett Phillips – Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA)
 2-for-3, BB, R, K
8. Jorge Lopez – Biloxi Shuckers (AA)
 DNP
9. Brandon Woodruff – Colorado Springs (AAA)
 DNP
10. Lucas Erceg – Carolina Mudcats (A+)
 DNP
11. Mauricio Dubon – Biloxi Shuckers (AA)
 1-for-3, BB, R, 4 SB
12. Marcos Diplan – Carolina Mudcats (A+)
 4 IP, 2 H, R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K
13. Phil Bickford – Extended Spring Training
DNP, currently serving 50-game suspension
14. Cody Ponce – Carolina Mudcats (A+)
 DNP
15. Gilbert Lara – Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A)
 1-for-3, HR, R, 2 RBI, K
16. Jacob Nottingham – Biloxi Shuckers (AA)
 0-for-4, K
17. Devin Williams – Rehab
DNP, Underwent Tommy John surgery in March and will miss all of the 2017 season
18. Monte Harrison – Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A)
 1-for-3, K
19. Kodi Medeiros – Carolina Mudcats (A+)
 DNP
20. Nathan Kirby – Extended Spring Training
DNP, Rehabbing from 2015 Tommy John surgery in Extended Spring Training in Maryvale, AZ
21. Ryan Cordell -Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA)
 1-for-5, HR, RBI, R, K
22. Taylor Williams – Biloxi Shuckers (AA)
 DNP
23. Demi Orimoloye – Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A)
 1-for-3, 2B, 2 K
24. Jake Gatewood – Carolina Mudcats (A+)
 1-for-4, K
25. Corbin Burnes – Carolina Mudcats (A+)
 DNP