AROUND THE HORN: SUNDAY, APRIL 16TH

HAPPY EASTER

All of us here at Miller Park Prospects would like to wish you all a very Happy Easter! And for your viewing pleasure, here’s a little YouTube clip from the second greatest Easter Sunday ever!

SUNDAY’S GAMES

MILWAUKEE BREWERS 4, Cincinnati Reds 2

The Brewers moved back to a game over .500 as they doubled up the Reds by a score of 4-2 on Sunday afternoon.  Wily Peralta started and got the win, going six innings and allowing just two runs to improve his record to 3-0 on the season.  Neftali Feliz shut down the Reds in the ninth to earn his fourth save.  Eric Thames, Ryan Braun and Travis Shaw accounted for all of the Milwaukee offense with each hitting a home run.  Thames and Shaw hit solo home runs while Braun launched a two-run homer.

COLORADO SPRINGS SKY SOX 5, Nashville Sounds 1

Colorado Springs picked up their fourth straight win as they knocked off Nashville 5-1.  Josh Hader got the starting nod and earned the victory, going six innings and giving up just one run on one hit.  Brett Phillips paced the Sky Sox offense, collecting three hits in five trips to the plate. Lewis Brinson also had a multi-hit game, going 2-for-5 with a double while Yadiel Rivera chipped in a double and Nate Orf added a single and a walk.

Pensacola Blue Wahoos 2, BILOXI SHUCKERS 0

Biloxi’s offensive woes continued on Sunday as they were shutout on four hits, falling to Pensacola 2-0.  Taylor Jungmann started and took the loss after going three innings and allowing both runs. Angel Ventura followed with five hitless innings and Bubba Derby worked a scoreless ninth.  Dustin DeMuth, Victor Roache, Dustin Houle and Art Charles each finished with a single for the only Shuckers hits of the game.

Frederick Keys 3, CAROLINA MUDCATS 9

The Mudcats scored three runs in the sixth, three in the seventh and three in the eighth as they knocked off Frederick 9-3.  Starting pitcher Conor Harber worked four innings and gave up one run. Quintin Torres-Costa followed with three innings, allowing two runs, and was credited with the win, while Jon Olczak worked the final two scoreless innings and got the save. Jake Gatewood finished 3-for-5 with three doubles while Corey Ray picked up a single and a triple in his season debut, Luis Aviles added two hits and a walk, and Troy Stokes, Jr. hit his second home run of the year.

WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS – OFF DAY

The Timber Rattlers are off on Sunday before heading to Clinton, Iowa on Monday to open a three game series against the LumberKings, the Low-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners.

MLB SCOREBOARD | MiLB SCOREBOARD | BREWERFAN LINK REPORT

1. Lewis Brinson -Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA)
 2-for-5, 2B, R, K
2. Corey Ray – Carolina Mudcats (A+)
 2-for-5, 3B, R, 2 K, SB
3. Josh Hader -Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA)
 W, 6 IP, H, R, 4 BB, 5 K
4. Isan Diaz – Carolina Mudcats (A+)
 1-for-5, R, K
5. Luis Ortiz – Biloxi Shuckers (AA)
 DNP
6. Trent Clark – Carolina Mudcats (A+)
 1-for-3, R, RBI, BB, 2 K 
7. Brett Phillips – Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA)
 3-for-5, RBI, 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)
 0-for-4
12. Marcos Diplan – Carolina Mudcats (A+)
 DNP
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)
 OFF DAY
16. Jacob Nottingham – Biloxi Shuckers (AA)
 DNP
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)
 OFF DAY
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)
 0-for-4, R, 2 K, SB
22. Taylor Williams – Biloxi Shuckers (AA)
 DNP
23. Demi Orimoloye – Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A)
 OFF DAY
24. Jake Gatewood – Carolina Mudcats (A+)
 3-for-5, 3 2B, 2 RBI, 3 R, 2 K
25. Corbin Burnes – Carolina Mudcats (A+)
 DNP