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Thursday, July 07, 2005
We Could Be Heroes
- Salt Lake beat Tucson 7-5 on a Chris Prieto homer. Snakes prospect Conor Jackson picked up his 32nd RBI, leading the league.
- Arkansas whipped the Wranglers 9-1. Kendry Morales went 1-3 with two walks and three RBIs. Joe Saunders (7-5, 3.65 ERA) got the win on two hits through five innings, walking two and striking out four.
- Bakersfield edged Rancho Cucamonga 6-5 despite an offensive effort that saw three Quakes homer. Each of catcher Bobby Wilson, RF Aaron Peel, and 3B Matthew Brown had solo home runs. Howie Kendrick went 2-5, both doubles.
- On the strength of good outings from Drew Toussaint and Josh Leblanc (both 2-3, Toussaint with a walk), Cedar Rapids beat Ft. Wayne 4-3.
- Three errors by Casper contributed to a 6-0 Orem win. SS Hainley Statia, recently reassigned from Rancho (no surprise, given the presence of Wood there) walked three times.
- Las Vegas beat Fresno 6-3. Henri Stanley collected three RBIs on the night, and Eric Stults (1-1, 4.58 ERA) scattered seven hits and three earned runs across six innings for a quality start and the win.
- Jacksonville had the night off.
- Vero Beach blanked Sarasota 8-0. Five Dodgers had multihit games including .331/.359/.448 2B Tony Abreu, who walked, doubled, and tripled. Danny Muegge (5-2, 3.43 ERA) got the win, giving up four hits in six innings, striking out seven.
- Columbus lost 6-3 to Hickory. Travis Denker went 3-4, all singles. Blake DeWitt (2-4, 2 RBI), Lucas May (2-4), and Gabriel Gutierrez (2-3, 1 BB) all had multihit games in the loss.
- The GCL Marlins edged the GCL Dodgers 9-8.
- The Ogden Raptors beat Idaho Falls 6-3. Recently demoted 2B Jesus Soto hit a three-run homer. 1B David Sullivan (2-4), C Juan Apodaca (2-4), DH B.J. Richmond (2-4), and CF Adam Godwin (2-4) all had multihit games.