Homeruns make difference in Biscuits' loss
John Matulia hit a solo shot to give the Biscuits the lead in the third inning, but later in the game the Generals hit three homers: one in the fourth with one runner one, two in the fifth (solo shot and one with one runner on).The Generals scored one more run in the eighth inning on a single and a double.
The Biscuits on their turn scored two runs in the seventh inning and one in the eighth, but just fell short to overtake
Monday's 9-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds won't do much in a 162-game season that was likely doomed from the start. However, it gives the Bucs their 7th win on the road in 10 tries. Ten more victories away from PNC Park will give them seventeen. That is how many they had through all 162 games last season.
But lets get serious. The Pirates have now won their first three road series of the season. The last time the Pirates did that was in 2002. In fact, in 2010, they only won
The Braves system is stocked with intriguing young arms right now, many of whom could make significant contributions to the club during the current season. If you've followed the Braves at all in the recent past, you are certainly aware of the success that young flame throwers Craig Kimbrel (RHP) and Johnny Venters (LHP) are having out of the Atlanta bullpen, and the presence of right handed starter Brandon Beachy in the 5th spot in the starting rotation. Talented lefty Mike Minor has made nine
Biscuits beat up Smokies
The Biscuits avoided a series sweep by beating the best offensive team of the Southern League, the Tennessee Smokies.
In a game that was dominated by the Biscuits offense, the Smokies' bats stayed very silent. Only two runs in the fifth and one run in the sixth. After that there was no more gas left in their tank.
The Biscuits on the other hand let their bats do the talking.
Only three runs were scored on singles or
Just looking at this kid, you might think Kirby Puckett had rose from the dead, and is trying to make a comeback in the Brewers organization...If only that were true as the Brewers could really use a reliable Center Fielder. But no, he isn't Kirby Puckett, and he doesn't play Center Field. He is infact Zelous Wheeler, or "Z" as his teammates call him, and he's quickly making a name
Updated 04-16-2011 at 11:15 PM by Mr. Baseball