Short Minor League report today. Most Washington Nationals minor league system teams were off. The only two that played were the two lower level affiliates.
Vermont Lake Monster won 3-0 behind 4 shutout innings from 2010 draftee Chris Bates. Bates allowed 3 hits and struck out 2. Steve McCatty, son of Nats pitching coach, picked up the win and improved to 2-0. he allowed 1 run and 4 hits over 4 innings. Carlos Moldenhauer was 1-4 with 2 RBIs. 2010 draftee David Frietas continues ripping the ball, going 2-4 with a double. He is hitting .381. Ronnie Labrie was 2 for 3.
Gulf Coast Nats won 9-5. K. Lopez (2-0) pitched 5 innings and allowed 1 hit and 0 earned runs to earn the win. Adrian Sanchez remains the hot bat going 2 for 5 with a triple, a run scored and an RBI. He is hitting .391. Mills Rogers scored twice and drive in a run. Dereck Phillips went 2 for 3 with 2 runs and an RBI. Roberto Perez was 2-3 with a double and 2 RBis. He is hitting .343.