First off, Jason Marquis will pitch in a rehab assignment on Tuesday in Potomac. We will have his summary here of course.
Syracuse Chiefs (AAA) got hammered 9-1. Jeff Mandel (2-2) allowed 10 hits, 9 runs, 7 of which were earned, over 5.1 innings to take the loss. The Chiefs did little offensively outside a 2 hit night for Chris Duncan and a solo home run by pinch hitting Leonard Davis.
Harrisburg Senatorsplayed a double header. They dropped game one 3-2. Andrew Kown took the loss, throwing 4 innings, allowing 4 runs, 4 hits and 4 walsk. Brad coon was 2-3. Game 2 it was also Chuck James and pitching. James and the Senators bullpen combined for a no hitter to defeat Altoona 1-0. James pitched 5 innings of no hit ball, striking out 7, to improve to 3-0. two reliever who have been stellar for Harrisburg completed the no hitter, Cole Kimball and Zechery Zinicola. Kimball pitched a scoreless 6th, striking out 2, and maintaining his 0.00 ERA since being promoted. He has not allowed a run in 8.2 innings. Zinicola finished off the Curve striking out 2 and picking up his 6thsave. On the season, Zinicola is 1-0 with 6 saves and a combined ERA of 2.57. Congrats to the Senators on the no-no.
Potomac Nationals(A) won 3-0 behind a strong start from 2009 draftee Evan Bronson. Bronson pitched 5.1 scoreless innings, scattering 5 hits, recording 3 strikeouts. Chris Currenwas 1-4 with a double and a run. Derek Norris as 2-3 with 2 runs, a double and 2 RBI. He is hitting .256. Bill Rinehart was 2-4 with a double and 2 RBi.
Hagerstown Suns(A) lost 9-5. Trevor Holder pitched 5 innings, allowed 9 hits and 3 runs. Kyle Morrison (1-3) blew his second save and took the loss. Justin Bloxomwas 2-5 with 2 doubles and an RBI. He is hitting .306. Brett Newsomewent 2 for 5 with a double and Destin Hood went 3-5 and lifted his average, after struggling a bit, back up to .289. Francisco Soriano added 3 hits, going 3-4 with a double and 2 RBI.