The RedHawks (9-10) had a day off on Wednesday. They return home to face the New Orleans Zephyrs on Thursday evening. Josh Rupe (1-2, 4.24) is the scheduled starter for OKC.
L – Galarraga (1-2)
HR – Manriquez (4), Duran (3)
Frisco starter Armando Galarraga (5.66 ERA/.275 BAA) gave up seven runs on five hits in only four innings on Wednesday. The right-hander walked four, struck out four, and allowed three home runs.
Second baseman German Duran (.327/.362/.582) was 1-for-3 with a monster home run and a walk.
Catcher Salomon Manriquez (.276/.333/.690) also went 1-for-3 with a long ball and a free pass.
Travis Metcalf went 2-for-4 with his fourth double of the season.
Cal State Fullerton product Kenneth Chenard (2.08 ERA/.200 BAA) did not allow a run in two innings. Chenard gave up two hits, walked two, and fanned three.
W – Bay (2-1)
SV – Shoemaker (1) HR – Davis (5)
The Bakersfield Blaze stopped a nine-game losing streak on Wednesday behind a solid effort from starting pitcher Bear Bay.
Bay (3.31 ERA/.258 BAA) yielded a pair of runs in 5 1/3 innings. The native Texan gave up six hits while walking one and punching out six.
Righty Scott Shoemaker, who was acquired for Daniel Haigwood last week, picked up the save with 3 2/3 innings of scoreless relief.
Left fielder Brandon Boggs had three hits – including two doubles – in four at-bats.
Third baseman Chris Davis (.215/.264/.538) was 1-for-3 with a walk and a home run. Ten of Davis' 14 hits this season have gone for extra bases, with five leaving the park.
Right fielder Truan Mehl (2/4) and catcher Brian Valichka (2/4, 2B) each had two hits.
The L-Kings enjoyed a scheduled off day. The division-leading LumberKings return home to face the 7-11 Great Lakes Loons on Thursday. Lefty Glenn Swanson is scheduled to pitch for Clinton.