A quick recap of the minors from Monday:
- The Reading Phillies defeated Harrisburg, lifting Joe Savery to an 8-1 record. The former first-round pick walked three and struck out four in six innings of one-hit ball, lowering his ERA to 3.47. Michael Taylor is hitting .332 after a 1-for-3 game.
- The IronPigs won, 8-5. Carlos Carrasco got a rare win (2-7), pitching his usual game this season: 6.1 innings, four runs, five strikeouts. Former big-league Phillie Miguel Cairo went 2-for-4, raising his average to .344.
- Clearwater lost, 7-5, to Saraosta, as Julian Sampson continued his 2009 struggles. He allowed six runs in five innings, taking his ERA above 8.00. The Threshers are currently without their best player, top prospect Dominic Brown, who’s out for three-to-four weeks with a broken finger.
- Lakewood lost, 5-1, to Delmarva. Jason Knapp fell to 2-5, giving up four runs (none earned) in 5.1 innings. He struck out seven but walked five. Justin De Fratus lowered his ERA to 1.65 after 1.2 scoreless. Travis d’Arnaud, trying to jump over .200 in a bad offensive season, went 2-for-4 with a double. The game was stopped after seven.