Bulls beat up Bats

Jun. 16, 2014 @ 12:03 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After scoring five runs in the first inning on Saturday in Indianpolis, the Durham Bulls exploded for eight in the first two innings en route to an easy 12-2 win over Louisville on Sunday.

The Bulls (43-29) sent 19 hitters to the plate in the first two frames, chasing Brett Marshall (L, 0-2) out of his third major-league rehab outing after four outs.

Durham picked up 13 base runners in the first two frames to seal Louisville’s fate early. Ray Olmedo drilled a two-run single in the second inning in what was the loudest hit of a walk-induced rally. Three of Durham’s early runs were forced home by walks.

Alex Colome (W, 3-0) worked six innings, allowing just a solo homer in the fourth, while leaving the bases loaded in the third as he won his third consecutive start.

Mikie Mahtook, who drove in a career-high five runs Saturday, accounted for two more against the Bats (35-36) with a bases loaded walk and a single. Olmedo produced three runs against his former team, going 2-5.

The Bulls reached the midpoint of the 2014 season with a record of 43-29 and built a lead in the South to 7 1/2 games over second place Gwinnett.

The series continues on Monday at 7:05 p.m.with Enny Romero (3-7, 5.71) starting against David Holmberg (0-4, 9.41).

Louisville Bats (35-36) 2, Durham Bulls (43-29) 12
June 15, 2014

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Durham       3 5 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 12 11 0
Louisville       0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 12 1
 

 


Durham AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG  
Lee, H, SS 6 1 1 0 0 2 3 .217
Guyer, RF 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 .222
  a-Price, PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
Figueroa, C, DH 4 3 1 1 2 0 1 .316
Mahtook, CF 3 3 2 2 2 0 0 .325
Belnome, 1B 4 2 2 1 2 1 2 .217
Christian, LF 4 0 0 3 0 0 4 .272
Fontenot, 2B 2 0 1 2 2 1 0 .260
Olmedo, 3B 5 0 2 3 0 0 4 .232
Solis, C 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .198
  Colome, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Liberatore, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Thompson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 37 12 11 12 10 5 16 .255
 
 
a-Grounded out for Guyer in the 8th.
 
BATTING
2B: Guyer (1, Marshall, B), Figueroa, C (13, Marshall, B), Belnome (14, Rogers, Ch).
TB: Solis; Fontenot; Olmedo 2; Figueroa, C 2; Lee, H; Belnome 3; Guyer 2; Mahtook 2.
RBI: Figueroa, C (22), Christian 3 (24), Fontenot 2 (23), Mahtook 2 (38), Belnome (25), Olmedo 3 (13).
2-out RBI: Olmedo 3; Fontenot.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Olmedo 2; Lee, H 2; Solis.
SF: Fontenot; Christian.
Team RISP: 7-for-13.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Figueroa, C (2, 3rd base off Marshall, B/Barnhart), Lee, H (9, 3rd base off Marshall, B/Barnhart).

FIELDING
DP: (Lee, H-Fontenot-Belnome).
 
Louisville AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG  
Bourgeois, CF 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .276
Gotay, 2B 5 0 3 0 0 1 3 .276
Perez, F, RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 7 .295
Neal, 1B 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 .260
Lutz, D, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .152
  Diaz, A, SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .247
Nelson, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .274
Barnhart, C 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 .214
Negron, SS-LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .278
Iribarren, LF-P 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .264
  Marshall, B, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Ramirez, El, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rogers, Ch, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Russell, Ad, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 38 2 12 2 3 5 22 .256
 
 
 
BATTING
2B: Gotay (14, Colome).
3B: Barnhart (3, Thompson).
HR: Nelson (4, 4th inning off Colome, 0 on, 2 out), Neal (3, 8th inning off Thompson, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Nelson 4; Neal 5; Barnhart 6; Iribarren 2; Gotay 4.
RBI: Nelson (38), Neal (14).
2-out RBI: Nelson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Perez, F 3; Negron 2; Diaz, A 2.
GIDP: Bourgeois.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
E: Negron (5, fielding).
 

Durham IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA  
Colome (W, 3-0) 6.0 7 1 1 2 4 1 0.68
Liberatore  1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.41
Thompson  2.0 4 1 1 1 1 1 1.62
Totals 9.0 12 2 2 3 5 2 3.23
 
 
Louisville IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA  
Marshall, B (L, 0-2) 1.1 3 7 7 5 0 0 16.20
Ramirez, El  3.1 3 1 1 2 3 0 1.93
Rogers, Ch  1.2 2 2 2 2 0 0 4.69
Russell, Ad  1.2 3 2 2 1 2 0 3.63
Iribarren  1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Totals 9.0 11 12 12 10 5 0 4.86

HBP: Christian (by Marshall, B), Mahtook (by Iribarren).
Pitches-strikes: Colome 96-60, Liberatore 10-8, Thompson 36-25, Marshall, B 61-23, Ramirez, El 72-44, Rogers, Ch 32-17, Russell, Ad 35-19, Iribarren 8-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Colome 5-5, Liberatore 2-1, Thompson 3-1, Marshall, B 1-3, Ramirez, El 3-3, Rogers, Ch 3-0, Russell, Ad 2-0, Iribarren 2-0.
Batters faced: Colome 26, Liberatore 4, Thompson 11, Marshall, B 13, Ramirez, El 16, Rogers, Ch 9, Russell, Ad 9, Iribarren 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez, El 3-3, Rogers, Ch 1-0, Russell, Ad 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Chad Fairchild. 1B: Jonathan Bailey. 2B: Jeff Gosney. 3B: Travis Carlson.
Weather: 89 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, Varies.
T: 3:30.
Att: 8,386.
Venue: Louisville Slugger Field.