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July 31, 2007 at 7:07 AM

James throws 6 scoreless innings to lead Drive


7/31 Cup of Coffee: On Monday, Pawtucket defeated Columbus 3-1. Mike Burns (3-7) got the win going 6 innings. He gave up 1 run on 4 hits and 2 BB. He had 4 Ks. Craig Hansen continued to pitche effectively pitching 2 scoreless innings. He allowed 3 hits while striking out 5. Travis Hughes threw a scoreless inning allowing 2 hits. He struck out 3. Alex Prieto went 2 for 4. George Kottaras went 1 for 3 with a home run and 3 RBI.

Visalia doubled the score on Lancaster 4-2. Mike Rozier (4-7) took the loss going 3 1/3 innings. He gave up 4 runs on 6 hits. He had 1 K. Jason Blackey pitched 3 scoreless innings. He gave up 1 hit and 1 BB. He had 1 K. Chad Rhoades threw 1 2/3 scoreless, hitless innings. He had 2 Ks. Zach Daeges went 2 for 4. Brad Correll went 1 for 4 with a home run and 2 runs scored.

Greenville defeated Lake County 5-1. Jimmy James (1-1) went 6 scoreless innings. He allowed 4 hits and 2 BB. He had 5 Ks. Jorge Rodriguez went 2 innings allowing 1 run on 2 hits. Josh Papelbon threw 1 scoreless inning and had 1 K. Josh Reddick went 1 for 4 with a home run and 2 runs scored. Jon Still went 2 for 4 with a home run and 3 RBI.

Brooklyn defeated Lowell 7-2. Jordan Craft (5-1) took the loss giving up 4 runs on 4 hits and a BB in 5 innings of work. He had 7 Ks. Willy Mota threw 2 scoreless, hitless innings. He had 2 Ks. Chad Povich went 1 inning and gave up 2 runs on 1 hit and a BB. He had 1 K. Eric Beattie went an inning giving up 1 run on 1 hit and 2 BB. Mike Jones went 2 for 4. Rafael Cabreja went 1 for 4 with 2 RBI. David Marks went 1 for 3 with a run scored and a RBI.

In the Gulf Coast League, the Orioles defeated the Red Sox 9-4. Pedro Perez (1-4) went 3 innings and gave up 7 runs on 6 hits. He had 4 Ks. Victor Galue threw 2 innings and gave up 2 runs on 5 hits and 2 BB. He had 1 K. Armando Zerpa pitched 2 scoreless, hitless innings. He allowed a BB while fanning 3. Dan Buller gave the team a clean final frame. Luis Sumoza went 2 for 4 with a home run. Ricardo Burgos went 2 for 3 with a home run and 2 runs scored. Pete Gilardo went 2 for 3.

In the Dominican League, the Giants defeated the Red Sox 5-2. Yeiper Castillo had a strong start going 5 innings. He gave up 1 run on 2 hits and 3 BB. He had 2 Ks. He did not factor in the decision but lowered his ERA to 1.95. Wilfi Santana went 3 for 4 with a RBI.

Player of the Night: Jimmy James who pitched 6 scoreless innings in Greenville's win.

 
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