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May 31, 2009 at 6:19 AM

Fife impressive in first start for Drive


5/31 Cup of Coffee: On Saturday, Indianapolis edged Pawtucket 4-3 in 13 innings. Clay Buchholz started and went 6.2 innings allowing 2 runs on 5 hits. He did not allow a walk while striking out 3. Marcus McBeth threw 1 inning giving up a run on 1 hit. Hunter Jones went 1.1 innings and although not charged with giving up a run allowed 1 hit and a walk. He was charged with a blown save. Rocky Cherry pitched 0.2 of an inning and retired both hitters he faced striking out 1 of them. Javier Lopez tossed 1.1 innings allowing 1 hit. He fanned 1. Fernando Cabrera threw 1.1 innings and was charged with the loss allowing 1 run on 3 walks. He had a strikeout. Chris Carter went 2 for 6 with a RBI. Travis Denker went 2 for 4 with a home run. Gil Velazquez went 2 for 5 and scored a run.

Connecticut edged Portland 4-3. Adam Mills pitched 5.2 innings giving up 4 runs on 9 hits and 2 walks. He had 2 strikeouts. Dustin Richardson threw 1.1 scoreless, hitless frames striking out 2. Chad Rhoades tossed a scoreless inning fanning 2 of the 3 hitters he faced. Aaron Bates went 2 for 3 with a RBI and is now hitting .341. Argenis Diaz went 2 for 4.

Frederick defeated Salem 8-4. Casey Kelly threw 5.2 frames allowing 8 runs on 9 hits and a walk. He struck out 4. Andrew Dobies went 1.1 frames allowing 1 hit. He fanned 1. Jose Alvarez pitched 2 scoreless innings giving up 2 hits and a walk. He had a strikeout. Jon Hee went 3 for 5. Che-Hsuan Lin went 3 for 4 with a RBI.

Greenville edged Charleston 3-1. Stephen Fife, in his first start of the year, went 4 innings allowing 1 run on 1 hit and a walk. He had a strikeout. Mitch Herold threw 3 scoreless innings allowing 3 hits and a walk. He fanned 4. Felix Ventura pitched 2 scoreless innings. He allowed a hit and a base on balls. He struck out 4. David Mailman went 2 for 4 with a RBI. Anthony Rizzo and David Marks each had a home run.

Player of the Night: Stephen Fife who returned to action by throwing 4 innings allowing just 1 hit.

 
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