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New Hampshire Game 1- Portland scored 3 in the top of the 7th off Jon Harris to complete the comeback after the Fisher Cats held a 2-0 lead after 5 innings. Elvis Luciano fired 4 scoreless innings as he is working his way back from injury.
New Hampshire Game 2- postponed
Vancouver- The AquaSox improve to 32-17 scoring 7 runs off 10 hits as Luis Quinones and Sean Mellen struggled over 7 innings. Quinones walked 6 batters. Rafael Lantigua provided all the C’s offense with his 3rd home run and 3RBI as he was the only Vancouver player with multiple hits in the game.
Dunedin- Palm Beach scored two runs in the 8th to break a 2-2 tie. The D-Jays made a valiant effort to get back into the game with a run in the 9th but fell short. Each team had 3 hits. Dunedin worked 6 walks and struck out 18 times while Palm Beach walked 3 times and struck out 11 times. Sem Robberse struck out 8 batters over 5 no-hit innings as he followed Jefferson Herrera.
Trenton Thunder AKA Buffalo Bisons (29-19)
Results from June 30th
Buffalo won 10 to 9
Starter- Thomas Hatch 5.0IP, 4H, 5R, 3BB, 4K, and 1HRA on 90 pitches
W- Hobie Harris (2-2, 3.15ERA)/BSV3
H- Tommy Milone (1)
SV- Bryan Baker (6)
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (22-27)
Game 1- Fisher Cats fall 4 to 2
Starter- Elvis Luciano 4.0IP, 4H, 0R, 1BB, 5K on 64 pitches.
L- Harris (1-3, 2.63ERA)/BSV(2)
Vancouver Canadians (26-25)
The C’s fall 7 to 3
HR- Rafael Lantigua (3)
Starter- Luis Quinones 3.2IP, 4H, 4R, 6BB, 4K, and 1HRA on 87 pitches
L- Quinones (2-3, 3.42ERA)
Dunedin Blue Jays (20-30)
Dunedin lose 4 to 3
Starter- Jefferson Herrera 2.0IP, 1H, 2R, 1BB, 2K on 33 pitches
L- Elixon Caballero (0-2, 13.50ERA)
- Fisher Cats- Luciano (see above), Graham Spraker (2IP, 3H, 1R, 0BB, 5K),
- C’s Rafael Lantigua (2-for-5, R, 3RBI, 2K, HR)
- D-Jays- Addison Barger (1-for-2, 2R, 2BB, K, 2B, E), PK Morris (0-for-1, 3BB, K)
Today we turn our attention to the Sem Robberse.
The 19-yr-old native of Zeist, Netherlands entered the game in the 3rd inning with the D-Jays down 2-0. Sem got the leadoff batter to pop out, striking out the next two batters for a 14 pitch 1-2-3 inning. He walked the leadoff batter in the 4th but a strikeout, pop-out, and flyout ended the innings.
The 6-foot-1 righty struck out the side in the 5th. A strikeout sandwiched between two ground ball outs gave the surging righty another 1-2-3 inning in the 6th. Robberse issued another walk in the 7th but retired the side with a ground ball out, pop out, and a strikeout.
Sem Robberse finished with 5 no-hit innings, walking 2 and striking out 8. He induced 3 ground ball outs and one flyball out. He threw 53 of his 75 pitches for strikes.
Over the past 30 days, Sem Robberse has pitched 24 innings allowing 8 runs (2HRA) on 14 innings and walking 7 for a 0.88WHIP and 3.00ERA. Sem struck out 28 in 5 appearances (4 starts).
For the season, Sem Robberse has made 9 appearances, throwing 33.2 innings. He owns a 4.54ERA and 1.10WHIP while holding opponents to a .190BA.
The Groshans and Smith Show
Jordan Groshans played SS and batted 5th for the Fisher Cats. Jordan went hitless in 3 at-bats with a strikeout. Groshan owns a .257BA with a .753OPS, 8 doubles, 5HR, and 22RBI.
Kevin Smith and the Bisons were rained out and will attempt to play two today.
For the season, Smith owns a .281BA with a 976OPS. He has scored 31 runs while collecting 11 doubles, a triple, 12HR. Smith has driven in 39 runs, walked 28, struck out 46, and stolen 10 bases in 11 attempts in 45GP.
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