Juniel Querecuto came off the bench in Louisville and had three hits, while Aristides Aquino made home on rehab in a Louisville win, Michael Ciani got four hits and Conor Phillips scored six in the Chattanooga win, Austin Hendricks his 14th of the year. Hitting homers, Ariel Almonta and Vensar Inerio spent the big nights in Arizona in an ACL Reds victory, and Carlos Sánchez extended his on-base streak to 35 games while Ricardo Cabrera hit his first professional homer in the Dominican Summer League.
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The Louisville Bats won 6-3. box score
Aristides Aquino’s rehab tenure is going well. He is hitting .321/.387/.714 in seven matches.
Juaniel Querecuto did not start the game, but after the exit of Alejo López, he took over second base and went out and put together a big night, going 3–3 with a double. After hitting .254/.302/.373 in May, he has turned things up a few levels and hit .311/.374/.508 in 37 games starting June.
Chattanooga Lookouts won 9-6. box score
Michael De Leon is heating up in July and is now hitting .314/.386/.490 during the month in 14 games played.
Inconsistency with control was again present for Conor Phillips on Tuesday night, but he went past 4.0 innings without conceding runs. Since promotion to Double-A, he has run 14 batsmen in 15.2 innings with 18 strikeouts. When he was at Dayton before his call-up, he had 32 walks in 64.0 innings with 90 strikeouts.
The Dayton Dragons lost 3–2. box score
Austin Hendricks now has 14 home runs this season. He has played 14 more games in 2022 than the 14 he played in 2021, but he has twice the home runs. Hendricks is still striking on a ton (124 in 77 games this season), but his power has taken a big step forward this season. Hendricks also picked up an assist and threw a runner into the plate.
After a disastrous start to the month where Donovan Benoit scored 8 earned runs in 1.2 innings in two matches, he played 5.0 shutout innings the last three times and dismissed 10 batsmen with just 1 walk.
Daytona Tortugas game was suspended
Lightning and rain stalled play at the top of the third inning. It will resume on Wednesday at 5 pm and will be a 7-innings game approximately 30 minutes after the completion of the game.
ACL Reds won 9-3. box score
- Ariel Almonte scored 2-3 runs with walk, double, home run (3) and 3 runs.
- Wendell Marrero went walk, run, RBI, 1-1, and he collided with a pitch.
- Johnny Ascanio goes 1-2 with a steal, walk, run and RBI.
- Andruw Salcedo went 1-3 with a run and an RBI.
- Jose Serrano went 1-3 with a run and an RBI.
- Vensar Inirio scored 2-3 runs with a double, home run (1), 2 runs and 3 RBI.
- Junior Tamares went 1-3 with RBI.
- Ben Walmsley played 2.0 shutout innings with 4 strikes.
- Shane Gustafsson was charged with 3 unearned runs in 3.0 innings with 1 hit and 5 strikeouts on 2 walks.
- Yomil Masonet played a 2.0 hitless innings with a walk and 3 strikeouts.
Ariel Almonte’s hot hitting continued on Tuesday with Double and Homer. He is hitting .340/.444/.585 with 8 walks and 10 strikes a month. This has extended their season line up to .295/.388/.457.
Shane Gustafson reduced his ERA to 2.52 with 5 walks and 20 strikes in 25.0 innings.
DSL Reds split doubleheader
Game 1: 8-6 defeat. box score
Game 2: 5-0 win. box score
Ricardo Cabrera scored his first career home run in the first game of the day.
Carlos Sánchez began his career hitting base five times, extending his on-base streak to 35 games. He is now hitting .408/.560/.495 on the season with 35 walks and 19 strikeouts.
Jose Monteiro now has a 2.91 ERA in 34.0 innings to go with 9 walks and 44 strikeouts at the start of this season.
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