Tuesday in the minors: Stumpf tosses no-hitter as Lexington sweeps
07/03/2013 9:25 AM
07/03/2013 9:26 AM
Left-hander Daniel Stumpf pitched a no-hitter in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday as Low-A Lexington beat Greenville 1-0. The Legends also took game two 7-1.
In the opener, Raul Mondesi’s first-inning home run, his fifth of the season, proved to be the difference.
Stumpf, 6-6, struck out three and walked one and another batter reached on an error.
Game two starter Christian Binford gave up one run on five hits with six strikeouts and a walk, and the Legends pounded out 11 hits. Bubba Starling had two hits, including a double, and three RBIs, while Fred Ford went two for two with two runs scored. Terrance Gore and Mondesi also had a pair of hits each.
In Binford’s last 10 starts, he has a 1.48 ERA with 57 strikeouts against 11 walks in 60 2/3 innings. He is 4-1 in that span.Class AAA Omaha
Yordano Ventura allowed five runs (four earned) in six innings as the Storm Chasers lost 6-3 to New Orleans.
Ventura, 2-2, allowed just three hits, but he walked two and hit two batters. Ventura, whose ERA is 5.16, struck out six.
First baseman Anthony Seratelli had three hits, including a double, with a run scored and an RBI. DH Max Ramirez and center fielder Paulo Orlando each had two hits.High-A Wilmington
Catcher Kenny Swab and first baseman Dennis Raben each hit a home run as the Blue Rocks won 8-3 at Frederick.
Swab’s solo shot in the second inning opened the scoring and Raben hit a two-run homer an inning later that made it 3-0. Wilmington never trailed after that.
Right fielder Ethan Chapman had three hits, including two doubles, and knocked in a pair of runs, while third baseman Jared Schlehuber and shortstop Alex McClure each had two hits.
Reliever Spencer Patton, 4-1, allowed one run on four hits in 3 1/3 innings with seven strikeouts. He has a 1.27 ERA this season.Rookie advanced Idaho Falls
The Chukars scored four in the eighth inning and five in the ninth and rolled to a 13-3 win at Orem.
Center fielder Daniel Rockett had three hits, including a two-run homer in the eighth, and scored three runs, while right fielder Elier Hernandez also added three hits. Five Chukars had two hits, including first baseman Cody Stubbs, who had a three-run homer in the ninth and knocked in four runs total.
Left fielder Alexis Rivera had a two-run homer in the second and scored twice, while second baseman Adrian Bringas had two hits, including a triple, and two RBIs. Hunter Dozier, the Royals’ first-round pick in last month’s draft, had two hits, including a double, scored twice and knocked in a run.
Zeb Sneed got the win after allowing just one hit in 3 1/3 scoreless innings.
Join the Discussion
The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.