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Sunday, July 30, 2006

Ensberg Makes Statement (to Whom?)

AAA: Round Rock was walloped by Sacramento 14-7, but Morgan Ensberg provided several highlights. Batting in the two-spot, Ensberg went 3-3 with two doubles, a home run and two walks. JR House was 2-4 with a HR as well. Mike Gallo had a career night, allowing seven hits, two walks and eight runs in two innings.

AA: Corpus Christi's slide continued Saturday night, as Frisco's Eric Hurley shut them out 6-0. Chance Douglass had a quality start for the Hooks. Hunter Pence was 0-4 with a K.

High A: Salem beat Frederick 2-1 behind Raymar Diaz's seven shutout innings. Drew Sutton had two more hits for the Avalanche, and Beau Torbert homered.

Low A: Lexington and Charleston were rained out.

Short Season A: Chris Salamida was awesome again, going six innings and allowing only one run with seven strikeouts. His record now stands at 4-1 and his ERA 0.81. Max Sapp continued his tear with a pair of hits, and Jordan Parraz homered for the Valley Cats.

Rookie: Greenville was whipped by Elizabethon 9-0.

Zobrist/Talbot Watch: Mitch Talbot had another quality start for Montgomery Friday night: 6 IP, 7 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K. His ERA with Montgomery is 1.89 after three starts. Ben Zobrist was 0-3 with two walks, an RBI and a SB on Friday night. Twins' stud prospect Boof Bonser was dominant on Saturday night, and Zobrist was 0-4. Since the trade, Ben now possesses a .292 BA, .395 OBP and .354 SLG. Aubrey Huff had a great night Friday night, going 2-3 with three runs scored, a double and three walks. Saturday night saw Huff go 1-2 with a double and a walk. Since coming over from the AL, Huff is now batting .276 with a .353 OBP and .449 SLG.


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