Fri (April 6): Dahl Comes Up Big in Isotopes Wins
Prime prospect David Dahl, sent to Triple A with the idea that he needed consistent playing time after missing the most of the 2017 season with a rib stress reaction, is getting off to a strong start at Triple- A Albuquerque. Dahl, who did not swing a bat from July 29 last season until mid-January, went 3-for-5 with a double and four RBI in the Isotopes 9-5 victory at Salt Lake City on Friday.
AAA Albuquerque (1-1) won 9-5 at Salt Lake City. Matt Flemer started and allowed two runs on five hits and a walk, striking out six in six innings.
AA Hartford (0-2) lost 4-3 in 11 innings to New Hampshire. No. 1 rated prospect Brendan Rodgers was with a double, home run and two RBI. Louirdes Gurriel, Jr., tripled home one run and scored another in the 11th inning to lift New Hampshire to the victory.
High A Lancaster (1-1) lost 7-5 to Modesto. Matt Dennis allowed seven runs in 5 1/3 innings. Willie Abreu was 2-for-5 with an RBI for the Jethawks.
Low A Asheville (0-2) lost 6-5 at Delmarva. Ryan Vilade was 2-for-3 with two walks. Breiling Eusebio allowed four runs on seven hits in 7 2/3 innings.