Bad news: Charlotte is undefeated no more.
Good news: Kannapolis is winless no more.
The Intimidators won their first game of the season on the strength of Yosmer Solorzano’s start, leaving Winston-Salem as the lone Sox affiliate without a victory thus far.
Top prospects at a glance
- Yoan Moncada: 1-for-3, HR, 2 BB, 2 K
- Zack Collins: 2-for-5, K.
- Adam Engel keeps working deep counts, but with nothing to show for it: 0-for-5 with three strikeouts.
- Yoan Moncada homered (from the right side), walked twice (from the right side) and struck out twice.
- Nicky Delmonico wore the collar.
- Willy Garcia went 1-for-3 with a walk.
- Danny Hayes was 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.
- Ryan Raburn homered in his first Charlotte at-bat. He went 0-for-2 with a walk afterward.
- Mike Pelfrey: 2.1 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 K.
- Giving some detail about the above photo, Delmonico was kicked in the groin while trying to handle a throw on a steal of third.
- Video of Moncada’s homer from my seat:
Yoan Moncada did something from the right side. pic.twitter.com/53HbJnqCEQ— Phenomenal Source (@SouthSideSox) April 10, 2017
- Kyle Glaser of Baseball America wrote a story about Moncada’s start. Mark Grudzielanek is trying to help Moncada with his footwork at second base.
- Jake Peter went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
- Nick Basto went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
- Courtney Hawkins, 1-for-4 with a K.
- Trey Michalczewski tripled, singled, walked and struck out. He also stole a base.
- Alfredo Gonzalez: 1-for-2 with a homer and a walk.
- Matt Cooper: 4 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 9 K.
- Johan Cruz went 1-for-4 with a walk, two strikeouts and a stolen base.
- Alex Call, 3-for-5 with a strikeout.
- Zack Collins went 2-for-5 with a strikeout.
- Aaron Schnurbusch went 0-for-5 with three strikeouts.
- Joel Booker went 2-for-4 with a triple and a stolen base.
- Jameson Fisher went 0-for-3 with a sac fly and a strikeout.
- Yosmer Solorzano had a successful A-ball debut: 6 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 9 K, 1 HBP