Friday's minor league roundup

As always on Saturday, check out Larry’s This Week in Minor League Baseball over at South Side Sox.

  • Norfolk 5, Charlotte 3
    • Tyler Flowers went 1-for-4 with his third homer, driving in three. He struck out once.
    • Jordan Danks singled twice and struck out twice.
    • Lucas Harrell pitched decently: 5 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, seven groundouts. But he was hit by a liner on the forearm and had to leave.
    • C.J. Retherford went 0-for-3.
  • Wilmington 10, Winston-Salem 8
    • Good news: Stephen Sauer didn’t walk anybody. Bad news. He didn’t strike out anybody, and allowed six runs on 12 hits over 4 2/3 innings.
    • Jon Gilmore (double, RBI, strikeout) and Eduardo Escobar (three strikeouts) each went 2-for-5.
    • Kyle Bellamy walked one over a scoreless inning.
    • Tyson Corley struck out three of the five batters he faced, retiring them all.
  • Kannapolis 3, Rome 2 (10 innings)
    • Matthew Hopps allowed a run on five hits and two walks over six innings, striking out one. He got 13 groundouts.
    • Drew O’Neil threw two more scoreless innings, striking out two while allowing two hits and a walk.
    • Juan Silverio hit his first homer, a solo shot.
    • Miguel Gonzalez went 0-for-3 with two sac bunts and a strikeout.
    • Trayce Thompson walked and struck out over four PAs.
  • Birmingham vs. Jacksonville SUSPENDED
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Is it me or has our minor league system been less than impressive so far this year? I does not seem that neither Danks, Flowers and Hudson are setting the world on fire.