July 22, 2008

MiLB ... Pham homers for Bandits in 6-3 win

Quad-Cities River Bandits (Low-A): Won at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport, Iowa, doubling the Fort Wayne Wizards' score in a 6-3 win.

Jared Bradford (1-1, 3.95) notched the win, Pete Parise getting credit for his 10th save.

Thomas Pham homered, his 13th, a solo shot in the seventh.

Peter Kozma doubled.

D'Marcus Ingram doubled and tripled.

Palm Beach Cardinals (High-A): Lost 14-1 in a blowout at Knology Park in Dunedin, Florida.

PB's Brandon Dickson (7-8) got lit up for nine runs on seven hits, three of them home runs, in his four innings of finished work versus the Dunedin Blue Jays. Dickson pitched into the fifth, but couldn't record an out.

Eddie Degerman relieved Dickson, but suffering almost as much, allowing five runs on four hits.

Blake King kicked in a couple innings during the blowout. Davis Bilardello added one. Both relievers threw scoreless innings.

The Cards spoiled the Twins' bid for a shutout in the ninth, Matthew Arburr singling home Brandon Buckman.