A three-run first inning helped the Louisville Bats end a two-game losing streak Friday night at Louisville Slugger Field.
Louisville lost a pair of games at Columbus, 4-3 Tuesday and 10-7 Wednesday, before today's much-needed day off.
The Louisville Bats split a doubleheader at Columbus on Monday, losing the first game 1-0 before winning the second 16-2
Louisville, held to five hits in its last two games, doubled that against Gwinnett on Sunday. The Bats pounded out 10 hits, including three homers, in a 9-6 win over the Braves.
One night after being no-hit the Louisville Bats managed only five hits against four Gwinnett pitchers in losing their second straight.
Gwinnett Braves pitcher Todd Redmond threw the first no-hitter in Louisville Slugger Field history, blanking the Louisville Bats 4-0 Friday night.
Highly-touted left-handed pitching prospect Aroldis Chapman topped 100 miles per hour four times in the first inning and gave up just three hits, while striking out seven over five innings.
The Breeders' Cup, which will be Nov. 5-6 at Churchill Downs, will finish under the new permanent lights at the track both days. The final race of the weekend, the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic, will go off around 6:45 p.m. Nov. 6.
Todd Frazier and Zack Cozart hit solo home runs, while Chad Reineke pitched seven solid innings, to lead the Louisville Bats to a 3-1 win over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday night.
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre beat up Louisville reliever Logan Ondrusek for a quartet of runs in the eighth inning as the Bats lost for just the second time in their last eight games.
A trio of home runs and solid outing from Travis Wood propelled the Louisville Bats to a win over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees on Sunday afternoon at Louisville Slugger Field.
Right-hander Sam LeCure pitched a one-hit, complete-game 5-0 shutout of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Saturday night at Louisville Slugger Field.