Taillon and Kingham dominate

Jameson Taillon and Nick Kingham turned in outstanding starts, and not a single starting pitcher anywhere in the organization allowed a run

The Wednesday roundup:

-- Minor league veteran Kyle Waldrop, who hadn't started a game anywhere since 2007, threw six and two-thirds shutout innings as Indianapolis left Toledo holding a bunch of empty peanut shells in a 2-0 shutout. Waldrop allowed two hits and a walk, and fanned three. Ryan Reid and Vic Black finished off the blanking. Jordy Mercer went 2-4 with a double, scoring one of the Indians' runs and driving in the other.

-- Altoona won both the completion of yesterday's suspended game and the regularly scheduled game against Richmond. The Tuesday game was interrupted just after the Curve had tied things up at 1-1 in the bottom of the 9th. Play continued into the 11th, when a one-out, RBI single by Andrew Lambo brought the game to an end. Starter Casey Sadler allowed one run in seven innings, giving up five hits and two walks while fanning five. Jason Townsend and Luis Sanz each threw two scoreless innings. Lambo finished 2-6 with a double. Mel Rojas, Jr., and Andy Vasquez each had two hits and two walks.

Jameson Taillon dominated the scheduled game, throwing seven shutout innings. He allowed just two hits and three walks, with two of the latter coming during some brief, first-inning scuffling. Taillon fanned seven and threw 60 of 101 pitches for strikes. Nate Baker followed Taillon and promptly gave up two walks and a HR, but Jeff Inman got the last five outs, three on whiffs. Kelson Brown, who replaced the injured Adalberto Sanchez on the roster, had two hits for what amounted to a "Sunday lineup."

-- The feeble force met the decrepit object as 2-10 Bradenton took on 2-10 Jupiter. Bradenton lost yet again, in typical Marauders fashion. The team wasted a great start by Nick Kingham, who threw six shutout innings, allowing just two hits and one walk, while striking out seven. He left with a 4-0 lead, but that lasted less than an inning as a two-out error in the 7th opened the floodgates for six unearned runs. Joan Montero gave up the runs and six hits in one inning. Gregory Polanco reached base five times, going 3-3 with two walks, but he got caught stealing twice. Benji Gonzalez and Carlos Mesa each had two hits. Alen Hanson sat out his third straight game.

-- West Virginia suffered the same fate as Bradenton, as its bullpen blew a big, late-inning lead following a strong start, in this case from John Kuchno. After struggling in his first two starts, he threw five shutout innings, allowing two hits and no walks, and striking out two. Jason Creasy followed with two more scoreless innings, but David Jagoditsh gave up five runs on two hits and four walks in a third of an inning. The Power went on to lose to Greenville, 5-4. Eric Wood and Ashley Ponce each went 2-4. Roy Hobbs Stetson Allie went 1-3 with two walks.

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