Rafael Montero by MMO Contributor and Photographer Gordon Donovan.
Last Night’s Quick Scores
Las Vegas demolished Reno, 14-8.
Binghamton got thrashed by Erie, 11-4.
St. Lucie was beaten by Tampa, 7-3.
Savannah defeated Kannapolis, 6-3.
RHP Rainy Lara of the Savannah Sand Gnats was named the South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week for the week ending April 28. Lara pitched a brilliant game tossing 7.1 shutout innings and allowing just five hits and walking none while striking out nine against the West Virginia Power.
For the season, Lara is now 3-1 with a 1.88 ERA in four starts spanning 24 innings. He has struck out 24 and walked three and has held the Sally League to a .231 batting average this season.
Yeesh… Rafael Montero had a pretty rough go-around last night against Erie where he was lit up for ten runs, seven of them earned, over the course of six-and-two-thirds innings pitched. He still walked only one and allowed one home run, but that’s...