Louisville lost 2-1. Box Score
Henry Rodriguez went 1-4 with a run.
Neftali Soto went 1-4 with a double and RBI.
Felix Perez went 1-3.
Pedro Villarreal allowed 1 earned (2 total) in 6 innings with 5 strikeouts.
Jose Arredondo threw a hitless inning with 2 walks and a strikeout.
Chad Reineke threw a shutout inning with a strikeout.
The Bats couldn’t really get their bats going as they were only able to muster three singles (Hamilton, Rodriguez, Perez) and a double (Soto). Neftali Soto has three hits this season (in just 2 games) and they are all doubles. Pedro Villarreal struggled with the big league club in the spring, but he has been strong through two starts so far with the Bats in the regular season despite taking the loss Friday. He has a 2.08 ERA in 13 innings without a walk and with 11 strikeouts. Billy Hamilton singled on a bunt in the 9th inning to break an 0-14 slump that stretched over 4 games.
Pensacola won 1-0, lost 2-1 in a double header.
Game 1: Box Score