Double-A: Montgomery Biscuits 1 – Tennessee Smokies 6 (F)
A strong outing by right-hander Dae-Wun Rhee, combined with three-hit nights from Charles Cutler and Luis Flores, was enough for the Tennessee Smokies to cruise to a comfortable 6-1 win over the Montgomery Biscuits on Sunday.
Rhee (5-3, 3.10 ERA) was lights-out for the Smokies, allowing just one run on seven hits while striking out ten in seven innings of work. Three other Tennessee relievers did their job, combining for two scoreless frames, giving the Smokies (41-39) a win to close out the week.
Montgomery (40-41) scored its first – and only – run in the top of the fourth when Alejandro Segovia hit a solo shot, his fourth home run of the year off Rhee. It proved to be the only run the right-hander would allow on the night.
A two-run throwing error in the fourth put the Smokies ahead for the first time. Eliot Soto reached on a throwing error by Montgomery first baseman Cameron Seitzer and both Dustin Geiger and Jonathan Mota scored on the play, giving Tennessee a 2-1 advantage.
Soto drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the eighth before Ha lined a bases-clearing triple that sealed the deal for Tennessee, pushing the team’s lead to 6-1.
Dylan Floro (7-6, 3.05 ERA) allowed just two runs – one earned – in six innings of work. He did not walk a batter and struck out six in the Biscuits’ loss.