Minor League Report, and Ex-MLB Conley dies at 86.

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AAA: SWB (53-32) won 3-1. RF Billy McKinney 2-run HR. Up from Trenton.

Mitchell (W, 2-2, 3.60) 7 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 0 W, 3 K.
Jones (S, 2) 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K.

AA: Trenton (56-28) won 8-2. SS Jorge Mateo 2 doubles, 2 RBI. LF Tito Polo 2 hits, 3 RBI. Both up from Tampa. 2B Billy Fleming 2 hits, 2 RBI. 2 hits for DH Jhalen Jackson.

Sheffield 4 1/3 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 4 H, 3 W, 4 K. Gave up 1 HR. 3.09
Cortes (W, 5-0, 2.83) 2 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 3 K.
McNamara 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 W, 3 K. 7.27

High A: Tampa (47-35) lost 3-1. CF Jeff Hendrix double, HR.

Swanson 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 4 K. 3.83
Espinal 4 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 6 K. 2.00
Frare (L, 0-1, 9.00) 2 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 W, 5 K. 9.00 Was demoted from Trenton.
Pena 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K. 3.06

Low A: Charleston (43-40) won 10-9 in 10 innings. CF Estevan Florial 2 hits, inc. grand slam. C Donny Sands 3 hits, inc. a 2-run HR. RF Blake Rutherford, 1B Brandon Wagner and 3B Mandy Alvarez 2 hits each.

Garcia 5 IP, 3 R, 8 H, 1 W, 7 K. Gave up HR 5.40
Diehl 1 IP, 5 R, 4 H, 1 W, 1 K. Gave Up HR. 4.47
Frawley (H, 5) 2 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 0 W, 0 K. 1.33
Cedeno (BS, 1; W, 1-0, 3.00) 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 W, 1 K. Gave up HR.
Mundell (S, 9) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 2.30

Gene Conley, who won titles as both an NBA player (Celtics 59-61) and MLB pitcher (1957 Braves) has died at the age of 86. Conley was an All-Star in 1954,  1955 and 1959. At 6’8″, he pitched for the Boston and Milwaukee Braves, Phillies and Red Sox from 1952, 1954-1963. He went 91-96, 3.82, ERA+ 101 in his MLB career. He got into one WS game in 1957, giving up 2 runs in 1 2/3 IP. As a hitter, he hit .192 with 5 HR.

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