4/23 Minor matters
Starlin Castro is riding a nine-game hitting streak after collecting hits in both ends of a doubleheader on Thursday. Castro went 2-for-4 in Tennessee’s 7-3 win over Caroina in the opener and was 2-for-3 in the nightcap, an 8-1 victory. He’s now batting .452 and has 10 multi-hit games.
Welington Castillo homered and Brad Snyder extended his hitting streak to eight games in Iowa’s 6-5, 10-inning loss to Memphis. Snyder is batting .485 during his streak. Mike Parisi did not get a decision. He gave up two runs on four hits over six innings.
Josh Vitters hit two home runs to help Daytona beat Tampa, 9-6. Vitters finished with four RBIs.
Su-Min Jung improved to 3-0 for Peoria which beat Kane County, 6-4. Jung threw five scoreless innings, giving up three hits and two walks.
– Carrie Muskat