2014 Chillicothe Paints News
July 24 -
Richmond starter Adam Manner gave up eight hits, but only one run in
six innings as the Paints got enough on, but not in, in a 7-1 loss
to the RiverRats. Read more...
July 23 -
Ronnie Dawson extended his lead over the rest of the Prospect League
with his ninth home run of the season and the Paints put together
enough offense to get past Richmond in the first game of a brief
two-game homestand against the RiverRats. Read more...
July 22 - After
jumping out to a two-run lead in the top of the first inning, the
Paints gave up three runs in the first two innings and five more in
the fourth as they dropped the finale of the roadtrip to West
Virginia, 8-2. Read more...
July 21 -
Batting leadoff once again, Chad Sedio started the game simply
enough -- a foul out to the first baseman on the first pitch of the
game. Read more...
July 20 -
Paints pitching gave up six hits over the first two innings and the
Miners capitalized by scoring early and often in a 7-3 win over
Chillicothe that shook up the standings in the East Division.
July 18 - Five
hits against three different Ironmen pitchers led to five runs in
the eighth inning on a rainy night at VA Memorial Stadium. It was
the spark that lit an unlikely comeback for the Paints in a 7-5
victory over Lorain County. Read more...
July 17 - The
Paints finished off their four-game swing through the West Division
with two wins -- thanks in part to the pitching of Terre Haute
starter Andrew Moralez. Read more...
July 16 - The
Paints survived nine walks and two hit batsmen -- 11 free batters
overall -- on their way to an 8-5 win at Hannibal and a series sweep
of the Cavemen. Read more...
July 15 - Joe
Hoescheit had three more hits -- giving him five in the past two
days -- and Zach Jacobs had three more as Chillicothe shook off its
two-game losing streak with an 8-2 win at Hannibal.
July 14 - Going
into Monday night, the Paints had the best overall record in the
Prospect League, with just 11 losses all season. Going into Monday
night Springfield had the worst record in the Prospect League, with
just six wins since things started in May. Read more...
July 13 - West
Virginia scored six runs over the first two innings and added on
from there, scoring double digit runs against the Paints pitching
staff for just the third time this year in an 11-2 loss for
Chillicothe. Read more...
July 12 -
Ronnie Dawson stayed on pace with the league lead in home runs and
the Paints staked their claim to first place in the division with
one swing of the bat Saturday. Read more...
July 10 - A
five-run fourth inning gave the Paints all they needed, but not all
they got, in an 8-2 win over Butler in the team's first home game in
nine days. Read more...
July 6 - Lorain
County's Jose Flores turned in his second solid outing against
Chillicothe this summer, this time limiting the Paints to just four
hits and one run over eight innings as the Ironmen knocked off the
Paints 3-1 in the final game before the Prospect League's All-Star
break. Read more...
July 5 - T.J.
Diffenderfer, Joe Hoscheit, Chad Sedio and John McLain each drove in
a run as the Paints offense stranded just two runners as the team
rolled to its fifth straight win. Read more...
July 3 - Three
pitchers making their first appearance on the mound this year
combined to hold West Vriginia to a run on just four hits through
the first seven innings and the Paints offense scored early and
often in a 6-1 win over the Miners. Read more...
July 2 - After
a convincing championship in the first half of the season, the
Paints didn't look like they were slowing down with the way they
started the second. Read more...
- A bases-loaded bases on balls to Joe Hoscheit gave the Paints
a come-from-behind victory, and provided an anti-climactic finish to
a late-game rally, in a 5-4 win over Champion City Tuesday.
June 30 - The Paints
got the offense they needed from some early clutch hits, and the bullpen was
good enough to preserve a 7-2 victory over the Champion City Kings.
June 29 - Before
Sunday, the Paints hadn't allowed an opponent to score double digit runs in
any game this season. On Sunday, they gave up 10 in one inning.
June 28 - It took 19
hits, three home runs, and the second six-run inning in as many days to do
it, but the Paints found a way to win in Richmond. Read more...
June 27 - The Paints
offense broke out of its slump in a big way in a 9-4 win on the road against
Butler. Read more...
June 26 - The pitching
was every bit as good as it has been.
The problem was that the offense stayed in the same groove it has been in,
too. Read more...
June 25 - The Paints
didn't have a lot going on offensively. Good news was, neither did Quincy.
June 24 - On a day when
most of the Prospect League was wiped out by weather, the Paints' offense
was almost wiped out by Quincy pitching. Read more...
June 23 - It wasn't a
huge night for the offense, but it didn't have to be.
June 21 - On Friday,
the Paints got all the pitching they needed. On Saturday, they couldn't get
the hit they needed most. Read more...
June 20 - Travis Lakins'
27-up, 27-down performance against West Virginia made history Friday as the
Paints cruised to a 3-0 win over the Miners. Read
June 18 - Chillicothe
bounced back with three runs of its own in the bottom of the inning to make
things interesting, but fell short in a 5-4 loss to the Ironmen at VA
Memorial Stadium. Read more...
June 17 - Strange as it
seems, the bark of the dog days might have begun even before summer starts.
June 16 - It took a
while, but Chillicothe's offense again did more than enough against the
RiverRats. Read more...
June 15 - Any questions
left about the offense were probably answered on Sunday.
June 14 - Chillicothe
scored four two-out runs in the fourth inning and four pitchers combined to
allow just one earned run in a 7-2 victory over Butler.
June 13 - Chillicothe's
offense put together the hits again, but Butler's did it a little bit
better. Read more...
June 12 - Chillicothe
put together its biggest offensive output of the season with a couple of big
innings in a 9-1 win over the Terre Haute Rex for the team's fourth straight
victory. Read more...
June 11 - After so
many games of relying on the pitching, the Paints got a boost from their
bats Wednesday. Read more...
June 10 - Chillicothe
rattled off two runs each in the fifth and sixth innings to give Jason Byers
all the help he needed in a 4-0, lightning-abbreviated won over Lorain
County Tuesday. Read more...
June 8 - A day after
losing a heartbreaker in which Paints pitching carried a no-hitter into the
eighth inning, Chillicothe's offense made sure another strong outing didn't
go to waste. Read more...
June 7 - Starting
pitcher Lance Elder worked a no-hitter through the first six innings and
Mike Fulton carried it for an inning more, but West Virginia finally broke
through against the Paints bullpen. Read more...
June 5 - The third and
fourth hitters in the Paints lineup combined for four hits, three RBIs and
three runs scored in Chillicothe's 7-3 win at Lorain County Thursday.
June 3 - Jason Byers
worked six-plus scoreless innings and Dan Zuchowski drove in two runs as the
Paints won their third straight and climbed over the .500 mark with a 3-1
win over Butler Tuesday. Read more...
June 2 - Travis Lakins
gave the Paints their strongest start of the season with seven shutout
innings and Kurt Hoekstra, Zach Jacobs and Jacob Britt scattered RBIs as
Chillicothe climbed back to .500 with a 3-0 win over Butler.
June 1 - Ronnie Dawson
rocketed a 1-1 pitch over the wall with the bases loaded in the fifth inning
to give Chillicothe a grand finish to its home series against Richmond.
- The Paints left eight runners on base -- five of them in scoring
position -- and Richmond made the most of its opportunities in a 4-1 win to
spoil Chillicothe's home opener. Read more...
May 30 - Champion City
capitalized on some Paints errors to score early and often in the Kings
second straight win over the Paints, a 4-3 victory in Springfield, Ohio,
Friday. Read more...
- Champion City scored four runs in the fourth inning as the Kings
notched an 8-2 win for their first Prospect League victory at the expense of
the Chillicothe Paints Friday. Read more...
May 28 - Starting
pitcher Jason Byers gave up just two hits in five innings as the Paints
started the season with a 2-1 win. Read more...