July 31, 2008
Jukich picks up first AAA win
Ben Jukich, a 2001 Denfeld graduate, pitched eight
shutout innings today to earn his first Class AAA baseball victory.
It was his third start for the Louisville Bats, an affiliate of
Major League Baseball’s Cincinnati Reds.
The Bats defeated the Charlotte Knights 9-0 in
front of 2,630 spectators at Knights Stadium in Charlotte, N.C.
Jukich struck out three batters, walked one and
scattering seven hits. Daniel Ray Herrera pitched a scoreless ninth
inning in relief.
Jukich is now 1-1 with a 4.67 ERA.