Two starts resulted in two wins for the ever-reliable Townsend. He yielded a run over five innings against Asheville on Monday and a run over six innings against Rome on Saturday. The Texas native struck out a season-high nine batters in the latter outing, and he now ranks fourth in the league with 25 strikeouts.
Townsend is second in the league in strikeouts with 32. He had 7 in last night's no-decision at Charleston.