Yordany got two of the Express' six hits in a 5-1 loss to Albuquerque. Tommy Manzella clocked an RBI triple for the lone run. Polin Trinidad suffered his first loss at The Rock with 7IP, 9H/5ER, 5K:3BB. The big story was Albuquerque starter Charlie Haeger, who threw a complete game, striking out 12 Express batters, including John Gall's three Ks.
Lake Elsinore scored six runs in the top of the 9th to defeat Lancaster 9-5. Ronald Ramirez had three hits and 2RBI, while Koby Clemens was 2x4 with 2RBI. Jack Shuck and Marcos Cabral also had two hits on the night. Chris Hicks threw 7IP, 7H/3ER, 7K:1BB and was in line for the win until Ashton Mowdy and Chris Salamida combined for 1IP (Mowdy: three batters faced, no outs), 3H/4ER (5 total), 0K:3BB.
G1: Lexington gets a walk-off win over Lake County 2-1. Small-balling it, the Legends only got two hits, but drew four walks on the night, with Chris Jackson's RBI single scoring Jorge de Leon, who was running for Reinaldo Pestana (who reached on an error) providing the GWH. David Duncan pitched brilliantly again, scattering 7H/1ER over 7IP with 7Ks. Kyle Godfrey threw a scoreless 8th for the win.
G2: Not as fun. Lake County scored twice in the top of the 7th, Lexington got one back, but still lost 3-2. Andrew Simunic got two hits and Brian Pellegrini hit a solo homer while Jeff Hulett's RBI double in the 9th came up just short. Robert Bono threw 5.1IP, 7H/2ER, 2K:2BB, but two errors provided an unearned run - and a loss.
Well. Oneonta pounded out 13 runs on 19 hits (nine for extra bases) for a 13-2 win over Tri-City. Brandon Wikoff and Renzo Tello had two hits, with Tello providing both RBI. Brandt Walker: 4IP, 9H/6ER, 4K:1BB; Antonio Noguera: 3IP, 5H/3ER, 3K:0BB: Scott Migl: 2IP, 5H/3ER, 2K:4BB.
A win! Greeneville scored two in the 7th and one in the 8th for a 6-4 win over Bluefield. Jiovanni Mier, Ryan Humphrey, and Carlos Mojica had two hits each. Nathan Metroka got two RBI in the win. Gabriel Garcia threw 4.1IP, 7H/3ER (4 total), 4K:1BB, and Joan Belliard got the win with 3.2IP, 1H/0ER, 2K:1BB. Jeiler Castillo threw a scoreless 9th for the save.
The GCL Astros recorded their 8th win of the season with an 8-7 win in 10 innings. Luis Bryan was 4x6 with 3RBI, Kody Hinze was 3x5, including a 2-run 10th inning shot, as the Gastros rapped out 16 hits. 2nd round pick Tanner Bushue threw 5IP, 3H/1ER, 6K:1BB in the ND. Mike Schurz got a blown save and a win with 1.2IP, 2H/2ER, 0K:2BB.