Josh Banks had his first bad game of the season and the Express only got four hits in a 6-3 loss to Omaha. Banks threw 5.1IP, 8H/6ER, 2K:3BB, while a bullpen of Jonah Bayliss, Sam Gervacio, and Evan Englebrook threw 3.2IP of relief, allowing 1H/0ER, 3K:1BB. Jason Bourgeois and Chris Shelton each hit solo homers.
Man of the Match: Evan Englebrook - 2IP of perfect relief.
Corpus never led in this game, losing to Frisco 5-1 despite two Frisco errors. Fernando Abad threw 6IP, 8H/4R (3ER), 7K:1BB, and Tyler Lumsden finished it out with 2IP, 3H/1ER, 2K:0BB. The Hooks were 3x20 w/RISP - and left nine in scoring position with two outs. David Cook was 2x5, while Jhon Florentino and Brian Esposito also had two-hit games. Shuck had the only RBI with a 1x3, 2BB day.
Man of the Match: Jack Shuck
The JetHawks scored in each of the first five innings on their way to a 7-3 win over Rancho Cucamonga, for their fourth win in their last five games. Shane Wolf threw 5.2IP, 10H/3ER, 6K:0BB; Brian Wabick went 2.1IP, 2H/0ER, and Edwin Walker threw 1IP, 1H/0ER. Every JetHawk got a hit, and Albert Cartwright, Mark Ori, David Flores, and Josh Flores had multi-hit games. Brandon Barnes hit a two-run homer.
Man of the Match: David Flores - 2x5, RBI, SB, and an outfield assist.
Tanner Bushue gave up a first-inning run to Asheville, but the Legends then took over for a 5-1 win. Bushue threw 6IP, 4H/1ER, 5K:1BB, and Zach Grimmett threw the final 3IP, allowing 1H/0ER, 5K:1BB. Yep, that's 10K:2BB. The Legends benefited from the wildness of Jonathan Vargas, who allowed four hits, seven walks, and four wild pitches in 4.1IP. Kody Hinze was 3x3 with a walk, double, a home run, and four RBI. Andy Simunic had the other multi-hit game, while Grant Hogue and J.D. Martinez added doubles. Hinze's four RBI give him 18 on the year, tying him for the South Atlantic League lead.
Man of the Match: Kody Hinze