The Express scored the final five runs of the game, but fell short against Reno 8-7. Drew Locke grounded out to third with the bases loaded to end the game. Polin Trinidad had a bad one: 4.1IP, 12H/8ER, 2K:1BB, while Burton, Byrdak (rehab assignment), Bayliss, and Englebrook combined for 4.2IP, 2H/0ER, 4K:2BB. Jason Bourgeois was 3x4, while Matt Kata, Chris Johnson (double/homer/three walks), and Marcos Cabral each had two hits. Jason Castro was 1x4 with 2RBI and a walk.
Man of the Match: Chris Johnson
Doug Arguello dominated, and the Hooks beat Midland 4-1. Arguello needed 106 pitches to throw a complete game with 4H/1R (0ER), 5K:2BB on the night. German Duran was 2x4, Jon Gaston had a two-run single, and Jimmy Van Ostrand hit his 1st homer of the year.
Man of the Match: Doug Arguello
High Desert scored five runs in the 4th, and that was enough to drop Lancaster 6-1. Ross Seaton dropped to 1-5 with a 5.25 ERA, giving up 10H/5R (4ER), 5K:0BB in 6IP. The JetHawks got four hits across four batters: Cartwright, Parejo (triple), Barnes, and Rosario (RBI single).
Man of the Match: Brandon Barnes (1x3, run, outfield assist)
The Legends used a five-run 3rd inning to beat Greensboro 7-5. Tanner Bushue did enough to get the win with 6IP, 5H/4ER, 4K:1BB - serving up two homers (that's four in his last two starts. He had not given up a homer in his first seven starts: 39.2IP). Zach Grimmett and Kirk Clark held the game down, allowing one run (Grimmett's) in the final 3IP. Altuve, Mier, Goebbert, and Simunic had two hits each, while Kody Hinze was 1x3 with a walk, double, and 3RBI.
Man of the Match: Kody Hinze