The Express snapped Nashville's seven-game win streak with an 8-3 win and a big night by Brian Bogusevic. Wesley Wright threw 6IP, 7H/3ER, 2K:3BB (ERA: 3.20), but Wilton Lopez got the win in relief. Lopez, Majewski, and Daigle held the Sounds to 2H/0ER, 2K:1BB in 3IP. Wright got 14 groundball outs, compared to 2 flyball outs, and the Express pitching staff held the Sounds to 0x11 w/RISP. Brian Bogusevic was 3x3 with a walk, homer, and 4RBI, while Chris Shelton also added three hits. Edwin Maysonet was 2x4 with 2RBI for your other multi-hit game. Jason Castro was 1x3 with a walk and a run to up his average to .234.
Man of the Match: Brian Bogusevic
The Hooks were held to five hits by the Martin Perez and the RoughRiders in a 6-1 loss to Frisco. Three of Frisco's runs were unearned as throwing errors by Garciaparra and Esposito led to two unearned runs for Jeremy Johnson and one for Jared Wells. Johnson threw 3IP, 3H/0ER (2R), 3K:0BB, exiting after 48 pitches. Erick Abreu threw 4IP, 5H/3ER, 4K:0BB, allowing three homers in relief. David Cook was 2x4 with a double, and German Duran provided the only RBI on the night. Jon Gaston was 1x3, BB to raise his average to .208.
Man of the Match: David Cook
Freshly activated Jose Cisnero got the start, but also a tough loss, as Kannapolis beats Lexington, 3-2. Cisnero threw 5.2IP, 8H/3ER, 7K:2BB (2HR, 3WP, and a balk) for the loss, and Arcenio Leon threw 3.1IP, 0H/0ER, 6K:0BB in relief. Jose Altuve and Jonathan Meyer had two hits each, while J.D. Martinez and Kody Hinze provided the RBI.
Man of the Match: Arcenio Leon.