The Express snap their losing streak, taking a 6-1 lead and having to hold on for a 6-5 win over Iowa. Bud Norris threw 4.2IP of rehab baseball, allowing 8H/5ER, 3K:3BB, and throwing 49 of his 86 pitches for strikes. Sergio Perez picked up the win, holding Iowa scoreless for 2.2IP (2H, 3K:2BB) and Roy Corcoran finishing it with 1.2 perfect IP. The Express picked up 10 hits, four each from Bourgeois, Navarro, Bogusevic, and Locke. Drew Meyer was 1x2 with a sac fly, walk, double, and 4RBI.
Man of the Match: Drew Meyer
Corpus throws a shutout and scored twice for a 2-0 win over Frisco. Jared Wells threw 7IP, 7H/0ER, 2K:3BB, and Erik Stiller and Danny Meszaros threw a perfect inning each. German Duran was 3x3 with a walk, and Shuck and Gaston had two hits each, with Clemens (0x1, sac, 2BB) and Van Ostrand providing the RBIs - and Van Ostrand collecting an outfield assist).
Man of the Match: Jared Wells
Well, the two-game win streak couldn't be held, and the JetHawks lose 3-2, allowing all three runs in the final two innings. David Duncan threw 6IP, 2H/0ER, 7K:1BB in a stellar start, and turned it over to the bullpen of Cespedes, Godfrey, and Modica, who combined for 2IP, 9H/3ER, 2K:1BB. Brandon Barnes (double, triple) and Ebert Rosario had two hits each, with Rosario and Lee Cruz providing the RBIs. After going 0x3 in his Lancaster debut, Lee Cruz has 15 hits in his last nine games (15x37).
Man of the Match: David Duncan
And Delmarva shutout the Legends, 3-0. Jose Cisnero threw 4IP, 6H/3ER, 9K:3BB for the loss, while Brandt Walker threw 1IP, 1H/0ER, and Zach Grimmett struck out six in 3IP. In Grimmett's last four games (11.1IP), he has 19K:2BB. Five hits for the Legends, scattered among Altuve, Hogue (triple), Hinze (double), Meyer (double), and Garcia. Jiovanni Mier was dropped to 6th in the lineup, and was 0x2 with a walk, and his average is now .199.
Man of the Match: Zach Grimmett.