Albuquerque scored the final four runs in the 8th and 9th innings to send it to extras tied at 6-6, but Tommy Everidge is a large man hitting large home runs. He gets one in the 10th and the Express win 7-6. Wesley Wright threw 6.2IP, 4H/2ER, 6K:1BB, and Jonah Bayliss allowed 4H/2ER in 1.1IP. Gary Majewski gets the blown save and the win with 2H/2R (0ER), 2K:1BB with both runs coming on Matt Kata's fielding error. Edwin Maysonet was 3x4 with 2RBI, Drew Locke was 2x5 with a double, 2RBI, and two outfield assists. Edwin Bellorin hit his first homer of the year, a two-run shot, and Everidge's game-winner was his 11th of the season.
Man of the Match: Drew Locke.
Down 4-3 going into the 9th, Corpus scored two runs in the top half and held on for the 5-4 win. Jeremy Johnson threw 6IP, 4H/2ER, 4K:1BB, Evan Englebrook allowed 1H/1ER, 1K:1BB in 1IP. Fernando Abad got the win with an unearned run-less 8th, and Danny Meszaros got his 10th save of the year. Everyone in the lineup (save for Jose Vallejo) got a hit, with David Cook (2x4, RBI), Jonathan Fixler (2x4, 3B, RBI) getting your multi-hit games. Freddy Parejo doubled in the game-winning runs in the top of the 9th.
Man of the Match: Freddy Parejo
Modesto got three in the top of the 1st, and that's all they needed for a 3-1 win over the JetHawks. Pat Urckfitz threw 7IP, 4H/3ER, 4K:1BB for the loss. Ashton Mowdy allowed 2H/2ER, 0K:2BB in 1IP, and Shane Wolf allowed 2H/1ER in the 9th. Barry Butera was 1x3 with a triple and an RBI, and Federico Hernandez got his own triple. Other hits came courtesy of Jay Austin (and an outfield assist), Brian Pellegrini, Brandon Barnes, and David Flores.
Man of the Match: Pat Urckfitz
The Legends withstood a two-run 9th by Hickory to hold on for the 3-2 win. Jose Cisnero threw 6IP, 2H/0ER, 8K:3BB for the win, while Brenden Stines threw a scoreless 7th. Arcenio Leon threw 2IP, 3H/2R (0ER - on Mier's 24th error). J.D. Martinez was 2x3 with a walk, and Rene Garcia was 2x3 with a double. Jake Goebbert was 1x2 with two walks, and the RBIs came courtesy of Renzo Tello, Jonathan Meyer, and Jiovanni Mier.
Man of the Match: Jose Cisnero
The offense is starting to click in Tri-City as the ValleyCats scored eight runs in the final four innings for a 9-8 win over Auburn. Bobby Doran threw 3IP, 5H/5ER, 4K:1BB, and Andrew Robinson allowed 2H/1ER, 3K:0BB in 2IP. Travis Blankenship (2IP) and Chris Blazek (1IP) threw scoreless innings, while Mike Ness made things interesting, allowing two runs in the 9th, but still getting the save. Wilton Infante was 2x3 with two runs for your only multi-hit game. Ben Heath was 1x3 with 3RBI, and Enrique Hernandez and Adam Bailey had your other RBIs - taking advantage of four Auburn errors for three unearned runs.
Man of the Match: Ben Heath
The Gastros battled all night long, down 3-0, tied 4-4, tied 7-7, to win 13-8 over Burlington. Euris Quezada allowed 8H/7R (5ER), 0K:2BB in 4.1IP, and Garrett Bullock got the win with 1.2 scoreless IP. Ryan Cole threw a scoreless 7th of his own, and Phil Rorabaugh allowed 3H/1ER in 2IP. Big night for the offense. Chris Wallace was 3x4 (3B, HR, 5RBI), Jhonny Medrano was 3x5 (3RBI), Carlos Mojica was 3x5 (2B, RBI), Ricardo Garcia was 2x5 (2B, 2RBI), Marcus Nidiffer was 2x4 (2B, BB), and Hector Rodriguez rounded out the multi-hit games with a 2x4 game. The Gastros did commit four errors (Mojica, Garcia, Lane, Feliz) on the night.
Man of the Match: Chris Wallace
And the GCL Astros round it out with a 3-0 loss, despite out-hitting the GCL Mets 10-6. Jose Perdomo threw 5IP, 2H/1R (0ER), 6K:2BB and got the loss. Jeremiah Meiners allowed 2H/2R (1ER), 2K in 1IP. Pedro Gomez and Emmanuel Cedano matched each other with 1IP, 1H/0ER outings. Jose Perdomo has allowed 1ER in 20IP, with 22K:7BB in four starts this season. Ryan Ditthardt was 3x4, Jose Vargas was 2x3, and Rafael Valenzuela was 2x4 on the night. The GCL Astros were 1x12 w/RISP.
Man of the Match: Jose Perdomo.