Iowa never trailed in this game, going up 1-0, 2-0, 4-0, 4-2, 5-2, 10-2. Iowa scored eight runs in innings 7-9. Shane Loux allowed 6IP, 8H/4ER, 5K:3BB, with one of those runs coming courtesy of Gary Majewski, who struck out the side. Casey Daigle, in his first appearance since returning to Round Rock (and since Mrs. Daigle retired), allowed 8H/6ER, 2K:2BB in 2IP. Welcome back. Edwin Bellorin was 3x3 with a walk (and still has an average below .200), and Edwin Maysonet was 2x4 with an RBI. Tommy Everidge had a hit and a walk.
Man of the Match: Edwin Bellorin
Corpus showed an ability to respond throughout the 6-5 win over Frisco in the series opener. Henry Villar threw 6IP, going 10H/5R (4ER), 1K:1BB. Arcenio Leon threw 2IP, 2H/0ER, 1K:1BB, and Jeilen Peguero threw 1IP, 1H/0ER, 2K:0BB. Peguero's ERA is now 0.70. This was Villar's fourth start, and was his second straight 6IP performance. New Hook Kody Kirkland immediately contributed with a 3x4 night, with two runs, two doubles, and two RBI. Jon Gaston was 3x4 with a triple. Yet it was Michael Affronti who had the game-RBI lead with three, hitting a two-run homer. Jack Shuck also had two hits. Koby Clemens (0x5) and Jose Vallejo (0x4, 3K) were your only position players to go hitless. Vallejo is hitting .125.
Man of the Match: Kody Kirkland
Lancaster had a 4-2 lead, but a three-run 4th propelled Modesto to a 6-4 win. Robby Donovan, in his first start in Lancaster, allowed 6H/5ER, 3K:1BB, 2HR. Edwin Walker came in and allowed 1H/0ER in 3IP of relief, and Shane Wolf allowed 3H/1ER, 2K:0BB in 2IP to close it out. Lee Cruz was 2x3 with a walk, and Barry Butera was 2x4 with 2RBI. Jhon Florentino showed he can handle High-A pitching a little better than Double-A with a 2-run homer.
Man of the Match: Edwin Walker
Rome scored the last two runs of the game, which was just enough for a 6-5 win over Lexington. Luis Cruz allowed 7H/5ER, 6K:1BB in 6IP, yet it was Colton Piktin who took the loss with 2H/1R (0ER), 0K:1BB, 2WP in 1IP. Wander Alvino charged Pitkin with the unearned run. The Legends only got five hits, but drew a lot of walks. Jose Altuve was 2x5 with a solo homer and three runs scored. Our Boy Aaron Bray drew two walks and scored a run, Jonathan Meyer was 1x2 with a walk, RBI. Jake Goebbert was 0x2 with a walk, RBI. And Rene Garcia was 1x2 with a walk, RBI.
Man of the Match: Jose Altuve
Postponed. Tri-City will play today at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown for the Hall of Fame Weekend's annual New York-Penn League Game.
Greeneville made a little run in the 8th, but ultimately, Kingsport's 4-run 5th was too much, and Kingsport wins 7-4. Ricardo Batista threw 4.2IP, 7H/5ER, 3K:3BB. Phil Rorabaugh allowed 4H/2ER, 1K:1BB in 2.1IP, and Justin Harper allowed a walk and a hit (2K) in 1IP. Greeneville only got one XBH - a homer by Telvin Nash, who was 2x4 with 3RBI. Chris Wallace was 3x4 with an RBI.
Man of the Match: Telvin Nash
The GCL Astros had a 3-0 lead, but the GCL Nationals scored 10 runs in innings 6-8, and go on to win 11-4. Angel Gonzalez, in his first start at GCL this season, allowed 5.1IP, 5H/4ER, 4K:1BBB. Pedro Gomez had a brutal night, going 6H/6R (5ER), 2K:0BB in 1.2IP. Raul Rivera gave up a solo homer in 1IP. Jose Monzon was 2x4 with two runs scored, and Garen Wright, Kyle Redinger, and Ronald Sanchez added hits. Monzon and Jordan Scott stole a base each.
Man of the Match: Jose Monzon